How to apply to apply Heat Resistant Paint from an Aerosol

Posted in Firwood Hints and Tips by Firwood Paints Ltd on February 24th 2016

How to apply to apply Heat Resistant Paint from an Aerosol

Firwood 75 High Temperature Resisting Paint is a quality, fast drying paint for use on stoves, gas fires and exhaust systems where a tough coating is required that withstands temperatures of up to 600°C.

The heat resistant paint is easy to apply and provides a protective and decorative paint finish and has been designed for direct application onto steel surfaces. Regularly used on brand name stoves, gas fires and ovens as well as high performance applications for commercial vehicle and construction equipment exhaust systems.


1.Allow surface to cool. Turn of all source of ignition, make sure all surfaces are free from dirt, dust, rust and grease.

2.Mask off the areas to be coated as applicable.Cover surrounding area with newspaper to prevent damage from overspray.

3.Ensure work area is well-ventilated and you're not spraying near naked flames or any incandescent materials.

4.Ensure protective clothing and gloves are worn. Mask off any areas that you do not wish to paint for example the door glass.

5.Shake can vigorously for 2 minutes after mixing rattles.

6.Hold aerosol upright with nozzle Direct nozzle towards object and hold can between 300-375mm (12-15") from item to be sprayed.

7.Spray evenly and lightly over the item.Two thin coats are better than one thick.

8.Coat will air-dry in approximately 20 minutes.Hardness of coating and corrosion resistance is improved when subjected to operational temperatures in excess of 250°C.

9.During the painting process, whilst drying and for the first 3 times you use your appliance, open windows, doors and if necessary use fans to provide a fresh air flow as the paint may give of fumes and smoke.

10.After use, invert the aerosol and operate the actuator to expel the excess coating.This will prevent clogging of the nozzle.

11.If the nozzle does become blocked, pull off the press button and clean tip with thinners.

Firwood Heat Resistant Paint is available from stock and available in Black, Flat Black, Black Metallic, Light Blue Metallic, Blue Metallic, Sage Green, Dark Green, Dark Green Metallic, Charcoal, Light Ivory, Brown Metallic, Bronze Metallic, Burnt Umber Metallic, Terra Cotta, Silver Sand, Pewter and Aluminium and is packed in 5 & 20 litres tins and 6 x 400ml aerosols.

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Protective and Decorative Heat Resistant Paint From Firwood

Here at Firwood, we are proud to offer only the very best products to ensure a high-quality finished product. If you're looking for the very industrial paints, or specialised paints of any kind, get in touch with our professional team today on 01204 525231. Alternatively, you can email any questions or concerns to, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can!

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