IdeaPaint Magnetic Primer can be used with our white and clear dry erase paints to turn any wall into a multi-functional magnetic, dry erasable idea platform. It can be alternatively be top coated with latex paint for a magnetic-only surface.
IdeaPaint Magnetic Primer is perfect for commercial, school and home applications.
Holds more paper than competitive products: IdeaPaint™ Magnetic Primer delivers up to 2x the magnetic strength of other liquid, magnetic solutions on the market.
It’s the easiest magnetic primer to apply:
Easily create a multi-functional surface: Create a magnetic, dry erase surface with IdeaPaint MAGNETIC Primer, a high-quality latex paint, and IdeaPaint dry erase paint
Safe to use and environmentally friendly: low odor application. Environmentally friendly with low VOC. GreenGuard certified.
IdeaPaint™ Magnetic Primer is powerfully magnetic – up to 2x stronger than other magnetic primers on the market; it holds 1.5x more sheets than competitive products.
IdeaPaint™ Magnetic Primer can be applied over Drywall, Wood, Metal, Most Plastics, Fiberglass, and Formica® to create a magnetized surface.
Just make sure the surface is clean, dry, and free from wax, polish, grease, oils, chalk, dirt, loose paint, and other contaminants. Scuff-sand hard, glossy surfaces for maximum adhesion.
IdeaPaint™ Magnetic Primer is ready to apply from the can, however, metal pigments will settle to bottom. DO NOT USE AN INDUSTRIAL PAINT SHAKER. Hand stir thoroughly for 3-5 minutes immediately prior to application to ensure a smooth, even consistency. The paint is ready when the color is a consistent gray.
Best results are achieved with a 3/8” nap synthetic roller.
IdeaPaint™ Magnetic Primer requires three heavy wet on wet coats. It’s important to apply the appropriate amount of primer for the necessary square footage–achieving wet mils of 5-6 mils, and avoiding sags and roller marks as you go. For additional information and a video installation guide, visit ideapaint.com/help.
IdeaPaint™ Magnetic Primer can be top coated with IdeaPaint™ Dry Erase to create a magnetic, dry erasable surface, or simply coated with latex paint for a magnetic-only surface in your color of choice. For a complete list of preferred primers and base coat paints, visit ideapaint.com/help.