Chemical Resistant Coatings

Our chemical resistant paint and coatings offer protection to concrete, cementitious mortars and rendering, metal, timber, asbestos, and more in a wide range of chemical processing environments and industries. Protection against chemicals comes in various guises around the workplace every day, from protective clothing, storage of chemicals, protecting bunded areas from accidental spillage, etc. These products help provide a solution for our customers to protect different surfaces where necessary from a vast range of chemicals, whether it be chemical and acid resistance for floor areas, tanks (internally and externally), bunds, walls, and more. The superior technology used in our products means that even some of the harshest chemicals at high concentration can be protected against with minimal effort and cost.

For chemically resistant tank and pipe linings, Rawlins Paints have set up a specialist category, which focuses on a range of metal and concrete coatings for the marine, offshore and processing plant sectors.

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International Intergard 410

International Intergard 410 is a high build, high performance, two component epoxy with excellent chemical and abrasion resistance. Suitable for use as part of a high performance coating system to provide an anti-corrosive barrier in areas where aggressive corrosion conditions prevail. Exclusively available in 4,600+ colours, including...

Price £81.12
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Rust-Oleum 9600 Rust-O-Thane Polyurethane

This product is temporarily unavailable; in the meantime, our technical team recommend Jotun Hardtop XP as a great alternative - use discount code MAY10 at checkout to save 10%! Please note: it is important to check that any alternative product is suitable for your requirements, as our suggestion is given in good faith but without warranty....

Price £37.59
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Sikagard 63 N

Sikagard 63 N is a two part epoxy protective coating with high chemical resistance. It is an abrasion resistant, universal coating material for use on concrete, cementitious mortars and rendering, epoxy mortars (including Sika EpoCem), steel and aluminium designed for normal to highly aggressive chemical environments. Very good chemical and...

Price £380.40
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International Interline 955

International Interline 955 is a two component, heavy duty vinyl ester coating reinforced with glass flake to increase chemical and abrasion resistance.  Chemically resistant, vinyl ester coating Can be applied using standard airless spray equipment at material temperatures up to 35°C (95°F) Coverage Calculator More Information...

Price £866.68
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Rust-Oleum 5500 Solvent Free Epoxy

This product is temporarily unavailable; in the meantime, our technical team recommend RSL Resucoat HB as a great alternative - use discount code MAY10 at checkout to save 10%! Please note: it is important to check that any alternative product is suitable for your requirements, as our suggestion is given in good faith but without warranty....

Price £133.66
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Teamac Chlorvar Chlorinated Rubber Paint

Teamac Chlorvar Chlorinated Rubber Paint, is a versatile product to provide outstanding protection against chemicals, acids and aqueous solutions on metal, wood and asbestos. Ideal for swimming pools Acid resistant Chemical resistant Salt water resistant Interior or exterior Available in 2,400+ colours from RAL, NCS and British...

Price £56.47
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Jotun Hardtop CA

Jotun Hardtop CA is a two component cross linked acrylic coating that does not contain isocyanates. It has a gloss finish with good gloss retention and is a high solids product. The product has good application properties with low dry spray which makes it ideal to be used as topcoat in atmospheric environments. Used as a topcoat in...

Price £57.57
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Jotun Hardtop AX

Jotun Hardtop AX is a two component chemically curing aliphatic acrylic polyurethane coating that has a high gloss finish with very good gloss retention. It has good chemical resistance and is a high solids product. It should be used as a topcoat in atmospheric environments. Due to raw material shortages, the availability of this product will...

Price £65.66
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International Interfine 878

International Interfine 878 is a high performance, two component, high solids finish which contains no free isocyanates, offers compliance to current VOC legislation, and affords extended lifetime to first maintenance when utilised as part of a high performance anticorrosive system. A step change in long term colour and gloss compared to...

Price £312.68
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International Intergard 740

International Intergard 740 is a two component epoxy finish coat. Suitable for brush, roller and spray application Suitable for use in a wide range of environments including offshore structures, petrochemical facilities, bridges, pulp and paper mills, and the power industry Exclusively available in 4,600+ colours, including RAL, British...

