A guide to the painting supplies you'll need for your project

A Look at the Painting Supplies You'll Need for Your Project

From masking to rolling - the painting supplies guide Come on, it's time to stop putting it off and finally get on with it. Whether you have just moved into a new house and can’t wait to get started making it a home, or maybe you’ve been…
Remove antifouling paint from your boat by scraping, stripping, or blasting.

Stripping Bottom Paint - How to Remove Antifouling Paint

Remove antifouling paint safely and cleanly The seasons are changing and you are looking forward to getting back on the water. But when you pull your boat out of the water to find the antifouling looking scabrous with excessive layer buildup,…
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How to Paint a Room Fast and Perfect First Time

Best interior painting tips for you to know how to paint a room There’s a reason we put off room painting for months and even years. Though picking out the best room color and arguing about whether or not to have a feature wall may fill us…
Smartphone coatings define the look and feel of a phone

Design Trends in Smartphone Coatings

Keeping ahead of the field with smartphone coatings The world of consumer electronics is dynamic and ever-changing. With device lifecycles growing shorter, new technologies changing the game every ten minutes, and design trends quickly approaching…
Consumer electronics coatings enhance everything from laptops to vacuum cleaners

The Design Behind Consumer Electronics Coatings

Consumer electronics coatings do more than just decorate Consumer choices are no longer determined by the products available at their local store. The Internet provides a world of products and comparisons at our fingertips, so it is no surprise…
Stripping paint off metal

How to Strip Paint From Metal

Best way to remove paint from metal with a chemical paint stripper – DIY Guide Whether you want to repaint or respray your metal parts, furniture, renew defective coatings from bike and motorcycle parts, remove graffiti stains, or recoat…
Find the best yacht paint for your vessel with our complete guide

The Ultimate Guide to Yacht Paint

Keep your boat on the water longer with yacht paint "Yacht paint" (or boat paint) is the umbrella term for all the coatings used as protection and decoration on all parts of a yacht. Above and below the waterline there are a wide variety of…
Cementitious waterproofing coating protects against spalling and concrete cancer

Cementitious Waterproofing Coatings

Rely on the protection of cementitious waterproofing coating Buildings, bridges, tanks, dams, pools, pipes, drains... the modern construction industry would lost without concrete. Concrete is a durable and strong construction material that…
Cut fuel ue and CO2 emissions with commercial antifouling hull coating

Commercial Hull Coatings - Antifouling Protection

Commercial antifouling hull coatings improve the bottom line We live in an age of shipping. The global marine fleet with all its passenger ships, ro-ro vessels, fishing vessels, bulk carriers, tankers, cargo ships, container ships, and more,…
Go biocide free with foul release coatings

Go Biocide Free with Foul Release Coatings

Prevent fouling without the use of biocides with foul release coatings Biofouling is a serious issue that has afflicted vessels for as long as humanity has taken to the sea. The ancient Greeks are known to have used tar, wax and even lead sheathing…
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Milk Paint

Use milk paint for unique soft, rustic furniture You may have heard of chalk paint, but there is a new kid on the block: Milk paint. Technically not at all new, the process behind milk paint has been used for thousands of years. It is environmentally…
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Chalk Paint Furniture – from Shabby to Shabby Chic

Chalk paint furniture for upcycling furniture When you notice your old dresser getting scratches and dings or the coffee table no longer works with your color or style, chalk paint is the best that can happen to you – and that furniture!…
A look at the top 5 interior paint brands in the US

The Top 5 House Paint Brands in the US

What makes the top interior paint brands the best? You might think paint is paint; that one paint brand is the same as another and so long as they have your color, that is what matters. However, the quality of the paint you choose will quickly…
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The Complete Interior Wall Paint Guide

Scandinavian, modern, or glam - Find the right interior wall paint Maybe you've been thinking about this for a while and have finally decided to dive on in, or maybe you're a first home buyer desperate to cover up the mistakes of previous owners…
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Keep Your Boat Shipshape with the Right Antifouling Paint

Improve your boat's efficiency with antifouling paint Everyone loves a weekend spent on the water. 1 in 10 American households owns a boat, and that number is only growing as the boating industry sees a comeback across the board. Boat ownership…
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FBE Coating - Fail Safe Corrosion Protection

Protect metal substrates and combat corrosion with FBE coating Corrosion eats away at trillions of dollars every year - up to 3/4% of gross national product in developed countries. Metal is the backbone of so many industries, from oil and gas…
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Polyurea Coating - What It Is and How Your Project Can Benefit from It

