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Why Most Schools and Universities Are Choosing to Paint with Microbicidal Coatings

on Mar 27, 2020 12:12:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
From prehistoric cave paintings and famous wall art, like the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling, to simple color palettes that are currently transforming our modern interiors, people have always used paint in order to express their creativity and come up with unique ways to decorate their spaces. Over the years, however, paint has evolved from a decorative substance into a variety of protective coating systems that can be used to protect and preserve different surfaces while also promoting a safe and hygienic environment in our homes and public spaces. One such coating is Paint Shield from Sherwin Williams.
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What are different types of anti-rust \ anti corrosion coatings?

on Mar 23, 2020 3:15:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
A study by the major industry association NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) determined the annual cost of corrosion control in the United States is $279 billion. At the time the study was commissioned by the Federal Highway Administration, the figure represented 2%-3% of the U.S. GDP.
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The Best Time to Paint Is When the Buildings Are Empty

on Mar 20, 2020 9:53:05 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting
Planning a paint job can be a major undertaking for a facility manager or property owner. Although choosing paint colors to create an interesting and cohesive palette can be a fun and exciting experience, painting a building is often an intrusive process that may disrupt the daily routine of a business. To prevent a paint job from becoming a major disruption to daily operations, many facility managers schedule their painting projects when the buildings are vacant or when there is a lower occupancy rate.
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Why Medical Facilities and Schools Are Choosing Paint Shield as Their Coating of Choice

on Mar 18, 2020 10:29:44 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
When selecting paint systems for healthcare and educational facilities, the color isn’t the only thing that needs to be considered. The chemical characteristics of paint formulations are actually more important than the color palette. That’s because some paint systems can prevent the spread of different germs in enclosed environments, like medical facilities and schools.
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Why Use Urethane Coatings for Industrial Applications

on Mar 11, 2020 10:15:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
Urethane is one of several different coating types that can be effective in an industrial workplace. A urethane-coated floor is perhaps the most common of all alternatives to the standard epoxy flooring system.
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Why Use Industrial Abrasion Resistant Coating Applications

on Feb 27, 2020 2:30:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Coatings
When it comes to specialty industrial coatings, abrasion-resistant coating applications are often overlooked. Facility managers focus a great deal of attention on oxidization and salt attack – rightly so – but may not realize they have additional options suited to their environment.
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3 Key Factors to Steel Surface Preparation

on Feb 17, 2020 2:00:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
The exceptional hardness, durability, and strength of steel have made it the material of choice for industrial applications stretching back through history. Even as today’s advanced science continues to redefine the possibilities in materials engineering, steel remains the optimal solution for challenging environments.
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Understanding What Corrosion and Salt Spray Can Do To Your Apartment Complex

on Feb 14, 2020 3:23:30 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Waterproofing Maintenance HOA
Recently, much attention has been given to the power of sea air and salt spray to erode centuries-old historical buildings. Articles are proliferating on the future of the Coliseum in Rome and other important landmarks vulnerable to deterioration through salt-rich water droplets carried by wind.
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What is Industrial Coating Application - NACE

on Feb 11, 2020 12:12:16 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
Professional painting contractors recognize the unique qualities and limits of the coatings they work with. In the industry, the term protective coatings refer to thin layers of solid material applied to a substrate to inhibit or prevent corrosion – including the paint layer.
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