how to paint

Metal

important things to know when painting

1.   Always follow the instructions on the product label for best results.
2.  Preparation and correct product application are important.
3.  There are no short-cuts.
4.  Always follow the correct drying time recommendations.
5.  Keep the room well ventilated when using an oil-based/solvent based paint.
6.  Do not paint exterior surfaces when rain is expected within 4 hours after paint application.
7.  Do not paint if surface temperatures are below 10 or above 30°C. 
8.  Do not paint exterior surfaces in windy conditions.

New Surfaces

Mild Steel – Unprimed

High Gloss Enamel

Prepare and clean down with “Neo Metal Conditioner” or other approved product, rinse with clean water, prime with one coat “Neo Zinc Chromate Primer” or similar approved product, apply one coat “Neo Universal Undercoat” or similar approved product and two coats of “Neo Dur High Gloss Enamel SABS 2” or similar approved product on

Silk Enamel

Prepare and clean down with “Neo Metal Conditioner” or other approved product, rinse with clean water, prime with one coat “Neo Zinc Chromate Primer” or similar approved product, apply one coat “Neo Universal Undercoat” or similar approved product and two coats of “Neo Silk Enamel ” or similar approved on

PVA

Prepare and clean down with “Neo Metal Conditioner” or other approved product, rinse with clean water, prime with one coat “Neo Corroguard Primer” or similar approved product and two coats of “Neo Dur PVA SABS 1” or similar approved product on

New MEtal

Mild Steel – Unprimed Metal

(interior only)

High Gloss Enamel

 1.  Wash down any contamination for e.g. oil, fat, grease etc. with soap and water.

2.  Rinse properly and dry.

3.  Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4.  Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

5.  Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with:

     a. One coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) OR

     b.  “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

6.  Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” over whole surface and let dry for 6 hours.

7.  Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

8.  Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

9.  Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use NEO Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

10. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with a quality brush, Mohair / Sponge roller or spray

11.  Use ‘NEO Mineral Turpentine” as cleaning solvent.

Silk Enamel

 1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry.

3. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4. Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

5. Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with:

    a. One coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) OR

    b. “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

6. Apply one coat of “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

7. Apply two coats of “NEO Silk Enamel” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

8. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

9. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer = NEO M-Thinner Undercoat & Silk Enamel:

10. Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

11. Cleaning Solvent: “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. PVA Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) and chalking (powdery) paint by stiff nylon brush with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Within 1 hour after cleaning spot prime bare metal with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

4. Apply two coats of “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

5. Cleaning Solvent use “Water”

6. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

7. PVA: Apply by brush,Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

MILD steel- unprimed metal

(Exterior only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Apply “NEO Metal Conditioner” to metal by brushing well with stiff nylon brush.

2. Allow to react for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with clean water by brushing down with stiff nylon brush.

3. Sand out any red rust back to clean metal.

4. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours)or “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

5. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

6. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

7. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

8. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

9. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

10. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Apply “NEO Metal Conditioner” to metal by brushing well with stiff nylon brush.

2. Allow to react for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with clean water by brushing down with stiff nylon brush.

3. Sand out any red rust back to clean metal.

4. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

5. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

6. Cleaning Solvent use “Water”

7. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

8. PVA: Apply by brush, Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

Mild Steel – Factory Primed metal

(Interior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with one coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) or “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

4. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” over whole surface and let dry for 6 hours.

5. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

6. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

7. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

8. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

9. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

Silk Enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with one coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) or “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

4. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

5. Apply two coats “NEO Silk Enamel” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

6. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

7. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

8. Undercoat & Silk Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

9. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime whole surface with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

4. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

5. Cleaning Solvent use “Water”

6. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

7. PVA: Apply by brush,Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

Mild Steel – Factory Primed metal

(Exterior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry.

3. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4. Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with one coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) or “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

5. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” over whole surface and let dry for 6 hours.

6. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

7. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

8. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

8. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

9. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime whole surface with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

4. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

5. Cleaning Solvent use “Water”

6. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

7. PVA: Apply by brush,Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

Galvanized and Aluminium

(Interior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Apply “NEO Metal Conditioner” to metal by brushing well with stiff nylon brush.

2. Allow to react for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with clean water by brushing down with stiff nylon brush.

