Rust-Oleum 5478 Asphalt Restorer is a single application, black refurbishing coating for car parks, driveways, bicycle paths, footpaths and more. Provides an 'as new' appearance that will mask old line markings and repairs and will hide ingrained dust from building works etc.
This one-component high quality bitumen based coating is packed with fillers and special flow additives used for refurbishing car parks, driveways, footpaths, bicycle paths and more. In just a single application, Rust-Oleum 5478 Asphalt Restorer makes asphalt surfaces look like new again, freshening up old and discoloured asphalt and tarmac.
Features & Benefits
Upgrades drab, grey, stained asphalt and tarmac
Provides an 'as new' appearance
Covers old line markings and repairs
Avoids disruptive and costly re-surfacing
Easy to apply
Good hiding power
Surfaces should be dry and free of any loose material. Moss etc. should be removed by scraping and/or jet washing and the surface left to dry thoroughly.
Stir Rust-Oleum 5478 Asphalt Restorer thoroughly before use. The product should be applied generously but evenly in one coat using a roller or brush. Small pits and fissures can be filled with a stiff mortar consisting of dry sand mixed with the product. Pits and fissures should be primed with the product before trowelling in the mortar. Clean tools with white spirit or thinner. Do not apply during rainfall. Protect from rain for at least 30 minutes after application.
Drying Times At 20°C/RH 50%
Touch dry: 30 minutes
Dry to recoat: 2 - 5 hours
Fully cured: 2 - 5 hours. Rain will delay curing by trapping solvents within the coating
5 - 10 m² per 5 litres, depending on the surface
Practical coverage depends on many factors such as porosity and roughness of the substrate, size of the leakage and material losses during application.
Rust-Oleum 5478 Asphalt Restorer is intended as a surface coating. It is not designed to strengthen or repair weak or damaged surfaces. This product is designed for use on bitumen based surfaces. It could soften surfaces which contain coal tar. If in doubt, apply a test area and check after 24 hours that no softening has occurred.
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Please contact Rawlins Paints' Technical Support Team on 0113 2455450 for more information.
It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
2 - 5 Hours
Fully Cured (at 20°C)
2 - 5 hours. Rain will delay curing by trapping solvents within the coating.
1-2m² per litre
Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
2 years from date of production in unopened cans, if stored in dry, well ventilated areas, not in direct sunlight at temperatures between 5° and 25°C.
Customer agrees that before placing an Order, Customer has read and understood the most up to date Product Data Sheet for the Product. Where we have access to the Product Data Sheet from the manufacturer, we will either provide a copy on request, or include a link to the Product Data Sheet available on the manufacturer’s website. Customer further agrees that we have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale.
can brushies be cleaned out with water? is it self leveling?,and when u say matt does it have just a very slight sheen ? thx
Rust-Oleum 5478 Asphalt Restorer is a solvent based coating so brushes cannot be cleaned with water. It contains fillers and special flow additives, the product should be applied generously but evenly in one coat using a roller or brush. Small pits and fissures can be filled with a stiff mortar consisting of dry sand mixed with the product. Pits and fissures should be primed with the product before trowelling in the mortar. The product is classed as a matt finish.
matt dunn on 16/07/2019
Will this product leave the tarmac slippery when wet
It has no specific anti-slip properties or test data on this but it is a matt finish and if applied properly shouldn't increase the risk of slipping on the surface.
andrew finch -dent on 17/03/2019
can i paint this over freshly layed cold lay tarmac or do i have to wait for it to cure?
The newly laid tarmac would need to cure first.
Alan Harding on 18/09/2018
Approximately what area will a 5l tin cover?
5 - 10m² per 5 litre, depending on the surface.
Gwyn Matthews on 16/08/2018
Hi My messy builders have left ivory tyrolean on the tarmac pavement Will this product paint over and disguise this?
Yes, we think this should be OK. First be sure to thoroughly wash and clean the area (preferably by pressure washer) to remove as much of the staining as possible. Then ensure any remnants are completely dry and cured and unable to be removed. Test a small area first to ensure no adverse reactions, if OK apply 1-2 coats as required.
I'm trying to get rid of diesel spillage stains from my drive due to a fuel tank breakage would your ash felt restorer do this job? Thanks for your help.
Contamination such as fuel spillages, oils, greases, etc. must be completely removed from surfaces needing to be painted with Rust-Oleum 5478 Asphalt Restorer. If this can be achieved then it should hide any visible discolouration, marks etc. left on the driveway surface to provide a uniform, solid coloured finish. We would however recommend a test area be carried out over the affected areas to ensure full obliteration can be achieved and no reaction occurs with the areas in question due to insufficient cleaning.
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