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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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Industrial Painting Tanks In High Moisture Areas – PennCoat, Inc.

Industrial Painting Tanks In High Moisture Areas
High moisture areas can be problematic for steel.  Appropriate coatings will need to include a rust-inhibitive primer, and moisture cured top coat that will help prevent any moisture from coming in contact with the surface.  Here’s PennCoat’s approach to a successful industrial coating project:
e were contacted by a local power plant to address the aged coatings on their tanks.  This is a hydro power plant, which uses a lot of running water.  All […]

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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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Industrial Painting Challenges in Manufacturing Areas

Industrial Painting Challenges in Manufacturing Areas
Often, industrial areas have operational equipment and machinery built into the room.  It’s impossible to move the equipment, making the project almost seem impossible to complete.  But, when food or pharmaceutical plants have corroded ceilings with flaking paint, it’s no longer allowed to be an impossible project.
So when a food facility let us know about their corroded ceiling with flaking paint and rust, it was obvious they were in dire need to find a […]

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PennCoat uses rust inhibiting paint for Industrial Painting

Rust Inhibiting Paint
Rust-inhibiting paint for steel surfaces forms a protective coating designed to keep rust from spreading.  It also protects fresh surfaces from ever experiencing corrosion in the first place. It can be laid on nearly any metal surface with the proper preparation, and is non-porous upon hardening which can prevent further damage from occurring.
Common uses include:
Rust inhibiting paint comes highly recommended for use on any metal surface which might be at risk of corroding.  It is also recommended for […]

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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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Industrial Coatings – PennCoat Paints Tanks/Silos

PennCoat, Inc Provides Industrial Painting Solutions and Services in Pennsylvania and Maryland
We were contacted in late November about some tanks that needed coating.   This is common.  Companies will want to make big purchases at the end of the year to get more expenses on their books for their taxes.  This can be great because we’re often on the receiving end of the work.  However, the issue is that it can prove very problematic when you attempt to paint in cold […]

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Winter Painting – Keeping the Industrial Painting Projects Indoors – PennCoat, Inc

Industrial painting projects in the winter are limited.
Firstly, a lot of paints, such as epoxies and urethanes, are difficult to apply in temperatures below 50 degrees.  The have a higher viscocity, making the application process a burden, and they take a longer time to cure, due to the cold weather.  But not only does the material present a problem, accessing the substrates outdoors can also be problematic.  Cold weather can affect the applicators performance, and if there is a […]

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Rooftop Air Handler Units – Industrial & Commercial Painting by PennCoat, Inc.

Industrial and Commercial Painting in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.
One of our favorite customers reached out to us regarding an industrial painting and commercial painting project.  Because they manufacture and produce candy, it is vital that their facility maintains a consistent temperature throughout the plant.  Any fluctuation outside of the required temperature range can jeopardize the quality and integrity of the candy.  Because of this need, the facility has many large air handler units lining the roof top.
However, the roof […]

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Industrial Covering – How to cover and protect equipment for industrial painting.

Cover & Protecting – Industrial Painting in Pennsylvania & Maryland
One of our favorite customers our of Philadelphia recently asked for our industrial painting services in one of their main production rooms.  PennCoat always enjoys a painting challenge, and gladly considered the project.  What they had to show us was a room that needed its ceiling painted.  The ceiling was corrugated, and lined with bar joists, sprinkler piping, lights, conduit, and a large air duct.  Ordinarily, this is a common […]

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