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Slip Resistant Coatings & Their Aggregates

Slip-resistant floors are common in many facilities due to their safety.  But how slip resistant they are is dependent on which type of aggregate implemented into the coating.
Epoxy flooring contractors have the common challenge of discovering how much slip resistance a facility needs.  And although it’s easy to assume that the more texture the better, more aggregate and texture brings with it some additional challenges.
And the biggest challenge is that they can be difficult to clean if there is too much aggregate.  Mops get […]

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Relevant Tint for Intermediate Coats of Epoxy

Here’s a prime example of why an epoxy floor system needs a fully tinted top coat.What you’re looking at is an epoxy novolac top coat.  And those dark spots are the intermediate coat poking through the top coat.
Epoxy floors are most beneficial when they have multiple layers of epoxy.  Base coats allow for outgassing, intermediate coats add some beef to the system, and the top coat is usually the performance coat.
And as long as each epoxy coat is compatible and […]

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Clear Epoxy Coatings Installed by PennCoat, Inc.

Clear Epoxy Coatings For High-Traffic Areas
Pigmented epoxy floors look great.  They add color, theme, and additional aesthetic features to any room.  However, one unforeseen caveat is that pigmented floors can show wear and tear.  Many customers desire a pigmented floor in hi-traffic areas.  The issue with that is that all that traffic, from fork-lifts, to pallet jacks, to steel toe boots, to office chairs, can create scratch marks, dirt trails, and other markings that easily contrast with a solid-color […]

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PennCoat Epoxy Flooring – Floor Lines & Stencils

PennCoat Epoxy Flooring – Floor Lines & Stencils
When working in pharmaceutical manufacturing, it is important to identify specific locations for where key products and ingredients need to be stored.  These floor lines help identify the locations for certain products, so that those operating in production, always know where they locate the material.  Floor lines and stencils are an excellent way to help ensure that material and products get placed into the correct areas.
However, lines can become problematic when installed […]

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