Author: Warren Brand

I've been immersed (pun intended) in the coating industry for decades. I've installed, specified and inspected hundreds of different types of paint and coating systems. And I've heard the arguments for multiple-coat systems and single-coat systems. Clearly, in many cases, a multiple-coat system is intuitively...

Blog post originally posted on www.PaintSquare.com I can think of few corrosion protective materials more durable, functional and versatile than lead. Setting aside the health issues for a moment, the history of lead is truly remarkable—like the Swiss Army Knife of materials. Discovered about 3,000 BC, lead was...

For nearly 30 years, I’ve watched, fascinated, as technology in the coatings industry has advanced. The best minds in the business have brought us intumescents, optically activated pigmented coatings, nanotechnology, flouropolymers, flexible ceramics, self-healing coatings, and materials smarter than we are. Testing equipment today is remarkable in...