PaintPRO, Vol. 7, No. 4
July/August 2005
PaintPRO , Vol. 7, No. 4

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Other articles in this issue:
Success with Drywall
Color Additives
Painting Historic Houses
Masonry & Stucco Maintenance
Painter Profile: San Francisco Local Color
Manufacturer Profile: Royal Design Studio
Paint Industry News
Product News
Product Profiles
Toolbox: Hand Tools for Painters
Tools for Vaulted Ceilings
Painting Tips



PaintPRO Archives — Product News

New brushes for new paints
Muralo has the new Generation X and Generation Y brushes from Elder & Jenks are designed for today’s waterborne and ceramic paints. They hold more paint and easily transfer it to a surface, allowing contractors to paint more precisely. Go to article ›››

Nature-friendly stripping
Back to Nature has introduced Ready-Strip Pro, a professional-strength paint remover that offers all the advantages of Ready-Strip and more. Go to article ›››

Never too old to go pro
The Muralo Co. has announced a new addition to its venerable Spackle line: Professional Grade Spackle, the most advanced version of the spackling product to date.
Go to article ›››

This cup holds a quart
Binks is offering something new for conventional and HVLP spray guns: A one-quart siphon feed cup and three pressure assist cups that offer better fluid pressure control and cup-part interchangeability. Go to article ›››

Mr. LongArm extends its reach
Mr. LongArm Inc. has added straight and curved floor squeegees, plus a floor scraper and floor scraper replacement blade pack, to its line of janitorial supplies. The company has also released three new bi-level brushes. Go to article ›››

More from Viking
Viking Sales Inc. has introduced the Collector 1200, a worktable with a metal grid top that allows it to collect paint chips and other waste. Go to article ›››

Color samplers from California Paints
California Paints has launched a new color sampler program that offers four-ounce jars of premium paint in 288 designer colors. Go to article ›››

Software aids cost planning
New budgeting software at is designed to help paint contractors calculate hourly costs on a given job, particularly with regard to employee services.
Go to article ›››

A 1,200-pound gorilla
The new Gorilla Slide from Highway Products Inc. slides a load of equipment out of the back of a work vehicle for easier loading and unloading. It can be installed in pickup trucks, vans, service bodies, motor homes and fifth-wheel trailers. Go to article ›››

The mighty WCP
Mi-T-M Corp. has introduced the WCP Series to its line of water treatment products. The WCP Series delivers quality wash water without common odor problems.  Go to article ›››

Put a lid on it
Easy Tint & View Corp. has introduced the one-gallon Easy Tint & View paint can lid.
Go to article ›››

New sensation
Ace Hardware and 3M have teamed up to create Ace Sensations with Scotchgard Protector, an interior acrylic-latex flat paint formulated to protect against stains and burnishing. Go to article ›››

Not the same as the old boss
MakBeth Technical Engineering Inc. introduces The BossMaker Paint Roller, an ergonomic roller frame with an adjustable head and arm. Go to article ›››

Into the thick of it
Elcometer has released the 550 MK II Uncured Powder Thickness gauge. The instrument uses a noncontact measurement technique to predict the cured thickness of a coating powder applied to almost any substrate. Go to article ›››

Spray systems aimed at pros
Earlex Inc., the American arm of an international manufacturer of wallpaper steamer and consumer HVLP spray systems, has introduced several new products designed specifically for professionals. Go to article ›››


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