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Food Safe Paint or Hygiene Coating? Which is needed for what.

Epoxy floor coating

Quick-link index: Food Safe Paint? Or Hygiene Coating? Food safe paint for risk of BPA Hygiene Coatings for Health & Safety Hygiene coatings for YOUR industry Certified Food Safe Paints Collection Still unsure? Give us a call! The food and beverage industry is a hard-hitting, fast-paced environment that demands food safe, hygiene awareness no matter the rush. Picture the scenes ...

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Fixing Water Damage at Work and Home

When misunderstood, water damage can be a critical issue in domestic and industrial buildings that recur time and time again. It can be tempting to apply a quick fix if you are selling your home or do not wish to close your business and incur a loss of income. Both have significant financial implications. But if you do not find ...

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Have Yourself a Fire-Retardant Christmas Tree

When imagining the stereotypical, picturesque Christmas card scene, there are obvious heightened hazards that elude to why Christmas is a hotbed time of year for house blazes. There’s the open fire in the middle of the room, chestnuts roasting and alcohol spills. Then there are those unpredictable Christmas lights. Whether you are recycling an artificial Christmas tree or investing in ...

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Polyurethane Varnish for Wood

Polyurethane varnish being used on a library floor

Polyurethane varnish for wood can be used on doors, window frames, floors and other joinery structures. Providing a tough finish, they are great for protecting wood against abrasive scuffs, knocks and scratches. So, if you are looking for more a durable and protective wood finish than wood oils offer, for bare woods or previously stained/varnished surfaces, Rawlins Paints have a ...

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How to Paint Stainless Steel

Preparing stainless steel prior to painting

Are you looking for ways to paint stainless steel, but are finding that the products you are using don’t adhere to the surface? Rawlins Paints take a look at the best stainless steel paints and primers for commercial and industrial purposes. Buy stainless steel coatings featured in this post Standard paints and coatings, including most industrial metal paints, do not adhere ...

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Sherwin-Williams’ FIRETEX® Range: Advanced Fire Protection

FIRETEX FX Range of Water-Based PFPs

In 2011, after 150 years, Leighs Paints, the industrial paint manufacturer, was acquired by the internationally recognised Sherwin-Williams company. To this day, many consumers within the industrial sector still refer to Leigh Paints as a leading manufacturer, and it is for those customers that Rawlins Paints has an ever-growing range of Sherwin-Williams paints which also cover Leigh Paints’ highly praised ...

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Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace

Fire safety at work using the correct protective products

In Case of Fire: Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace When talking about fire resistant materials, and the fire resistance of a property or passive fire protection system, it generally refers to the ‘fire resistance rating’ and how long it can contain the spread of fire. This is typically measured as periods of time – usually 30, 60, 90 or ...

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