Step 1. Apply our POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser to a surface, keep wet 10-15 minutes then rinse thoroughly with water and allow the surface to dry. For areas with noticeable build up use a stiff brush to break up material and continue to keep wet with POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser. It is important not to allow the product to dry on the surface prior to rinsing with water. POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser is a heavy duty water soluble cleaner that may be used over metal, wood, fiberglass, vinyl and concrete.
Step 2. Apply POR-15 Metal Prep to the bare metal surface, keep wet 10-15 minutes then rinse thoroughly with water and allow the surface to dry. It is important not to allow POR-15® Metal Prep to dry on the surface prior to rinsing with water. Once dry the surface may show a flash rust or white powdery residue this is perfectly normal. POR-15 Metal Prep provides the best surface profile and greatly improves paint adhesion to any type of metal surface.
Step 3. Wearing gloves and a properly fitted respirator is recommended when applying POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating. It is recommended to apply two thin covering coats of POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating. Apply the first coat to the properly prepared substrate with the supplied brush. Apply the second coat when the first coat is almost dry, slightly tacky to the touch. If POR-15® Rust Preventive Coating is applied too heavy, brush marks may result in the finish. Do not apply this product if the humidity is above 70%. If the humidity is too high POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating will surface dry too quickly which may result in small bubbles in the finish. POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating requires a top coat only if exposed to direct sunlight.
For topcoating use POR-15 Top Coat or POR-15 2K Urethane industrial topcoat. For best topcoating results, apply the top coat before POR-15 Rust Preventive coating dries. Topcoat should be applied while POR-15 Rust Preventive coating is still tacky.
To topcoat cured POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating, lightly scuff surface with sandpaper or use POR-15 Self Etch Primer to create a bonding surface for topcoating.
Gloves, eye and skin protection, and an approved respirator should be worn whenever handling these products.