Entries by Coating Specialist

Fire protection paint for steel ZA

What makes fire protection paint for steel a necessity Steel is a tough and strong construction material, used in buildings across South Africa. However, this strength is challenged by the severe heat of a fire. In a fire, it can take only minutes for unprotected steel to reach critical failure temperature of 550ºC, at which point […]

Industrial & DIY Powder Coating South Africa

What you need to know about powder coating in South Africa Powder coating has grown into a multi-billion rand business worldwide. It is a part of our lives every day, coating everything from household items and bicycles to heavy duty machinery. Its popularity comes down to two things: protection and style. As a coating method it […]

Aerospace Coatings South Africa

Aerospace coatings provide protection in the most demanding conditions The aerospace sector is one of the most demanding sectors for coatings and materials. Aerospace coatings need to provide protection from corrosion, abrasion, weather, UV radiation, erosion, temperature variations, and more in the most extreme conditions. The aerospace industry can be divided into space, commercial aviation, […]

Packaging Coatings ZA

A decorative layer of protection with packaging coatings The packaging that protects and stores our food, beverages, perishables, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, chemical products, etc. does not do so alone. Packaging coatings are used to protect and enhance the interior and exterior of containers, packaging, lids, metal, plastic, board, paper, and more in order to best maintain their […]

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Wood Coatings South Africa

Wood coatings for preserving beauty and increasing durability Wood is a wonderful, versatile building material that has been used for thousands of years to construct everything from walls and floors of the family home to the furniture and cabinetry that fill it. In order to keep wood functioning at its best and most beautiful, it […]

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Heat resistant coating South Africa

Heat resistant coating for increased efficiency and surface protection When a substrate is subject to heat and rapid temperature fluctuations, it can lead to surface breakage and corrosion. Electrical and engine components, chimneys and ovens, pipework and chemical plants, all these are exposed to possibly damaging temperatures and conditions. A heat resistant coating works to protect […]

Chemical resistant coating South Africa

Protect any surface from harsh substances with chemical resistant coating Nearly all coatings will be exposed to chemicals at some point, whether cleaning products, spills, or fumes. However most of these are mild, and the coating does not need a special formulation. Chemical resistant coatings or paints are designed to provide protection from the harshest of […]

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Anti corrosion coating South Africa

Anti corrosion coating for extending the life of steel surfaces Anti corrosion coating acts as a barrier between a metal and its environment, increasing its durability and lifespan. The estimated global cost of metal corrosion damage is billions of rands. The good news is, a lot of this loss can be prevented by being proactive, and […]

Anti slip coating South Africa

Reducing the chance of slips and trips with anti slip coating Slips and trips are a serious problem, both at home and in the workplace. In South Africa, slips and trips account for a great number of all workplace injuries, and most accidents involve slips. If you are an employer, you have duty of care to […]

Anti Reflective Coating South Africa

Reflections & glare are the problem of the past with anti reflective coating Glass is everywhere in our daily lives. From the displays and touchscreens we use to the windows that protect us from the elements in our homes and vehicles, we look at or through glass all day long. And for those who wear […]

Powder Coating Cape Town

Powder Coating Cape Town; the local industry There are many powder coating Cape Town companies. They offer everything from industrial powder coating services and retail services of individual items. Some of them are located in industrial area Brackenfell near Kraaifontein. This area has several major access roads including the N1, R300, Old Paarl Road and […]