Monthly Archives: May 2014

PennCoat, Inc Industrial Painting – Elastomeric Coating

PennCoat, Inc installs elastomeric paint for damp industrial environments.  Elastomeric paint is very flexible, and is ideal for conditions with contracting surfaces due to temperature changes.
PennCoat, Inc installs elastomeric paint for damp industrial environments. Elastomeric paint is very flexible, and is ideal for conditions with contracting surfaces due to temperature changes.

Elastomeric Paints – Features and Applications

Over the decades, the painting industry has grown and developed with radical changes in paints available.  Decades ago, options were limited for painters.  There was typically only one application method and this method had to be used regardless of the limitations and side effects. But, with improved formulas and application methods, coatings are no longer limited to these shortcomings.  The options for industrial paint have grown with their industrial application. Paint for protective coating against corrosion and rust have become prevalent in past decades. As the painting industry developed, new paint formulas were developed to overcome problems present in building materials and improve features. One of the highly useful kinds of paint developed recently was elastomeric paints.

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PennCoat – Painting Industrial Ceilings

This job was completed in about 370 hours.  Ceilings were pressure washed with hot water and detergent, then applied with 2 coats of Sherwin Williams Optibond DTM.
This job was completed in about 370 hours. Ceilings were pressure washed with hot water and detergent, then applied with 2 coats of Sherwin Williams Optibond DTM.

Peeling of Ceiling Paints – Reasons

Something that’s often overlooked (and even under-appreciated) by non-painters is the challenge and difficulty of painting a commercial or industrial ceiling.  Unlike painting the interior of a home, manufacturing and pharmaceutical facilities have bar joists, I-beams, L-channels, galvanized metal, and corrugated paneling make the application process very difficult.  Their substrates vary, making paint selection difficult.  And access always poses a challenge for proper surface preparation and coating.  PennCoat’s experience painters have the knowledge to properly apply coats to these difficult surfaces.  However, a lot of painters, specifically house painters, don’t normally do well with ceilings that aren’t flush.

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PennCoat’s Paint Failure Series – Peeling Ceiling

industrial painting, commercial painting, epoxy flooring, ceiling painting
industrial painting, commercial painting, epoxy flooring, ceiling painting

Peeling of Ceiling Paints – Reasons

Painting walls are easy and can be done quickly.  But painting ceilings can be equally difficult and tricky. Ceiling painting is time consuming and can be frustrating, even for experienced painters. Even adequate time and efforts required for commercial painting, it can run into problems is painting is not done properly. In case of large buildings or warehouses, it is important to paint ceilings to create bright and clean work environment. Whether you are inviting clients to your warehouse or arranging an upcoming food inspection, it is important to have the facility presentable. Ceiling paint is a vital factor that influences appearance of any industrial facility. But, if the ceiling paint starts peeling or flaking, it can be very frustrating as it directly affects the look of your structure.

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