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Why Now Is a Good Time To Paint With Paint Shield

on Apr 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 2 Comments | Commercial Painting HOA Coatings
It’s difficult to completely clean, disinfect, or maintain a facility that’s always in use. Even with the best of intentions, you might find yourself choosing between interrupting the normal flow of your workplace or compromising on the standards you want to uphold.
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What are applications of nano coatings?

on Apr 9, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
Materials science constantly helps the world of industrial and specialty coatings to advance. Over the last decade, researchers have had some remarkable breakthroughs in developing new types of coatings and even entirely new materials through innovative technologies.
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What are the latest applications in HVOF coatings?

on Apr 3, 2020 2:15:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
High Velocity Oxygen Fuel coating, commonly called HVOF, is a thermal spray coating process that increases resistance to corrosion and wear by restoring a component’s initial dimensions or performance qualities. Molten or semi-molten coating materials are sprayed directly onto the substrate using a high pressure gas stream.
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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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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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