metal surfaces

pre-painting

  • The surface should be absolutely free from dirt, dust, grease, rust, moisture etc.
  • Cover the area that you don’t want to paint with a masking tape, paper and/or cloth.

 

surface preparation

A good surface preparation is essential to ensure the performance of a paint system. 

  • In case of new steel surfaces applied with grease / oil, degreasing is to be carried out by washing or wiping with suitable solvent.
  • Thoroughly sand the surface with Emery Paper 180, so as to remove loose rusts. Wipe clean.
  • Asian Paints offers a wide range of metal primers and in the increasing order of rust protection, they are - Decoprime Premium Metal Primer
  • Apply your chosen Asian Paints metal primer, chosen according to your corrosion protection requirement, as per their corresponding application procedure.
  • Apply the primers as per their corresponding application recommendations.
  • Ensure adequate drying time for primers as per their product recommendations.

 

painting

  • Sand the primer with emery paper No. 400.  Wipe clean and ensure that the surface is free of particles.
  • We offer a range of top coats viz, Apcolite Premium Gloss, Apcolite Premium Matt and Decora Enamel 
  • Apply the top coats as per their corresponding application recommendations.
  • Ensure adequate drying time between coats as per the corresponding product recommendation.
  • Ensure application of recommended number of coats for best performance of the overall painting system.
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