Ardenbrite Metallic Paint

Ardenbrite Metallic Paint is a high quality, solvent-borne, metal pigmented paint. Ardenbrite has enjoyed a reputation as the finest metallic paint available since its establishment in 1927. It is ideal for the redecoration of theatres, churches, museums, civic buildings, hotels, restaurants, public houses etc. where a distinctive decorative effect is required. It is suitable for interior and exterior use on plaster, paper, wood, plastic, ceramic, previously painted or primed metal, previously painted and Cementitious areas.

Ardenbrite Metallic Paint is also suitable for painting bridges, lifts, lamp posts and balustrading as well as domestic items such as plasterwork, radiators, doors, iron gates, railings, fencing, ironwork and metalwork. Overcoat with 2 coats of Ardenbrite Protective Glaze when used outdoors, or, one liberal coat of Ardenbrite Protective Glaze for internal areas where the finished surface is likely to handled or knocked. Use Ardenbrite QD Base Coat as a primer and adhesion promoter where necessary.

The fast drying formulation enables the system to be applied quickly with minimum disruption and provides an excellent alternative to traditional methods of gilding - the Sovereign Gold colour is established as the only acceptable substitute for gold leaf, is easily applied and at a fraction of the cost. Application method: Conventional spray application is preferred for larger flat areas to obtain the best uniform appearance, Brush or roller application is only acceptable for smaller or detailed areas. Approx coverage is 12 square meters per litre.

  • Unique and classical decorative gilt finish
  • High quality liquid metal coating
  • Range of traditional metallic colours available (order a colour card)
  • Practical - easily applied and fast drying
  • Versatile - wide range of applications
  • Suitable for internal and external use

Ardenbrite Coating System

Non-porous substrates: e.g. previously painted etc. (if existing surface/coating is hard/glossy, abrade before application). Apply 1 coat of Ardenbrite QD Basecoat, then 2 coats of Ardenbrite Metallic Paint (finish system with 2 coats of Ardenbrite Protective Glaze when used on External Projects).
Porous substrates: e.g. plaster, wood, cement, render etc. Seal with 1 coat of Ardenbrite QD Basecoat thinned by upto 10% with clean water, then 2 coats of Ardenbrite Metallic Paint (finish system with 2 coats of Ardenbrite Protective Glaze when used on External Projects).
Bare ferrous metal substrates: e.g. steel etc. Prime with a ferrous metal primer. Apply 1 coat of Ardenbrite QD Basecoat, then 2 coats of Ardenbrite Metallic Paint (finish system with 2 coats of Ardenbrite Protective Glaze when used on External Projects).
Bare galvanised steel substrates: e.g. steel etc. Prime with a galvanised metal primer. Apply 1 coat of Ardenbrite QD Basecoat, then 2 coats of Ardenbrite Metallic Paint (finish system with 2 coats of Ardenbrite Protective Glaze when used on External Projects).

Clean brushes and equipment in methylated spirits.

Available in 125ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre and 2.5 litre in Light Gold (1), Deep Gold (2),
Silver (6), Sovereign Gold (8), Antique Gold (9), Bronze (27), Old Penny Bronze (35).

Please Note: The larger 1L & 2.5L tin sizes have to specially ordered, and due to Covid19 delays, please allow an extra 7-10 working days for us to despatch 1L & 2.5L tin sizes.

SizePrice
125 ml£20.72
250 ml£28.45
500 ml£42.44
1 litre£95.45
2.5 litre£186.75

*all prices include VAT