Firewise® New Coat High Temp Paint is a self-priming, silicone-based, low sheen, heat resistant paint which withstands continuous temperatures up to 350°C (and up to 500°C for short time periods). It may be painted directly onto cast iron, steel, and stainless steel. Suitable for pot-belly stoves, heaters, ovens, flues, barbecues and exhaust manifolds.
PREPARATION: Clean surface thoroughly. Remove all traces of grease, oil, dirt, and rust. Sand previously painted surfaces lightly. Wipe with mineral turps and allow to dry.
APPLICATION: Choose a dry, well-ventilated area. Stir thoroughly. Apply in thin coats. Two coats are usually sufficient. Lightly sand between coats. Do not paint below 5°C or in high humidity.
DRY TIME: Touch dry in 1-2 hours. Handle in 4-6 hours. Recoat after 16 hours. Longer drying time needed in cold or damp/humid weather. Allow 24hrs between drying and curing.
CURING: It is important that the article is cured to achieve hard-dry conditions. Ensure good ventilation. Raise heat gradually. Fumes and smoke may be emitted during this time. When using the heater for the first time after painting, make a gentle fire for the first 30 minutes.
CLEAN UP: Clean brushes and equipment with mineral turps after use.
Note: Paint may be thinned with up to 10% mineral turpentine for brushing, or up to 25% for spraying. Contains: >20% MINERAL TURPENTINE
If I want to remove the paint how do I get it off?
A heat gun or sandblaster will do the trick.
Can it be used to paint a motorbike exhaust?
Yes it can, so long as you can cure the paint with heat (that isn’t a fire) it will work.
Is a primer required before using Hi-T?
No, no primer is required.
Is it ok to paint over a potbelly stove polish, that has been previously had stove polish applied to it?
No, you are best to stick with stove polish however, if you do want to use paint, you will need to sand back the stove and ensure all traces of stove polish are removed.
If I paint my range hood, will the New Coat High Temp Paint still cure?
Yes, the heat coming from the stovetop will be enough to cure it.
What is the VOC Content in grams per litre of your New Coat High Temp Paint?
The VOC is approximately 440-grams/ litre.
*Please note that the VOC is calculated according to the definition of what constitutes a VOC under Australian considerations and what is used by APAS (Australian Paints Approval Scheme), which is the defining body in Australia.