BEHR Premium Select® <br>Direct To Metal Primer & Finish Gloss No. K80

BEHR Premium Select®
Direct To Metal Primer & Finish Gloss No. K80

This 100% Acrylic DTM is a primer and finish in one, providing excellent corrosion and flash rust resistance. Engineered for excellent adhesion to a variety of properly prepared interior and exterior residential and light commercial metal surfaces and provides a durable gloss finish that withstands tough elements on both interior and exterior surfaces.

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Available In

  • Int/Ext D.T.M. Primer & Finish No. K80 - MSDS

How to Special Order

  • This Special Order Product is available exclusively at The Home Depot Pro Desk. For ordering details, please contact your local Behr Rep by email through the Contact Us section.


  • Where to Use

  • Use on properly prepared interior and exterior metal surfaces only such as: doors, garage doors, railings, aluminum, wrought iron, galvanized metal and steel.
  • Surface Preparation†

  • Proper surface preparation is essential for adhesion of paint.
  • All surfaces must be clean, sound, dry and free of contaminants such as dirt, dust, oil, grease, mildew, rust, and salts.
  • Properly prepared bare metal must be coated the same day as cleaned to prevent rust bloom. All blistered and loose paint must be removed.
  • Remove contaminates using sandpaper, steel wool, or other mechanical abrading methods.
  • Sand glossy surfaces for adhesion.
  • Caulk all gaps between doors, trim, and windows with a 100% silicone paintable caulk.
  • Application

  • Intermix containers of same product to ensure color and sheen uniformity.
  • Use product when the surface and air temperatures are between 35-90°F (2-32°C).
  • DO NOT THIN. Product is formulated for use at package consistency only.
  • Brush: Nylon/polyester
  • Roller: Use a high quality 3/8"-1/2" nap roller cover on smooth surfaces or 1/2"-3/4" nap roller cover on semi-rough or porous surfaces.
  • Airless Spray: Tip = .015 to .019 tip with 60 mesh filter
  • Coverage: Up to 400 sq. ft. (37 m2) per gallon depending on the surface texture, porosity and the application method.
  • Two coats are required for maximum protection and durability.
  • Dry Time

    (At 77°F (25°C) and 50% Relative Humidity)

    • Touch: 1 hours.
    • Recoat: 2 hours.
    • Full cure: 2 weeks.
    • Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and in higher humidity.
    • After 2 weeks, cured paint film may be cleaned with a mild, non-abrasive liquid detergent.

    Clean Up

  • Use soap and water.
  • Properly dispose of all soiled rags and protect unused product from freezing.
  • For disposal of unused paint products, please contact your household refuse collection service.





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