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Velvety soft-touch finishes - revolution in topcoats?

Nowadays, only a paint shop that constantly takes new paths, develops and improves technological processes can offer innovative solutions. Many years ago, our new client asked us to develop coatings that would be soft to the touch and at the same time hide minor imperfections in the material. Since this implementation, ...

Hiding material defects by painting

Injection moulding of plastics and production of metal parts (regardless of the manufacturing technology) do not always result in high quality. There are defects that are difficult to eliminate in the manufacturing process and negatively affect the visual perception of the parts by the customer. In this situation, a properly selected paint coating is irreplaceable.

Optimal paint coating – quality/price

It is not an art to offer customers a standard painting service, the real challenge is to propose and implement a process that will best meet the criteria and be the most favorable in terms of quality/price ratio. In our industrial paint shop we know how to do it since we have over 20 years of experience.

UV varnishing – durable coatings for years

Paint coatings hard as glass? Resistant to chemicals, alcohol, weather conditions? Used in the most demanding industries and conditions? If these are your requirements for the product, UV varnishing is the perfect solution.

Liquid vs powder painting – differences

Painting shops offer various methods of painting surfaces. The popular method of wet painting (liquid varnishing) is mainly used on plastics in industries such as household appliances, electronics, medical and the automotive industry, e.g. to renew car body coatings or paint decorative elements inside the car. The second frequently used technology is powder coating, which is most often found in heavy industry and in the production of steel elements. Learn the differences between these surface painting methods and find out when it is worth choosing a specific method.

Wet on wet varnishing – what is it?

Automotive and industrial painting is constantly developing and many industrial paint shops carrying out wet painting services orders use many modern technologies that improve work efficiency and make the process even more accurate. Do you want to learn what wet on wet painting is? This is one of many methods, which is used primarily when painting plastics.

Coating of cosmetic packaging

The production of cosmetic packaging is quite a complex process in which computer graphic designers, DTP specialists, as well as companies dealing with plastic injection and industrial painting take part. High-quality cosmetics packaging is often decorated with varnish coatings and various printing methods. Do you want to find out what varnishing of packaging for the cosmetics industry involves and what decorations are currently dominant? See the article below to learn about the techniques used during production.

Surlyn – what kind of raw material is it? How is it used in cosmetics?

Companies producing cosmetic packaging are constantly investing in modern technologies that enable cost optimization. But that's not all. Currently produced boxes and bottles and closures for cosmetic products are increasingly made of surlyn. What is it and how can it be used to produce cosmetic packaging? You will learn this from the article below.

Paint coatings – what is it? Get to know the types

Various types of paint coatings are available on the market and are used in industry, production, automotive, and interior finishing. Individual coatings differ mainly in technical parameters and properties. When choosing the right paint coating, you need to ask yourself the key question: what the coating will actually be used for and what material it will be placed on. It is also worth assessing the factors against which the paint is intended to protect a given element. This makes it easier to adjust the paint coating to meet our expectations.

Painting plastic – what to paint it with?

The process of painting plastic is not complicated, although it requires the use of appropriate paints. Moreover, for proper painting of plastics, the surface must be well-prepared. Otherwise, the paint coating will not be durable and there is a risk of subsequent lack of adhesion. What paints are dedicated to painting plastics? How to paint plastics step by step? See the guide below.

Painting plastics – the most common problems and how to solve them

Painting plastics seems to be a simple process. So why do many well-known companies, including large corporations, outsource this service instead of providing it in-house? In the article below you will find the answer to this question, including the most common defects in the process of painting plastics and how to solve them.

ABS painting in practice – what for, why and how?

Do you want to learn how plastics, including ABS, are painted in practice? It is the most common material used to produce housings, components for household appliances and electronics, and many other products requiring painting. ABS varnishing involves applying a liquid varnish coating to plastic products, followed by drying and seasoning in appropriate conditions. Thanks to this, the surface of the finished element is highly aesthetic, durable and resistant to mechanical damage.

Painting caps – is it worth it?

