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How Rust-Inhibiting Metal Primers Work

An Industrial Guide to Protecting Metal and Steel Surfaces The key to successful application of any high-performance paint system is preparation, and rust-inhibiting metal primers are integral to many maintenance and repair systems across the industrial building, renovation, and commercial property sector. Applying paint directly to unprepared areas can mean that the paint topcoat has nothing to successfully adhere to – ...

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Concrete Repair – Fixing Concrete Cracks

Fixing concrete cracks and general concrete repair are essential for both the safety and aesthetics of your structure. Concrete cracks can appear in a variety of environments. Loading bays, bridges, walkways and roads, as well as home garages, patios and balconies. At Rawlins Paints we have a wide variety of products applicable to all the above. This guide should help ...

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Cut Edge Corrosion: Repairing Cladding Panel Damage

Cladding is commonly used as a protective layer for roofs and wall panelling on commercial buildings, and can be exposed to the harshest of elements – from pooled ice water to sleet and snow. Of course, it’s not just moisture that can cause damage to roof cladding, but as the metal cladding expands (rises) and contracts through heat and cold ...

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Concrete Floor Repair – An In Depth Guide

Viewing on your mobile? Shop the range mentioned in this blog. Previously on Rawlins Paints’ Blog, we looked at how to prepare and apply epoxy floor paint to your old garage floor using Rust-Oleum’s Epoxyshield Garage Floor Coating Kit. In this post, we’ll look at concrete floor repair products for a range of different sized garage floors with varied levels of concrete ...

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Surface Preparation Methods for Steel Explained

A Glossary Of Steel Surface Preparation Methods Due to the manufacturing and production methods of iron and steel they have a surface condition which is not compatible with the application of paint coatings. Steel in particular, has a dark appearance which results from a surface layer of mill scale. It is essential to eliminate all traces of mill scale and corrosion ...

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