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Rooftop Air Handler Units – Industrial & Commercial Painting by PennCoat, Inc.

Industrial and Commercial Painting in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.
One of our favorite customers reached out to us regarding an industrial painting and commercial painting project.  Because they manufacture and produce candy, it is vital that their facility maintains a consistent temperature throughout the plant.  Any fluctuation outside of the required temperature range can jeopardize the quality and integrity of the candy.  Because of this need, the facility has many large air handler units lining the roof top.
However, the roof […]

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The Industrial and Commercial Perks of Urethane Paint

Urethane Paint
Urethane paints seem to be everywhere these days, but do you know what makes them so popular? This week we will take a good look at the properties of urethane paints.
First off, we should understand that urethane paints do not actually contain the material that meets the true chemical definition of urethane, which is ethyl carbamate. Actual urethane is used in the veterinary field as an anesthetic. You certainly do not want that in your paint!    Urethane linkages […]

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Benefits Of Primer In Industrial/Commercial Painting And Flooring

The Benefits of Using a Primer with Epoxy Flooring or Industrial/Commercial Painting
If you want to obtain a very professional and classy look for your place while painting the exterior siding or the interior walls, make sure you apply a coat of primer first! Primer is supposed to serve three major functionalities:

It obstructs stains as well as resinous knots from bleeding through;
It offers single-coat coverage for the paint topcoat
It improves adhesion and reduces blisters, extending the life of the topcoat.

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PennCoat Epoxy Coatings – Aliphatic Urethanes

Aliphatic Urethane
You can choose among several classes of topcoats when you need to protect a surface such as a floor. Two popular types of topcoats are those made from epoxy and those made from aliphatic urethanes. The epoxy topcoat will give good results in a range of applications, but aliphatic urethanes display superior performance, including resistance to abrasion, chemicals and UV light. They are environmentally friendly and emit little odor. These characteristics stem from the primary ingredient in aliphatic […]

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Industrial Painting – Oil vs Water Based Paints

Water and Oil-Based Paint
Paints are liquids that, when applied to a surface, dry to a solid film and impart color, protection and texture. Nothing spruces up a room faster than a new coat of paint, but the type you use depends on the surface you’re covering and the paint previously used, if any. The paint’s binder adheres to a surface and imparts durability, gloss and resistance to wear. The two main categories are oil-based and water-based paints.
Oil-Based Paints
Oil-based paints […]

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