Frequently Asked Questions
What is MTL Cold Spray Liquid Metal?
MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal coatings is a specialized resin solutions combined with various composite real metals to form a solid metal appearance on virtually any substrate. This revolutionary metalizing system has been changing the way the world works with metal for over 20 year.
Our cold-spray metalizing technology allows us to apply a layer of real metal quickly and easily over almost any substrate or core material. The new metal veneer cures quickly, rendering a magnificently finished surface that is absolutely indistinguishable from solid metal. Suitable for both spay and cast jobs alike.
Why choose MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metals?
MTL Coatings has developed a superior product that surpasses all others in the industy. Our metal coating process and proprietary resin-metal mixtures have always been consistent in providing the stunning result our customers are looking for. From our gorgeous brushed finishes to our high polished mirror finishes MTL Coatings products never disappoint.
With a collective 20 years experience in manufacturing and applicating Cold Spray Liquid Spray Metals you can rest assured our staff is well trained to assist you every step of the way. Contact our friendly staff by phone or email to discuss any of your needs.
Is MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal Paint?
No, MTL Coatings Liquid Spray Metal is not paint. It’s real metal suspended in our proprietary binder that once applied provides a seamless sold metal finish indistinguishable from solid metal.
How durable are MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal finishes?
Once MTL Cold Spray Liquid Metal has been applied to a properly prepped substrate, both interior and exterior applications will be impervious to surface cracking, peeling, blistering, chalking or delamination.
Field testing has showed test surfaces to remains intact and functional after 10 years in salt water.
Can MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metals be used outdoors?
Yes, all MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metals have built in UV-protection. Our Cold Spay Liquid Metals can be used both indoors and outdoor environments while easily handling any array of different climates.
Is a special training required to learn the application process of Cold Spray Metals?
No specials training is required however having familiarity with using professional spray equipment is highly recommended.
MTL Coatings Highly Recommends newcomers invest in onsite training and consultation. Please contact one of our friendly staff for pricing and scheduling times.
How thick are MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal finishes?
When properly applied most Cold Spray Liquid Metal finishes are from 0.008-0.010 Mils thick.
Is there any heat involved?
None whatsoever! The MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal application process is strictly a cold spray process.
Will MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal conduct electricity?
No, none of our Cold Spray Liquid Metal Coatings will conduct electricity as they are non-galvanic.
How many square feet will MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metal cover?
A full kit of our Cold Spray Liquid Metal consists of: 1 Gallon of Specialized resin-binder solution, 4oz MEKP and 24lbs of metal. Depending on the metal used you can anticipate approximately 140-240 square feet per kit ( Your results may vary depending on applicators experience and ability)
How do I achieve a patina look with MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metals?
Since all MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid metals contain real metal your newly applied finish will naturally patina over time. You can apply one of our patinaing acids to speed up the aging process.
Can MTL Coatings Cold Spray Liquid Metals be used in casting?
Yes, all of our Cold Spray Liquid Metals can be used when casting.
How long will it take to receive my order?
Most orders shipped within the continental United States are shipped out within 24 hours by Fed-Ex or UPS Ground. Please call for International shipping rates and times.