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Montana METAL PRIMER 400ml 

The Montana Metal Primer - a quick drying primer for the perfect pre-treatment of metal surfaces that need to be protected from rust. The primer can be used on metals like iron, steel or mineral surfaces. Montana Metal Primer can be used on Montana sprays with a synthetic, acrylic, or nitro-combination base. Always test before use. Drying time varies depending on temperature and humidity and might take a few hours.

Please note that there is a special primer for Aluminium!



- Improves the adhesion of the top coat on metallic surfaces

- High filling power

- Improves the gloss level of the topcoat

- Protects against oxidation



Shake can vigorously for 2-3 minutes before use. Apply METALL PRIMER in several thin layers, spraying in sweeping motions. Allow each coating to dry for at least 5 minutes. Can be overpainted after 3 hours. Further coats of alternative products might require a drying time of 24 hours or more depending on application style. Always test spray on a non-visible area to check the compatibility of lacquer or paint. For optimal lifespan, store cans with the nozzle on.



PRODUCT NAME: Montana Cans TECH Metal Primer

ITEM#: 376320

EAN-CODE: 4048500376320

HS CODE: 32082090




CONTENT: 400ml

NOZZLE: Flat Jet - Medium  

RECOMMENDED NOZZLES: Flat Jet Medium and Wide, Fat Cap Gold/Black, Level 1-3

LAQUER BASE: Nitro-Combi                       

PRESSURE LEVEL: Medium pressure  

COLOR:  Red-Brown

GLOSS LEVEL (60° angle according to DIN 67530):  6 GE matte

HEAT RESISTANCE: Up to 80°C (176°F) 


OVERPAINTING: Can be overpainted with Synthetic-, Nitro-Combi (NC) or Acrylic Lacquer after approx.  three hours drying time


- Dust/Touch dry: approx. 15/30 min.

- Overpainting after 3h.

- Fully cured after 24h 

Drying time depends on temperature, humidity and thickness of coating.


 - Temperature 10° - 25°Celcius

- Surface temperature 5° - 40°Celcius

- Air humidity max. 60%

SHELF LIFE / STORAGE: 10 years with proper storage (10°-25°C, relative humidity of max. 60%).



- Dangerous goods class 2.1

- UN1950



 - Surfaces should be dry and clean of oil, dirt or rust

- Sand back with a fine-grid sandpaper (280-400 grain) and carefully remove all residue afterwards

- Shake the can well for at least 3 minutes 

- Spray distance should be at least 25cm/10in 

- Test spray on a non-visible area 

- Apply at least 2-3 layers in a grid pattern. Leave every layer to dry at least 5 min.



When should I use a primer?

The goal of priming is to create a neutral surface of which to apply other coatings onto that will have the longest possible lifespan and the most aesthetic finish as desired.Montana Primers are for the pre-treatment and preperation of surfaces and will offer the greatest adhesion and protection to apply further coatings onto.


How will using Montana METAL PRIMER assist me?

Using Montana METAL PRIMER will create the best possible surface for adhession of further coatings and offers anti-oxidisation properties to help to resist and prevent the onset of rust. Using the METAL PRIMER will also make further applied coatings more scratch and dent resistant.


When do I use Montana METAL PRIMER?

Montana METAL PRIMER is specifically created for the pre-treatment of metal (iron or brass) or mineral surfaces before applying further coatings.  It is very important that the surfaces are clean, dry and free of all dust and oils before application. We suggest trialing on a non-visible area of your material to test for compatibility. Please note the Metal Primer unsuitable for priming aluminum. Please use our ALUMINIUM Primer instead.


How do I start using my Montana METAL PRIMER?

Remove the spray nozzle and turn the can upside down. Strike with your palm allowing safety ring to fall out. Shake vigerously for 2-3 minutes ensuring you can hear the mixing balls moving freely. Replace the cap back onto the top of the can valve and trigger away from substrate to test. If flowing freely you can start painting.


Which coatings can apply over the METAL PRIMER?

You can apply any Montana-Cans color, tech or effect spray over the METAL PRIMER once it has dried.


How long does Montana Montana METAL PRIMER spray take to dry?

Complete drying time is usually 24hours however re-coating can occur after apx. 60 minutes.


Can I use other coutings on it other then sprays?

Yes. It is possible to use other coatings over METAL PRIMER spray once it is dry. We suggest always test on a non-visible are of the work for compatibility.


Montana PRIMER 400ml - Metal
The Montana METAL PRIMER is the perfect tool for the job when you want to create a neutral surface of which to apply further coatings onto metal surfaces. With anti-oxidation properties to help resist the onset of rust, the METAL PRIMER has a matt finish and gives your metal p...