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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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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 | 3 Comments | 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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