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Montana METALLIC Effect Spray for the refinement of bicycles and model building hobby / DIY.

Note: Always test beforehand, if surface/material is compatible!


-Very good adhesion.

-Fast drying time

-High surface hardness combined with good elasticity

-Very good colour fastness/light fastness

-Waterproof/abrasive after coating with clear varnish.


Shake can vigorously for 2-3 minutes before use. Application should be carried out in several thin layers in a cross-coat. After pauses, shake again briefly, as the heavier metallic pigments settle. On dark surfaces, a similar colour to that of the final paint application or a light colour from the Montana Gold range should be used as a primer, especially for Metallic Red. To increase the durability of the surface, it should be sealed with Montana Varnish

Combinable with Montana Gold, Black and Acrylic markers.

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.




ITEM#: Miscellaneous

EAN-CODE: Miscellaneous

HS CODE: 32082090



CONTENT: 400ml

NOZZLE: Flat Jet Wide or Standard

RECOMMENDED NOZZLES: Calligraphy / Flat Jet Wide and Flat Jet Medium

LAQUER BASE: Acrylic-Nitro-Combi

PRESSURE LEVEL: Medium pressure


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

HEAT RESISTANCE: Up to 80°C (176°F)

COVERAGE: good, depending on the substrate and colour shade, 2-3 coats or an appropriate primer are required

OVERPAINTING: Can be overpainted with Synthetic- or Acrylic Lacquer after approx. 24 hours drying time


- Dust/Touch dry: approx. 10/20 min.

- Overpainting after 24h

- Fully cured after 24h

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


- Temperature 10° - 25°C/50 - 77°F

- Surface temperature 5° - 40°C/40 - 105°F

- 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


- Shake the can well for at least 3 minutes

-After pauses, shake again briefly, as the heavier metallic pigments settle.

- Spray distance should be at least 20cm/8in

-Spray distance min. 15-20cm Application should be carried out in several thin layers in a cross-coat.

-On dark surfaces, a similar colour to that of the final paint application or a light colour from the Montana Gold range should be used as a primer, especially for Metallic Red!

-The smoother the surface, the better the metallic effect will be.

-To increase the durability of the surface, it should be sealed with Montana Varnish.

-Combinable with Montana Gold, Black and Acrylic markers.



Are METALLIC EFFECT colors the same as normal Montana GOLD colors?

Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors are not exacly like normal Montana GOLD colors, although they are compatible with each other when dry. The METALLIC pigments are literally micro metallic flakes that originate as silver particles that are then tinted to the desired color.

Are METALLIC EFFECT colors as light fast as the other colors? Can I protect them?

The Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors do have superior lightfastness and contain UV blockers. However they are not as light fast as normal Montana GOLD colors, depending on the exposure to harmful UV rays. Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors will outlast the longevity of the other brands. You can protect and greatly extend the longevity of METALLIC EFFECT colors by applying a Montana Varnish over the finished work once it is cured.

Are the METALLIC EFFECT colors as opaque as other colors?

The Montana METALLIC EFFECT spray colors are superior in opacity compared to any other brands of metallic effect spray. Due to the metallic pigment being dispenced in a clear vehicle, multiple coats may be required to reach desired optic. The pre-coatings underneath the applied METALLIC EFFECT colors will also influence the appearance of opacity. Light metallic colors appear more opaque if applied to white/light substrates, dark metallic colors appear most opaque when applied to dark substrates (where possible).

Can I use Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors like any other Montana GOLD?

Yes. Once cured, Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors are intermixable and can be handled, painted over or re-coated with any other Montana GOLD. Please note that due to the greater pigment size, the METALLIC EFFECT colors do perform differently and have a standard O nozzle to deliver the pigment through the valve to minimise potential blockages.

Why do METALLIC EFFECT colors cost more?

As metallic pigments are literally flakes of metal that are colored, to produce them has greater costs as there are more steps to turn the raw materials into usuable, long lasting color. The greater size of these pigments also means different parts within the an to enable delivery of paint effortlessly as you are used to from all Montana Cans.

Do METALLIC EFFECT colors have the same finish as other Montana chrome effect or normal Montana Gold colors?

Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors are not as shiny as CHROME EFFECT colors. This is as the metallic particles in METALLIC EFFECT colors are located inside the paint vehicle as apposed to on top of it, like with CHROME EFFECT colors. The metallic particles in the METALLIC EFFECT sprays are visible once the paint is dry. Please note the ground color and it’s finish can influence the finish of METALLIC EFFECT colors that are applied over them.

How do I get the brightest result?

For best results, it is suggested to apply METALLIC EFFECT colors onto substrates that are non porous and coated white/dark colors (depending on color METALLIC EFFECT colors going to be used), before application. The more coats applied, the brighter and more long lasting the metallic effect. Please allow minimum 10+ minutes drying between each coat. Wet on wet application will diminish the metallic effect.

Can I paint my bike with METALLIC EFFECT sprays?

METALLIC EFFECT sprays are ideal for painting bikes or metal objects. For best results sand off top coats or return to bare metal. Clean surfaces of dust, oils and rust. Apply Montana METAL PRIMER for extra corrosion protection. Apply multiple coats of the desired METALLIC EFFECT color(s) once each layer has dried over night remembering to sand lightly between coats.

Will the finish be like a commercially painted bike?

Montana METALLIC EFFECT sprays are abrasion and weather proof. However due to the toxic nature of commercial grade paints used on factory painted bikes, for a commercial like finish we suggest multiple coats of Montana VARNISH on your cured object to increase it’s strength. For a commercial grade finish, a 2 component clear coat needs to be applied. (We suggest see a car bodywork professional for assistance with this).

Are METALLIC EFFECT colors as shiny as chrome effect colors?

Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors have a different function to the chrome effect colors. As such, they are not as shiny, but are more durable with greater longevity. Appart from use on general creative projects, we recommend using METALLIC EFFECT sprays for functional objects.

Are METALLIC EFFECT colors abrasion proof?

Montana METALLIC EFFECT colors are abrassion proof with a hard finish when completely cured. This process normally takes at least 24-48 hours depending on conditions, amount of coats and ambient tempertures.

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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