Archive for the ‘Products’ Category

How To Paint a Plane (And the Best Kit for the Job)

How To Paint a Plane (And the Best Kit for the Job) – Author – Andy Potts October 20th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     (Painting a plane can take anywhere from 70-1000 Gallons of paint to complete!) Repainting a plane, be it a Boeing 747, private Learjet or trainer aircraft is both complex […]

How To Choose the Best Paint Thinner

How To Choose the Best Paint Thinner Author – Andy Potts October 6th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   (Paint thinners – there are numerous types and brands)

Are Mirka Sanding Pads the Best? 5 Other Brands To Consider

Are Mirka Sanding Pads the Best? 5 Other Brands To Consider – Andy Potts October 9th 2020 (reading time 2 mins)   (Mirka Gold Sanding Pads – Available in various grit types) Mirka, 3M, Sia, INDASA, Hermes and Ultrimax manufacture some of the best abrasive products on the market. Here’s a quick look at their […]

How To Choose the Best Paint Thinner

How To Choose the Best Paint Thinner Author – Andy Potts October 6th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   (Paint thinners – there are numerous types and brands)

What Is Intumescent Heat-Resistant Paint? (and the Best Brands for Steelwork)

What Is Intumescent Heat-Resistant Paint? (and the Best Brands for Steelwork). Author – Andy Potts October 6th 2020 (reading time 5 mins)     (Heat Resistant Coatings – Displayed as a cutaway on a substrate) Intumescent heat-resistant paint provides an efficient and cost-effective method of protecting structural steel, timber, concrete and composite elements against fire […]

The 5 Best Ear Plugs and Ear Defenders for the Spray Shop

The 5 Best Ear Plugs and Ear Defenders for the Spray Shop. Author – Andy Potts September 16th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)       Noise from paint shop plant and working practices can cause hearing problems and contribute to accidents in the workplace. For this reason, employers are required by law to comply […]

Freshwater and Canal Boat Paint – Everything You Need to Know

Freshwater and Canal Boat Paint – Everything You Need to Know. Author – Andy Potts September 11th 2020 (reading time 7 mins)       Maintaining freshwater boats such as narrowboats, yachts, fishing boats and cabin cruisers can be costly and time-consuming, especially if the paint job doesn’t go to plan. This guide explains how […]

Painting Pontoons Made Easy For Marine

Painting Pontoons Made Easy For Marine. Author – Andy Potts August 25th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     When Ultrimax Customer Belmont Shotblasting needed a solution to a marine based issue, we were on hand to provide a less slippery solution. Belmont were working with P&D Environmental Ltd who provide large scale marine applications […]

Sheffield Dunelt Motorbike Refreshed With Ultrimax Paint

Sheffield Dunelt Motorbike Refreshed With Ultrimax Paint Author – Andy Potts August 25th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     Dunelt Motorcycle Post restoration (image provided by wikipedia) Dunelt Motorcycles was a British motorcycle and bicycle manufacturer. Based in Sheffield, the business was founded by two steel makers and engineers, Dunford and Elliott (Dunelt is a combination of their names) of Sheffield in […]

Prestech Engineering Shotblast, Prime and Paint Hedge Cutter

Prestech Engineering Shotblast, Prime and Paint Hedge Cutter Author – Andy Potts August 25th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)       Finished hedge cutter after blast, prime and paint by @Prestech Engineering Long standing Ultrimax customer @Prestechengineering is a professional shotblaster by trade but also offers spray painting as an accompaniment to the finished blasted […]

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