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Sherwin-Williams Macropoxy 400

Macropoxy 400 (formerly known as Sherwin-Williams Macropoxy C400V3) multi-functional epoxy zinc phosphate coating is suitable for the protection of steelwork in a range of exposure environments from C1 to C5. It was recently used on The Shard (London) for corrosion protection. Recommended Uses Buildings Car parks Petrochemical plants...

Price £58.12 Regular price £64.58
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Sherwin-Williams Acrolon C137V2

Sherwin-Williams Acrolon C137V2 (formerly Resistex C137V2) is a high performance, fast drying acrylic urethane gloss finish for use where long term exterior gloss and colour retention characteristics are required. Acrolon C137V2 is suitable for use as a final coat(s) in conjunction with epoxy or polyurethane based protective systems for new...

Price £52.38 Regular price £58.20
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Thermoguard Thermocoat W

Thermoguard Thermocoat W is a White Intumescent Paint for steel, structural steel and cast iron:  Up to 90 minutes’ fire resistance Can be overcoated with compatible decorative topcoat Water-based Low odour Environmentally friendly Cost effective for large projects Certificate of supply available on request Can be applied by brush,...

Price £46.80 Regular price £52.00
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Rust-Oleum 7100NS Anti-Slip Floor Coating

Rust-Oleum 7100NS Anti-Slip Floor Coating is an easy to apply, solvent based anti-slip floor coating: For foot traffic, interior and exterior Anti-slip additive is premixed in the coating For use on old concrete (>2 yrs), metal and wood Unique uniform appearance, high gloss Touch dry: 6 hours, coverage: 8m² per litre Available in...

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Thermal Paint

Thermal paint insulating technology quite simply creates a thermal barrier which reflects heat once the paint or coating has dried. So, properties in hot climates save energy and money on air-conditioning bills when exterior walls and roofs are coated, because less solar heat passes through these surfaces into the buildings. Conversely, properties in cooler UK climates save energy and save money on heating bills when interior walls and ceilings are painted with our thermal and insulating paint products, because heat loss is reduced. Another important feature of our thermal paints is that condensation problems are dramatically reduced or eliminated entirely due to the special resins contained within the products.

Our range includes thermal paints for roofs, insulating and heat reflective paint for interior walls and exterior surfaces, ceilings, metal, and more. Browse our range today to discover the next generation of thermal technology in paints, or contact our Technical Support Team for product recommendations dependant on specific environmental conditions and requirements.

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Remmers iQ-Fill Q4

Remmers iQ-Fill Q4 is a mineral surface filler with high capillary conductivity for smoothing iQ Fill and iQ Top SP in the iQ Therm-System and for filling works according to quality levels `Q2 - Q4 - smoothed` indoors. The fine filler is smooth, has good filling properties, is green stable, can be feathered out to zero and adheres tightly....

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Remmers iQ-Fill

Remmers iQ-Fill is a mineral surface filler and fine render used to produce fine, closed render surfaces that are ready for painting in indoor areas and for smoothing iQ Top. When worked properly, very even and smooth surfaces can be produced. The hardened mortar is diffusion-open and water resistant combined with very good capillary...

Price £44.29
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Remmers iQ-Fix

Remmers iQ-Fix is a high quality adhesive mortar for cementing iQ-Therm internal insulation panels and all mineral wall materials and substrates suitable to be rendered - exclduing gypsum. Ready to use, sets hydraulically, free of mineral fibres, long open bonding time, strong adhesive bonding – reliably prevents slipping, resistant to water,...

Price £49.90
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Remmers iQ-Paint ST

Remmers iQ-Paint ST was especially developed as a finishing coat for the Remmers iQ-Therm System. Because of its capillary conductivity, high water vapour diffusion capacity and outstanding hiding power, iQ-Paint ST is an ideal finish for the iQ-Therm System. Easy to apply to interior walls, it has excellent hiding and filling power with a...

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Remmers iQ-Paint

Remmers iQ-Paint is a high quality, low emission, solvent and plasticizer-free, wash resistant, interior wall paint ideal finish for the Remmers iQ-Therm System. Since the coating is alkaline, it also provides protection against mould. iQ-Paint is a high yielding and easy to apply interior wall coating with excellent hiding power. This...

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Remmers iQ-Tex 6,5/100

Remmers iQ Tex 6,5/100 is a reinforcement fabric made of E-glass used for absorption of movement in the substrate and reinforcement in works of interior insulation with the iQ-Therm system. Permanently elastic and rot resistant. This product is subject is to a 7-10 day lead time.

Price £146.29
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Remmers iQ-Therm 30 / 50 / 80

Remmers iQ-Therm 30 / 50 / 80 is a capillary-active, rigid PUR foam panels for the construction of highly thermal insulating, diffusion-open, interior insulation with capillary transport of moisture. iQ-Therm combines capillarity, thermal insulation and regulation of humidity in one system. Mould control and prevention in existing buildings...

Price £366.27
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Remmers iQ-Therm K50

Remmers iQ-Therm K50 is a wedge-shaped, interior insulation panel for thermal insulation on building elements such as ceilings and interior walls that connect to exterior walls. Mould control and prevention in existing buildings Implementation of the hygienic minimum heat insulation level in existing buildings Improving the room climate...

