Sherwin-Williams L654


    We no longer stock this product, but can recommend Sherwin-Williams Kem-Kromik 671 as a great alternative.

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    Sherwin-Williams L654 (formerly known as Metagrip L654) is a quick drying micaceous iron oxide paint, which provides a tough hard wearing abrasion resistant functional coating for the protection of external steel work such as storage tanks, pylons, bridges etc., with good durability under industrial and coastal exposure conditions. Suitable for application in shop or on site. 


    • Complies with BS5493:1977 - Table 4F - Type FF3D (except R8026 shade)
    • Complies with British Gas Standard PS PA9
    • Approved by MOD/DRA to INT DEF STAN 80-178 

    Recommended Primers

    • Sherwin L489 Zinc Phosphate Primer
    • Sherwin M600 Quick Drying Zinc Phosphate Primer

    Recommended Topcoats

    This material may be overcoated with a wide range of white spirit based undercoats and finishes. 

    Application Conditions & Overcoating

    In conditions of high relative humidity, ie 80-85%, good ventilation conditions are essential. Substrate temperature should be at least 3°C above the dew point and always above 0°C.

    At application temperatures below 10°C, drying times will be significantly extended, and spraying characteristics may be impaired.

    Application at ambient air temperatures below 5°C is not recommended.

    A slight colour difference can be anticipated between brush and spray applied areas and therefore mixed methods of application for the finishing coat are not recommended. Micaceous iron oxide is a natural product causing variation in shade between batches. This does not affect the protective properties.

    If it is desired to overcoat outside the times stated on the data sheet, please seek advice of our Technical Team. 

    Product Details

    Data sheet

    For Use On
    Application Method
    Brush, Roller, Spray
    Standard / Ready Mixed
    Single, Two or Three Pack
    Product Certifications
    BS5493:1977 - Table 4F - Type FF3D (except R8026 shade), British Gas Standard PS PA9, Approved by MOD/DRA to INT DEF STAN 80-178
    Pack Size
    Brush, Roller, Spray
    8.0m² per litre
    Touch Dry
    1 Hour
    UN Number

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    Sherwin-Williams L654 is only available with the shipping and delivery timescales listed below - please do not contact our Customer Support Team with enquiries about alternative or earlier shipping and delivery times.

    Saturdays and Sundays, as well as Bank Holidays, are not classed as working days.

    Orders placed after the cut-off for this product will not be processed for earliest dispatch until 9am the next working day.

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