Protective coatings & polyurea solutions | Graco
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Once a protective coating, epoxy or polyurea has been specified, the next step is finding the right sprayer for that material and job. Graco manufactures corrosion protection sprayers and polyurea spray equipment that will help you get the job done quickly and on-budget.
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Protective Coatings Solutions
Understanding the materials, equipment and how they are affected by various operating conditions is critical to delivering a dependable, durable, and on-spec finished product.
Polyurea Spray Technology Solutions
Polyurea hot spray membranes are used in a wide variety of industries, mostly to protect and prolong the life of a structure or surface. Graco's polyurea spray equipment provides an effective and durable technology to spray these extremely resistant, waterproof and instantly cured materials.
Why hotpotting isn’t as fast and inexpensive as you might think
Hotpotting or manual mixing is perceived as a fast and inexpensive method of mixing two components. But in the long term it’s neither.
Three reasons to move from hotpotting to a plural-component machine
Discover the benefits of Graco’s XP and XM line of sprayers when you switch from hotpotting to a plural-component machine.
The Graco approach to passive fire protection
In passive fire protection (PFP), proper coating of structural components is key to providing fire resistance.
The fully ATEX approved PFP sprayer for hazardous environments
When you’re applying fireproofing materials in hazardous environments, it is critical that your application equipment is designed properly.
The environmentally-friendly alternative to hotpotting
An inherent disadvantage of hotpotting is that it requires large amounts of clean-up solvent. Is it time to clean up your act?
The benefits of data collection when spraying fireproofing
The combination of smart electronics and high-performance components results in the high-quality application of high-performance fireproofing products.
How to reduce rework when spraying fireproofing
Graco’s XM PFP technology is used worldwide to mix and spray intumescent coatings
How to avoid hotpotting inconsistency issues
Frustrated at getting inconsistent spray performance after manually mixing two components? There’s an easy solution …
Hotpotting: Are you throwing money away?
Mixing two components manually via “hotpotting” could be wasting significant amount of money. What’s a more cost-effective alternative?
A closer look at Graco’s XP Plural-Component Sprayers
What’s the difference between the standard airless and the high-flow (hf) airless versions?
How to save paint and solvent
By using Graco’s XM plural-component sprayers to paint its steel wind turbine towers, a Spanish manufacturer made significant savings in both paint and solvent.
Coating a ship’s steel hull
Lagomarsino Anielli selects Graco XPs-hf Plural-Component Sprayers to do the job.
Sealing a swimming pool
A Graco proportioner and Fusion PC spray guns were essential tools to seal a leaking swimming pool in the Polish town of Wisła
How to recoat a swimming pool with Polyurea
Saudi Jomana and AEMCO recently joined forces to recoat a leaking swimming pool, using polyurea and Graco’s Reactor 2 E-XP2.
Moving from pneumatic to electric
A clear explanation of the benefits of using the King-E electric airless sprayer persuaded a steelwork contractor to switch from pneumatic to electric sprayers.
Graco equipment helps to waterproof LEGOLAND Dubai
Graco equipment was used to prepare the surface and then spray a number of different coatings on 22,000 square meters of concrete in a new theme park in Dubai
Application video of the XP70 HF Skid
The XPs-hf system combines the XP Sprayers with the powerful XL 10000 air motor.
Waterproofing warehouse to protect material against rain and heat
Learn how Jomana and Graco worked together on waterproofing a warehouse to protect the material against rain and heat.
How to Select an Airless Sprayer for Industrial Coatings
Equipment selection is critical to the successful application of industrial coatings - understand what you need to consider when choosing an airless sprayer.
Why ATEX approval of the complete fireproofing system is vital
Designed for the application of epoxy intumescent fire protection coatings, the Graco XM PFP is the first and only system that is ATEX and IECEx certified for use in explosive atmospheres; it is rated for both electrical and mechanical construction.