BEHR PREMIUM® Direct-to-Metal Semi-Gloss Paint No. 3200

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BEHR PREMIUM Interior/Exterior Direct-To-Metal Paint Semi-Gloss is 100% Acrylic and provides excellent corrosion and flash rust resistance. Engineered for excellent adhesion to a variety of properly prepared or primed residential and light commercial metal surfaces. It provides a durable semi-gloss finish that withstands tough elements on both interior and exterior surfaces.

Finish
Semi-Gloss Finish
Best for use in
Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfaces
Coverage
350-400 sq ft per gallon depending on the application method and substrate porosity. It does not include the loss of material from spraying.

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

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Product Usage

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2 Coats Recommended

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Rough
350-400 Sq. Ft
Smooth
500-550 Sq. Ft.

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1 HR
Dry To Touch
3 HRs
Recoat Time

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Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfaces. Provides protection for all Metals: Doors, Windows, Trim, Shutters, Fences, Garage Doors, Outdoor Furniture, Railing and Wrought Iron.

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Proper surface preparation is required

  • All surfaces must be clean, dry, free of rust, dust, dirt, chalk, oil, grease, wax, polish, mold and mildew stains, loose and peeling paint and all other foreign substances.
  • Mildew: Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
  • UNPAINTED METAL SURFACES: Ferrous Metals: Use SSPC-SP2. Remove all rust and mill scale using sandpaper, steel wool, abrasive blasting, or other abrading methods to create a profile on the metal’s surface.
  • Remove any residue, and clean the metal by scrubbing the surface with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone. Bare metal must be coated the same day it is cleaned.
  • Galvanized Metal, Aluminum & Other Non Ferrous Metals: Use SSPC-SP1. All oil film on new metal must be removed before it is painted.
  • Remove oil film with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone and remove any residue.
  • Sand the surface with sandpaper, steel wool, or by using a chemical etcher such as BEHR PREMIUM® Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Etcher No. 991.
  • Clean by scrubbing the surface with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone and remove any residue.
  • PREVIOUSLY PAINTED METAL SURFACES: Remove all loose and peeling paint and all other foreign substances.
  • Clean any dirt and grease by scrubbing the surface with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone and remove any residue.
  • Sufficiently sand and dull all smooth, hard, dense or glossy surfaces before coating for maximum performance.
  • It is recommended to test a small inconspicuous area for adhesion one week prior to application. If test area shows insufficient adhesion, additional abrasion or complete removal of the previous coating may be required.
  • All exterior alkyd surfaces should be primed prior to painting.
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  • UNPAINTED METAL SURFACES: Ferrous Metals: Self priming on properly prepared substrates.
  • For best results, use a MPI #107 certified rust-inhibitive, water based primer, such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer No. 436.
  • To properly prepare the uncoated surface, please refer to the surface preparation instructions.
  • Galvanized Metal, Aluminum & Other Non Ferrous Metals: Use a MPI #134 certified water based primer for galvanized surfaces, such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer No. 436.
  • To properly prepare the uncoated surface, please refer to the surface preparation instructions.
  • PREVIOUSLY PAINTED METAL & GLOSSY SURFACES: Self priming on properly prepared substrates.
  • Use a MPI #134 certified water based primer for galvanized surfaces, such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer No. 436.
  • To properly prepare the uncoated surface, please refer to the surface preparation instructions.
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  • DO NOT THIN PRODUCT. Stir before and during application.
  • Intermix multiple containers to ensure color uniformity.
  • Use adequate ventilation during application and drying process.
  • Certain colors may require 2 or more coats to achieve complete hide and coverage.
  • Use product when air and surface temperature are 50-90˚ F (10-32˚ C), or for exterior when precipitation is expected within 24 hours after project completion.
  • Apply a thin coat using a high quality synthetic brush, 1/4"-3/8" nap roller or an airless sprayer (.009"-.017" spray tip).
  • NOTE: If touch-up is necessary, same application method is recommended.
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  • Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and higher humidity.
  • Wait at least 4 weeks before rinsing or cleaning the surface with a mild, non-abrasive detergent.
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  • Properly dispose of all soiled rags and protect unused product from freezing.
  • For disposal of unused paint products, please contact your household refuse collection service.

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Behr Process Corporation warrants that this product meets Behr's manufacturing specifications. If this product is found not to meet manufacturing specifications upon inspection by our representative, Behr Process Corporation will, at its option and upon proof of purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the purchase price of this product. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor for the application or removal any product or (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based upon breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state.

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Date published: 2019-02-22
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