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Marine Coating: The Ultimate Vessel Protection Guide

A quick introduction to marine coating The term “marine coating” defines a class of coatings all intended for use in the marine segment. These coatings include antifouling paints, deck coatings, anti slip paints, bilge paint, boot-topping…
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Antimicrobial Coating - A Lifesaver in the Healthcare Sector

Antimicrobial coating prevents infections & disease across the healthcare sector In a world of touch screens and over-crowded hospitals, the demand for antimicrobial coating has never been higher. In the US, 100,000 people die a year as…
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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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Interior and Exterior Aerospace Coatings

Aerospace coatings: Protection and decoration in extreme conditions The aerospace sector is one of the most demanding sectors for coatings and materials. Aerospace coatings need to provide protection from corrosion, abrasion, weather, UV radiation,…
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The Fundamentals of Anti Reflective Coating & Anti Glare Paint

Anti reflection coating for better visibility and minimum glare Glass is everywhere in our daily lives. From the displays and touchscreens we use to the windows that protect us from the elements in our homes and vehicles, we look at or through…
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Enhance Protection, Handling, and Germination with Seed Coating

Improve processes and results with seed coating Agriculture is an industry subject to a great deal of chance - the vagaries of climate and disease can greatly affect crop yield and quality. In order to ensure the best possible production, growers…
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How and Why to Protect Structures with Intumescent Paint for Wood

Intumescent paint for wood increases fire safety in buildings Wood is a naturally beautiful and strong material used in interior and exterior design as well as structures of low buildings. However, the material becomes compromised when exposed…
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How Coil Coating Works and Why To Use It

Coil coating - Pre-coated metal sheet without loss of performance Coil coating is an immensely efficient method of coating metal. It is a continuous and highly automated process which takes a coil of metal through every step of finishing,…
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Choose the Best Swimming Pool Coating for Your Pool Type

Swimming pool coating increases durability, hygiene & safety The damp environment of a swimming pool provides an increased risk of legionella and other waterborne bacteria. Fortunately, this risk can be minimized by swimming pool coating;…
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Fire Retardant Paint in Los Angeles - Companies and Services

Fire retardant paint suppliers and contractors in Los Angeles, CA Are you looking for a fire retardant paint or a service provider in or around LA? See our overview of fire retardant paint Los Angeles, CA based companies and services.…
Coating additives

Additives for the Coatings Industry

Coating additives enhance and improve coating quality At its most simplified, a paint or coating is the combination of a pigment, a binder (or resin), and optionally, a solvent and additives. The pigment is the substance which provides the…
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Oleophobic Coating: Versatile and Multi-Purpose Protection

Low friction and better performance with oleophobic coating Oleophobic literally means “afraid of oils”, but for a coating or surface this can be more accurately described as oil-repelling or oil-shedding. An oleophobic coating provides…
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An Introduction to Solar Panel Coating

Boost energy generation with solar panel coating In the USA the fotovoltaic capacity exceeds 50 GW and results in more than 1.3% of the country's total energy production. The current share of solar powder may not seem impressive, however, solar…
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A Guide to Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta Coating Systems: "We paint winners" The Axalta Coating Systems' slogan "We paint winners" reflects its long history with the automotive coating industry - in fact, the company can be traced back to 1866 and Herberts Gmbh, a firm which…
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An Overview of AkzoNobel Coatings and Paints

AkzoNobel: "Tomorrow's answers today" AkzoNobel is a Dutch multinational company which produces paints and coatings for markets ranging from aerospace to whitegoods. The current company was formed through the merger of Akzo NV and Swedish company…
PPG Industries

An Overview of PPG Industries

PPG Industries: "We protect and beautify the world" PPG Industries was founded in 1883 by Captain John B. Ford and John Ford in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Originally known as Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., the company expanded quickly and now,…
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Meet Health and Safety Standards with HACCP Hygiene Coatings

