Hammerite Rust Cap 45150 Rust Preventative Paint, 1 Gallon

Hammerite Rust Cap 45150 Rust Preventative Paint, 1 Gallon
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Provides decorative finish that resists corrosion. Coverage up to 200 Sq. ft. per gallon. Formulated for interior & exterior use.
SKU: 42803600
MFG: 45150
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Hammerite rust cap hammered enamel finish is a self-priming, rust preventive coating designed to provide long-lasting metal protection. It provides a decorative finish that resists corrosion and the damaging effects from moisture and severe weather. Formulated for interior and exterior use. 


  • Gallon
  • Lite blue
  • Hammered finish
  • Self-priming
  • Can be applied directly over firm rusty surfaces
  • Dry to touch in 30 minutes
  • Do not tint or intermix with other paints
  • Can 

Where to Use:

  • For use on metal substrates
  • Can be applied directly over firm, rusty surfaces
  • For previously painted surfaces, apply Hammerite rust cap hammered enamel finish to a small area first to check adhesion and test for lifting or cracking 

Surface Preparation:

  • Prepare surface by removing dirt, grease, wax, moisture, rust, loose paint and any other contamination that can affect the coating's adhesion. If washing is necessary, use a non-soapy detergent or TSP substitute. Rinse well and allow to dry
  • Scrape off loose paint and rust with a wire brush
  • Scuff sand rusted, glossy or hard surfaces 


  • Aluminum and galvanized surfaces require a prime coat of hammerite rust cap galvanized & aluminum primer 


  • Eye protection is recommended
  • Do not thin
  • Use in a well-ventilated area when temperature is between 60°F and 80°F and humidity is below 60% to ensure proper drying
  • Mix paint thoroughly before and during application
  • Always maintain a wet edge, but avoid over-brushing and/or rolling
  • Apply 2 or more coats as needed to achieve the 4 mil dry film thickness
  • Recoat after the first coat has dried to the touch (30-45 minutes)
  • Use a high quality ¼” nap Mohair cover on smooth surfaces. A quality synthetic bristle brush can also be used
  • Airless Spray: Use .017-.021 tip size at approximately 1800-2600 psi
  • Conventional Spray: Use 70-80 thousandths tip size, pot pressure 15-20 psi and atomizing pressure 25-35 psi 

Dry Time & Coverage:

  • Each additional coat must be applied within 4 hours or after 14 days of drying
  • Dries to the touch in 90 minutes
  • Coverage is approximately 200 sq. ft. per gallon depending on the method of application, porosity and texture of the surface (to achieve a 4 mil dry film thickness) 

Clean Up & Disposal:

  • Clean all tools, equipment and paint spatters with Xylene or lacquer thinner
  • If spilled, contain material and remove with an inert absorbent
  • Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused product in accordance with all current federal, state, and local regulations
  • Do not dispose of this product down a drain
  • Please consider donating any unused product
  • For recycling or disposal information, contact your local household refuse collection service


MFR: 45150
SKU: 42803600
UPC: 051652451504
Brand: Hammerite Rust Cap
Attachments: MSDS Sheets,