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Valspar® Professional
Direct to Metal Acrylic Primer

  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Prevents flash rusting
  • Good coverage and easy application by spraying, rolling and brushing
  • Excellent adhesion to most surfaces
  • Available in White, Gray & Red Oxide
Valspar Professional Interior/Exterior Water-Based Acrylic Direct-To-Metal (DTM) Primer is a 100% Acrylic formula designed for residential, commercial and property maintenance jobs. Valspar Professional DTM Primer offers similar corrosion resistance as oil-based primers in the convenience of a water-based product.
Where To Use
  • Residential, commercial and property maintenance jobs – Schools, hospitals, hospitality and property management
  • Most interior and exterior ferrous and nonferrous metals
  • Metal siding, piping, machinery, equipment and structural steel.
Covers up to 300-400 sq. ft. per gallon (27-37 m2 per 3.78 L) depending on surface porosity.
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