Archive for April, 2020

What is the Best Spray Gun? DeVilbiss Versus Anest Iwata

Author – Andy Potts April 27th 2020 (reading time 3mins) What is the Best Spray Gun? DeVilbiss Versus Anest Iwata. Sign Up for New Updates as we release them. Sign Up   What is the Best Spray Gun? DeVilbiss Versus Anest Iwata  DeVilbiss has a formidable reputation within the finishing industry. It’s known for its […]

Electrostatic Painting Demo and how it works

Check out below images and videos of a recent electrostatic painting demo. The image shows the rear of the products after a single coat on the other side, and the circled item was painted without the electrostatic system turned on. The results highlight how good an electrostatic painting system is at covering the product with […]

Something so satisfying about this video!

There’s nothing like watching an extremely good painter do what he is best at, painting! One of our sales team shot this video while doing a trial with our Ultrithane 31 Direct to Metal 2K Polyurethane paint and the results are spectacular. The excellent colour retention and coverage of the productreally show through. Ultrithane 31 […]

Why You Should Buy a Good-Quality Paint Brush

Author – Andy Potts April 20th 2020 (reading time 3mins) Choosing a good paint brush.Sign Up for New Updates as we release them. Sign Up Why You Should Buy a Good-Quality Paint Brush With so many well-packaged paint brushes on the market, it might be tempting to buy cheap. But do you know what you’re […]

Water-based Paints – Advantages and Disadvantages

In a world that needs to reduce its environmental impact and adopt sustainable manufacturing practices, water-based paints are becoming the new standard. They’re less hazardous than solvent-based coatings and offer several other benefits too. Historically, solvent-based products have out-performed water-based, but technology has moved on, and there are plenty of high-performing alternatives on the market. […]

Wood Coatings – What is best for you?

Let’s take a quick look at the most common types of wood coating on the market: Pre-catalysed, acid-catalysed, polyurethane and water-based. Pre-catalysed Wood Coating A pre-catalysed coating is ideal for finishing occasional furniture that doesn’t face heavy use, and items with a short lifespan, like shopfitting equipment or display stands. Why should you use pre-catalysed? […]

Is a Pneumatic or Electric Mirka Sander Best?

Watch the video or read the blog to find out whether the pneumatic or electric Mirka sander is best for you. Why Purchase an Electric Mirka Sander? These are a great option if you need a portable tool that will perform well on-site as and in the workshop. The sander itself has a higher up-front […]

What is Intumescent Paint? (Video)

You might even be able to say it but do you know what Intumescent paint actually is? What does intumescing mean? It’s basically a fancy word for swelling. The paint expands up to 50 times its original thickness to form a carbon layer, or char, that prevents oxygen from reaching the substrate for a given […]

Why a High Quality Paint Finish is Crucial (video)

A paint shop can often be overlooked in the manufacturing process. We believe that the paint finish should be the most invested in area of manufacturing to ensure that every product has a high quality paint finish. Think about it. What’s the first thing your customer sees when you deliver their consignment? The paint job. […]

Keep Positive and Crossword On!

Author – Andy Potts April 15th 2020 (reading time 5mins) Crosswords and Home Decor Paint Set. Don’t forget to Sign Up for New Updates as we release them. Sign Up Stay Positive and Take a Break For a Crossword   If you’re slightly bored and worn with the constant messages of either doom or rose tinted […]

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