white powder coating additives

Coating Additives

Enhanced and improved paint quality with coating additives At its most simplified, a paint or coating is the combination of a pigment, a binder (or resin), and optionally, a solvent and additives. The pigment is the substance which provides…
Seed coating on pumpkin seeds

Seed Coating

Ensuring a flawless process & healthy harvest with seed coating Agriculture is an industry subject to a great deal of chance - the vagaries of climate and disease can greatly affect crop yield and quality. In order to ensure the best possible…
Haze meter

Haze Meter

Check for clarity and guarantee glossiness with a haze meter There are two types of haze that affect a surface or material; Reflection haze affects how you see the light reflected from the surface of a material, while transmission haze affects…
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Drone Coating Inspection

Futuristic coating inspections with drones The world's leading coating manufacturer AkzoNobel is currently cooperating with Barrier Group, an operator of oils and gas tankers, and the UK based technology company DroneOps to realise drone…
applying polyurea coating to vehicle interior

Polyurea Coating UK

Provide heavy duty protection with polyurea coating Polyurea coating has been on the UK market since the 1980s, but its durability, flexibility, and versatility means that new applications for this coating are being found all the time. It is…
tools with thermoplastic dip coating

Thermoplastic Dip Coating

Thermoplastic dip coating for bulk production Thermoplastic dip coating is done by dipping objects in a fluidised bed of thermoplastic powder. The application takes place in a metal box with an open top and a fine gauze on the bottom, so fine…
wind turbine coatings

Wind Turbine Coatings

Wind turbine coatings protect a valuable resource In 2017, Britain broke installation records across Europe for new offshore wind power capacity, building 53% of the 3.15GW capacity installed. The UK is the windiest country in Europe, and a…
Anti corrosion coating on wheels as anti rust treatment

Anti Corrosion Coating UK

Protect steel from rust with anti corrosion coating Anti corrosion coating acts as a barrier between a metal and its environment, increasing its durability and lifespan. The estimated global cost of metal corrosion damage is billions of pounds.…
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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…
an example of facade where damp resistant paint works

How Damp Resistant Paint Works

Combating damp with paint Damp is a well known, but less welcome, visitor in many British homes; it sneaks in from cracks in the exterior masonry or unnoticeably rises from the ground. When the damp starts doing visible damage, we often try…
fireproof paint for steel

Fireproof Paint for Steel

Why you need fireproof paint for steel Strength is one of the main reasons we use steel in building construction. Steel is a tough construction material, used in buildings across the country from the Birmingham Bullring to Canary Wharf. However,…
antibacterial coatings

Antibacterial Coatings

The difference between anti-microbial and antibacterial coatings Anti-microbial coatings are very common across many industries. These coatings prevent forming and growth of any microorganisms such as algae, fungi and bacteria. Hygienic antibacterial…
oven recorder monitoring curing temperature

Oven Recorders - Temperature Data Loggers

An oven recorder is the key to optimal curing Today’s production line would be lost without the use and development of baked coatings. With curing ovens, drying times are taken down from hours to just minutes. Curing is a very important part…
natural superhydrophobic coating on plants
medical coatings in a hospital environemnt

Medical Coatings

Medical coatings improve performance and protect patients The medical industry continues to grow and introduce new technologies to the healthcare sector - including medical coatings. In particular, the increased use of medical devices (surface…
Powder coating offshore plants increases durability
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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.…
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Automotive Powder Coating

Automotive powder coating: versatile durability for the whole vehicle A vehicle presents a wide range of substrates to be protected and decorated with coatings. From bodywork and bumpers to wheels and suspension components, automotive powder…
Three lamps with copper coating

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…
fire resistant paint slowing down the burning process

Fire Resistant Paint

Fire resistant paint: insulation against fire Fire resistant coatings belong the group of coatings designed to increase fire safety. A substrate treated with fire resistant paint will be insulated against fire, because of the particular way…
paint cans in various colours

Specialty Paint Finishes

Specialty paint finishes offer off-the shelf solutions Not all products and projects are the same. Sometimes a special colour, effect or texture is required to get that perfect finish. If you are looking for a custom made solution, specialty…
fire retardant paint

Fire Retardant Paint

Increase your fire protection with fire retardant paint Everyone is concerned about the risk of fire, but thankfully there are fire safety coatings designed to provide extra protection and some peace of mind. Fire retardant paint works by increasing…
industrial pipe coating in different colours on vertical pipes

Industrial Pipe Coating

Industrial pipe coating protects products and assets There are thousands of miles of pipelines criss-crossing the UK, carrying products like oil, gas, water, and refined petroleum from their sources to their delivery points. Some of these pipelines…
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Industrial Coatings

Achieve extreme durability with industrial coating Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine the best coating system for an application due to the extremely wide range of options. This counts also for industrial coatings, which are applied…
trains with graffiti and anti graffiti coatings for easy removal

Anti Graffiti Coatings

Combat vandalism & protect the value of your property with anti graffiti coatings Graffiti can be seen as a form of modern street art, but it can also be a nuisance for councils and property owners. Graffiti decreases the value of buildings…
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Roof Coatings London

Increase durability with roof coatings in London In London there are common types of roofs being flat roofs and inverted pitched roofs, also know as the London roofs. These roofs require maintenance and roof coatings every now and then; leaking…
Instant coating SolidLux