Hygiene coatings approved for the food & beverage industry The food and beverage industry is one of the most regulated businesses in the US. It must obey strict quality, safety and sanitary regulations for employees, processes, and environments.…
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Why You Should Consider Powder Coating Appliances

Powder coating appliances creates durable and attractive surfaces Our appliances are an important part of our daily lives. Just making that first cup of tea with breakfast in the morning uses a kettle, a fridge, and, depending on whether you…
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Powder Coating Furniture - The Future of the Furniture Industry

Powder coating furniture results in a long-lasting finish Furniture is something we use daily. From chairs and tables to countertops, shelves, and shoe racks, furniture is relied upon for its functionality and aesthetic appeal. Powder coating…
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The Many Faces of Epoxy Coating

Epoxy coating - the trusted industrial heavy-duty coating An epoxy coating is a thermosetting polymer which uses an epoxy resin as its binder. Epoxy coatings usually come in two components which are combined and mixed prior to application.…
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A Guide to Choosing the Most Suitable Heat Resistant Coating

Heat resistant coating for high temperature protection When a substrate is subject to heat and rapid temperature fluctuations, it can lead to surface breakage and corrosion. Electrical and engine components, chimneys and ovens, pipework and…
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Get the Right Tank Coating and Tank Lining and Save Time and Money

Choose your tank coating and tank lining carefully to save time and money When it comes to protection, tanks present a series of difficulties. Not only does their exterior need protection from the environment, but their interior needs to be…
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The Role of External and Internal Pipe Coating in Industrial Pipelines

Industrial pipe coating protects products and assets There are hundreds of thousands of miles of pipelines criss-crossing North America, carrying products like oil, gas, water, and refined petroleum from their sources to their delivery points.…
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Protect Steel Assets with Anti-Corrosion Coatings

Steel corrosion protection coatings keep your assets in shape for longer According to the latest data from NACE (the Worldwide Corrosion Authority), the global cost of corrosion is estimated at $2.5 trillion. In the US alone, the cost is nearly…
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The Reasons Behind Increasing Demand for Automotive Powder Coating

Automotive powder coating protects the entire vehicle A vehicle presents a wide range of substrates to be protected and decorated with coatings. From bodywork and bumpers to wheels and suspension components, automotive powder coating is becoming…
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All the Ways to Use Polyurethane Paint

Protective and decorative polyurethane paint A polyurethane paint  (PU paint or PU coating) is a hard-wearing, highly-resistant coating used in industrial and architectural coating systems for steelwork, concrete, wood, and other substrates.…
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Coating Inspection: Management and Failure Analysis

"Do it once, do it right" with a coating inspection Problems can arise during the pre-treatment, application and curing phases of a coating job. Coating jobs that at first seem perfect can begin to fail. There are so many variables in any coating…
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The Pros and Cons of Different Roof Coating Types

Roof coating protects your building from the elements A roof is one of the most important parts of a building. It protects the interior from the seasons, wind, sun, rain and even snow. Your roof needs to be a solid barrier between your building…
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How to Choose the Right Water Resistant Coating

Water resistant coating - watertight solution Water resistance is a characteristic expected of many consumer goods, from electronics to shoes and fabrics. It is also required from industrial machinery and architectural structures. A water…
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A Complete Overview of Concrete Coating Applications

Concrete coating - a protective and decorative system Concrete has been used in construction for literal millennia. It is the reason for the survival of so many historical structures to this day. However, if not appropriately protected concrete…
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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…
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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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Indestructible Coating for the Highest Level of Protection

The high performing and strong protection that is: indestructible coating What do the Pentagon, truck bedliners, oil platforms in the Pacific, and bulletproof vests have in common? The answer is indestructible coating. Indestructible coating…
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The Automotive Coatings Market in a Nutshell

