Acrylic Direct-To-Metal

Dutch Boy® Acrylic Direct-to-Metal Industrial-Strength Coating for metal surfaces, including machinery, equipment and piping.

  • Exceptional gloss and color retention
  • Outstanding adhesion to slick surfaces
  • Corrosion-, and flash-rust-resistant
  • 100% acrylic durability
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • For metal surfaces, including machinery, equipment and piping

Sheen Guide

Flat: washable with no shine

Eggshell: washable and durable with subtle shine

Satin: added durability without shine

Semi-gloss: outstanding durability, stain resistance, scrubbability and shine

Gloss: maximum durability, stain resistance, scrubbability and shine

Dry Time
30 minute to touch; 5 hour to recoat
1-Gallon, 5-Gallon
Clean Up
Water Cleanup
Recommended Applicators
Brush, roller or airless sprayer.
Properly prepared interior and exterior ferrousmetal, galvanized metal, aluminum, wood, masonry and drywall.
133 ft²/gal - 267 ft²/gal
Actual coverage will vary due to the porosity of the surface material.

Available Exclusively at Menards
Free store pickup available.

Our Award Winning Twist & Pour Container

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Easy to Hold

Integrated handle makes it easy to carry and handle.

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Easy to Open

Screw-on lid eliminates the hassle of opening and closing the container.

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Easy to Pour

Built-in spout makes pouring paint easy, while minimizing spills and messes.

Data Sheets

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS).

Acrylic Direct-To-Metal

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
035777989746 Gloss Ultra White 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989753 Gloss Ultra White 5 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989760 Gloss Accent Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989791 Gloss Safety Yellow 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989807 Gloss Black 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989784 Gloss Safety Red 1 Gallon SDS PDS


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Getting Started

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