3. Sand out any red rust back to clean metal. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corrotec Primer” and let dry for 2 hours.

4. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

5. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

6. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

7. Cleaning Solvent for Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

8. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

9. Cleaning Solvent: “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

Silk Enamel

1. Apply “NEO Metal Conditioner” to metal by brushing well with stiff nylon brush.

2. Allow to react for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with clean water by brushing down with stiff nylon brush.

3. Sand out any red rust back to clean metal.

4. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corrotec Primer” and let dry for 2 hours.

5. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

6. Apply two coats “NEO Silk Enamel” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

7. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

8. Cleaning Solvent for Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

9. Undercoat & Silk Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

10. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Apply “NEO Metal Conditioner” to metal by brushing well with stiff nylon brush.

2. Allow to react for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with clean water by brushing down with stiff nylon brush.

3. Sand out any red rust back to clean metal.

4. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

5. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

6. Cleaning Solvent use “Water”

7. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

8. PVA: Apply by brush, Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

metal – renovation

mild steel

(interior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

4. Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with one coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) or “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

5. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” over whole surface and let dry for 6 hours.

6. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

7. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

8. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

9. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

10. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) and chalking (powdery) paint by stiff nylon brush with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Within 1 hour after cleaning spot prime bare metal with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

4. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

5. Cleaning Solvent use “Water”

6. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

7. PVA: Apply by brush, Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

mild steel

(exterior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

4. Spot prime bare metal within 1 hour after cleaning with one coat “NEO Zinc Chromate Primer” (drying time 4 hours) or “NEO Corrotec Primer” (drying time 2 hours) and let dry.

5. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” over whole surface and let dry for 6 hours.

6. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

7. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

8. Cleaning Solvent for:

    a. Zinc Chromate Primer use Mineral Turpentine

    b. Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

9. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

10. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) and chalking (powdery) paint by stiff nylon brush with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

3. Within 1 hour after cleaning spot prime bare metal with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

4. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

5. Cleaning Solvent: “Water”

6. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

7. PVA: Apply by brush, Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

galvanized and aluminium

(interior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry.

3. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4. Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

5. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corrotec Primer” and let dry for 2 hours.

6. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

7. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

8. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

9. Cleaning Solvent for Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

10. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

11. Cleaning Solvent for “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

Silk enamel

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry.

3. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4. Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

5. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corrotec Primer” and let dry for 2 hours.

6. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

7. Apply two coats “NEO Silk Enamel” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

8. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only Cleaning Solvent: Corrotec Primer = NEO M-Thinner

9. Undercoat & Silk Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

10. Cleaning Solvent: “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal and dust with dry clean cloth.

3. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

4. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

5. Cleaning Solvent: “Water”

6. Primer: Apply by brush or airless spray only

7. PVA: Apply by brush, Sheepskin Roller or airless spray

galvanized and aluminium

(exterior Only)

High Gloss Enamel

 1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry.

3. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4. Sand existing paint to mat and dust with damp clean cloth.

5. Within 1 hour after cleaning prime with one coat “NEO Corrotec Primer” and let dry for 2 hours.

6. Apply one coat “NEO Universal Undercoat” and let dry for 6 hours.

7. Apply two coats “NEO Dur High Gloss Enamel (SABS – SANS 630 type 2)” and allow to dry 24 hours between coats.

8. Primer: Apply by brush or spray only

9. Cleaning Solvent for Corrotec Primer use NEO M-Thinner

10. Undercoat & High Gloss Enamel: Apply with brush, Mohair / Sponge Roller or spray

11. Cleaning Solvent use “NEO Mineral Turpentine”

PVA

1. Wash down any contamination (oil, fat, grease etc.) and chalking (powdery) paint by stiff nylon brush with soap and water.

2. Rinse properly and dry.

3. Sand out any rust to clean bare metal.

4. Within 1 hour after cleaning spot prime bare metal with one coat “NEO Corroguard Primer” and let dry for 4 hours.

5. Apply two coats “NEO Dur PVA (SABS – SANS 1586 grade 1)” or “NEO Gloss Acrylic” and allow to dry 4 hours between coats.

6. Cleaning Solvent: “Water” Primer:

7. Apply by brush or airless spray only

8. PVA: Apply by brush, Sheepskin Roller or airless spray