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Urethane Industrial Paint for Exterior Tanks

Industrial Painting for Fuel Tanks

We were called to the scene of an airport that owned some fuel tanks.  These fuel tanks were corroded and badly rusted, and were in need of an industrial coating that could withstand exposure to the outdoor elements.
Our first course of action was to pressure wash the tanks, to remove the failed coatings.  A potential issue PennCoat considered was the corroded surface may be exposed to chlorides, sulfates, and salts.  Salts can cause great damage […]


Industrial Painting Tanks In High Moisture Areas – PennCoat, Inc.

Industrial Painting Tanks In High Moisture Areas
High moisture areas can be problematic for steel.  Appropriate coatings will need to include a rust-inhibitive primer, and moisture cured top coat that will help prevent any moisture from coming in contact with the surface.  Here’s PennCoat’s approach to a successful industrial coating project:
e were contacted by a local power plant to address the aged coatings on their tanks.  This is a hydro power plant, which uses a lot of running water.  All […]


Industrial Painting Challenges in Manufacturing Areas

Industrial Painting Challenges in Manufacturing Areas
Often, industrial areas have operational equipment and machinery built into the room.  It’s impossible to move the equipment, making the project almost seem impossible to complete.  But, when food or pharmaceutical plants have corroded ceilings with flaking paint, it’s no longer allowed to be an impossible project.
So when a food facility let us know about their corroded ceiling with flaking paint and rust, it was obvious they were in dire need to find a […]


PennCoat uses rust inhibiting paint for Industrial Painting

Rust Inhibiting Paint
Rust-inhibiting paint for steel surfaces forms a protective coating designed to keep rust from spreading.  It also protects fresh surfaces from ever experiencing corrosion in the first place. It can be laid on nearly any metal surface with the proper preparation, and is non-porous upon hardening which can prevent further damage from occurring.
Common uses include:
Rust inhibiting paint comes highly recommended for use on any metal surface which might be at risk of corroding.  It is also recommended for […]


Winter Painting – Keeping the Industrial Painting Projects Indoors – PennCoat, Inc

Industrial painting projects in the winter are limited.
Firstly, a lot of paints, such as epoxies and urethanes, are difficult to apply in temperatures below 50 degrees.  The have a higher viscocity, making the application process a burden, and they take a longer time to cure, due to the cold weather.  But not only does the material present a problem, accessing the substrates outdoors can also be problematic.  Cold weather can affect the applicators performance, and if there is a […]


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 […]


Industrial Covering – How to cover and protect equipment for industrial painting.

Cover & Protecting – Industrial Painting in Pennsylvania & Maryland
One of our favorite customers our of Philadelphia recently asked for our industrial painting services in one of their main production rooms.  PennCoat always enjoys a painting challenge, and gladly considered the project.  What they had to show us was a room that needed its ceiling painted.  The ceiling was corrugated, and lined with bar joists, sprinkler piping, lights, conduit, and a large air duct.  Ordinarily, this is a common […]


Preserving Industrial Equipment with Acryllic Urethane

Acrylic Urethane
We at PennCoat frequently use an acrylic urethane mastic called Durethane DTM, manufactured by PPG. It can be used to put a hard protective coat on metals, concrete and masonry. The product can produce a high gloss and can be tinted in various hues, with good color retention.  It has low amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), resists the sun’s ultraviolet rays and is fairly easy to apply. Durethane DTM is a two-component system consisting of a resin […]


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.

These […]


PennCoat – Hi-Temp Industrial Painting

High-Temperature Coatings for Industrial Painting Contractors
We sometimes take on jobs requiring us to apply coatings that can withstand extreme temperatures. One such product, Hi-Temp 1027, is a paint/primer that can resist dry temperatures up to 1,400° F and protect “cryogenic equipment in continuous or cyclic operation from minus 300° F to 1000° F.” The coating can also:

Prevent corrosion when applied under insulation
Prevent stress cracking from corrosion
Adhere to rusted metals
Act as a low-vapor, high-build primer

Physical and Chemical Characteristics
Hi-Temp 1027 is […]