Polyurea coating offers flexible heavy duty protection Despite being used for nearly three decades, polyurea coating is still the relative new kid on the block. However, polyurea's durability, flexibility, and flexability means that it has…
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Vantablack: The Blackest Black

So black it absorbs lasers: Vantablack paint You remember the Looney Tunes cartoons you used to watch as a kid, where Wile E. Coyote would dig an impossibly round and black hole for the Road Runner to unwittingly fall into, only for the Road…
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Why Everyone Is Talking About Polyaspartic Coating

Polyaspartic coating is durable, tough, and fast Polyaspartic coating may be the new kid on the block when it comes to polymeric coatings, but it is rapidly gaining in popularity due to its range of attractive and versatile properties. It is…
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Remove Powder Coating Safely and Effectively

A complete guide on how to remove powder coating Whether because of a coating failure, the need to update and refinish, or cleaning racks and hangers, sometimes you need to strip a coating. Though its durability is one of its greatest strengths,…
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Powder Coating Seattle - Find Local Services

Powder coat for protection with a flawless finish Powder coating is quickly becoming the American coating of choice for metal substrate (and now wood ones too), and it is not hard to see why. The dry-apply and bake process provides a coating…
Corrosion under insulation industry

Coatings to Combat Corrosion Under Insulation

Corrosion under insulation is the hidden damage costing billions Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) causes billions of dollars of damage and loss every single year. It is an insidious problem of grave concern to facility owners, plant operators,…
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Powder Coating Phoenix - Local Companies and Services

Powder coat for protection with a flawless finish Powder coating is quickly becoming the American coating of choice for metal substrate (and now wood ones too), and it is not hard to see why. The dry-apply and bake process provides a coating…
Gray paint

Choosing the Perfect Gray Paint for Your Walls

The Best Gray Paint is the Right One for Your Room Move over white, there is a new neutral in town. Gray is muscling out the neutral competition, proving itself a versatile tone that varies from subtle and calm to warm and strong. The range…
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Powder Coating Indianapolis - Find Local Services

Stand out from the crowd with powder coating Thousands of colors and special effects finishes mean that powder coating will make your project stand out from the crowd and provide the exact look you want. Not only will you get an attractive…
Anti slip paint for metal
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Anti Slip Paint for Metal

Slippery when wet: avoid falls with anti slip paint for metal Every year in the US, one third of people over the age of 65 experience a fall. Falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits, representing 20% of admissions. Metal stairs,…
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Powder Coating Houston - Businesses and Services

Give your project baked-on perfection with powder coating Whether you want to give your car that little something extra or need a heavy duty coating for industrial machinery, powder coating can do it all. The process involves electrostatically…
Using viscometers ensures that a coating has the right properties for application.

Viscometers - The Coating Instruments Guide

Master viscosity and quality control with viscometers Viscosity problems can completely derail a coating application. Inconsistent color, an imperfect finish, texture imperfections, the need for reworking or excessive addition solvent and pigment…
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A Powder Coating Pricing Guide for the USA

What to expect from powder coating prices Powder coating is a durable and decorative coating that is equally at home protecting hard-wearing machinery and weatherproofing patio furniture. Its range of applications covers automotive, industrial,…
Oven recorders are important for maintaining consistency in production lines like coil coating.

Oven Recorders - The Coating Instruments Guide

Ensure optimum curing with an oven recorder Today's production line would be lost without the use and development of baked coatings. With curing ovens, drying times are taken down from hours to just minutes. Curing is a hugely important part…
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Powder Coating Los Angeles - Companies and Services

 Powder coating: the durable and attractive metal finish Powder coating is growing in popularity due to its durability, flexibility, range of attractive finishes, cost efficiency, and low/zero VOC properties. Applying a powder coat requires…
Anti slip paint for wood
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Anti Slip Paint for Wood

Stop accidents with anti slip paint for wood There is nothing quite like the look and feel of wood floor, whether for interior or exterior. It is one of the more popular choices for residential applications, but a wet or highly glossy wooden…
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Mottling Meter - The Coating Instruments Guide

Check your finish for consistency with the mottling meter In the world of coatings, mottling is a defect which causes splotches to appear in a finish - rather than being brilliant and clear, the coating dries with irregular stripes and spots…
A haze meter measures the degree of cloudiness on a surface which decreases gloss.