Price £309.36
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International Intergard 1735

International Intergard 1735 is a high performance, low VOC, water borne two component epoxy with a high gloss finish.  Tough, hard wearing chemically resistant epoxy finish Suitable for most circumstances where the odour or emissions from solvent based coatings are unacceptable Available in 4,600+ RAL, British Standard and NCS colours...

Price £98.66
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International Interlac 665

International Interlac 665 is a single component alkyd gloss enamel finish. Maintenance coating for use in a wide range of industrial environments including offshore, petrochemical and chemical plants  Suitable for areas of limited chemical exposure where an economical single pack finish coat is required Cosmetic finish coat for alkyd...

Price £47.25
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Chemical and acid resistant paints and coatings are designed to offer a lot more protection than standard coatings, which generally protect surfaces from day-to-day contact with hydraulic fluids, petrol, oil, and grease. The coatings available here are for high-end requirements:

  • Buried metal and concrete structures
  • Bund walls
  • Cladding
  • Railings
  • Machinery and processing equipment
  • Flue gas ducts
  • Funnels
  • Cooling towers
  • Nuclear facilities
  • Traffic and industrial fumes
  • Liquid spillages
  • Excellent flexibility
  • Improved resistance against chemical attacks to a surface or substrate from long-periods of storage and transportation – typically from two-component coatings, like epoxy, polyurethane, methacrylate, and vinyl ester resins
  • Corrosive petrol, diesel, acids, alkalis and solvents in industrial processing facilities where minimal surface cleaning is attainable
  • Enhanced surface lubrication is required
  • Improved component life from durable topcoats
  • Surface heat and low-temperature handling capabilities
  • Storage of high temperature chemicals
  • Extreme protection in high humidity areas where high rates of salt water corrosion may be typical
  • Improved resistance to anti-galling lubricants
  • Protects marine environment surfaces from
    • Salt spray
    • Excessive moisture
    • Oxidation and rust
    • Other environmental chemicals
  • Resilience against chemical compounds and corrosive materials
  • Improved colour retention
  • Extended surface and substrate lifespan
  • High-gloss finishes
  • Cost-effective long-term coating solutions for flooring in heavy machinery plants
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Thin film coating requirements that offer extended protection to the underlying surface or substrate
  • And more

The chemical resistance of a coating will depend on a variety of criteria, including:

  • The type of chemical
    • Its concentration
    • Temperature – environment and substance
    • Level of exposure – full/partial, occasional contact
    • Length of time exposed to the chemical
  • The full paint system specifications
    • Has there been any maintenance or repair work conducted?
  • Interior or exterior location
  • Substrate type
    • Concrete
    • Metal
  • Submerged, underground / under-soil location
  • Will the surface be subject to abrasion and vehicular use?
  • Cleaning regimes
  • Humidity
  • Required lifespan
  • Substrate or surface preparation
  • Stain resistance
  • Weather protection characteristics
  • How porous is the substrate?
    • Surface exposure rate
    • Walls
    • Floors
    • Ceilings

Chemically Resistant Epoxy Coatings

Please refer to product datasheets always, as scenarios given are not reflective of all products.

Epoxy coatings provide outstanding protection against caustic fluids, fuels including oil and petrol, fatty acids, salt or sugar solutions in food processing or pharmaceutical facilities, chemical cleaning and related cleaning detergents or product spillage.

Environments and surfaces specialist epoxy coatings may be used in include swimming pools, large floor areas, indoor car parks, garage floors, warehouse floors, workshops, showrooms, etc.

An aesthetical feature of epoxy paints is that they can produce a long-lasting super gloss or wet look. This may be preferred in environments where a facility is open to inspection, lectures, tours and showcase demonstrations.

In aggressive and extreme environments, a two component epoxy coating, like that found within International's Intergard 410, delivers as an anti-corrosive barrier for high-build sites and on external tanks. As with many Rawlins Paints' products, it comes available in a wide range of colours (see here for more detail).

Our help and advice promise

If you need any advice or guidance with your chemical resistant paint project, call our Technical Team to discuss what product(s) will be best for you. Site visits can be carried out for larger projects so a full specification can be produced in writing, which will be tailored to meet the projects requirements. Data sheets and advice are always freely available to help you with your project.