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CLP Regulations

Latest: REACH 2018 UPDATE
Read about Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations and Professional Use Only products... Read more

Lead Chromate pigments in industrial paints

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Latest product guides, product focus sheets and corporate literature... Go to downloads

Colour Charts

See a review of standard colours from RAL, and British Standards 4800 and 381C. Download colour charts for your own use... See charts


From Acrylated Rubber to Zinc Silicate - all the paint terms and their meanings that we can think of! See full glossary

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions that we get asked most frequently along with their answers... See the answers


Links to useful industry associations... Read more

Technical Datasheets

Here will will find listings of all of our technical product datasheets by reference, product category and of course alphabetically... Locate datasheets

Safety Datasheets

To acquire a safety datasheet please complete the form, we aim to respond to requests within 1 working day... Submit a form

Paint Systems

Easy to use tables for using paint systems on all kinds of substrates - just choose a substrate and select between standard and high performance... See tables

Paint Constituents

Most paints and coatings comprise of 3 basic incredients; pigment, resin and solvent... Read more

Paint Testing

Need to test your paint for colour, adhesion, scratch resistance and others? Read this article on some of the methods of paint testing... Read more

Paint application

Trying to find the best method to apply paint - in this article we cover 11 different ways for paint application... Read more

Colour Tolerance

Colour accuracy, consistency and colour shade are just a few of the factors of prime importance... Read more on colour appearance

Curing Methods

Did you know that some specialist coatings require the application of some form of additional energy to cure or to speed up the rate of cure... Read more

Paint Problems and Problem Solving

Got a paint problem, this interactive problem solving will show you causes and how to solve... Read more

ISO 12944 Product Tables

This standard describes the types of paint/paint systems commonly used for the protection of steel structures... These tables provide the process and products

Methylisothiazolinone in Paint

MI/MIT is used in paint as a preservative... This article provides information on the use of MI/MIT in paint

What is 'Boxing'

Boxing refers to the process of ensuring consistency of colour across several containers of tinted paint... Read more

2-Pack Mixing Techniques

Correct mixing prior to application is essential in the painting process, many coating failures can be traced back to inadequate/incorrect mixing... Read more




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