Direct to Metal Coating (8140)

Direct to Metal Coating (8140) can be used as a direct-to-metal primer or as a finish coating to provide high corrosion and chemical resistance for steel structures. It was designed to bond to marginally prepared steel, concrete, fiberglass and galvanized metal. This coating is accepted for use in USDA/FDA facilities.


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Direct to Metal Coating (8140) is a high solids, two-component, chemical resistant primer and finish coating formulated to provide superior adhesion to a variety of substrates. This product can be used as a tank lining primer and finish coat inside tanks holding fresh or chlorinated water, waste water, gasoline, crude oil and more.



  • Excellent adhesion even to marginally prepared steel with tight rust/sharp edges
  • Cures to a tight film with low permeability
  • Easy mix ratio
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Long pot life for easy dip and roll or spray applications
  • High solids
  • Contains rust inhibiting Micaous Iron Oxide
  • Outperforms standard DTM epoxies in resistance to chemicals and undercutting



  • Typically applied at 200 sq ft per gallon per coat depending upon substrate and project requirements


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