Special Metals Primer

Hammerite Special Metals Primer is a water-based primer to promote adhesion to stainless steel and non-ferrous metals including galvanised, aluminium, chrome, brass and copper. Provides a smooth even finish for ideal topcoat adhesion. Only one coat required.

  • Provides a smooth even finish for ideal topcoat adhesion..
  • Topcoat can be applied after 1-2 hours.
  • Can be used inside or outside.
  • Only one coat required.
  • Drying timeTouch dry in 30 min
  • Usage Exterior/Interior
  • Application type Primer


  • Treatments & Cleaners
Special Metals Primer can be used for:
  • BBQ
  • Fence
  • Garage door
  • Garden furniture
  • Radiator
  • Staircase
  • Stove


Coverage 16
Container 250ml, 500ml and 2.5L
Repaintable after Recoatable after 2 hours


  1. All surfaces must be clean and dry.
  2. Remove loose rust, flaking paint and the gloss from old paintwork by wire brushing and/or rubbing down with coarse abrasive paper.
  3. Treat any rusted patches with Hammerite Kurust.
  4. Degrease thoroughly with a detergent solution then rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.


  1. Stir paint thoroughly.
  2. Do not apply when there is a risk of rain, frost or if the temperature falls below 5degC.
  3. Hammerite Special Metals Primer is touch dry in 30 minutes (depending on weather conditions) and can be overcoated after only 2 hours.
  4. Hammerite Special Metals Primer can be overcoated with most paints.

Cleaning and Storage

After use, remove as much paint as possible from brushes before cleaning with clean water.

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