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3 Key Factors for Industrial Surface Preparation

on Jan 24, 2020 3:15:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
Nearly as important as selecting the right industrial coating is preparing the surface properly to optimize its effects. Without appropriate surface preparation, you’ll often find coatings do not stand up to environmental hazards as they should – requiring rework sooner rather than later.
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Prevent Rust and Corrosion with Industrial Coatings

on Jan 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
Corrosion is the gradual destruction of materials by natural interactions with the environment. Corrosion arises from chemical or electrochemical interactions that are happening all the time.
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Industrial Coatings FAQs

on Jan 7, 2020 2:41:06 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
What Are Industrial Coatings Used For? Industrial coatings have special properties that protect a substrate or enhance its performance qualities. These coatings work together with the paint and primer in your industrial environment. They can improve the longevity and appearance of your paint job.
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Industrial and Protective Coatings - What You Should Know

on Dec 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
Specialized coatings are used in the industrial environment to protect surfaces from corrosion, oxidization, and other hazards. These coatings work with the paint and primer to raise longevity of the paint job and maintain performance characteristics of the substrate.
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What are some ways to prevent rusting of iron equipment?

on Dec 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
A good paint job is essential to preserving equipment in industrial and commercial workplaces. Rust, also known as iron oxide, is a perennial problem in the industrial environment. Every time you take action against rust, you’re fighting a natural process that’s always unfolding.
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How to Determine if a Coating Will Adhere to Your Commercial Metal?

on Dec 12, 2019 11:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
Commercial metal is notoriously difficult to paint successfully. For a paint project to produce the desired results, three things are required: Appropriate preparation of the surface, including cle aning and de-rusting Correct coating selection for commercial metal based on the environment Professional application of the coating to enhance adhesion and endurance
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Guide to Hiring a Commercial Painting Contractor For Your Business

on Dec 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting
There are many businesses out there claiming to be commercial painting contractors. Naturally, though, they’re not all created equal. Ask anyone who’s tried to plan and price a major commercial painting project and you’ll hear the same concerns come up: Whether the contractor can deliver the promised quality of work on time and within the expected budget.
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Why Painting Safety Should Matter to You, the Business Owner

on Nov 26, 2019 8:15:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Safety
When performing an industrial or commercial painting project, there are many potential hazards to be aware of. As the business owner, you should feel confident your commercial painting contractors have both the safety training and the insurance to mitigate any risks.
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What to Know About Painting Your Commercial Siding

on Nov 13, 2019 10:27:42 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings
Commercial siding can come in many forms, but the most common are vinyl and metal. Both of these materials require correct tools and techniques for  painting. Business owners are sometimes intimidated by painting commercial siding. They may have no practical experience in doing it, since the average business owner will rarely perform a paint project on these surfaces. However, the benefits are worthwhile.
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