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Understanding the Best Paint Types for an Industrial Setting

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Most people consider industrial paintings ideal for enhancing the overall appearance of business buildings. But the truth is, painting your business premise can offer more, from protecting the structure against wear and tear to preventing corrosion. However, choosing the perfect paint type that covers your commercial building for years to come can be tricky.

That said, here are four durable and the best paint types to consider for your industrial setting.


Polyurethane is a standard paint among manufacturers and is used in a myriad of applications. It remains a preferred coating for most businesses because it offers a protective final coat over custom-formulated industrial primers. The coating also resists abrasion and enhances durability, making it ideal in providing an attractive and high-gloss finish, more so with its good UV and environmental durability elements.


If you are looking for a workforce industrial and OEM coating material, alkyd coatings are what you need. These paintings have a high tolerance of various environmental effects and can be customized to function effectively in the interior, underwater, underground, and exterior settings. Once you adjust the components used to create this coating, it makes it adapt to different conditions. Although the paint takes longer to dry due to its oxygen permeability characteristics, applying heat can help speed up the chemical curing reaction.


Epoxy coatings usually contain an amine curing agent and an epoxy polymer that delivers sturdy adhesive on surfaces. Besides, users can quickly alter the adhesiveness of the paint depending on mixed ratios of epoxies. This makes the coating ideal for any environment and a perfect choice for your painting needs. As if that is not all, epoxies resist abrasion and weathering and withstand higher temperatures than most coating materials.


When looking for high-performing coatings, use zinc for a rust-free surface without any signs of corrosion. Organic zinc coatings contain epoxy or polyurethane resin binders, which justify the high-performance polymers in the paint. Zinc-rich paints are effective when applied on steel, providing a dual function against corrosion: polymeric and galvanic barriers. That is why zinc-rich coatings are durable, making them your perfect choice for your industrial setting.

Call Painter Bros Today!

With a range of durable and the best industrial paints, Painter Bros can help you find a special coating that meets your OEM prerequisites. For more information, call (844) 509-2313 to learn more today! And check out our work from one of our service areas: Painter Bros of Ogden!


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