Metal Guard

300g aerosol

White Knight Metal Guard is an easy to use acrylic metal paint with a rich antique finish which is non tarnishing.

Ideal for creating a beautiful antique look on furniture, craft projects, toys, bikes and decorative items such as picture frames.


  • Non tarnishing
  • High quality
  • Easy to use
  • Durable
  • Suitable for use on mild steel, copper, brass, aluminium and galvanised iron
  • Interior and exterior use
  • Safe to spray - CFC and lead free
  • Non chroming formula

Suitable Surfaces

White Knight Metal Guard is suitable for use on mild steel, copper, brass, aluminium and galvanised iron.

Safety & First Aid

  • If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or label. Do not induce vomiting.
  • If in eyes, immediately flush with running water for at least 15 minutes. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Avoid breathing vapour or mist.
  • Use only with adequate ventilation.
  • If on skin, remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Do not use solvents or thinners.
  • Warning - Misuse by concentrating and inhaling contents can be harmful or fatal.

For 24 hour medical emergency response in Australia call 1800 807 001 and in New Zealand call 0800 154 666


EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. KEEP AWAY FROM FLAME AND HEAT AND ELIMINATE ANY SOURCE OF IGNITION. Keep in a cool place and out of sun. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate this can, even when empty.


  • Residual paint should be sprayed onto newspaper, allowed to dry and disposed of via domestic waste collections.
  • Empty aerosol cans are recyclable via steel can recycling programs.
  • Disposal of empty paint containers via domestic recycling programs may differ between local authorities. Check with your local council first.


  • The surface must be thoroughly clean, dry and free from grease, oil, dirt, rust scale and other contaminants.
  • Thoroughly sand previously painted or glossy surfaces with 600# wet n dry abrasive paper.
  • For additional protection on bare ferrous metal e.g. steel, prime with White Knight Rust Guard All Purpose Primer.
  • For additional protection on galvanised iron and non ferrous metal e.g. aluminium, copper and brass, prime with White Knight Rust Guard SLS Etch Primer.
  • Cover all necessary surrounding areas to protect from overspray.



  1. Shake can vigorously for 1 minute to ensure colour uniformity. Shake can occasionally during use.
  2. Remove the cap carefully. Avoid using sharp objects that may puncture the can.
  3. Test spray on a small inconspicuous area to ensure surface compatibility and finish suitability.


  1. Select the nozzle setting: The horizontal setting should be used when spraying up and down and the vertical setting should be used when spraying across. To change the nozzle setting, turn the red section on the nozzle.
  2. Hold the can upright approximately15-20cm from the surface.
  3. Press button firmly and spray several light coats with a smooth sweeping motion, overlapping each spray pass. To prevent paint from sagging, avoid spraying too close to the surface or applying a heavy coat.
  4. Repeat if necessary.

Do not use when air or surface temperature is below 15°C or above 30°C


Approximately 1.5m² per can


Touch dry in 15 minutes. Re-coat after 1 hour.

Drying will be slower in cold or humid conditions, in the absence of ventilation or where heavy film builds are applied.

Clean Up

To prevent nozzle blocking, after use turn can upside down and press button until only gas escapes.

Overspray can be removed while still wet with White Knight Rust Guard Solvent or mineral turps.

Metal Guard
Safe to Spray
Hints and Tips
  • Use a drop sheet to cover objects from overspray. Overspray can travel long distances so make sure you cover a wide area.
  • Use masking tape or newspaper to prevent paint from going on areas you don't want it to.
  • Have lots of rags handy for any cleaning.