UV Instant coating

Minimal downtime and a durable floor wit UV instant coating Imagine a coating system that cures at the speed of light. That a floor is instantly dry and impact resistant only seconds after applying. A dream? Not with the patented Instant…
Automotive underbody coatings on a bottom of a jeep

Automotive Underbody Coatings

Out of sight can be out of mind with underbody coatings So much attention is given to the coating and paintwork of the visible aspects of a vehicle that those unseen places get overlooked. The underbody is one such place. Underbody coatings…
Man falling on floor without non slip paint
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Non Slip Paint & Coating

Increase safety and prevent accidents with non slip paint Slips and trips are a serious problem, both at home and in the workplace. In the UK, slips and trips account for more than the third of all workplace injuries, and over 40% of accidents…
conformal coating

Conformal Coating UK

Conformal coating for ESD and other protection Conformal coating (also referred to as electronics coating) is commonly used for electronics protection. It is applied on printed circuit boards (PCB) and related equipment ,to prevent electrostatic…
automotive refinish coating

Automotive Refinish | Car Repair Paints

Automotive refinish gets you on the road Automotive refinish is not just for hotrods and racing stripes. Refinish paints are applied to vehicles as part of a total refinish, part refinish, or as a touch-up measure. Automotive refinish is also…
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Powder Coating Appliances

Powder coating appliances for durability and beauty Our appliances are an important part of our daily lives. Just making that first cup of tea with breakfast in the morning uses a kettle, a fridge, and, depending on whether you are a toast…
orange-peel and DOI meter

The Orange Peel and DOI Meter

An orange peel and DOI meter allows for controlled coating brilliance and gloss Two key aspects of coating appearance are smoothness and brilliance. Consumers look for a glossy finish from a top quality product, and deviations from this are…
automotive refinish coating

Automotive Coatings

Automotive coating provides protection and decoration The automotive coating industry is far larger than which colour to paint your car. Every surface in a vehicle from the bodywork and under body to the exhaust and even the glass surfaces…
automotive plastic coatings in car interior

Automotive Plastic Coatings for Interiors

Automotive plastic coatings for a durable, touchable interior Plastics are being used more and more in the automotive industry to make vehicles safer and more efficient. The average vehicle today is 8% plastic parts by weight, and given that…
Vantablack paint takes a 3D object and makes it appear 2D
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Vantablack Paint - The Blackest Black

Vantablack paint lets you gaze into the abyss If you have ever wondered what it would be like to stare into a black hole, Vantablack paint is (hopefully) the closest we may ever come to the event horizon. Created by Surrey NanoSystems (SNS)…
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Photoluminescent Paint

Photoluminescent paint glows in the dark Photoluminescent paint (PL paint) is a special coating system which is capable of glowing in the dark and low light circumstances.  It is usually strontium aluminate coating system, even though use…
solar panel coating

Solar Panel Coating

Reduce maintenance and boost efficiency with solar panel coating Solar power is the fastest growing source of new energy worldwide, and its growth is expected to continue. Technological advances, decreasing costs, and a trend towards environmentally…
Commercial antifouling hull coatings increase efficiency across coating process and reduce fuel consumption

Marine Coating

Marine coating protects both you and your vessel The term "marine coating" covers a class of coatings all intended for use in the marine segment. These coatings include antifouling paints, deck paints, anti slip paints, bilge paint, boot-topping…
packaging coatings

Packaging Coatings

Packaging coatings protect, preserve, and beautify The packaging that protects and stores our food, beverages, perishables, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, chemical products, and more does not do so alone. Packaging coatings are used to protect…
Epoxy coating can protect a tank from its cargo.

Tank Linings and Coatings

Save time and money with the right kind of industrial tank coating Protection-wise, tanks present a series of difficulties. Not only does their exterior need to be protected from the environment, but their interior needs protection too - both…
Xylan coating UK

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…
Recycling paint will help the industry reach its sustainable coatings goals.

Types of Coating in the UK

Coating - meaning and synonyms Coating refers to covering a surface or an object with another material. Nonetheless, a coating, as a noun, is covering substance, resulting in a coat. Covering is a synonym for coating. Furthermore, coatings…
coating inspection tools and equipment

Coating Inspection Tools and Equipment

Toolkits and equipment you need for coating inspection Every stage of the coating process requires absolute control and inspection to make sure the coating eventually complies to given specifications. It all starts with inspecting the substrate…
self healing coating on damaged surface

Self Healing Coating

Self healing coatings now & in the future No coating is a 100% immune to damage. The damage can be visible scratches, gaps or flaking on the layer or invisible corrosion between metal and the coating. To insure maximum protection and retain…
colour measurement instrument distinguishes between colours

A Guide to Colour Measurement Instruments

Colour measurement instruments make the subjective objective Colour is a subjective measure. Person to person we cannot be sure that what one person sees as green is in fact the exact same hue that someone else sees as green. This lack of consistency…
conductive coatings

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…
fluorescent paint

Fluorescent Paint UK

Light emitting fluorescent paint Luminous fluorescent paint is one of the most artistic types of light emitting paint; mainly due to the fact that it is available in many colours and colourful glow. The fluorescent paints are available with…

British Coatings Federation

British Coatings Federation protects the interest of the local coatings market The British Coatings Federation (BCF) is an organisation based on the UK Trade Association which primarily provides interest protection and promotional activities…