FAQ

How much does Durabak cost?

Prices start at $89.95 per gallon

What size containers does it come in?

One Gallon & One Quart

What is the square foot coverage?

One gallon of textured Durabak covers approximately 50 to 60 square feet with two coats. In general one gallon of Durabak is enough to cover a standard 6 foot truck bed with two coats. Smooth Durabak covers roughly 75 to 80 square feet with a two coat application.

How do I measure square footage?

Square footage is measured by multiplying the length of the project by the width of the project. For example: 10′ (length) x 6′ (width) = 60 sq ft.

How much product should I purchase?

One gallon for a 6′ pickup bed and two gallons for a long bed. One gallon covers approximately 50 to 60 sq ft with the standard two-coat application.

Can the product be resealed?

Once a can of Durabak™ is opened you should use the entire contents since the product begins to cure with exposure to air. Durabak™ should not be resealed for future use.

Are two coats necessary?

Yes, two coats or Durabak is the minimum for an effective application.

What is the thickness of two coats?

Two coats of Durabak is approximately 1/16th of an inch thick.

Can more than two coats be applied?

Yes, as long as they are applied in thin layers.

To what surfaces can Durabak™ be applied?

Durabak™ can be applied to concrete, metals, wood, fiberglass, rubber, tiles, plastic and more. While Durabak sticks to plastic, and bonds with carbon fiber, if you are down to the bare metal you need to add a metal etching primer for the Durabak to adhere to the metal properly. Durabak sticks really well to concrete and can be applied over paint to make all sorts of things super durable.

What surface preparation is required?

All surfaces must be clean, dry and rough. For specific surface preparation, consult your product manual or a Durabak™ representative.

Does it require primer?

In most cases Durabak does not require a primer. Primer may be necessary for some metal applications, consult your product manual or a Durabak™ representative.

How do I apply Durabak to ...

Durabak can be applied to all sorts of surfaces and materials, we’ve created a fairly comprehensive guide with instructions for sticking Durabak to all sorts of things – here’s the link with the info you need.

What is used to clean up or thin Durabak™ during application?

Xylene, which can be obtained at coating stores (e.g. Sherwin-Williams) or hardware stores.

Can Durabak™ be sprayed?

Yes, with most conventional spray equipment but it requires a large tip (1/4″) and should be thinned with Xylene approximately 10%. Be sure to wear a breathing mask with a filter when spraying Durabak.

How do I order and pay for the order?

You can purchase products directly from our secured shopping cart using MasterCard, VISA or Discover. Or give us a call at (303) 690-7190.

How do I get additional information?

You can contact us for a free brochure and sample chips, or you can call us at (303) 690-7190.

What is delivery time?

Usually 5-10 business days, depending on your location. We ship from our warehouse in NJ.

What's the shelf life of Durabak?

We highly recommend applying Durabak within 6 months of purchase, but will warranty an unopened can to be free of defects for up to 12 months. However new or old your can of Durabak is be sure to mix it really thoroughly before use as there are solids inside that may have separated out and sunk to the bottom of the can.