Permanent spray basics

This is how to do it

edding Permanent spray is always ready for use. For perfect painting you won’t need any paint thinner or cleaning agent, nor a paintbrush or stirring stick – just the edding spray can in your choice of colour, and you’re already on your way!

A primer maximises adhesion to the base material, enhances the sheen and guarantees that the subsequent top coat can be applied more sparingly. Using a primer means that unevenness in the base material is smoothed out and eliminated. When painting polystyrene items, always use a polystyrene primer first. We recommend using a primer for most other base materials, too, as the advantages mentioned above will still apply. It is always worth preparing the base material properly – preparation is the key to a perfect paint finish.

edding Permanent spray cans are fitted with a standard sprayhead which gives a medium-width spray jet (approx. 5-6 cm at a spraying distance of 25 cm). Thanks to our balanced pressure system you can achieve any width of spray jet you desire by using interchangeable sprayheads – from large areas down to fine lines.

A clear lacquer can be used in a variety of ways. It fixes and protects the colour surfaces and prevents yellowing and fading. Likewise, it protects all metals (silver, copper, iron, steel, brass, chrome, nickel, aluminium and zinc) from oxidisation.


Don’t aim for a smooth surface on the first spray. The first spray should be regarded as “pre-misting” over which you build up a smooth, even finish with a second and possibly third spray, using the “wet on wet” technique, reapplying while the previous coat is still wet, i.e. at intervals of 1-2 minutes. Further coats should be applied no sooner than 24 hours later, otherwise there is a risk of the paint lifting.

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