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 10 years. Can also be used on suitably primed PVC-U.

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 max. 499 g/l VOC.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-35-64/365 Solvent-based primers for metal

NBS Specification

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Product specification

An important note about specifying



Sandtex Trade, product of Crown Paints Ltd


+44 (0)330 0240302

Product reference

Metalgloss X-tra


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Manufacturer details

PO Box 37,
Crown House,
Hollins Road,
Lancashire, BB3 0BG
Tel +44 (0)330 0240302
Fax +44 (0)330 0240279
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