Montana-Cans products work great to rework steel & aluminum bike frames!
To ensure best results and a long lasting paint-job, please follow the steps below:
Make sure to remove any or as much as possible of the existing paint and lacquer residue completely to avoid any unwanted chemical reactions which could lead to cracks, dents or bubbles. Before applying a primer, clean off all dirt, dust and oil/chain grease residue. The type of primer to use depends on the frame material: We provide primers for Aluminum, Metal and a Universal version. Before applying any new layer of primer/paint, we suggest slight wet-sanding for optimal results (not required) with fine grit paper (above 160).
After priming, please leave to cure for the recommended amount of time before proceeding to paint your frame. We recommend using our Montana GOLD series for best results and work with multiple, thin layers of paint applied in a regular, “swaying” movement to avoid runny spots or “noses”. Leave to cure for the recommended amount of time afterwards. To protect the paint and increase durability, we recommend using a hardwearing, 2-component (“2K”) varnish.
This technical application information is given to the best of our knowledge. However, it is only intended as non-binding information and does not release you from the obligation to carry out your own tests on the products supplied by us to determine their suitability for the intended applications. Application and processing are beyond our control and are therefore in the responsibility of the user. Montana Cans shall be released from liability
unless the liability-based incident is caused by a fault incurred to Montana Cans.