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Choose Prime Coat for your Padded Cell needs

  Buying and maintaining a padded cell should be a walk in the park, not a marathon. Prime Flex 4730 is a new generation of seamless safety padding that combines state-of-the-art, fire-resistant padding, mold and moisture resistant mounting materials and a silicone terminated resin system for unmatched toughness and durability.  Our high density, high impact rubberized [...]

2022-03-30T14:12:30+00:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: FAQs, Materials, News|

Have you seen Prime Coat’s Road Show?

 Ask us to review your projects and specs to uncover potential holes and liabilities. Learn ways to impress your clients and avoid costly changes. Coatings are complex and sensitive to minor environmental variations. Get it right the first time and protect your firm’s reputation.  

2022-02-07T20:07:57+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: FAQs, Materials, News|

Prime Coat Key Advantages

 The Solution is Easy: Choose Prime Coat Coating Systems In our latest video, we showcase what sets Prime Coat apart from other companies. Why do architects specify Prime Coat? Extended 10/2 warranty Trusted team with years of expertise Overall quality and durability Vertical integration - we manufacture and install our own systems Anti-bacterial MicroGuard™ available [...]

2021-12-13T19:20:11+00:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: FAQs, Materials|

What is Micro-Guard™?

 What is Micro-Guard™? Prime Coat Coating Systems offers their state-of-the-art Micro-Guard incorporated within their coatings. This is an ionic silver bound in an inorganic matrix and hinders microbial growth at an astounding rate. How does Micro-Guard™ work? Moisture provides the pathway to deliver silver ions to render all kinds of bacteria harmless in three different [...]

2021-09-02T12:02:56+00:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: FAQs, Materials|

Substrate Preparation

Proper preparation of the substrate to be coated is often the most critical step in achieving long term coating performance. This crucial step is often misunderstood, trivialized, out-sourced or omitted completely by others in the industry. Prime Coat has the expertise to prepare your substrate properly to conform with NACE, SSPC and ICRI standards. We use [...]

2019-08-16T13:58:19+00:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Materials|Tags: , |

Should You Choose Epoxy Floor Coating for Your Industrial Site?

Commercial sites must have industrial prime coatings that will allow your site to withstand the pressure and stress of everyday use. Often, industrial floors must be able to support heavy machinery, chemical compounds and foot traffic that many other commercial floors don’t. In order to meet the needs of industrial wear and tear, many businesses are [...]

2019-06-10T17:39:58+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

What You Must Know About Concrete

Before Applying Low Permeable Finishes Applying low permeable floor finishes over concrete can be a treacherous task if one is unaware of the many pit falls that await the inexperienced flooring contractor or do it yourselfer. Each year millions of dollars are lost due to floor finish failures. Failure in low permeability flooring finishes often occurs [...]

2020-09-15T17:55:29+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

Getting Ahold of Mold

Mold and mildew have become a huge concern in construction and maintenance of buildings of all types, including correctional facilities. A mold problem can add costs and delays to a construction project and plague facility and maintenance personnel with an unending maintenance cycle. Mold thrives in warm, damp, poorly ventilated environments such as a shower area [...]

2020-09-15T17:24:04+00:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

Seamless Showers Fight Corrosion

Ask any prison maintenance supervisor if he has problems with the showers in his facility and you will get a quick unequivocal, ‘Yes.’ Almost no other maintenance area in the prison is tougher to manage. To perform any type of maintenance on a shower means shutting it down, which often requires moving inmates around and creating [...]

2020-09-15T16:32:52+00:00May 12th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

Moisture and Your Floor

Concrete is a very strong, durable material and the primary substrate on which flooring materials are applied. What is well-documented but seemingly not well-understood is the problems that moisture can cause on a concrete floor that has been coated with non-breathing flooring materials. Concrete is essentially a hard sponge. Like a sponge, it readily absorbs water [...]

2020-09-15T17:42:04+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|