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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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Installing Safety Pedestrian Lines In Existing Facility

Installing Safety Pedestrian Lines With Epoxy Flooring Contractors
I was contacted by a facility manager in Aberdeen, Maryland.  He was looking to add 1000 linear feet of aisle way lines in his facility.  His facility was already coated, but it did not have any lines or floor markings.
The project is certainly feasible.  But ultimately, this always becomes a question of whether the site manager should install lines or aisle ways.  Lines are easier to install, and require less labor.  So […]

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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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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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Epoxy Flooring Contractors in Pennsylvania & Maryland – PennCoat

Epoxy Flooring for Pharmaceutical Plants
One of our pharmaceutical customers was doing some renovations to its manufacturing plant.  The project involved pouring a new cement slab in the existing floor.
Obviously, the floor of this condition does not fit the pharmaceutical standards.  The plan was to pour the new cement, and then PennCoat would enter the picture, and install a 100% solids, seamless epoxy floor coating with a urethane topcoat.
The first step, after pouring the new concrete slab, was to prep […]

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PennCoat, Inc. Epoxy Flooring Installations

Pitching lab room floors, and installing chemical resistant wear coats.
We were contacted by pharmaceutical manufacturing company with some drainage problems in one of their lab room floors.   Over the years, the floor began to wear enough that the water would no longer be sloped to the drain, and would begin to the puddle on the middle of the floor.  It was obviously not the way the floor was intended to function, so the manufacturer contacted PennCoat, Incwaq, seeking […]

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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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Polyaspartics vs. Epoxy Coatings: Adhesion, Cure Time, and Strength

You may have already read the blog post “The Epic Showdown – Epoxy Coatings vs. Polyaspartic Coatings.”
Now, we will look at some detailed differences between the two types of coatings, this time, in reference to adhesion, cure time, and strength.
Adhesion
Both types of material have good adhesion depending on proper surface preparation.
Many manufacturers will tell you that epoxy coatings give you better concrete adhesion.
Why is this so?
Epoxy coatings form a protective layer over flooring, adding a new color or gloss […]

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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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