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Montana UNIVERSAL Primer
Montana UNIVERSAL Primer
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The Montana Universal Primer - a quick drying primer for the perfect pre-treatment on a variety of surfaces to improve adhesion. The primer can be used on materials like i.e. cardboard, ceramic and wood. Montana Universal Primer can be used on Montana sprays with a synthetic, acrylic, or nitro-combination base. Always test before use. Drying time varies depending on temperature and humidity and might take a few hours.



-Improves adhesion and coverage of the topcoat on a variety of surfaces

-High filling power

-Improves the gloss level of the topcoat

-Quick drying

-Protects against rust


Shake can vigorously for 2-3 minutes before use. Apply UNIVERSAL PRIMER in several thin layers, spraying in sweeping motions. Allow each coating to dry for at least 5 minutes. Can be overpainted after 3 hours. Further coats of alternative products might require a drying time of 24 hours or more depending on application style. Always test spray on a non-visible area to check the compatibility of lacquer or paint. For optimal lifespan, store cans with the nozzle on.


- Surfaces should be dry and clean of oil, dirt or rust

- To improve adhesion between primers, very smooth surfaces should be lightly sanded.

- Shake the can well for at least 3 minutes

- Spray distance should be at least 25cm/10in

- Test spray on a non-visible area

- Apply at least 2-3 layers in a grid pattern. Leave every layer to dry at least 5 min.


PRODUCT NAME: Montana Cans TECH Universal Primer

ITEM#: 376313

EAN-CODE: 4048500376313

HS CODE: 32089019



CONTENT: 400ml

NOZZLE: Flat Jet - Medium

RECOMMENDED NOZZLES: Flat Jet Medium and Wide, Fat Cap Gold/Black, Level 1-3

LAQUER BASE: Nitro-Combi

PRESSURE LEVEL: Medium pressure

COLOR: White

GLOSS LEVEL (60° angle according to DIN 67530): 6 GE matte

HEAT RESISTANCE: Up to 80°C (176°F)


OVERPAINTING: Can be overpainted with Synthetic-, Nitro-Combi (NC) or Acrylic Lacquer after approx. three hours drying time


- Dust/Touch dry: approx. 15/30 min.

- Overpainting after 3h.

- Fully cured after 24h

Drying time depends on temperature, humidity and thickness of coating.


- Temperature 10° - 25°Celcius

- Surface temperature 5° - 40°Celcius

- Air humidity max. 60%

SHELF LIFE / STORAGE: 10 years with proper storage (10°-25°C, relative humidity of max. 60%).


- Dangerous goods class 2.1

- UN1950


When should I use a primer?

The goal of priming is to create a neutral surface of which to apply other coatings onto that will have the longest possible lifespan and the most aesthetic finish as desired.Montana Primers are for the pre-treatment and preperation of surfaces and will offer the greatest adhesion and protection to apply further coatings onto.

When do I use Montana UNIVERSAL PRIMER?

Montana UNIVERSAL PRIMER is an all-round surface preparer that can be used on concrete, brick, terracotta, ceramic, leather, cardboard, wood and many other materials. The UNIVERSAL PRIMER is ideal for those short of space that just want one multi-purpose primer for their projects. We suggest trialing on a non-visible area of your material to test for compatibility

How do I start using my Montana UNIVERSAL PRIMER?

Remove the spray nozzle and turn the can upside down. Strike with your palm allowing safety ring to fall out. Shake vigerously for 2-3 minutes ensuring you can hear the mixing balls moving freely. Replace the cap back onto the top of the can valve and trigger away from substrate to test. If flowing freely you can start painting.

Which coatings can apply over the UNIVERSAL PRIMER?

You can apply any Montana-Cans color, tech or effect spray over the UNIVERSAL PRIMER once it has dried. It will increase adhession, help seal your substrate, create a more even surface and increase the longevity of the coatings applied over it.

Can I sand it to my desired surface finish?

Yes. You can sand Montana UNIVERSAL PRIMER once dry. Depening on the grade of the sand paper, smooth or rough surfaces can be achieved.

How long does Montana Montana UNIVERSAL PRIMER spray take to dry?

Drying time is usually 15-20 minutes but can vary depending on substrate, ambient temperature, humidity levels and thickness of coats applied.

Can I use other coutings on it other then sprays?

Yes. It is possible to use other coatings over UNIVERSAL PRIMER spray once it is dry. We suggest always test on a non-visible are of the work for compatibility.

Pls Note:

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.

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