Automotive coatings for complete vehicle protection The automotive coating industry is far larger than which color to paint your car. Every surface in a vehicle from the bodywork and under body to the exhaust and even the glass surfaces needs…
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Do Not Forget the Out of Sight - Automotive Underbody Coating

Automotive underbody coating for protection from below A lot of attention is given to the coating and paintwork of the visible aspects of a vehicle but those unseen places tend to get overlooked. The underbody is one such place. Automotive…
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Automotive Refinish from Collision Repair to Touch-up Paint

Automotive refinish fixes major and minor paint damage Automotive refinish is not just for hot rods and racing stripes. Refinish paints are applied to vehicles as part of a total refinish, part refinish, or as a touch up paint for minor damage.…
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Coating consultancy - Solid Backbone for Any Coating Project

Find coating quality control assistance you need with coating consultancy Navigating the range of available coatings and finding the right one for a project is not as straightforward as picking a coating music. It is not simply a matter of…
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New York City - Anti Graffiti Coating Services

Anti graffiti coating suppliers and services in New York, NY Are you looking for a anti graffiti coating or a service provider in or around NY? See our overview of anti graffiti coating New York, NY based companies and services. In order…
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How and Why to Test Your Home for Lead Paint

Lead paint is still a risk in America Lead was used as a pigment and an additive in paint for thousands of years. It sped up drying and increased durability, but it also highly toxic. Lead paint was banned for use in residential paints in the…
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Top 5 American Coating Innovations

American coating innovations: industry front-runners The history of America is one of invention. From the garage experimenters to teams of scientists collaborating on some of the biggest inventions of our time, America has been a huge influence…
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The Top Architectural Coating Trends of 2018

Stay on top of the latest architectural coating trends New York fashion week may seem a million miles away from which paint to use for a bathroom renovation, but really the two are much closer than they seem. Coating and paint designers take…
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Why You Need a Certified Coating Inspector

Why you need a coating inspector "Do it once, do it right"ought to be the mantra of the coatings industry. The importance of applying the right coating, in the right conditions, to a substrate that has been properly prepared, cannot be understated;…
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Industrial Coating Equipment - All You Need to Succeed

Industrial coating equipment for a successful coating process Any industrial and commercial company that applies coatings either as service or as a standard part of production, automatically also deals with strict regulations related to the…
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Reduce the Cost of Compliance with an Emission Concentrator

Environmental regulatory compliance and the coating industry It is estimated that 60 percent of the global market for architectural paints, coatings, and finishes are water-based, or waterborne, instead of solvent-based. In the U.S., use of…
Fordite

Fordite: The Gem Made From Automotive Paint

Old car factories produce gorgeous stones made from car paint If you have ever looked at the colorful, glossy sheen of a newly-painted car and thought "that would make some amazing cufflinks" or "I'd love some earrings in that color" then you…
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Clean the Air with Smog-Eating Coating and Materials

Los Angeles is famous for its smog warnings - but it doesn't have to be Los Angeles is a natural pollution trap. The surrounding mountains hem the city in, and lead to temperature inversion. This traps the daily emanations of millions of cars…
The future of medical coatings

The Future of Medical Coatings

Medical coatings make safer, better, more efficient healthcare The medical coating industry is just like any other, driven by innovation, technology, and the needs of consumers. By adopting new technologies, healthcare providers can improve…

Self-Healing, Water Repellent Coating

A new breakthrough: self-healing, water repellent coating A coating that is water-repellent and can heal itself? It might sound too good to be true, but researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a self-healing, water repellent…
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The Polymer Coatings Used for Industrial Metal Coating

Metal coating - The protective industrial guardian Metal is a tough, strong, durable material used for countless purposes across every industry. From the medical sector to pipelines, construction to the automotive industry, metal coatings…
Invisible food coating

Invisible Food Coating

Invisible food coating When you live near a suitable market, getting fresh food is not difficult at all! Also, when you have a way to properly store the food, and you can consume it all before it goes bad there are no problems here. Everyone…