Some of our most frequently asked questions.
Given the uniqueness of our products, it is only expected that the questions we receive are equally unique. If you have a question that is not addressed here, please don’t hesitate to ask us directly.
Permalac will not yellow from sunlight.
Yes, Permalac can be applied over painted surfaces.
Permalac provides exceptional protection against sunlight, moisture, and salt.
Permalac is a very versatile coating. It can be applied to metal, masonry, and wood. It can also be applied over paints and patinas. Substrates need to be clean and dry before applying Permalac.
Permalac should be applied at temperatures above 50°F. In hot conditions, a slow thinner such as #69 should be used.
Permalac is fully cured after 24 hours.
A second, and sometimes a third coat is recommended.
A second coat can be applied as soon as the first coat is touch dry, usually in 15 minutes.
A single gallon of Permalac will cover 400 square feet.
Under normal conditions, Permalac will last ten years.
Surfaces should be grease, dust, and moisture. Metal surfaces can be wiped with acetone or lacquer thinner.
Permalac can be sprayed, brushed on or dipped. It is available in convenient spray cans for smaller jobs; cans are available in many different sizes. See our store for all of the options.
Fresh Permalac can be applied over old Permalac, even years later.
Permalac clear coat is water clear and will not alter the color of a substrate. Applied over polished metal it is very nearly invisible, over metal patina it will cause a slight darkening.