This innovative clear coat chemically arrests the oxidized metal finish, minimizing any further corrosion, and then self-crosslinks to create a weather resistant barrier. Permacoat Xtreme is highly recommended to seal the Metal Effects Rust finish on interior areas where there may be contact to prevent rub-off and exterior applications to prevent runoff of the finish onto surrounding surfaces. Unlike other acrylic varnishes, Permacoat Xtreme will form a film over the oxidized surfaces without cracking or yellowing. Permacoat is pH balanced to minimize the rust colors tendency to deepen in color tone when using other nonrecommended clear coats.
Application – The rusted finish must be fully cured prior to application (min. 24 hours). Make sure that the air, surface, and product are all above 55°F and at least 5°F above the dew point before applying. Avoid applying this product if rain or snow is expected in 72 hours or if the temperature is expected to drop below 55°F within 72 hours. Permacoat Xtreme can be brushed, rolled or spray applied.
Brushing: Use a highquality synthetic bristle brush.
Rolling: Use a highquality short-nap varnish roller.
Spraying: Use a HVLP gun, conventional cup gun or airless spray system.
First coat: Add equal parts of Permacoat Xtreme with water and stir well before applying.
Second coat: Apply Permacoat Xtreme at full strength. Maximum two coats and dry film thickness of 2.0 mils is recommended.
DO NOT USE OTHER SEALERS OR VARNISHES.
Taping – Use high quality, low-tack tape when taping over surfaces that have been previously painted with Metallic Paint. When painting over taped-off areas be aware that Metallic Paints exhibit poor early adhesion properties and are elastomeric (they stretch) before curing. Consider cutting along the tape edge with a razor blade to avoid delaminating the fresh paint from the substrate.
Dry Times – Dry to touch in 30 minutes. Recoat time is approximately 1 hour. Full cure time is 7 to 10 days. (Drying times were recorded at 70°F and 50%RH): Note: Lower temperature and/or higher humidity will lengthen the dry and cure times.
Coverage – One gallon/3.78 liters will cover approximately 275 sq. ft./gal.; 24.75 m²/3.78 L applied as directed. Do not exceed recommended 2 mil dry film thickness.
Clean Up – Clean tools, brushes and equipment with warm, soapy water immediately after use. Promptly wipe up spills and splatters with a damp cloth.
Material VOC – Metal Effects Permacoat Xtreme, contains