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A Brief Guide to Waterborne Traffic Marking Paint

Posted on Dec 10, 2020 11:51:12 AM by Aexcel


A Brief Guide to Waterborne Traffic Marking Paint

Traffic markings—the yellow and white lines on roadways, parking lots, and other similar areas—are critical to keeping motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians safe. Today, these markings are typically made from paint, which, after undergoing numerous modernizations and improvements, offers high visibility and durability. Both of these qualities are essential to an effective roadway safety improvement material. 

Traffic marking paint is available in many variations. Below, we provide an overview of waterborne traffic marking paint, including what it is and key considerations when using it.

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A Brief Guide to Solvent-Based Traffic Marking Paint

Posted on Nov 24, 2020 3:15:00 PM by Aexcel


A Brief Guide to Solvent-Based Traffic Marking Paint

At Aexcel, we manufacture traffic marking paint for use on roadways and in parking lots from Alaska to Florida and every area in-between. Our paint products are engineered for superior performance in demanding applications, ensuring the formation of visible and durable traffic markings. Our two traffic marking paint offerings are waterborne and solvent-based products. Both serve as effective roadway safety improvement materials when applied and dried properly. Below, we discuss some of the key surface and temperature considerations to keep in mind when using our solvent-based paints.

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Benefits of Custom Coating Formulations

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 11:17:07 AM by Ryan Vodicka


In the manufacturing industry, creating and delivering a new product necessitates considerable strategizing when it comes to shape, size, weight, materials, manufacturing processes, and aesthetics. As the global manufacturing supply chain gets increasingly competitive, planning out every small component of the overall product design is crucial for those that want to stay lean and competitive.

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Industrial Coating Suppliers: Key Considerations

Posted on Nov 4, 2019 10:26:38 AM by Chris Hren


Industrial coatings are used to provide protection or improve specific properties on a substrate.  For example, coatings may be used to enhance conductivity, durability, or flame resistance among other attributes.

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Coatings Failure Analysis: Causes and Process Improvements

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 9:25:36 AM by Chris Hren


After investing significant capital into facilities and/or equipment, most business owners commit themselves to preserving their investments. Applying the right protective coating can have a considerable effect on the longevity of the facilities and equipment. However, choosing the right coating requires a critical analysis of the challenges and hazards presented by the substrate’s end use environment and ensuring the coating’s formulation is designed to address these problem areas.

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A Guide to Metal Coatings Corp.

Posted on Aug 28, 2019 9:00:00 AM by Chris Hren


Coatings protect metal components and objects from damage like corrosion. Metal parts can be vulnerable to a variety of corrosion types, such as:

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Understanding the Different Types of Industrial Coatings

Posted on May 15, 2019 4:46:08 PM by Chris Hren


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Industrial coatings appear everywhere. They protect a diverse array of products from corrosion, wear and tear and decay, as well as bringing an aesthetic and colorful appearance to the coated surface or product. With OEM applications ranging from: 

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OEM Coating Surface Preparation Mistakes And How To Fix Them

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 3:18:32 PM by Chris Hren


Any experienced painter will tell you never to paint a dirty surface. The same is true for OEM paint lines. All well-run paint lines begin with sufficient surface preparation. Improper pretreatment will set any line up for failure regardless of applicator experienced or the quality of the coating. Over the 50 years we've been formulating and manufacturing paint, we've come across more than a handful of paint issues that were ultimately traced back to surface preparation.

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How Much Do Industrial Coatings Cost?

Posted on Aug 10, 2018 4:29:21 PM by Chris Hren


There’s nothing more frustrating to supply chain managers and purchasing agents than not knowing how much something costs. With that in mind, here are some factors that contribute to the cost of an industrial coating and the effects they ultimately have on price.

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Is Working with a Toll Paint Producer Really More Expensive?

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 7:57:00 AM by Chris Hren


When facing capacity constraints or dealing with unfamiliar paint chemistries, paint manufacturers often consider utilizing a toll paint producer.

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