Protective coatings are designed to protect another item from corrosion, degeneration or damage. Whilst some coats can be decorative or give a decorative appeal, they are high grade products which can defend against environmental factors and chemical actions by sealing off the surface from the damaging factors.
It is essential to choose the right paint for each individual job to ensure the longest possible life for the substrate as the expenses of repair and re-work coatings far outweigh the initial cost.
At WABS, it is common practice to document Quality control records of cleaning and the application process.
Some of the paint systems utilized ranges from single Pack oxides, heat temperature restraint paints and phosphate primers to inorganic zinc rich to multiple epoxy coat and high build systems designed to specifically protect steel or substrate from corrosion in the environment it faces.
Any surface that has been professionally blasted such as structural steel, military and marine items can be successfully coated to provide many more years of visual and structural integrity.