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Direct to Rust Metal Paint Hammered Finish

Durable, corrosion resistant decorative coating for ferrous and non-ferrous metals, certain plastics and wood. The decorative hammered appearance is smooth to the touch and sheds water well.

  • Can be applied directly onto rusty metal.
  • No need for primer or undercoat.
  • Corrosion resistant.
  • Hammerite forms a superior barrier that not only seals out moisture but gives long lasting protection both inside and outside.
Available colors
  • Hammered Black
  • Dark Green
  • Hammered Grey
  • Hammered Silver-Grey
  • Hammered Gold
  • Copper
  • Hammered Navy Blue
Colours can look slightly different in real life, due to your monitor
  • Drying timeTouch dry in 1-2 hours
  • Usage Exterior
  • Application type Lacquer


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


Finish Hammered
Coverage 4.5
Durability Provides up to 8 years protection
Container Available in 750mL and 2.5L
Repaintable after Recoatable after 4 hours


  1. Abrade smooth surfaces and remove all loose rust and flaking paint with a wire brush.
  2. Remove dirt, dust and grease with diluted detergent. Rinse with clean water and allow time to dry.
  3. Paint a test patch of Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint Hammered onto painted surfaces and leave for 1 hour. If there is no reaction apply Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint Hammered directly to surface.
  4. If there is a reaction, remove all paint before applying Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint Hammered.
  5. On bare zinc, aluminium and galvanised surfaces apply Hammerite Special Metals Primer before applying Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint Hammered.


  1. Ideal application temperature 8-25degC.
  2. Lightly stir before use. Do not mix vigorously.
  3. Do not mix paint from 2 tins or mix colours.
  4. Brush application: Do not thin. On previously painted metal in sound condition, 1 coat should be sufficient. On bare/rusty metal 2 coats are required. Ensure that all edges and corners are adequately covered. Do not over-apply as sagging will occur.
  5. Coventional spray application: Thin with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners at a ratio of 15% Thinners to Paint. Set spray gun at 25/35psi and use full fan spray at maximum volume. Apply 4 thin coats. Allow 1 hour between coats. Refer to spray equipment manufacturer’s guidelines for the correct and safe use of sprayers.

Cleaning and Storage

After use, remove as much paint as possible from brushes before cleaning with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners.

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