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Commercial Painting in Industrial Environments – PennCoat, Inc.

Even industrial environments have commercial areas.  Offices, conference rooms, hallways, they’re all considered commercial areas.  And in this pharmaceutical packaging plant, there is an area that has the profile of a commercial setting.
I was contacted by a plant engineer.  He had a project where his facility needed to repaint the walls, window frames, doors, and door frames in their clean packaging room.  I was curious, because the existing coatings seemed to be in good condition.  But after further investigation, my […]

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Industrial Painting Contractors

Our Team Of Experienced Industrial Painting Contractors
PennCoat Inc. has been providing industrial painting services in the NorthEast for nearly 30 years. With decades of experience and a safety rating second to none, our experienced industrial painting contractors are the heart of our operations. While those in Eastern Pennsylvania know the PennCoat name, our goal is to become your top solutions in the coatings and restoration industries.
PennCoat Inc. is located in Landisville, Pennsylvania. Our industrial painting contractors provide services in […]

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Different Types of Construction Lifts for Industrial Painting Contractors

Get The Right Aerial Lift For A Successful Industrial Painting Project
Industrial painting contractors see Industrial and commercial painting projects in all different shapes and sizes.  Some projects are interior, while others are exterior.  Some areas are directly above your head, while others are disproportionately angled.  And some areas might be on uneven grass or gravel, while others are positioned beneath level concrete slabs.
But regardless of what type of project you’re trying to estimate and plan out, here are some of […]

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Industrial Painting Contractors – Prep & Application

Hire Industrial Painting Contractors to Finish Tough Jobs
I was contacted by a local fabrication company.  These guys weld large structural steel objects that include air handler units, frames, and other piece of customized steel structures.  This cold box that they’re currently welding weighs about 150,000 pounds.  It is 46′ Long x 12′ Wide, and 11′ Tall.  But it needs an industrial coating, so they reached out for an industrial painting contractor to complete the project.
 
Half Primed / Half Not
As […]

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Epoxy Flooring Contractors – Decorative Floors

PennCoat’s Epoxy Flooring Contractors Install Decorative Floors
Are you looking at the picture above and thinking how unsightly it is?  If you’re not, then maybe it’s because you haven’t seen a nice decorative floor finish.
 
Here’s a picture of a nice, decorative broadcast floor system.  And when you compare this picture to the previous one, it’s pretty obvious which one provides the superior presentation.  But these decorative floors aren’t easy to install.  When you compare this floor to the previous floor, […]

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Facility Painting – Painting CMU, Masonry, and other Structural Block

Commercial Painting – How To Paint CMU, Masonry, and other Structural Block
Block walls, brick, masonry, CMU, and other type of structural block can often bee challenging to paint.  It’s porous, rigid, and highly profiled, creating unique challenges that require specialized coatings, and proper equipment to ensure that the material is adhering to the surface.  Additionally, block is stationed outdoors, so in most cases, not only are you dealing with the rigid substrate, but you’re also dealing with the difficult […]

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Industrial Painting Contractors – Performing A Site Assessment

Sometimes you walk into a project, without knowing where to begin.  Sometimes you’ll see so much steel, ceiling, piping, siding, and everything that you almost feel intimidated.  And that’s what almost happened recently when I did a site visit for a metal fabrication plant.
Their plant is divided into 3 separate bays.  The two exterior bays had already been painted.  So now it was time to paint the center bay.  But as you notice in the picture above, there is […]

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Iron Man doesn’t just use acrylic paints.

The first Iron Man flick is the origin of Iron Man.  We get to see Tony Stark transcend from tech mogul, to international hero in his computer driven suite of steel armor.  The story is compelling and fascinating, and the characters (specifically the one holding the main spot light), are absorbing and enticing.  But one scene that may have gone unnoticed by the laymen, but not the devoted paint applicator was when Tony Stark applied paint to his suit.
Sure, […]

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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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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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