Archive for the ‘Commercial Paint’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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