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The Best Interior Wall Paint Brands in Ireland

For the best results get the best paint brands Choosing paint is hard. Surprisingly hard. The fear of getting half way through a paint job and realising you hate it can lead to safe choices that end up boring you. Whether you are setting up a restaurant, a home, an office, a store, or some […]

Best Chalk Paint in Ireland

Chalk paint furniture to refurbish it vintage-style Do you hate that old dresser with the scratches and dings? Or maybe that dated coffee table no longer works with your scheme, or the stains on the sideboard get you down. If you look at a tired bit of furniture and ache to replace it there is […]

Complete Antifouling Removal Guide

What you need to know for antifouling removal Nobody ever wants to update their antifouling. But when you pull your boat out of the water to find the antifouling looking rough as guts with excessive layer buildup, cratering, peeling, flaking, or blisters appearing across the hull, you can’t put it off any longer. Whether you […]

Powder Coating Removal

The guide for how to remove powder coating Powder coating removal requires some of the toughest removal methods. It might be due to a coating failure, the need to update and refinish, or cleaning racks and hangers after a successful coating, but sometimes you need to strip a coating. Though its durability is one of […]

Clear Epoxy Resin

Clear epoxy resin for any crafting project Everyone nowadays seems to have a clear epoxy resin project that they are planning. Whether it is a river or penny tabletop, resin jewellery, embedded objects (like insects) and paperweights, or as a glossy clear epoxy for art or photography, do not be put off by the apparent […]

Room Painting Guide

Step-by-step guide: How to paint a room fast and perfect There’s a reason we put off room painting for months and even years. Though picking out the best room colour and arguing about whether or not to have a feature wall may fill us with joy, the actual act of painting a room is faced […]

Paint Removal from Metal Surfaces

Paint removal from metal surfaces – DIY Guide Whether you want to respray or repaint your metal furniture, renew defective coating from motorcycle and bike parts, recoat a tank, or remove graffiti stains, the first step of paint removal from metal surfaces is to use the suitable paint remover for metal – mostly that’s a […]

Buy Powder Coating Powder in Ireland

All you need to know when you wish to buy powder coating powder Powder coating is a highly protective and environmentally friendly coating which is slowly replacing industrial solvent borne heavy duty coatings. The coating method is used to protect substrates from chemicals, corrosion, weather and physical damage while providing an even, drip-free finish. Powder […]

Marine Coating Ireland

Marine coating is good for your vessel, the environment and your wallet The term “marine coating” covers a class of coatings all intended for use in the marine segment. These coatings include antifouling paints, deck paints, anti slip paints, bilge paint, boot-topping paints, and protective paints for structures in marine environments. Just as there are […]

Aerospace Coatings Ireland

Aerospace coatings protect aircrafts and optimise performance The aerospace sector is one of the most demanding sectors for coatings and materials. Aerospace coatings need to provide protection from corrosion, abrasion, weather, UV radiation, erosion, temperature variations, and more in the most extreme conditions. The aerospace industry can be divided into space, commercial aviation, military and […]

Packaging Coatings Ireland

Appealing looks & long term protection with the right packaging coatings The packaging that protects and stores our food, beverages, perishables, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, chemical products, etc. does not do so alone. Packaging coatings are used to protect and enhance the interior and exterior of containers, packaging, lids, metal, plastic, board, paper, and more in order […]

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Intumescent Paint for Steel Ireland

Use intumescent paint to improve fire safety After the fire at the Metro Hotel in Ballymun, Dublin earlier this year, there is a renewed focus on fire safety and the threat of fire in high-rise buildings in Ireland. The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association is calling for more training for firefighters, and architects want […]

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Local Powder Coating Specialists Dublin Area

Find Powder Coating Dublin specialists The demand for powder coatings is fast growing in Ireland, also in the Dublin area. It is no wonder; powder coatings are cost efficient and provide one of the most durable coating systems on a great variety of substrates. The only disadvantage is that setting up a powder coating line […]

High Temperature Coating Ireland

High temperature coating for protection from heat When a substrate is subject to heat and rapid temperature fluctuations, it can lead to surface breakage and corrosion. Electrical and engine components, chimneys and ovens, pipework and chemical plants, all these are exposed to possibly damaging temperatures and conditions. A high temperature coating works to protect the substrate […]

Anti Graffiti Paint Ireland

Anti graffiti paint protects your property from vandals “Think Don’t Tag” may be the message Irish councils are trying to spread, but graffiti is still a big problem in Ireland. If caught, graffiti vandals could face up to €2000 in fines, but that didn’t stop them causing nearly €500,000 worth of graffiti removal costs for Irish […]

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Anti Slip Paint Guide Ireland

Anti slip paint for increased slip resistance and safer floors Every workday seven people in Ireland are injured in workplace slip, trips and falls. This is the second highest single cause of workplace injuries and adds up to months of time off. Slips and falls are also responsible for nearly 50% of all claims made […]

Chemical Resistant Coating Ireland

Chemical resistant coating for where chemicals are present Nearly all coatings will be exposed to chemicals at some point, these can be cleaning products, spills, or fumes. However most of these are mild, and the coating does not need a special formulation. Chemical resistant coating however, is designed to provide protection from the harshest of […]

