Direct to Metal Paints

Rawlins Paints stock a large range of direct to metal paints which can be directly applied to different kinds of metal surfaces without the need for a separate primer, including paint to use on rusted metal.

Metal paints are designed to provide protection from corrosion, yet provide a good finish at the same time. This 4,000+ colour options on "one coat paints" approach is perfect for projects that have a tight timeframe and a limited budget, allowing the finish to not be compromised.

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Rust-Oleum CombiColor Original

The ultimate direct to metal paint providing years of protection in minutes. 4,200+ colours, including RAL, BS, NCS and Pearl/Metallic colours Apply to bare, manually derusted or ready primed mild steel Primer and metal topcoat in one Interior/exterior use Sag resistant - leaves no brush/roller strokes Please note: Colours are sold...

Price £14.84
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Rust-Oleum CombiColor Multi-Surface

Rust-Oleum CombiColor Multi-Surface is a solvent-based, adhesive primer and topcoat in one. Based on an alkyd binder it provides good adhesion to many types of substrates and is lead and chromate free. Please Note - YE and WL Base 1L Gloss is now discontinued. Colours mixed on these bases will now only be available in a 2.5L size. If you...

Price £14.44
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Rust-Oleum Mathys Noxyde Peganox

Rust-Oleum Mathys Noxyde Peganox is a water based, low VOC, single component, elastomeric coating that provides rust-proofing, corrosion and waterproofing protection optimized for brush or roller application. It forms an anti corrosive membrane that has a high resistance to water, salt spray, acid and aggressive environments making it...

Price £41.24
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Rust-Oleum Mathys Noxyde

Rust-Oleum Mathys Noxyde is a single pack, water-based elastomeric coating with unequaled corrosion protection designed for spraying, offering 20 years of protection with excellent waterproofing and elasticity. Primer and topcoat in one 16 colours available Impact resistant Prevents rust from spreading UV resistant and protects against...

Price £41.44
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Bradite Fastrac

Bradite Fastrac is a direct-to-metal, high performance, single-pack silicone/polyurethane alkyd finish for decoration of ferrous metals or used part of a finishing system for more demanding exposure scenarios. Manufactured under the auspices of an ISO 9001:2008 quality & ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems. Available in more...

Price £6.74
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Zinga is a one-component anti-corrosion zinc coating system that provides cathodic protection to steel comparable with hot-dip galvanising, with the added advantage that it can be applied as though it were a paint, and is certified to not spread flame or create smoke (BS476 parts 6&7). Can protect longer than hot-dip galvanising (at the...

Price £23.58
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Jotun Conseal Touch-Up

Jotun Conseal Touch-Up is a one component physically drying acrylic coating with a matt finish. This high build product is fast drying and can be used direct to metal. Ideal as a primer/topcoat in atmospheric environments Can be applied at sub zero surface temperatures Available in hundreds of RAL, NCS, BS and Jotun Colours - 1,100+ new...

Price £39.12
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Jotun Jotamastic 90

Jotun Jotamastic 90 is a two component polyamine cured epoxy mastic coating that is a surface tolerant, abrasion resistant, high solids and high build. This Jotun product is tintable in a wide range of colours and is specially designed for areas where optimum surface preparation is not possible or desired. Provides long lasting protection...

Price £62.51
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Coo-Var Hammercote Hammered Finish

Coo-Var Hammercote Hammered Finish is a premium quality durable coating which provides a glossy hammered finish. As a rust resistant coating Hammercote provides a long lasting finish for metal, ironwork and many other suitably well prepared surfaces. This coating is fast drying and suitable for interior and exterior use. Hammercote is highly...

Price £21.54
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International Interzone 954

International Interzone 954 is a two component, low VOC, high solids, modified epoxy barrier coat designed for use in offshore splashzone maintenance, where its continued cure under immersed conditions makes it ideal for coping with tidal movements and surges. May be applied to reoxidised and slightly damp surfaces. A high film build, high...

Price £115.53
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Teamac Farm Oxide Paint

Teamac Farm Oxide Paint , is an economical, general purpose, versatile product giving economical protection and decoration which can be used for the maintenance of structural steel, cladding etc. when applied to properly prepared surfaces.  May be used coat on coat and dries to a durable gloss finish Can be applied directly to prepared...

Price £24.95
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Axalta ViterLac 305 Vinyl Acrylic Primer/Finish

Axalta ViterLac 305 Vinyl Acrylic Primer/Finish, a vinyl acrylic, one coat primer/finish for steelwork and galvanised steel, which does not need an etch primer. Can be applied to degreased new galvanising without the need for an etch primer Available in Standard Black and 350+ RAL and BS shades Resistant to weak acids and alkalis...

Price £33.51
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Rust-Oleum Metal Paints and Coatings

An all in one primer and topcoat, Rust-Oleum CombiColor is one of the best metal paints to prevent rust, giving years of protection and only takes minutes to apply. It can even be coated directly onto rust. Rust-Oleum CombiColor Hammertone adds in a different element with a hammered finish. This maintenance paint for metal gives great metal protection for the long-term. Check out the Rust-Oleum colour chart on each product for full colour options.

For an interior and exterior option, Rust-Oleum CombiColor Multi-Surface primer and topcoat is quick drying and solvent based. It can be used on lots of different surfaces, including uPVC doors and windows, MDF, metal, plastics, glass, masonry and more, and is a one coat paint.

Jotun Metal Paint

Jotun Conseal Touch-Up is a quick drying acrylic coating. It can be used direct to metal and ends up with a matt finish. It’s ideal as a topcoat or a primer and is great for power plants, buildings, bridges and other industrial structures.

Specifically designed as an all round coating for new buildings where a particularly fast drying time is needed, Jotun Jotacote Universal N10 is a good all rounder. It can be used as a single coat system, or as a primer or midcoat.

If you have a surface that can’t be prepared to optimal levels or there’s no time for elaborate preparation, then Jotun Jotamastic 90 is a good choice. It’s abrasion resistant, a high build product and is tintable to a wide range of colours. Jotamastic 80 is in the same range and is a polyamine epoxy mastic coating. It’s suitable for carbon steel, if properly prepared, as well as aged coating surfaces and can be applied in freezing temperatures. It’s specifically designed for repair and maintenance and is used on outside hulls, exterior and interior areas within the Marine industry, as well as in offshore environments, power plants, buildings and general structural steel.

International Interzone Metal Paints

A specialist solution for metal that is exposed to severe and harsh environments, International Interzone 954 has two components and is low VOC. Interzone 954 is a modified epoxy barrier coating that only needs a single coat application but provides long term, effective protection. Its unique properties protect against mechanical damage, atmospheric corrosion and chemical attack. It’s mostly used for offshore metal rigs and maintenance and is formulated to withstand being submerged. It has also been found to be effective in other environments that can be corrosive and harsh, such as chemical plants and on jetties.

Another specialist product from International, Interseal 670HS is an epoxy maintenance coating. It is a two component high build epoxy, which means it’s suitable for lots of construction applications. It offers superior anti-corrosive protection and needs minimal surface preparation. It can be applied to lots of different substrates, including rusty steel and a wide range of aged coatings. When used with specific aggregate, Interseal 670HS can also be used as a non-slip deck coating.