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Fluoropolymer Coating - Far More Than Non Stick

Fluoropolymer coating comes with unique properties The modern non-stick surface was invented entirely by accident. In 1938, Roy Plunkett was busy working on a new chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant for DuPont when an experiment yielded some unexpected…
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A Guide to Packaging Coatings: Substrates, Solutions and Suppliers

Packaging coatings provide a decorative coat of protection The packaging that protects and stores our food, beverages, perishables, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, chemical products, and more does not do so alone. Packaging coatings are used to…
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Find the Right Resin Floor Coating to Fit Your Needs

Superior protection with the best floor coating Floor coating serves as thin protective layers on existing floors as part of concrete refinishing and as thicker complete flooring systems. The most common resin flooring for concrete on the market…
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Dive into the Beautiful World of Decorative Coating

Decorative coating makes the world beautiful We love to beautify our lives, and with decorative coating improving and expanding all the time, it is no wonder that the decorative coatings market is expected to boom; the global decorative coatings…
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Powder Coating New York - Companies and Services

Powder coating is beautiful and powerful protection Powder coating is a growing industry. Its durability, flexibility, range of attractive finishes, cost efficiency, and low/zero VOC properties mean powder coating is becoming the coat of choice…
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A Complete Guide to Creating a Non Slip Surface with Anti Slip Paint

Use anti slip paint to prevent accidents at work and home Falls are the third leading cause of unintentional death, and the leading cause of hospital visits in the US. In 2014, more than 30,000 people died in a fall in homes and communities,…
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A Guide to Powder Coating

The powder coating process: The basics Powder coating is one of the hardest working coatings in the industry. With applications ranging from consumer goods like fridges to hard-wearing machinery and pipelines, it is a billion-dollar industry.…
Automotive OEM Coatings

The Fundamentals of Automotive OEM Coatings

Automotive OEM coatings - more than just color Automotive OEM coatings have come a long way since the days of Henry "Any Color So Long As It Is Black" Ford. Today the progress of a vehicle body through the modern paint shop is largely automated:…
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Powder Coating in Chicago - Services Near You

Where to find powder coating Chicago businesses Powder coating is a growing industry. Its durability, flexibility, range of attractive finishes, cost efficiency, and low/zero VOC properties mean powder coating is becoming the coat of choice…
Wood coatings

A Comprehensive Look at Wood Coatings

Wood coatings for protection and decoration Wood is a wonderful, versatile building material that has been used for thousands of years to construct everything from walls and floors of the family home to the furniture and cabinetry that fill…
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Choose the Right Chemical Resistant Coatings for Specific Environments

Chemical resistant coatings protect from the harshest substances Nearly all coatings will be exposed to chemicals at some point during their service, whether cleaning products, spills, or fumes. However most of these are mild, and the coating…
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Binders and Resins for the Coating Industry

Binders and resins -  the all-important coating vehicle A paint or coating is the combination of a pigment, a binder, a solvent, and additives. The binder, or resin, is usually what gives the coating its name, such as polyurethane or acrylic.…
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Coating & Paint Companies

 American industry: an overview of coating and paint companies The US coating and paint industry is booming. The projected value of the market by 2020 is $32 billion, with architectural coatings making up about half of that value. In 2015…
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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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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…
Coil coating on aluminum sheet rolled on a coil

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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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.…
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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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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…
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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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…
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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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…
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A Guide to Fire Retardant Paint for Steel and Metal

Support passive fire protection systems with fire retardant paint Each year in the United States there are half a million structural fires which cause thousands of civilian deaths and injuries, and billions of dollars in property damage. In…
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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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Top 5 Benefits of Light Reflective Paint

Light reflective paint provides safety through visibility Whether you drive a car, a bus, a motorbike, or a bicycle, driving at night can be dangerous. Obstacles and signs, so clear during the day, are harder to see and also to avoid. Light…
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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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Minimize Fire Hazards with Fire Retardant Paint for Wood

Fire retardant paint for wood prevents fires and increases safety Fire has always been one of the greatest threats to homes; and wood one of the most common materials used for construction. In the US in 2015, there were 400,000 residential…
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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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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…
Automotive OEM Coatings

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.…
Lead paint

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…