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Top Coat

Direct to Metal (DTM) Paint

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POR-15 Top Coat DTM paint (formerly FlexCote, BlackCote) is a direct-to-metal coating designed to work on prepped bare metal and work incredibly well in all applications where there is a need to help preserve substrates susceptible to corrosion. POR-15 Top Coat safety colors comply with OSHA required/recommended color codes for marking physical hazards and designating caution, to include protective equipment.

Under exterior exposure POR-15 Top Coat has exceptional long-term sheen and color retention. POR-15 Top Coat can be applied directly to metal substrates or previously painted surfaces, with no need for a primer or undercoat, and is formulated to form a robust barrier that sheds moisture to provide long-lasting protection. POR-15 Top Coat provides excellent adhesion and when used over POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating, works to provide a permanent barrier to corrosion.


POR-15 Top Coat Technical Data Sheet


Liquid Paints

Gloss Black
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Chassis Black
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Gloss Clear
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Silver
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Safety Red
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Safety Orange
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Safety Yellow
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Safety Blue
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Safety Green
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Flat Gray
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Red Oxide
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Gloss White
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Aerosol Paints

Gloss Black
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Chassis Black
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Gloss Clear
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Silver
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Safety Red
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Safety Orange
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Safety Yellow
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Safety Blue
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Safety Green
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Flat Gray
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Red Oxide
WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Gloss White
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Customer Reviews

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Leo Poole
Top coat pre mature review

I only have one coat on the two items that I am trying to treat. And it is taken several days to harden so I really can’t provide you with a positive review at this time. I would also like to have my treated truck bumper installed and run for a few months before I give a review.

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Mark Capoccia
POR-15 Top Coat

The product is excellent. Very easy to use and outstanding finish appearance.

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NavyVet
Just finished spraying

Original owner, 1989 GMC K1500. Bed off, stripped down to frame, installing SSBC discs and calipers all around. Huge effort, lotsa dirt, grime, and rust.
The Cleaner-Degreaser works well, light smell, but is no magic bullet. Greasey areas still require elbow grease, but it can get you to a clean surface.
The Metal Prep is easy, just takes patience and a lot of mopping. I mist it with water to keep it wet and stretch the Prep. It leaves the metal looking thirsty for the paint.
The Top Coat in spray cans suits me well. No clean-up, good spray pattern, can hit tight spaces. Goes on real smooth. I have fans pulling the air through, still get a lot of spray dust, but it mops off the epoxy floors, doesn’t stick, just dusty.
I’ve used POR 15 in the past. It is tough stuff. I’m pleased with it this time around too.

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Radu Popescu
Enthusiast

I don’t know yet. Time will tell

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Stephen Tucker
POR-15 Does the Job

As this was my first experience using this product, it took me a while to accomplish it. Nevertheless, the process was a smooth and satisfying one. I might have put on the coats a little heavily but the finished product was wonderful.

Surface Preparation: 

All surfaces must be clean and free of all dirt, loose rust, oil, grease, wax, soap, loose paint and any other matter. 

Previously Painted Areas: Scuff surface with 320 grit sand paper. Use POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser and POR-15 Metal Prep. Let surface dry thoroughly. 

Bare Steel or Aluminum: Clean and prep surface then let dry thoroughly. For ultimate protection apply POR-15 RustPreventive Coating after surface preparation and then apply POR-15 Top Coat.

Application: Stir POR-15 Top Coat before and during use, DO NOT SHAKE. Using a pouring spout, dispense a portion into a separate container and seal can at once, keeping lid and grooves clean. Do not paint out of can. Apply POR-15 Top Coat in two thin covering coats. Spray: Use 25-30 lbs (170Kpa-210pa) pressure for normal gloss.

Roller: Use all-purpose short nap phenolic core roller.

Dry time: It cures to touch in 30-60 minutes. Second coat can be applied in 2-72 hours, depending on ambient temperature and humidity. POR-15 Top Coat can take 3-4 days to reach maximum hardness, and longer in temperatures below 55°F (15°C).

Cleanup: Do not put leftover paint back into can. Clean all equipment immediately after use with POR-15 Solvent. Flush out all fluid lines and carefully clean pressure pots. Use clean solvent only. It is also good practice to periodically clean the spray tip or the fluid tip / air cap combination during the course of the working day.