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What are high-solids products, and how do they differ from other metal coatings?

Author Tikkurila Nov 10, 2020 11:48:52 AM

 

Many companies benefit from using high-solids metal coatings for their industrial projects. But are high-solids products the right option for your company? 

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Topics: Metal coatings

Steel structures painting: How to ensure optimal protection with industrial metal coatings

Author Tikkurila Oct 26, 2020 9:08:05 AM

The requirements on major infrastructure projects like airports, ferry terminals, train stations, and bridge constructions are extremely high. Since these massive structures are meant to last a lifetime, the metal coatings used need to guarantee durability and optimal corrosion protection. 

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Coating amusement park rides: How to protect steel structures in harsh environments

Author Tikkurila Oct 21, 2020 9:46:31 AM

When it comes to amusement park rides, safety, reliability, and durability are essential. Plus, the rides need to look appealing to visitors despite extreme atmospheric conditions. Amusement parks in warmer climates are often open year-round, making it a challenge to protect the rides from corrosion. 

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Topics: Metal coatings

Are water-borne industrial metal coatings right for my business?

Author Tikkurila Sep 22, 2020 2:29:19 PM

While more companies are choosing to work with water-borne metal coatings, these products aren’t as widely used and understood compared to solvent-borne coatings. There are many misconceptions about water-borne metal coatings, leaving people unsure about whether they’re the right solution for their business. 

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Topics: Metal coatings

How to use water-borne coatings for metal treatment & protection

Author Tikkurila Sep 15, 2020 1:32:15 PM

No matter which products you use, you want your industrial metal coatings to perform well, provide a long-lasting finish, and protect metal surfaces from corrosion in harsh environments. 

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Topics: Metal coatings

FAQ – Metal surface treatment

Author Tikkurila Jun 29, 2020 9:05:57 AM

While the main purpose of all metal coatings is to protect against corrosion, each type of product performs differently according to different parameters. You want to choose the right metal coatings products for your specific business needs without compromising on quality and durability.

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Topics: Metal coatings

FAQ – Treating wood with fire retardants

Wood construction is on the rise in Finland, with many beautiful and sustainable wooden apartment buildings, libraries, and schools built in recent years. Promoting wood construction has been part of the government program since the 1990s, and it has been suggested for inclusion in the next program too.

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Topics: Wood Fire Protection

Water-borne vs. solvent-borne metal coatings: A comparison for industrial applications

Author Tikkurila Jun 15, 2020 1:50:06 PM

What do water-borne and solvent-borne coatings have in common, and what are the main differences between these two types of products? 

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Topics: Metal coatings

The truth behind 6 common water-borne metal coatings misconceptions

Author Tikkurila Jun 8, 2020 4:39:53 PM

Do industrial water-borne coatings perform as well as solvent-borne coatings? Can water-borne coatings really protect metal surfaces from corrosion? Won’t it require too much effort and investment to switch to water-borne solutions? 

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Topics: Metal coatings

FAQ: Which paints and coatings are suitable for green building projects?

Author Sakari Leimi | Technical Development Manager Oct 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM

How do you pick paints and coatings for a green building project? Tikkurila’s Technical Development Manager Sakari Leimi answers architects’  frequently asked questions.

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Topics: Green Building

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