Commercial Painting Contractors

PennCoat’s Paint Failure Series – Fading

Paint Fading – Causes
There are various types of industrial paint.  But typically, all these paints work in the same system: 1st coat is the primer, 2nd coat is the intermediate coat, and the 3rd coat is the top coat.  The primer has anti-corrosive pigments that helps prevent corrosion and promotes surface adhesion for next layer of paint.  A layer of intermediate coat helps to increase the thickness of the paint without applying a very thick finishing coat. Intermediate coat […]

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PennCoat, Inc – Paint Failure Series – Mildew

 Mildew – Problem with Industrial Paints
While selecting paint for any industrial surface, there are a few factors that one needs to consider.  Your choice of paint should not depend only on colors or budget, but also the paint’s performance. From anti-corrosive paint to mildew-resistant coating, there are a variety of commercial painting products available in the market. Mildew-resistant paints are, usually, used for equipments and surfaces in areas where the environment is damp.
In industrial painting, mildew is defined as […]

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Application Failure Series – Painting Rusty Nail Heads

Rusty Nail Head Stains – Causes and Solutions
Industrial products are exposed to a variety of chemical, environmental, and temperature conditions. This increases the risk of corrosion, wrinkling, tearing, and other paint failures.  There are several types of paint failures with various reasons for each occurrence, making it difficult to identify the reason of their cause.  From selecting the wrong paint, failures related to adhesion, excessive chemical exposure, and design of painted structure, there are several minor and major factors […]

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Application Failure Series – Uneven Gloss (Flashing) in Paint

Industrial Paint Problem – Uneven Gloss
Whether you consider an industrial equipment or component of any industrial product, you will find that it has multiple layers of coating on it. From a base primer layer to top coating, every industrial component undergoes a series of steps in painting before it gets suited for use. Each layer of paint has its own specific function and adds to the durability of the product. Top coatings on products provide protective layer against corrosion, […]

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Application Failure Series – Paint Surface Cratering

Cratering in Paint – Why does it Occur
Painting can often be an underestimated step in securing the longevity of a plant or manufacturing facility.  Its benefits are obvious, but there is room for error during application.  And these errors and imperfections painted are typically much more difficult to remedy after the application has been installed, often leaving the only option to scrape and repaint.  Due to application failure, pepainting can be tedious and frustrating.  However if you are careful […]

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Application Failure Series – Paint Peeling off Walls

Paint Peeling off Walls – Reasons
No matter how big or small a plant or facility, a solid coat of paint is a necessity. Every plant/maintenance manager wants their building to offer a complete finish, and try their best to maintain the building’s value with a protective coat.  From inside to outside, there are several small and big decisions that go into a facility and its transformation from a mere structure to a processing or manufacturing plant. But imagine the […]

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PennCoat, Inc – Adhesion Failure Series – Galvanized Metal

Failure to properly prime galvanized metal typically results in peeling.
When received from a production mill, galvanized metal is very alkaline.  Additionally, the metal is also coated in light oil which protects it from the moisture in the air.  Like most metals, galvanized is no exception to the threat of moisture, and can rust.  The rust will appear white, and will need to be removed by washing with water and a detergent, followed by a thorough rinsing.
Galvanized metal requires specific […]

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PennCoat, Inc. – Elastomeric Coats for Commercial Painting

Over the decades, the painting industry has witnessed immense development and there has been a radical change in variety of paints available.  Decades ago, there were limited options available for paints and application methods; these methods had to be used even though there were certain limitations and side effects. But, with improved formulas and application methods, coatings are no longer limited to these shortcomings. Options for industrial paint have grown with their industrial application. Use of paints for protective […]

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Commercial And Industrial Painting – Oil based vs. Latex Paint

Paint Selection Basics – Difference between Oil-based and Latex
Commercial and industrial painting are two different industries, but one truth can be said about both. Small elements go a long way in changing the appearance of a place, and paint is surely one of those elements. If you are looking for some less expensive way to transform the appearance of your home or office, simply get the structure painted. But choosing any paint at random and getting it applied won’t […]

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PennCoat Eliminates Safety Hazards at Job Sites

PennCoat Eliminates Safety Hazards at Job Sites 
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Success or failure of any business is influenced by innumerable factors; some are direct while some indirect. Although the degree to which any of these factors influences a business may vary, these factors cannot be overlooked completely. From choosing the right location to maintaining safe working environment, keeping machinery in order to assessing and managing risks, every business needs to keep and maintain a safety check-list on all factors that affect […]

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