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Powder vs Liquid Coatings

Coatings protect and decorate almost every item in our lives.  From mobile phones and automobiles, to factories, farm equipment, roadways and bridges; most everything we value is painted.  Selecting the right paint or “coating solution” for your individual project or process may seem overwhelming, but it can be easier than you might imagine with your…

Your Success is Our Brand

We know there’s no universal approach when it comes to paint manufacturers—or any industry for that matter. That’s why at U.S. Paint, we have a global team of experts trained to meet the needs of paint companies around the world, from North America to Europe to Asia and beyond. We talked to one of our…

Surface Preparation Standards in Paints and Coatings

Proper surface preparation is essential for the success of any protective coating process. The importance of removing oil, grease, prior coatings, surface defects and contaminants cannot be overemphasized. The performance of any paint coating is directly dependent upon the correct and thorough preparation of the surface prior to coating. The most expensive and technologically advanced…

Agricultural Applications for Paints and Coatings

The farming and agriculture industry is the backbone of the U.S. economy. For that reason, original equipment manufacturers look to U.S. Paint to help farmers and manufacturers prolong equipment life and assist in production efficiency by applying advanced surface coatings to their machinery. Those in the agriculture and construction industries often identify with their brands…

Fighting extreme weather with specialty coatings

When we apply specialty coatings, we do so with the expectation of some performance benefit. The good news is, U.S. Paint’s range of protective coatings can safeguard surfaces against corrosion, chemicals, salt attack, extreme temperatures, and much more. Specialty coatings are protective primers, paints, and sealants that can have marine, industrial, commercial, and residential applications.…

Effective Quality Control Practices

Paints and coatings are needed in many different markets, ranging from commercial builders to original equipment manufacturers. Some of these markets are subject to regulations that require testing for compliance. Other times, our clients have more complex specifications to help with everything from safety to aesthetics. Experts at U.S. Paint use a wide variety of…