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How Do I Paint Interior Alloy?

  • Wash down with Tikkurila roof cleaning agent. Alloys often have a covering of oil from manufacturing which needs to be removed. Even after exposure to the elements, the oils can persist. It is essential to remove these oils to ensure primers and topcoats adhere correctly.
  • All surfaces must be dry and roughened to form a ‘key’ prior to priming. The temperature of the ambient air, surface or paint should not fall below + 5 ºC during application or drying.
  • If previously painted, remove any loose and flaking coatings and feather off any edges.
  • Good ventilation and sufficient air movement is required in confined areas during application and drying

Apply basecoat of Rostex Super Akva

Suitable topcoats include Everal Aqua, Helmi or Akvitop DS25.

If you require more advice on painting alloy, give our technical team a call on 0131 334 4999 or send them a message here.

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Use this calculator to work out your requirements, if you have any question please get in touch with one of our team who will be more than willing to help you.

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Disclaimer: Tikkurila UK Paint Calculator is provided as a guide only. The coverage rates will vary depending on surface being coated and the particular product range being used. More information on these products can be found on the cans, on the technical data sheets on individual product pages, by using our live chat service or by calling our technical team on 0131 334 4999.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the estimate, however paint requirements may vary depending on the surface, type of paint, sheen level and colour chosen.