BELOW IS THE 12 OUNCE SPRAY CAN AUTOMOTIVE PRIMER THAT WE RECOMMEND AND USE
RUSTOLEUM BRAND COLOR: 2089830 - Dark Gray
COVERAGE PER CAN: ONE 72" LONG X 8" WIDE TRUSS BRIDGE
Rust-Oleum Automotive Primer Spray is a tough, rust-inhibiting base that works well under most automotive paints and Rust-Oleum Stops Rust finishes. Spray on and wait just 15 minutes before you apply a top coat or wet sand to an ultrasmooth finish. Safe to apply on all but galvanized metals. It features a comfort tip with a wider finger pad to reduce fatigue cause by continuous spraying. In addition, there is an any-angle spray feature that allows you to spray in any direction, even upside down.
Rust-Oleum® Stops Rust® Automobile Primer provides a tough, rust-inhibitive base for most brands of automotive lacquers and enamels. Smooth-sanding for the ultimate finish. For maximum protection, topcoat with a Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Enamel. If using an auto lacquer, a test application for compatibility is recommended. StopsRust® Automobile Primer also features a comfort tip with a wider finger pad to reduce fatigue caused by continuous spraying and an any-angle spray feature that allows you to spray in any direction, even upside down.
Painting Conditions: Use outdoors or in a well-ventilated area such as an open garage. Use when temperature is between 50°F (10°C) and 90°F (32°C) and humidity is below 85% to ensure proper drying. Do not apply to surfaces that, when heated, exceed 200°F (93°C) or galvanized metal. Avoid spraying in very windy, dusty conditions. Cover surrounding area to protect from spray mist.
Preparation: Remove loose paint and rust with a wire brush or sandpaper. Lightly sand glossy surfaces.
Clean area to be painted with mineral spirits to remove all oil, grease, wax and dirt. Clean with soap and water, rinse and let dry.
WARNING! If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust.
LEAD IS TOXIC. Contact the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead
Priming: Shake can vigorously for one minute after mixing ball begins to rattle. Shake often during use. Hold can upright 10-16" from surface and spray in a steady back-and-forth motion, slightly overlapping each stroke. Keep the can the same distance from the surface. Keep the can in motion while spraying. Apply 2 or more light coats a few minutes apart.
Dry & Recoat Times: based on 70°F (21°C) – 50% relative humidity. Allow more time at cooler temperatures. Dries to handle in 15-30 minutes. When dry, surface can be immediately recoated, top coated or wet sanded. Wait 4 hours before dry sanding.
Clean-up: Wipe off tip before storing. Clean up wet paint with Xylol or mineral spirits. Throw away empty can per your local, state or federal regulations. Do not burn or place in home trash compactor.
Clogging: If valve clogs, twist and pull off spray tip and rinse it in a solvent such as mineral spirits. Do not stick a pin or other objects into the stem.