Metalgloss X-Tra - Metalwork protection

Sandtex Trade Metalgloss X-tra and Sandtex Trade Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat is a high performance exterior solvent-borne gloss system specially formulated to provide long lasting protection for all exterior metalwork. Sandtex Trade Metalgloss X-tra provides exceptional durability to last up to ten years. Can also be used on suitably primed PVC-U.

Features and benefits:

  • Up to ten years proven durability.
  • Excellent gloss retention and UV resistance.


Sandtex Trade Fungicidal Wash - use to remove organic growth from surfaces.


  • Sandtex Trade Trade Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat - a primer for new and bare metal surfaces and an undercoat over primed and as an undercoat for previously painted metal surfaces.
  • Crown Trade PX3 All Purpose Primer – a primer for new and bare PVC-U surfaces.
  • Crown Trade PX4 All Purpose Primer – a primer for new and bare PVC-U surfaces.

General information


Full gloss



Excellent opacity, gloss & colour retention


Solvent-borne alkyd

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_31_22_79 Solvent-based finishing coatsPrimary


M60/175 Protective coating

M60/18 Special coating

Specification data - Solvent-based finishing coats

Product Reference

Metalgloss X-tra


Refer to manufacturer's literature.

Standard product features


Full gloss.


  • Pigment: Titanium Dioxide and coloured pigments.
  • Resin: Alkyd.
  • Solvent: Dearomatised white spirit.

Drying time:

Recoatable after 16 hours under normal drying conditions.


Up to 15 m²/ litre on smooth surfaces.

Wet film thickness:

67 micrometres at 15 m²/ litre.

Dry film thickness:

33 micrometres at 15 m²/ litre.

VOC Content:

EU limit value for this product (cat A/i): 500 g/L (2010). This product contains maximum 499 g/L VOC.

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