Archive for the ‘Commercial Paint’ Category

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 […]

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? […]

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. […]

Single Pack Spray Paint vs 2K Spray Paints (Video)

Whats the difference between single pack spray paints and two-pack (2K) spray paint? Most people will just say that for 2K spray paint you need to mix a hardener with the paint for it to cure, that is correct, however there is also quite a few other differences that you will need to bear in […]

Airless, Air-Assisted Airless, or Electrostatic Paint Sprayer (Video)

3 different types of spray painting systems, airless pumps, air-assisted airless pumps, and electrostatic paint sprayers. All 3 give different types of spray finishes, watch the video below or read the blog to find out more. Airless Spray Painting Airless spray pumps deliver paint to the gun under high pressure, without the assistance of compressed […]

Case Study – Symphony Group the Kitchen Manufacturer – Benefits from TPS4 Support

Symphony Group the UK’s largest privately owned manufacturer of fitted kitchen, fitted bedroom and fitted bathroom furniture; with a turnover exceeding £180 million and over 130 employees – has benefited from a full TPS4 overall of it’s paint shop. TPS4 (Total Paint Shop Support) CHALLENGE: Symphony Group had for many years been manufacturing kitchens in […]

How To Use Skip Paint – painting your own skip or container

How To Use Skip Paint – Painting your own skip or container. Author – Andy Potts Original 14th October 2016 Amended – June 23rd 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   If you have just bought a skip or container, it’s quite likely it will require a professional paint before you can use it or provide […]

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