Entries by Coating Expert

Dip coating metal

Dip coating metal is more common than you might think Dip coating is an efficient method of applying plastic coatings on metal surfaces. Dip coating metal is most often realised with thermoplastic powders which are molten in a fluidised bed, where the objects are dipped and receive a seamless thick film coating. Dip coating metal […]

Non stick coating for metal

Non stick metal coating comes with unique properties Non stick is a property needed in many applications from moulds and other fasteners to pots and pans. A non stick coating for metal is usually a fluoropolymer compound which provides the substrate with the following properties: Low coefficient of friction: range of 0.05 to 0.20 Temperature […]

Paint for bathroom

Paint for bathroom instead of tiles A special paint for bathrooms makes it possible to use coating instead of traditional tiles to cover bathroom floors, walls and ceilings. The best coating for bathroom is usually an epoxy due to the fact that the humid and warm environment does not affect it. It is also suitable […]

Xylan coating UK

 Excellent non-stick and lubrication with Xylan coating Xylan® coating is a registered brand of Whitford for a fluoropolymer coating (PTFE coating). Xylan coating is usually applied as a liquid paint and it is known for its characteristics such as: Excellent anti-stick properties which makes surfaces easy to clean; Resistance to extreme temperatures (-250°C -to 285°C) which […]

Ceramic Coating for Cars UK

Protect your car paint with ceramic coating for cars Trying to keep a car looking shop-new can be expensive, and end up feeling like hard work. All that washing, waxing, and love feels futile when a bird finds its target ten minutes after you are done. And it isn’t just the birds; UV radiation, chips, […]

Waterproofing wall coating

Fight external deterioration and moisture with waterproofing wall coating Applying waterproofing wall coating on your brick or masonry wall is an ideal solution for protecting the wall from external wear and tear. The main purpose of a waterproofing wall coating is to make porous external walls impervious to water without drastically changing its appearance. The […]

Abrasive blasting – Sandblasting

Sandblasting – the most common form of abrasive blasting Abrasive blasting refers to modifying or cleaning a surface by blowing abrasive grit with high pressure towards the surface. The pressure and the grit together abrade the surface in a controlled manner. Abrasive blasting exists in different forms which differ from each other by the grit […]

Powder coating offshore

Protecting offshore structures with high quality powder coating Extreme durability and corrosion resistance are the benefits of powder coating. Therefore, powder is also suitable for coating structures that end up in the offshore environment. Powder coating offshore structures is usually done before assembling the structures due to the fact that the process is not really […]

Concrete effect wall paint UK

Concrete effect wall paint creates an industrial look It is not concrete, but it sure looks like it! It is concrete effect wall paint which creates an industrial concrete look on almost any interior wall. A wall paint is not anymore only about the colour and gloss but now you can also play around with […]

Heating coating

Heating coating will warm your clothing Winter is coming. Thankfully, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) have been working hard on a heating coating so no matter the temperature your clothes will keep you warm. This new coating contains a metal-free conductive polymer which allows for low-voltage heat generation. It can electrically heat […]

Coating Inspection

“Do it once, do it right”; carry out a coating inspection Problems can arise during the pre-treatment, application, and curing phases of a coating job. Coating jobs that at first seem perfect can begin to fail. There are so many variables in any coating application, from the environment to the material itself, that getting an […]

DPBR coating

Adidas has the answer for Oktoberfest: DPBR coating The weather is chilling and so is the beer; Oktoberfest is on its way, and just in time Adidas has released the perfect shoe to go with your stein. The new München “Oktoberfest” sneaker comes with a secret weapon, a special DPBR coating (durable puke and beer repellent) […]

Aluminium coating

Aluminium coating against corrosion Aluminium is a metal with high tendency to corrode, and fast. Bare aluminium starts corroding the moment it becomes exposed to oxygen. However, corrosion on aluminium (aluminium oxide) protects the surface from further corrosion but it can go too far. Fortunately aluminium coating stops or controls the process. Even though aluminium […]

Titanium Nitride Coating

Titanium Nitride Coating for many purposes Titanium nitride coating, also known as TiN coating is a hard ceramic coating which belongs to the group of PVD coatings. It namely, is applied in a Physical Vapour Deposition. TiN coatings are suitable for most metals and some plastics and ceramic surfaces; they remarkably increase surface properties. Titanium […]

Copper Coating

Copper Coating for protection, conductivity & decoration Copper coating is done by electroplating and therefore also known as copper plating. It is widely used in industrial application for example in the offshore, electronics and general manufacturing industries. More specifically, copper coatings are applied on threaded connections, couplings, risers, and alloy drill pipes. In this article you […]

Phosphate coating UK

Phosphate coating, the most common pretreatment for metal Phosphate coating, results from a chemical reaction between metal surface (usually steel) and a chemical substance which contains phosphoric acid; the substance converts the metal  surface into a thin coating layer. Phosphate coatings are almost exclusively used as pretreatment for preparing metals substrates for further coating. The […]