Price £298.86
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Remmers iQ-Therm L15

iQ-Therm L15 is a reveal panel made of a flexible, highly insulating, PUR rigid foam for connecting areas (window reveals) and areas with little space in the iQ-Therm System. Mould control and prevention in existing buildings Implementation of the hygienic minimum heat insulation level in existing buildings Improving the room climate by...

Price £72.17
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Remmers iQ-Top

Remmers iQ-Top is a climate regulating render with pronounced, high adsorption and release of humidity. Remmers iQ-Top is a reinforcement and finishing render in the iQ-Therm System. Used as a two-layer sorption and installation layer for bedding iQ-Tex in a layer from 10-15mm thick. This product is subject is to a 7-10 day lead time.

Price £55.59
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Hydron Nu-Guard NRG Clear

Nu-Guard NRG Clear is a new generation, unique, clear impregnation utilising the most advanced hybrid chemistry available to produce superior weather protection for masonry walls and bricks. Improve Energy Efficiency for homes, commercial and industrial masonry buildings Super Hydrophobic Water Repellence Excellent Stain Resistance...

Price £70.88
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Hydron Nu-Guard NRG Colour Primer

Nu-Guard® NRG Colour Primer is the perfect basecoat for the Nu-Guard NRG Topcoat; an energy-saving coating with resistance against the elements. Once this basecoat is applied, lay on the topcoat, choosing from our selection of RAL colours. Advantages Improve Energy Efficiency for homes, commercial and industrial masonry buildings Super...

Price £219.71
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Our range of thermal and insulating paints provide improved insulation and thermal efficiency to building substrates. They are safe, easy to use, and are made to the highest standards. Extensive research and development, and a combination of the latest micro technology helps develop energy-saving and protective, decorative and functional paints and coatings for interior and external uses. All the thermal paint we offer is manufactured to original formulations that have been tested at world leading laboratories and government bodies for a variety of applications. These include UKAS approved Salford University and GEO Sciences in America.

Thermal paints can provide excellent services for industrial environments, including:

  • Lower energy bills
  • Improve climate controlled conditions in industrial environments
    • Food processing plants
    • Chemical refining facilities
    • Textile plants
    • Paper mills
    • Sugar mills
    • Storage tanks
    • Transfer pipelines
  • Provide anti-condensation qualities
  • Act as a thermal protection barrier in marine environments

Insulating Paint vs Thermal Paint

Insulating paint could mean keeping heat in one area, or restricting it from transferring to an adjacent room. Thermal paint too could be a term where the user needs to keep an area warm in cold climates by containing heat through internal application, or alternately keeping an area cool in hotter climates by reflecting heat through external application.

A revelation in recent years, these products need to be applied as per datasheet instructions, to avoid condensation build-up from steam and ‘trapped’ and accumulated moisture.

Thermal Insulation Paint

If you are looking for economical paints to prevent heat transfer from integral units in a factory or warehouse, or to improve heat retention within an area undergoing maintenance or unit upgrade work, thermal paint may be a great temporary or long-term solution for your requirements.

Your options include paints and coating which contain thermal paint additives, or the paint additives to add to other paints, coatings and emulsions.

What is Thermal Insulation Paint?

Thermal paint can improve heat retraction in a room thanks to paint additives that improve surface insulation. It also works like heat reflective paints by reflecting excessive heat away from an external surface or substrate, keeping indoor conditions cooler. In industrial and manufacturing plant situation, thermal insulation paints work in a third way, by preventing heat transfer from one room to a second climate controlled area. Heat gain can be a significant problem for some areas of a workplace, where heat from a processing or steam room is transferred to a heavily staffed area.

Insulation paint is applied as a thin layer coating that slows down the transfer of heat from a room out through a surface or substrate. Heat is contained in areas coated/decorated with thermal paint, and energy bills are consequently reduced. Utilising insulating paint on walls and ceilings can lead to quicker times for a room to heat up and less reliance on boilers and radiators to be constantly on. Reduce you and your company’s carbon footprint by implementing one of several heat reflective and heat insulating coatings available at Rawlins Paints.

How Does Thermal Insulation Paint Work?

Thermal insulation paint works by providing resistance to the passage of heat through a surface or substrate – stopping warmth from leaving a room.

Conventional examples of insulation products work by decreasing heat, sound or light’s movement through surfaces and substrates. Sound insulation, for example, would consist of thick, padded products hanging from or being added to surface areas to damped and stop acoustics passing through and being a cause of external noise pollution. Like sound, heat pollution can be a problem if adjoining rooms need strict temperature and climate control. For example, offices, kitchens, and packaging areas around cold storage rooms would need to prevent heat transfer from raising the temperature in the storage room and potentially ruining or spoiling stock.

Heat reflective paint for interior walls can convert interior walls and ceilings into thermal barriers, reflecting heat back into a room – externally they will reflect heat and light away from the interior areas. There is an additional option in paint additives that can be mixed with other paints and coatings (please refer to product datasheets for full instructions on how to do this, and which paint and coating finishes are best suited for this option).

Insulating paints can be used on internal and external surfaces, as well as on water tanks, hot and cold-water pipes, and more – product dependant.