The Haze Meter - The Coating Instruments Guide

Determine clarity and ensure glossiness with a haze meter There are two types of haze that affect a surface or material; Reflection haze affects how you see the light reflected from the surface of a material, while transmission haze affects…
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Get a Glossy Clear Coat with the Best Ceramic Coating for Cars

Ceramic coating for cars lets your car retain its shine for longer There is nothing quite like the brilliantly smooth shine of a brand new car. You look after your vehicle, wash it, maybe wax it when you remember, but that glossy newness starts…
Clear epoxy resin

The Best Ways to Use Clear Epoxy Resin

Clear epoxy resin - from penny tables to casting jewelry Everyone has seen those tabletops decorated with embedded pennies, or the collections of resinated insects quietly waiting for their revenge in their shiny clear epoxy prison. It seems…
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Color Measurement - The Coating Instruments Guide

Making the subjective objective with color measurement Color is a subjective measure. Person to person we can't be sure that what one person sees as blue is in fact the exact same hue that someone else sees as blue. This lack of consistency…
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Orange Peel and DOI Meter - The Coating Instruments Guide

Control coating brilliance and smoothness with an orange peel and DOI meter Two key aspects of coating appearance are smoothness and brilliance. Consumers look for a glossy finish from a top quality product, and deviations from this are associated…
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The Gloss Meter - The Coating Instruments Guide

The Gloss Meter guide: from matte to gloss The gloss of a surface tells us much more than just how smooth it is. Surface characteristics reveal problems such as a curing failure, issues with surface preparation, or inconsistencies with film…
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Urine Repellent Paint | Anti Urine Coating

Urine repellent paint: say goodbye to that horrible smell on property and walls Anyone walking through a modern city has smelt it; passing a dark alley or secluded doorway and suddenly there is the waft of stale urine. Public urination is a…
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Liquid Rubber Coating - Waterproof & Flexible Protection

Watertight protection with liquid rubber coating Liquid rubber coating has been on the market for years now, but recent technological advances have both improved and expanded the range of rubber coatings available. While traditionally liquid…
DLC coating is commonly used for drills and tools to strengthen and protect the bit.

Diamond Like Carbon - DLC Coating

Diamond-like protection with DLC coating Diamond-like carbon coating, otherwise known as DLC coating or amorphous carbon coating, is the name given to a range of thin-film hard coatings used to protect, strengthen, and enhance various parts…
PVDF Coating

PVDF Coating - The Heavy Duty Architectural Solution

PVDF coating works hard to protect your roofing and cladding Sheet metal cladding is a big part of modern architecture. Everything from Frank Gehry projects and skyscrapers to sheds and metal roofing uses sheet metal cladding because it is…
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Intumescent Paint - Superior Fire Resistance for Steel Structures

Protect important structures with intumescent paint for steel Strength is one of the main reasons we use steel in building construction. Steel is a tough construction material, used in buildings across the country from Golden Gate to Brooklyn…
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Powder Coating Colorado - Companies and Services

Powder coating is the durable and beautiful coating solution If you are looking for a coating that is durable, attractive, corrosion and chemical resistant, weatherproof, and resistant to abrasion and impact, powder coating is the right coating…
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The Resin Behind Automotive Soft Touch Paint for Plastic Interiors

Automotive interior paint for a durable & comfortable car interior Plastics are being used more and more in the automotive industry to make vehicles safer and more efficient. The average vehicle today is 8% plastic parts by weight and,…
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Buy Powder Coating Powder - The Complete Powder Guide

How to buy powder coating powder - what you need to know Powder coating is not just the coating used to hot-up vehicles. It is a highly protective coating method that is used to protect substrates from corrosion, chemicals, weather, and physical…
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How to Use Fireproof Paint to Protect Your Building

All you need to know about fireproof paint Fireproof paint, or other fireproof construction and lining materials, have been compulsory for years now in office buildings, entrance halls, public buildings, parking garages and governmental buildings.…
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How to Choose the Right Conformal Coating

Conformal coating protects circuitry from environmental contaminants Electronics are everywhere in today's world. From submarines to NASA spacecraft, traffic lights to iPhones, circuitry keeps day-to-day life ticking over smoothly. Keeping…
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The Best Anti Graffiti Paint For Your Property

Prevent vandalism with anti graffiti paint Graffiti, like most, can be done well or terribly. A beautiful piece of wall art can really lift a community but, unfortunately, most graffiti is a nuisance for councils and property owners. The value…