oleophobic coating

Oleophobic Coating

Oleophobic coating reduces friction and improves performance Oleophobic literally means "afraid of oils", but for a coating or surface this can be more accurately described as oil-repelling or oil-shedding. An oleophobic coating provides a…
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Non Conductive Paint & Coating

Non conductive paint limits the flow of heat or electrical current Non conductive paint refers to a coating which is a poor conductor of heat or electricity.  These coatings are used as electrical or thermal insulators throughout industries…
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…
manganese phosphate coating on drills

Phosphate Coating UK

Phosphate coating, the most common pretreatment for metal Pretreatment is one of the key components of a successful coating system: especially when coating metal. Each type of metal and types of topcoats require different kind of surface preparation…
subtle hues for colour of the year 2018

Colour of the Year 2018

Colour of the year 2018 - from Gentle hues to shades of black It is time to take a look at the colour of the year 2018: what are the shades and the hues the trend-aware home decorators would die for? There is never just one colour of the year,…
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Becoming a Powder Coating Approved Applicator

Quality assured with powder coating certification Powder coating is a growing market, with new businesses appearing every day. New businesses and established businesses alike need to find ways to stand out from the crowd in order to survive.…
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…
intumescent paint london slowing down the flame spread

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,…
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Wood Coating UK

Protect, preserve and beautify  wood with the right wood coating Wood is a wonderful, versatile building material that has been used for thousands of years to construct everything from walls and floors of the family home to the furniture and…
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Powder Coating Furniture

Powder coating furniture for a long-lasting protective finish Furniture is something we use everyday. From chairs and tables to countertops, shelves, and shoe racks, furniture is relied upon for its functionality and aesthetic appeal. Powder…
Anti slip paint for wood stairs, decking, or floors increases safety without sacrificing looks
polyurethane foam under glass wool to insulate facade

Polyurethane Foam UK

Polyurethane foam for sealing and insulating Polyurethane is a very versatile material which allows creative solutions in construction. PU foam is widely used in for example mattresses, car seats and thermal and sound insulation. Polyurethane…
Man measure powder coating thickness with ultrasonic testing
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Measure Powder Coating Thickness

Measure powder coating thickness to obtain optimal results Powder coatings are often considered one of the most efficient and durable industrial coatings. However to guarantee durability and optimal functioning it is crucial to measure powder…
mottling meter measures differences in finish

Mottling Meter

Make sure the finish is consistent with a mottling meter In the world of coatings, mottling is a defect which causes splotches to appear in a finish – rather than being brilliant and clear, the coating dries with irregular stripes and spots…
Kashima Coating
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Kashima Coating UK

Protect your bike by kashima coating 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…
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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…
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…
detecting powder coating defects and causes in black fence
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Powder Coating Defects and Causes - Troubleshooting Guide

Recognise powder coating defects and causes to minimise damage Coating failures happen. When they do, it is important to trace the cause of the problem as quickly as possible and to remedy it. Powder coating problems can be caused by issues…
Paint stripper for metal

Stripping Paint Off Metal: How-to Guide

The best way to remove paint from metal at home: Chemical paint stripper Whether you want to respray or repaint your metal furniture, renew defective coating from motorcycle and bike parts, or recoat a tank, the first step will be stripping…
Tesla solar tile coating

Tesla Roof Tiles UK

Tesla Solar Roof UK has 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 tiles integrate the solar…
natural superhydrophobic coating on plants
powder coating wood UK
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Powder Coating Wood UK

Powder coating now also for wood Achieving a smooth, even surface on wood may be difficult due to the fact that liquid coatings tend to run, sag or dry unevenly in unfavourable circumstances. Additionally, governments are pushing towards lower…
non stick coating for metal is often used in non stick cooking pans and other cookware

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…
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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…
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epoxy flooring is suitable for heavy duty areas, but also for at home
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Epoxy Flooring

Epoxy flooring: durable, long-lasting, beautiful If you are searching for a flooring solution that will cope with the most demanding situations in style, as well as being durable and easy to clean, epoxy flooring is for you. Epoxy flooring…
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…
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…
Smog eating coating on a tip of a skyscraper

Smog Eating Coating

Self cleaning, smog eating coating for skyscrapers The New York based engineering materials and solutions company, Arconic, envisioned a three-mile-high skyscraper covered in a smog eating coating. It is only 2017, but the company is already…
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…
drills with golden titanium nitride coating

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…
label of water resistant coating for electronics applied on appliances

Water Resistant Coating

Improve your products & secure processes with water resistant coating Water resistance is a characteristic expected of many consumer goods, from electronics to shoes and fabrics. It is also required from industrial machinery and architectural…
powder coating warrant on industrial cranes
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Powder Coating Warranty and Industry Standards

Understanding the powder coating warranty and industry standards When you specify a powder coating there are several considerations you need to make, and standards that you need to understand, in order to avoid the pitfalls of overconfidence.…
Learn all the tips and tricks for how to paint a room like a pro

How to Paint a Room - All the Tips and Tricks

The step-by-step room painting guide Painting is nobody's favourite job. What starts with excitement can quickly descend into fourth-trip-to-B&Q headaches. But it doesn't have to be this way! You really can finally tackle that spare room,…
transparent self smooting epoxy coating on floor tiles
fireproof paint has given firefighters more time to arrive

Fireproof Paint

Fireproof paint and what you need to know about it Fireproof paint, or other fireproof construction and lining materials, have been compulsory for years now in office buildings, entrance halls, public buildings, parking garages and governmental…
coating meaning

Coating Meaning

Covering a substrate with a substance; coating meaning Coatings are substances which are applied on objects and surfaces to change the substrate's properties or appearance as well as to protect it from wearing out. There are many different…
colourful bench created by dip coating metal

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,…
automotive powder coating
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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…
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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.…
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…