PaintPRO, Vol. 6, No. 3
May/June 2004

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Other articles in this issue:
Quality Brushes
Estimating, Etc.
Focus on Educations
Metallic Paints
Contractor: Horell Painting & Wallcoverings
Sealing Masonry
Maintaining Spray Equipment
New Coating Technology
Paint Industry News
Product News
Product Profiles
Painting Tips


PaintPRO Archives

New Product Offerings Make Use of
Technological Advances

by Bruce Hackett

From Sherwin-Williamscomes a new coating called E-Barrier that contains microscopic reflective particles which help keep radiant energy from transferring in or out of a home. When applied to the underside of a home’s uncoated roof deck, E-Barrier is designed to reflect radiant heat before it reaches the insulation or ceiling below, so rooms stay cooler in warmer weather, the manufacturer says.  Go to article ›››

Devine Color introduces its Devine Color Palette, a confidence tool that enables contractors to interface directly with the consumer to solve any color indecision dilemmas.
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PPG Industries and Pittsburgh Paints, in response to increased demand for more water-based products,have launched a new complete line of Sun-Proof exterior stains, toners and clears that offer low-VOC water-based solutions through the use of new resin technologies.
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Benjamin Moore & Co. is introducing Regal Matte Finish with Stain Release Technology, an interior latex paint with a new sheen level (matte) as well as new ceramic technology and proprietary stain release resin. The matte finish is the fifth interior sheen level in Benjamin Moore’s Regal product family, complementing flat, eggshell, pearl and semi-gloss sheens.
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Mad Dog Primer is a water-based, non-toxic, flexible, translucent primer that seals and stabilizes surfaces prior to paint application. It is designed to penetrate and stabilize damaged, flaking, peeling and cracking interior and exterior surfaces far better than traditional primers.
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ICI Paints has introduced Glidden EZ Track Ceiling Paint, a new product that temporarily appears pink when applied and then transforms to a smooth, bright white in less than 30 minutes. The product makes it easy to see missed areas, thereby eliminating recoating or touch-ups.  Go to article ›››

Akzo Nobel’s Decorative Coatings unit is expanding its Sikkens wood care line with the introduction of several new products over the next two years. The products will feature the company’s European alkyd emulsion technology and high solids versions of its premium Rubbol solid and Cetol translucent stains. Go to article ›››



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