ACME Quality Paints announces a new addition to the AIC (Advanced Industrial Coatings) product line. The AIC line of durable coatings now includes the new AIC Metal Direct Factory Package Colors, which are available in 16 of the leading industry colors and are available to order and ship immediately.
AIC Metal Direct is a direct-to-metal, durable, high gloss, chemical resistant coating for high film build applications. It is recommended for use on industrial applications that require durability and sag-resistance. This new coating is an excellent choice for applications such as farm and implement equipment, construction equipment, dumpsters, oil rigs, mining equipment, machinery, trailer frames, truck boxes, lawn and garden equipment, metal parts, etc.
AIC Metal Direct is a low VOC acrylic polyurethane that offers excellent hiding and is free of lead and chromate hazards. It is packaged in a six gallon container at a five gallon fill for easy (5 to 1; five parts color to one part hardener) mixing right inside the can. Black and white colors are also available in one gallon sizes.
The new AIC Metal Direct Coating is suitable for a variety of substrates including blasted cold or hot rolled steel, sheet molded compound (SMC), or fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP). It also provides quick dry times, including a minimum recoat time in just 20 minutes, 45 minutes to hand slick, dust free in one hour, and tack free in 1.5 hours.