Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint

Hammerite Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint is specially formulated for application straight onto non-rusting metal, such as galvanised steel, aluminum, copper and brass, as a primer and topcoat in one. Available in four popular colours, Hammerite Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint enables you to create the look of your choice and, with its one coat application, painting these tricky metals has never been quicker or easier.

  • Can be applied direct to galvanised surfaces with no need for a primer.
  • Only one coat required.
  • A glossy, smooth finish for non-ferrous metals.
  • Long lasting protection.
Available colors
  • Silver
  • Dark Green
  • Black
  • White
Colours can look slightly different in real life, due to your monitor
  • Drying timeTouch dry in 1-2 hours
  • Usage Exterior/Interior
  • Application type Lacquer


  • Direct to Galvanised
Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint can be used for:
  • Fence
  • Garage door
  • Garden furniture
  • Metal Door
  • Metal gate


Finish Smooth Gloss
Coverage 4.5
Durability Provides up to 8 years protection
Container Available in 750mL
Repaintable after 4 hours


  • Abrade Aluminium, Copper and Brass to improve adhesion.
  • On aged, dull galvanised surfaces spot prime any corroded or oxidised areas where the galvanise has broken down with Hammerite No1 Rustbeater.
  • On new, bright, galvanised surfaces, leave to weather for a number of months until duller and coarser before application of Hammerite Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint.
  • For maximum protection and a longer lasting finish, apply 1 coat of Hammerite Special Metals Primer first.
  • Where the surface has been previously painted, it is recommended that a small test area is applied. Leave for 1 hour. If there is a reaction remove all paint before applying Hammerite Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint.


Please refer to back of pack for specific application instructions.

Cleaning and Storage

After use, remove as much paint as possible from brushes before cleaning with Hammerite brush Cleaner & Thinners. Do not use or store in extremes of temperature.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I paint on heavily rusted metal surfaces?

Remove all loose rust with a wire brush or coarse sandpaper and then clean the surface with brush cleaner & thinners. For best results apply Hammerite No.1 Rust Beater before painting with Hammerite Paint.

How do I paint directly onto a rusty metal surface?

Hammerite Paint is specially formulated to be applied directly onto rusty metal with minimal surface preparation. Simply remove any loose rust with a wire brush or coarse sandpaper and clean the surface with brush cleaner & thinners and allow time to dry. Then apply Hammerite Paint directly onto the rusty metal surface. No primer, no undercoat needed.

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