Tag: Epoxy

20Feb

Floors are usually something to which we don’t pay much attention unless something is wrong with them and yet they are an essential part of workday productivity and safety. You may want to consider an alternative flooring option for your facility and its…

23Apr

If you need to revamp and secure the floors in your workplace, consider epoxy coatings. Floors coated in epoxy can ensure the protection of what’s most valuable to you: your employees, your equipment and your building. Epoxy acts as a sealant for concrete…

30Apr

Your business’ garage floor is constantly exposed to the elements. Customers might not think highly of dull gray, grease-stained concrete flooring. For a low-maintenance yet clean and bold appearance, consider the current popular trends in garage floor coatings. Floors have come a long…

21May

Though both types of paint may have similar basic elements, understanding the differences between interior paint and exterior paint is crucial for the overall look and safety of your business. All paints contain four major parts: solvents, resins, additives and pigment.   Solvent provides moisture…

4Jun

With frequent use, garage floors are easily stained and covered in dirt. Oily residue can be quite difficult to remove without effective tools. Unsightly grease tracks not only ward off customers but could also put your employees at risk of injury if not properly cleaned.…

11Jun

Before embarking on any coating project, it’s important to understand all of your options. Powder coating is one of those options, which uses a free-flowing, dry powder. It forms a skin of paint and is typically used as a metal coating. Listed are…

25Jun

Although steel is durable and can withstand frequent wear, it too has its limits. Steel can be affected by moisture and other atmospheric conditions. Frequent oxidation can lead to corrosion and reduction of its integrity. Southern California may not have the extreme temperatures that other…

20Aug

Exposed concrete is extremely vulnerable in an industrial environment. Millions of porous holes on its surface leave it susceptible to various types of damage. You may have noticed small cracks or defects on your concrete floor, but how do you know what is damaging?…

17Sep

Epoxy coatings are great for industrial flooring, as they have many benefits and safety features that can create an efficient work environment. But epoxy is quite versatile and can be utilized in many ways other than floor coatings. Listed are some of the industries and…

24Sep

Commercial painting and residential painting in Southern California may not seem all that different at first glance. But upon closer inspection, there are important distinctions, especially in terms of services provided. So what are the differences between commercial and residential painters? As you may already…

10Dec

As a professional in the commercial and industrial field, you’ve probably seen them before. Colorful lines marking out a path for vehicles and people alike, safely navigating them through facilities or manufacturing plants. Painting contractors can create or update any facility’s…

17Dec

Manufacturing plants can be susceptible to many types of accidents. Everyone is responsible for keeping the workplace safe, whether you’re an owner or you’ve just started with the company. It’s important that all employees not only brush up on…

19Feb

For the industrial environments around L.A. and San Diego, there is often a need for coatings with exceptional hardiness and versatility. Since many industrial paints and coatings do not meet the rigorous requirements of certain industrial settings, a plural component coating may be an…

19Mar

Painting jobs can serve many purposes, from giving facilities an updated and professional appearance to preventing the inside of a pipe from corroding. For Southern California’s industrial structures, practical purposes usually need to take priority over aesthetic appeal. One of the most common…

26Mar

Wastewater treatment plants may be among the industrial facilities most prone to corrosion issues. Maintaining wastewater treatment facilities is a vital service for Southern California, and no small task with millions and millions of people using water and sewage. Painting and coating services are generally…

29Apr

Most industrial painting and coating jobs fill a very specific role in increasing the function of industrial facilities and equipment. Painting jobs like putting non-skid floor coatings in a busy warehouse or lining an airport fuel tank are designed with those particular industries and particular…

3Jun

Many industrial facilities need non skid (or non-slip, anti-slip, anti-skid, etc) flooring for safety. However, besides being slip resistant, your floor coating likely has to serve other purposes, such as being easy to clean, glossy or of a certain color, for instance. It might be…

4Jun

Many Southern California tanks or tank farms need secondary containment systems to control any leaks or ruptures from the tanks. And just as coating tanks is important, so many secondary containment structures also need coating. Whether the particular containment is required by the EPA or…

26Jun

Fuel and oil storage tank interiors generally need protection against corrosion. Without proper lining, the contents of these tanks tend to corrode the steel walls. This poses problems first of all for the ability of the tanks to contain their contents, which could leak into…

3Jul

Some of the most widely useful industrial coatings in California are plural component coatings such as epoxy, polyurethane and polyurea. Polyurea is perhaps less well known than others but it is really an incredible material with distinct advantages for many kinds of industrial applications.…

9Jul

The role of distribution centers is very demanding in Southern California, especially in Los Angeles and inland. With the busy shipping market in the region your warehouse or distribution center needs to be running at top efficiency. Your company may be highly productive when it…

27Jul

When you read a paint label or hear about different painting and coating options for your industrial facility in Southern California, you might come across a number of terms that are unfamiliar. Choosing between different options like epoxy or polyurethane, low VOC or no VOC,…

1Aug

In our last article, part one, we covered two of the four main components of industrial paints: pigments and binders. The other two components are liquids and additives. When discussing painting and coating options with a painting contractor, liquids may be more relevant. The liquid…

5Nov

In early 2012, Cor-Ray was hired for blasting, painting and coating fuel tanks at the Oakland International Airport. The job took six months, and was completed in summer of that year. When hiring a contractor in California, Cor-Ray was chosen as the painters the Oakland International…

12Nov

Cor-Ray is a contractor in California that specializes in epoxy floor coating (among many other things). Epoxy coatings are a sealant for concrete floors, commonly used in commercial buildings, walkways, and garage spaces. Epoxy floor coatings are great for a number of reasons -…

5Dec

In September 2011, Cor-Ray began a 7 month project painting and coating the Angels Gate Lighthouse. This was a major project that brought many unique challenges. Cor-Ray was the contractor in California chosen by the Calbrillo Beach Boosters to face these obstacles. The project was expertly handled…