Archive for the ‘Paint’ Category

What Makes Jotun Paints So Good? (Plus 3 Other Brands)

What Makes Jotun Paints So Good? (Plus 3 Other Brands). Author – Andy Potts June 23rd 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   What Makes Jotun Paints So Good? (Plus 3 Other Brands)  Jotun, RUST-OLEUM, Ultrimax and Sigma are four of the best performing industrial paint brands on the market. Here’s a quick look at their […]

Line Marking Paint: The Best Way To Mark Social Distancing Zones

Line Marking Paint: The Best Way To Mark Social Distancing Zones. Author – Andy Potts June 8th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   Sign Up for New Updates as we release them. Sign Up On 11 May 2020, the Government published its Working Safely During Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for employers in the UK. The document highlights that […]

Jotun Jotamastic 90 – Product Overview (Video)

Difference between Jotun Jotamastic 90 and Jotun Jotamastic 87 Jotun Jotamastic 90 has superseded Jotun Jotamastic 87. It is the same product, however the new Jotamastic 90 is a tintable version so it is available in many different colours.  This makes the Jotamastic 90 much more versatile because if you want to reduce costs or […]

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 […]

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