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Commercial Painting Contractors Install Pedestrian Walkway Lines

Installing lines in facilities has many meanings and reasons.  But the most critical reason is to direct and guide pedestrians.  And by maximizing the adhesive power of epoxy, commercial painting contractors have been able to help guide those pedestrians out of harms’ way.
Floor markings and lines serve a great purpose in manufacturing facilities.  And one of the biggest reasons that those markings are so highly coveted are for safety reasons and organization.
Industrial painting contractors and commercial painting contractors have the experience, product […]

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Painting Various Tanks with Commercial Painting Contractors

Commercial painting contractors paint a variety of substrates that are commonplace in commercial and industrial environments.  And one of the most frequent, yet under appreciated items is tanks and silos.  Here’s why it’s so important to maintain the integrity and appearance of a facility’s tank., and just how different each tank can be.
Tanks and silos come in pretty much only 1 shape.  But regardless of that shape, they can hold multiple items, from ethanol to oil, to flour, to […]

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4 Different Projects Completed By Commercial Painting Contractors

Commercial painting contractors come across varying projects with varying degrees of difficulty.  Sometimes the prep work involves something as complex as wet blasting.  And other times the prep work could be as simple as hand scraping peeling paint.
And then you have to consider how much containment is involved.  Is there a sensitive product or equipment in the area?  Will paint fumes be a problem?  Does the project need to occur during a plant shut down, or during off hours? […]

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Choosing a paint for Equipment Painting

Painting equipment is one of the most common requests for industrial painters.  From finding the appropriate coating, to discovering the best prep method, to minimizing sensitive computer components.  There are a number of factors that need to be considered before embarking on an incredible painting journey into the angular movements of equipment painting.
In the world of big industry, there are innumerable operations that equipment can perform.  And sometimes that performance requires highly concentrated coolants and oils that can keep […]

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Painting Fiberglass Cooling Tower for Industrial Facility

Maryland Commercial and Industrial Painting projects don’t seem to have any limitations with difficulty.  And when we were contacted by a power facility to paint their fiberglass cooling towers, we knew the difficulty level wasn’t trying to decrease.
Fiberglass is a challenging substrate to paint.  Creating fiberglass requires a process called gel-coating.  This process involves soaking layers of fiber inside resinious material.  Collectively, these create a durable, smooth, waterproof, and very strong surface.  Here’s a video with more details:

The gel-coat creates […]

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Improve Asset Reliability With Industrial Coatings

Finishes are often overlooked from the Asset Reliability Manager’s perspective.  But if you learn the many benefits of industrial and commercial coatings, you can see how they can improve some of the most important assets in any facility.
When a company or facility thinks of their assets, their first thought is typically production machinery.  Which makes sense.  It gets used daily, to produce the product that the company is selling.  And if that machinery goes down, then that product is […]

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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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