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

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

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. Provides a durable semi-gloss finish that withstands tough elements on both interior and exterior surfaces.

Finish
A Semi-Gloss paint has a sleek, radiant sheen that resists mildew, moisture and wear.
Where to Use
Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfaces
Coverage
Rough 350-400 Sq. Ft ; Smooth 500-550 Sq. Ft. per Gallon

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Where to Use

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.

Usage Summary

2 Coats Recommended

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

1 HR
Dry To Touch
3 HRs
Recoat Time

Soap & Water
Clean-Up

Preparation

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.

Prime

  • 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.

Application

  • 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.

Dry Time

  • 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.

Clean Up

  • 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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