Alkyd Direct-to-Metal

Dutch Boy® Alkyd 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-, flash-rust and chemical-resistant
  • Tough alkyd formula
  • 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
4 hour to touch; 16 hour to recoat
Clean Up
VOC Compliant Cleaner
Recommended Applicators
Brush, roller or airless sprayer.
Properly prepared interior and exterior ferrous metal, galvanized metal and aluminum. For Metal Subtrates Only.
241 ft²/gal - 482 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).

Alkyd Direct-to-Metal

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
035777989821 Gloss Ultra White 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989845 Gloss Accent Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989852 Gloss Safety Red 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989869 Gloss Safety Yellow 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989876 Gloss Aluminum 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989883 Gloss Black 1 Gallon SDS PDS


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