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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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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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5 Tips For Surface Preparation & Coating Application for Commercial Buildings

on Jan 29, 2020 3:45:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
From retail to resorts and even in hospitals, commercial painting is a great way to reinvigorate your facilities. It helps employees stay in a positive mindset and makes a strong first impression on customers.
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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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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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Preserving the Past: Painting Historic Buildings

on Oct 17, 2019 2:12:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
Historic buildings require extra care when it comes to painting and restoration. Old paints, although very beautiful, can begin to deteriorate due to exposure to sunlight and humidity. Before starting any painting project, you will need to thoroughly research the building's history, finding out as much as you can about the types of paints used. You will also want to learn what colors were popular during the time the building was at its zenith.
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Things to Consider When Painting Your Restaurant

on Oct 14, 2019 12:12:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 2 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
When people enter a restaurant, most don't take the time to critique the walls. What they will notice, however, is if the paint color is off or if the walls are dirty looking. If you are considering painting your restaurant, there are several things you will need to think about before you undertake the project. Before you start, you will want to determine what type of result you want to end up with. In most cases, this adds up to being pleasing to the eye, easy to clean, and above all, as little downtime as possible.
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