Conversion coating

Conversion coatings form a basis for durable coating systems Conversion coating is a chemical substance which reacts with metal substrates converting the surfaces into coating layers. In general, these coatings are suitable for ferrous and non-ferrous metals, yet the solutions differ from each other. There are two main reasons to use conversion coatings; Protecting the […]

Whiteboard paint

Whiteboard paint improves communication and makes space for creativity Allow creativity to take over in offices, classrooms and anywhere else where it can improve communication! We are all familiar with whiteboards; you can write down your ideas, share a thought with colleagues or leave message to classmates. Nice, but the space is limited… You can […]

Powder coating Scotland

Powder coating Scotland Powder coating is applied to thousands of products across many markets. It is tough, durable, cost and waste efficient, more environmentally friendly than the alternatives and comes in a dazzling range of colours and finishes. In Scotland, powder coating is used in industries including marine, agriculture, construction, renewable energy, and gas and […]

Powder coating Manchester

Powder Coating Manchester The demand for powder coatings is fast growing in the UK, also in the area of Greater Manchester. It is no wonder; powder coatings are cost efficient and provide the most durable coating systems on a great variety of substrates. However, starting up a powder coating line, requires a high initial investment; […]

Powder coating Birmingham

Get powder coating Birmingham and West Midlands Powder coating is the most common coating method in Birmingham and West Midlands, due to the fact that the most important industry in the area is basic metals and metal products. In Birmingham, for example, you can find Birmingham Powder Coatings Ltd. a company for industrial powder coating […]

Damp proof paint

Protect your home with damp proof paint Damp is the curse of many houses in the UK; the humid climate is not the least of reasons for it. Taking care of damp problems is crucial due to the fact that when prolonged, it can result in mould in the house, which is a more serious […]

Outdoor paint | Exterior paint

Quick guide to buying outdoor paint You wish to change the colour of your masonry facade or give a fresh look to you garden furniture. For that you will need outdoor paint which is strong enough to endure exposure to rain, heat, UV rays and other natural phenomena. However, choosing the best outdoor paint is […]

Roof coating Birmingham

Roof coating services in Birmingham and surroundings A roof coating project in Birmingham, often requires a professional contractor to do the job. Therefore, to make finding a contractor easy for you, we have made a list; in the table below you will find few roof coating companies who carry out roof repairs, industrial roof coating […]

Roof coatings Scotland

Protective roof coatings on top of Scotland Roof coatings are an often argued topic; is it really worth the investment to apply roof coatings. Naturally, opinions differ but remember this; if you are not a fan of frequent roof maintenance and want to avoid replacing your roof as long as possible; you might consider roof […]

Metal coating UK

Industrial metal coating for protection and maximum durability Industrial metal coatings aim at cost efficient solutions which protect the substrates from deterioration by providing maximum durability with minimum need for maintenance. In general metal coating can refer to either coatings which consist of or contain metal, or to coatings which are suitable for metal surfaces. In […]

Non VOC Paint

Hypoallergenic paint Paints and coatings are chemical products which often contain formaldehyde, heavy metals or other Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) which may contribute to allergic reactions. Therefore, especially people who suffer from asthma or allergies or are sensitive to chemicals should carefully consider which coating products to apply in their homes. The consideration is also […]

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Kashima coating

Kashima coating for your bike’s fork tubes and rear shocks Mountain bike and motorcycle lovers are always looking for the best coating for their bikes to improve their performance. Kashima coating provides that searched-for thing: it combines all the qualities and characteristics you most desire for fitting out the bike you love, with a beautiful […]

Antifouling Paint UK

Antifouling paint for higher durability and efficiency Antifouling paint is a special kind of coating or paint mostly present in the maritime industry on ship hulls. The ship bottoms are most of the time under water. Therefore the design of the coating repels microorganisms, shells and plants. The antifouling products are also available for consumers. […]

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Intumescent paint for wood

Prevent fire with intumescent paint for wood Intumescent paint for wood is one of the newer developments in the coating industry. It is a coating, especially developed for wood, that protects wooden structures from fire. Intumescent paints in general,  when exposed to extreme heat, will expand and form a foam which then solidifies, creating an […]

Anti climb paint

Anti climb paint: let them think twice before climbing your property Burglaries count for about 38% of all the crime committed in England and Wales, and the number is increasing! People in the UK are also becoming more and more concerned about burglaries and break-ins and the police and media provide tips and tops for preventing burglaries. […]

Anti Corrosion Spray

Protect metal with anti corrosion spray Metal or thermal spraying is a technology, which protects and greatly extends the life of a wide variety of products in the most hostile environments. Anti corrosion spray works great in situations where coatings are vital for longevity. The variety of metallised coatings is vast but can be broken […]

