Archive for the ‘Steel Fabrication’ Category

Cranes Refurbished in Jotun System Metal Paint

(Cranes refurbished in Jotun system metal paint ) – Author – Andy Potts November 16th 2020 (reading time 2 mins)     (Cranes refurbished back to safe specification )   Bright colours are often a popular choice for cranes that will be seen for miles across a city landscape. Occasionally a company asks for restraint […]

How to Paint External Metal Cladding Panels and the Best Products to Use

How to Paint External Metal Cladding Panels and the Best Products to Use ) – Author – Andy Potts November 5th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     (Painting an industrial building – that has metal cladding installed )   Metal cladding panels are a popular choice of finishing material for commercial buildings. When painted […]

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 […]

Ultrimax Egg Shell Black – Designer Metal

Colour: Ral 9005 Product Code: IPD205

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Difference between Jotun Jotamastic 90 and Jotun Jotamastic 87 Jotun Jotamastic 90 has superseded Jotun Jotamastic 87.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. […]

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 […]

Case Study – Street Crane – Increase Production 18% in Time, Money and Waste Study

Street Crane Gear Up For Success With Electrostatic spraying Street Crane the global manufacturer of overhead cranes & crane components.  They distribute their products through a global network of over 100 distributors. Working with many of the UK’s leading brands including Siemens, JCB, Hitachi Rail, Rolls Royce – excellence in product development and quality of […]

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