Nowadays, what matters a lot is effective marketing and brand recognition on the market. Only this gives you a real chance to achieve success, increase sales of goods and attract the attention of a potential customer. Do you want to learn how varnishing caps affects the company's marketing strategy? Discover the key benefits of painting caps for plastic and glass packaging.

Painting plastics – when, why and how to do it right?

Painting plastics is a process that may seem easy at first glance. If you have individual pieces for home use and have the appropriate equipment, you can varnish the components yourself. For mass production, it is necessary to establish cooperation with a professional painting plant. Regardless of the chosen method of applying a varnish coating, you must always ensure the selection of appropriate varnish products, proper surface preparation and precise application of varnish layers. Only then will the finished surface be durable, aesthetic and maintain its perfect appearance for many years. So how to varnish plastics? Check out our guide and find out more.

Paint gun care – how to wash and maintain it?

In the work of every industrial and automotive painter, the most important activity after each completed job is to thoroughly wash and preserve the paint gun. Otherwise, the device could be damaged and the spray nozzles would remain clogged. Cleaning the paint gun is a basic activity that must be performed at the end of a painter's working day. If you want to learn how to care for work tools in a paint shop, see our guide and find out how to clean your paint gun.

What is spray painting?

Spray painting methods are used not only in the automotive industry, but also in the cosmetics, medical and home furnishing industries. A professional industrial paint shop using the spraying technique can efficiently carry out orders for companies: construction, those producing electronics and household appliances, aviation, automotive, cosmetics, as well as furniture companies. Do you want to learn how spray painting is used in industry in practice? Review this article. We've prepared some tips on where spray painting works best and why.

What is chrome plating?

Chrome plating of metal elements, glass and plastics is quite a complicated process of applying a chrome coating that is resistant to damage, external factors and scratches. Chrome metallization is also carried out to improve the thermal properties of a given product - not only for aesthetic reasons. The standard chrome plating process by galvanization involves immersing parts in tubs filled with a chromium salt solution, which is heated to several dozen degrees Celsius. An alternative is chrome plating through PVD metallization, which we offer. What exactly is chrome plating and where is it used? See our guide!

Metal painting and anti-corrosion protection

Nowadays, what matters most is the high quality of finished products. When it comes to steel parts, it is worth going to an industrial paint shop that will take care not only of the aesthetics, but also the resistance and anti-corrosion protection of such elements. We can protect steel and other metals against corrosion by galvanizing, as well as powder and liquid painting. What is the best anti-corrosion method? Let’s find out!

Professional painting of plastics vs. "garage house"

It is not easy to choose a company to whom we will entrust liquid varnishing of materials - after all, we are handing over our product, which after painting acquires different visual and tactile properties. What should you pay attention to and how do companies that provide plastic painting services differ from each other?

Painting plastics on an automated line

Modern industry and customer approach are changing every industry, including product decoration, which includes liquid varnishing of plastics. Questions arise more and more often about the greatest possible share of automated processes and limiting human intervention. But can every project be implemented this way?

What is vacuum metallization?

With the development of modern technologies, the approach to activities related to applying protective coatings to various surfaces and products has changed. An increasingly popular method is vacuum metallization, i.e. Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD). PVD causes the metal to be vaporized or ejected using a high-energy electron beam and deposited evenly on the surface of the workpieces. This means that vacuum metallization procedures are used in the preparation of aesthetic decorations, as well as for coating functional objects. Therefore, we use PVD in electronics, automotive, medical and decorative industries.

Anti-corrosion coatings in industry – specification, application, methods

The technical and construction industry uses increasingly modern methods of securing steel elements. The basic factor affecting the durability of prepared products is resistance to external weather conditions. As a result of the influence of water, moisture, snow and changing temperatures, rusty efflorescence often appears on steel elements. How can they be prevented? Anti-corrosion coatings used en masse by industrial painting plants are key here. How do we divide anti-corrosion coatings and how to choose the best one for a given structure? Let’s find out!

Spray painting - how to adjust the paint gun? Step by step guide

In professional industrial painting plants, what matters most is precision. To make painting work repeatable, the painter must have a properly set spray gun. Do you want to learn how to prepare such equipment for work and what to pay attention to when adjusting the spray gun? Browse our guide and learn more.

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