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Commercial Painting Material – Denatured Alcohol

Denatured Alcohol Alcohol is very important to us at PennCoat. Denatured alcohol, that is. It's ethanol to which poison -- often methanol -- has been added to render it non-consumable. We use it every day to clean surfaces and equipment prior to use. Chemistry The main ingredient, ethanol, has the formula C2H6O, with two carbon atoms sharing a single bond -- similar to ethane except one hydrogen has been replaced by a hydroxyl (OH) group. Ethanol is colorless liquid with a mild...

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...