Electroluminescent Paint | EL paint

Make any object function as light with paint Electroluminescent paint (EL paint) is a type of light emitting paint which allows any object to function as light. Electroluminescent refers to the ability of a substrate or substance to emit light when an electrical current passes through it. It’s easy to make electroluminescent coating yourself with […]

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Paint brands UK

The spectrum of paint brands and companies in the UK No matter whether you are decorating your home, looking to give a fresh look to your office or wishing to make your shop more attractive, you will need paint; if not for protection, then for decoration. Usually for both. When looking for a paint product, […]

Aerospace coatings

Aerospace coatings and paint technology Aerospace coatings (sometimes referred to as aircraft paint or aviation coating) includes coatings for commercial and business aviation as well as for military air market, satellites and launch vehicles. Therefore, airplanes, helicopters, jets and other aircrafts flying above London are also aerospace coated. The aerospace coatings market covers OEM (original […]

Coil Coatings Manufacturers UK

European Coil Coating Association – ECCA The UK is also part of the European Coil Coating Association (ECCA). The ECCA sets quality performance standards, promotes coil coatings from environmental, cost effective and quality perspectives as well as increases coil coating awareness by providing education and training. The association in the UK represents the British coil coating […]

Yacht paint UK

Protective yacht paint for the British waters As a British boat owner you probably are continuously seeking the best coating solution to protect your vessel, and to achieve or retain the wished looks. In an ideal situation, all the maintenance is done before the new season starts; however, in practice it often does not go […]

Tesla roof tiles UK

Tesla Solar Roof tiles UK have arrived In 2016, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced his company’s newest energy innovation: the Solar Roof. Where traditional solar panels can detract from the beauty of a house, the Tesla Solar Roof integrates the solar cell with the roof tile itself, doing away with the need for clunky solar […]

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Nano Coating UK

Make use of the water- and oil- repelling properties of nano coating From automotive to food processing, from interiors to textile: a nano coating is useful in almost any sector. Nano coating can be used to provide a protective sealing coat for car paint and also to makes the windows of a skyscraper self-cleaning. In […]

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Superhydrophobic coating UK

Afraid of water – Hydrophobic coating Nanotechnology allows development of hydrophobic and superhydrophobic coating. These are always waterproof and often also water repellent. Often the superhydrophobic coatings also have oleophobic properties meaning that they do not only repel water but also grease and oils. Superhydrophobic spray is suitable for many different applications. You can apply them […]

Intumescent paint London

Intumescent paint London; increase your fire safety As the Great Fire of London proved, even great cities are not immune to fire. Thankfully fire protection measures have improved since the 1600s, and now as well as fire regulations and drills, we have passive fire protection like fire resistant coatings. It’s time to get behind intumescent […]

Intumescent paint for steel

Increase fire safety with intumescent paint for steel Fire is a danger to buildings no matter what material they are made from. Steel may not burn, but the extreme heat of a blaze will damage it, weakening its structure and leading to building collapse. By protecting steelwork with intumescent paint for steel, up to 120 […]

Anti Graffiti Coatings London

Anti graffiti coating contractors and removal services in London If you require an anti graffiti system for a larger service, it may be wise to let the job done by a specialist. In London, an anti graffiti coating job can be let done for example by these two companies. Graffiti – a costly issue in […]

Anti slip paint for metal

Anti slip paint for metal – from stairs to handles Slipperiness of metal surfaces is a common issue which may lead to accidents such as slips and trips on floors, stairs, ramps or other surfaces. However accidents can also happen when tools or door handles are slippery, and cannot be got a grip of. Fortunately, […]

Conductive Coatings

Make non conductive materials, conductive Many materials have electrical conductive properties which work in their advantage. However, there are also non- and semi conductive materials such as plastic and glass which can be made electrically conductive. This happens through application of electrically conductive coating. The most common conductors include pure metals, metal alloys and ceramics. However, […]

Waterproof paint

Waterproof coatings for preventing damp Waterproofing spaces and surfaces does not need to be difficult. However, due to the wide scale of products and applications it is wise to do some research on which waterproof paint or coating is the best for your specific project. In this article you will find information on the most […]

Acid Resistant Paint

Protection from acids on any surface Acid proof coating is designed especially for industrial environments which frequently deal with acids in forms of immersion or occasional contact. The applications take place for instance in acid storage areas on walls and floors, and in acid containers internally and externally. There are different coatings suitable for many […]

Epoxy coating UK

Epoxy coating for protection and strength Epoxy coating is a hard-wearing, chemical and acid resistant layer which is an ideal coating for many different surfaces. Also called epoxy paint, it is a two component system (similar to polyurethane paint) which forms a liquid plastic when the components are combined, and then dries solid. These components […]

Glow in the dark paint

Give it a glow with luminous paint! Glow in the dark paint helps you create spectacular effects on almost any surface. Make your home decoration glow, or let light emitting stones lead the way through your garden; the sky’s the limit when it comes to creative uses of glow in the dark paint! To make […]