Eastwood Silver Cadmium - Aerosol - 340gm
Spray-on for a realistic look of silver
cadmium plating It's not plain old silver paint.
Silver Cad Aerosol faithfully replicates the special bluish-silver tint of the original cadmium plating used on many engine and transmission parts.
Perfect for under the bonnet and under-car components like coil clamps, alternator pulleys, carburettor and transmission linkage rods, and more
Restore under the bonnet and under-car components.
It will withstand up to 121°C/250°F.
The 340 grams Can covers approximately 1/2 square metre /6 sq. ft.
Part Number – EW-10022Z
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Easy-to-apply, single-step aerosol recreates the look of actual cadmium plating. Perfect for underhood and under-car components like coil clamps, alternator pulleys, carburetor and transmission linkage rods, and more.
Always wear eye, skin and respiratory protection use in a well ventilated area consult MSDS for specific warnings and precautions
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|Silver Cadmium Aerosol Material Safety Data Sheet|
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An easy to use paint, especially when you understand that its a lightly pigmented coating that needs to be applied in several coats. Its a good quality coating. Since it is somewhat clear when applied to give the best effect you need to be sure the surface is uniform color. In other words strip the part, don't paint over rust or old paint... I apply directly to bare metal being careful not to apply too much at a time (it runs and pools easily). I like it on bare metal because it looks more realistic. You can always shoot it with a matte clear for more protection. In my opinion, the metallic should be a little more like a pearl. Be sure to clear the nozzle every time you use it. For some reason this coating tends to clog more. My only complaint is the nozzle, for the price it should be as good as the new Rustoleum spray paints.
restoring a '57 Vette, and other older stuff-it has the old factory look (not too new).I also use it for other things and it doesn't have any "lifting" or chemical problems,and no "spot repair rings"..not a substitute for cad.plating,but it looks great to me.
I used this product on various aluminum parts for my AMC Jeep. The finish is smooth as glass, and in areas where you might goof and cause runs, the paint smooths out and blends evenly. Also, I was amazed at how much coverage I got out of a single can, as I didn't think it was ever going to run out! Pricey? Yes (not so much the can, but with shipping added it's a bit much overall) but in my opinion it's worth every penny. You definitely get what you pay for.
I purchased the Silver Cad to aide in an older restoration of our 63 NovaSS. When we built the car we didn't use factory correct colors or quality paint. I soaked all the parts in my solvent tank between 2 days to 1 week to disolve the old paint. The Silver cad actually has specks of metal flake (seen in the air when spraying parts at night with Halogen lights) but when dry the paint seems smooth & hard. The Silver Cad seems to be the right consistancy to flow onto the part and not be too runny or easily run if you shoot a tad bit too much. To me Eastwoods paint seems expensive but for restoration and quality it is worth the money.
I used this to restore my Stealth's shifter assembly & am very pleased with how it turned out. I used EW's self-etching primer, the silver cad paint & protected it with EW's Diamond Clear.