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COATING THAT ‘TWITCHES’ HELPS KEEP SHIPS FREE OF FOULING

11 Sep 2019

Engineers at Duke University in Durham, UK, have developed a polymer that keeps ships’ bottoms clean by “twitching like living skin”.


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ASIA- PACIFIC PAINT MARKET LEADS THE WAY

11 Sep 2019

The international and coatings market was estimated to be US$131.8 billion in 2015 and is expected to grow at a rate of 5.75% per year to a projected value of US$178.8 billion by 2021. Asia-Pacific is the largest market for paints and coatings and is now growing fastest at about 12% per year.


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HOW TO CLEAN UP SAFELY AFTER PAINTING

14 Aug 2018
Water-based paints. Here is a comprehensive guide to the best and safest way of cleaning up after using either • ACRYLIC WATER BASED PAINT • ENAMEL (SOLVENT BASED) PAINT • CAUTION • PLANNING AHEAD • TIPS FOR DEALING WITH SPILLS • TIPS FOR MOVING FROM ONE WORK SITE OT ANOTHER
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Hiring a painter

14 Aug 2018
If you have decided to paint your home then you are probably looking at hiring painters to help with the job. It’s a big task after all, even for the most enthusiastic DIYer. Before you do any hiring, here are a few things that painters wish you knew.
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Paint Wise: Buy The Right Size

14 Aug 2018
We always buy too much paint for the job. Studies show that between 10% to 15% of paint bought by householders, remains unused at the end of the paint job. Just check our garages and storage sheds. How much of the excess paints ends up either in the garage or thrown in the garbage?
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HOW TO TRANSPORT PAINT SAFELY

14 Aug 2018
Every effort should be made to transport paint safely and responsibly. When taking paint home from your paint stockist ensure the lid is on firmly, or taped to avoid any spills.
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Questions to be asked when employing a Paint Contractor

14 Aug 2018
QUESTIONS THAT SHOULD BE ASKED BEFORE HIRING A PAINT CONTRACTOR: INDIVIDUAL, PAINTING CONTRACTORS AND DO AND DON’TS
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