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Warehouse Shipping Lines – Industrial Coatings That Withstands Constant Traffic

Painted Lines to Organize the Industrial Work Place

 
Organizing floor space is a critical goal for the methodical facility or warehouse manager.  With so many pallets, forklifts, and moving pieces of equipment, it can be a challenge knowing where every item belongs.  And for this reason, facility floor lines can contribute greatly, by creating designated areas for each movable object.
However, as with any industrial coating, it has the increased challenge of adhering to sealed concrete or even potentially contaminated surface, […]

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Epoxy Flooring Contractors Install Pedestrian Aisles ways

Installing epoxy Pedestrian Aisle Ways
A customer in Aberdeen, Maryland is looking to have pedestrian aisle ways installed in his facility’s warehouse.  Aisle ways are usually an excellent way to designate specific areas for employees and workers.  Too often, accidents occur because workers are not paying attention, or surrounding equipment operators are too busy to pay attention to pedestrians.  With the installation of aisle ways, both equipment operator and pedestrians have an understanding where a person should and shouldn’t be in […]

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Flexural Strength for Industrial Coatings

Flexural Strength
The next physical characteristic to fall under our gaze is flexural strength, which is simply resistance to bending along the sample’s axial plane — it is different from torsional, or twisting, strength. The standard flexural strength test for plastic materials, including coatings, paints and films, is ASTM D790. This test comes in three-point and four-point varieties, and simply applies pressure to the central region of a bendable sample. Flexural strength is of secondary importance for materials applied to […]

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Epoxy Flooring Maryland

Epoxy Flooring Maryland
While many business owners do pay attention to the appearance of their business, many tend to pay less attention to their floors. While residential floors play less of a role, industrial and commercial floors are vital to your business. Not only do you have to worry about what your floors look like, they also have to function correctly.
PennCoat Inc. has been providing flooring services in Maryland for nearly 30 years. Through experience and quality products, our company […]

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Installing Urethane Cement – Part One

This is part one of our video series on “Installing Urethane Cement” and discussing some of the benefits of urethane cement. Urethane cement offers excellent protection from excess moisture, and has the durability to be cleaned in abundance without wearing down.
Earlier this year, we used urethane cement in a flooring project in Baltimore, Maryland. A local food manufacturer was experiencing flooring issues in the dock room. The dock room takes a lot of hard cleaners. The room was always cleaned […]

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4 Proven Concrete Prep Methods for Installed Epoxy

Concrete Preparation Methods for Installing Epoxy Coatings
Concrete, by its very nature, is a hard substance and hard to work with, unless you have the proper tools and knowledge. We at PennCoat frequently deal with new and existing concrete surfaces, and sometimes preparing the surface can be laborious. However, surface preparation is essential for a proper finished look and for putting down coatings, stains or overlays. Here are four methods commonly employed to prepare or resurface concrete.
Diamond Grinding
A grinding machine […]

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PennCoat Projects – Epoxy Flooring Installation

In fall of 2014, PennCoat, Inc was contacted by an engineering firm in eastern Pennsylvania to install a 6000 square foot, 100% solid epoxy floor.  The engineering firm was expanding their production area, and wanted to utilize an open floor.  It was their desire to coat and protect the concrete with an epoxy coating from the manufacturing machinery and heavy traffic the area could expect.    We did some measuring, made some estimates, and offered some viable options for […]

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Epoxy Flooring – Double Broadcast Flake System in Lancaster, PA

Double Broadcast Epoxy Flooring System in Lancaster, PA
When searching for a slip resistant floor in Lancaster, PA, the common solution is to add some texture, like sand or #54 aluminum oxide into the mixture.  Or, to broadcast the texture-making material onto the troweled or squeegeed floor.  But if the customer or floor owner is looking for a more aesthetically pleasing solution, then they can consider a flake broadcast floor instead.  A flake broadcast floor will offer a textured floor, […]

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Urethane Cement and Epoxy Flooring – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Urethane Cement and Epoxy Flooring in Lancaster, PA
A local food manufacturer located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania was experiencing flooring issues in their dock room.  Because they deal with food, the room is subjected to routine cleaning with strong chemical cleaners.  Epoxy coats won’t tolerate this much moisture exposure.  So we had to offer a stronger flooring solution that could withstand the constant moisture, and hold up against the tough chemicals.  Additionally, because the floor is exposed to so much water, […]

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Concrete Moisture Tests : PennCoat, Inc.

Testing Concrete Moisture
Putting down epoxy floor coatings, or for that matter, flooring, on a moist concrete slab is not going to have a happy ending. Concrete cures, which means it takes time to develop full strength and give up its moisture. Floor coating will not adhere properly to moist concrete and will be prone to premature failure. Flooring laid on top of moist concrete can create bumps and gaps. In addition, the trapped moisture encourages nasty creatures — mold, […]

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