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Ceramic Coating for Cars in Ireland

Ceramic coating protects cars from the Irish weather We all know the feeling – you’re waiting at the lights and a glossy new car slides up next to you and you realise your paintwork is not what it was. Trying to keep a car looking shop-new can be an expensive and exhausting chore. All that […]

Corrosion Resistant Coatings for Steel Ireland

Corrosion resistant coating for steel offers the best protection Corrosion resistant coating for steel acts as a barrier between a metal and its environment, increasing its durability and lifespan. The estimated global cost of metal corrosion damage is trillions of euros, and Ireland, with its moisture-heavy and salt-laden air, does not escape the scourge. The […]

Anti Reflective Coating Ireland

Anti reflective coating for minimised nuisance from reflections & glare Glass is everywhere in our daily lives. From the displays and touchscreens we use to the windows that protect us from the elements in our homes and vehicles, we look at or through glass all day long. And for those who wear glasses, it is […]

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Liquid Rubber Roof Coating in Ireland

Roof coating for waterproofing flat roofs and roof tiles Liquid roof coating provides a seamless solution for waterproofing and protecting roofs, even under the constant Irish rain. These liquid roof coatings will give long-term protection to a wide variety of roofing materials, including felt, asphalt, asbestos, cement and metal surfaces. The right roof coating can seal […]

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Wood & Timber Coatings Ireland Guidance

Wood coating works as a wood preserver to keep its beauty Wood is a wonderful, versatile building material that has been used for thousands of years to construct everything from walls and floors of the family home to the furniture and cabinetry that fill it. In order to keep wood functioning at its best and most […]

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Exterior Wall Coatings Guide Ireland & Dublin

Interior and exterior wall coating protects and waterproofs Wall coating is easily confused with wall paint, but wall paint brings more to the table. Besides giving it a splash of colour it also has added benefits. It can make walls easier to clean, dirt repellent, antimicrobial or even waterproof – an important feature in Ireland […]

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Powder Coating Prices in Ireland

How to determine powder coating prices in Ireland You have project that needs powder coating, but you want to know the powder coating prices before you commit. There are literally dozens of powder coating companies operating all across Ireland, so how much is powder coating, what is the right price? Whether you need commercial-scale application, […]

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Resin Flooring Paint Guidance Ireland

Residential, commercial, and industrial floor coating protection A floor coating works in two ways: it protects the substrate from the damage that comes with daily use, while providing a versatile and customisable surface suited to any environment. Resin flooring has been the protective floor coating of choice now for decades; whether polyurethane floor, the newer […]

Nano Coating Ireland

Water- and grease repelling nano coating at your disposal From food processing to automotive and from textile to exterior: a nano coating is useful in almost every sector. Not only does nano coating seal the car paint but also makes the windows of a skyscraper self-cleaning. In this article we will take a closer look […]

Antifouling Paint & Coating Ireland

Antifouling paint protects your vessel and the industry The Irish fishing industry employs some 11,000 people with more than 2,000 registered fishing vessels operating out of Irish ports. The two biggest ports in terms of landings are Castletownmere and Killybegs, bringing in nearly 200,000 tonnes of seafood between them. In 2016, the GDP of the […]

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Powder Coating

Powder coatings for extreme durability Powder coating is an alternative for conventional liquid painting; it comes in a form of dry powder which is mainly applied on metal surfaces. But with recent innovations, heat sensitive materials such as plastic and wood can also be powder coated. The main difference between powder coatings and liquid paint […]

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Coating steel Ireland

Coating steel Ireland; for industrial use Industrial steel coating aims at cost efficient solutions which protect steel substrates from deterioration by providing maximum durability with minimum need for maintenance. It goes without saying here that corrosion protection plays a particularly major role.  To protect steel from corrosion due to weather conditions, other environmental hazards and industrial […]

Coating: Meaning and Description

Definition: Coating, meaning ‘the act of applying a coat’ or ‘a paint’ Coating acts as both a noun and a verb: It is both the act of applying a coat or paint, and the paint itself. A coating is a thin layer (or series of thin layers) of a substance covering the surface of a […]

Anti rust spray IE

Protect your object from Irish weather with anti rust spray Anti-rust spray is the ideal solution for both preventative maintenance and use in wet, rainy environments like we have in Ireland.  Anti rust spraying is carried out in a wide range of engineering markets, including oil and gas, construction, petrochemical and marine.  But of course […]

Anti Pee Coating Ireland

Prevent public urination in Ireland with Anti Pee Coating As public urination is becoming an ever-greater problem in Ireland, more and more solutions are developed. Not only is urination a problem in cities like Dublin and Cork,  but also in residential areas where night time passers-by search for relief next to buildings, lampposts and trees. […]

Coating manufacturers in Dublin

Find Coating Manufacturers in Dublin for your Project The demand for coatings has never been higher in Ireland. Many companies choose Dublin to locate in. Whether you are looking for a workplace with equipment to coat your own project, a manufacturer or an industrial specialist in Dublin, you will find it here. Dublin based coating […]