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Everything you ever wanted to know about bed liner, but were afraid to ask

Bed liner is not typical paint, and it’s not just truck bedliner either, so there are lots of questions, here are a bunch of them and their answers.

Will bed liner stick to wood?

YES. Durabak is a polyurethane product that is a bed liner that can be used on wood, all types of wood! Wood might be absorbent tho, so be warned that you may require 3 coats, so yes, Durabak bed liner will work on wood!

Will bed liner stick to chome?

Durabak can adhere to bare metals like chrome, but you need to be sure you are dealing with actual chrome and not just metallic painted plastic. but either way, Durabak can bond to either of those with correct prep. Here’s the prep.

Will bedliner stop rust?

Durabak is formulated to bond to itself and form an impermeable membrane. If there is no live rust underneath the Durabak, then, if properly applied, Durabak will prevent water, saltwater and any corrosive getting to the metal substrate and thus prevent rust.

Will bed liner stick to Aluminum?

Durabak is a popular product for coating and protecting Aluminum, however bare Aluminum should be primed with Zinc Phosphate or Metcote before the Durabak is rolled on.

Will bed liner stick to plastic?

Plastic is used all over modern vehicles and the good news is that it’s easy to prep, 60 grit scuff and a Xylene wipe and you can roll Durabak bed liner straight onto it.

Will bed liner work on fiberglass?

Durabak is a favorite among hobbyists and boaters for coating and protecting their fiberglass campers or boats. Prep is easy and Durabak will protect your fiberglass for many years.

Will bed liner stick to concrete?

The good news is that you can get that amazing slip-resistant Durabak texture on your concrete flooring too! Durabak is very tough and bonds extremely well to properly prepped concrete and it suitable for warehouse floors, retail flooring, parking garage floors, loading docks, parking bollards and hundreds of other applications where concrete needs to be protected or made slip resistant, or BOTH!

Will sand blasting remove a bed liner?

We haven’t tried it, but why would you want to??!?! Rattle can bed liner is much cheaper and thinner so that for sure can be removed by sand blasting we think, but it bares no similarity to Durabak.

Will paint stick to bed liner?

So if you want to know “Can bed liner be painted” – here’s the answer. Durabak is polyurethane based, so first of all, if you want to change the color or freshen up your Durabak a new coat of Durabak will adhere to it very well. If you’re just looking for a very specific color or want to create an intricate pattern, then you will find a urethane paint sticks nicely to Durabak bed liner – so yes, Durabak bed liner can be painted.

Click here to discover the excellent color and texture options Durabak has to offer.

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