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TIDAL & The Selsia Repair Network

Independent Paint Supplies are proud to be a member of the TIDAL Group; a group of strategically placed Independent Paint Distributors across the whole of the UK. TIDAL have now become the preferred supply partner for the Selsia Repair Network.   Press Release: Selsia Network & TIDAL Group In Strategic Partnership Selsia and TIDAL have entered into a joint strategic partnership which will see significant benefits for Selsia approved repairers, insurers and fleets. TIDAL is fast becoming the refinish industry’s preferred independent distributor network and they’re shaking up the market with a fresh, exciting distribution alliance which helps forge partnerships…

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TIDAL & The Selsia Repair Network

Independent Paint Supplies are proud to be a member of the TIDAL Group; a group of strategically placed Independent Paint Distributors across the whole of the UK. TIDAL have now become the preferred supply partner for the Selsia Repair Network.   Press Release: Selsia Network & TIDAL Group In Strategic Partnership Selsia and TIDAL have entered into a joint strategic partnership which will see significant benefits for Selsia approved repairers, insurers and fleets. TIDAL is fast becoming the refinish industry’s preferred independent distributor network and they’re shaking up the market with a fresh, exciting distribution alliance which helps forge partnerships…

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Zinc-Rich Primers: Your Best Defence Against Rust and Corrosion

Zinc-Rich Primers: Your Best Defense Against Rust and Corrosion

Key Takeaways Zinc-rich primers are essential for protecting metal surfaces from rust and corrosion. These primers work by providing a sacrificial layer that prevents the underlying metal from reacting with
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UK VOC Compliance Guide: Water-Based Paints & Eco-Friendly Solutions

EcoAware: Complying with VOC Regulations Using Water-Based Paints
Key Takeaways Water-based paints are crucial for reducing harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the environment. Understanding VOCs is essential for choosing paints that are healthier for both people and...
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Epoxy Coating Costs and Benefits

Epoxy Coating Costs and Benefits in an industrial setting
Key Takeaways: Epoxy Coating Impact on Home Value Epoxy coatings can enhance the durability and aesthetics of floors, potentially increasing home value. Material costs for epoxy can vary, with additives...
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Manufacturing Excellence: Picking Acrylics for Industrial Durability

Manufacturing Excellence: Picking Acrylics for Industrial Durability
Key Takeaways Acrylics are favored for their durability, clarity, and resistance to impact and weather conditions. The chemical composition of acrylic makes it ideal for various industrial applications, including automotive...
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Extreme Temperature Powder Coating: High-Performance & Durable Solutions

Hot vs. Cold: Powder Coatings’ Response to Extreme Temperature Fluctuations
Key Takeaways Extreme temperature powder coatings are specifically designed to withstand very high or low temperatures. They are more environmentally friendly compared to traditional paint, as they don’t require solvents....
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Maximising Adhesion with Epoxy Coatings – TIps from IPS Paint Supplies

Stick with It: Maximizing Adhesion with Epoxy Coatings
Key Takeaways Proper surface preparation is crucial for epoxy coating adhesion. Ideal temperature and humidity levels are essential for optimal curing. Accurate mixing ratios and thorough mixing are key for...
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Foundation First: The Importance of Primer in Powder Coating Applications

Foundation First: The Importance of Primer in Powder Coating Applications
Article-at-a-Glance Primer ensures powder coating adheres better and lasts longer. It acts as a barrier against corrosion, particularly in harsh environments. Choosing the right primer depends on the metal type...
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Independent Paint Supplies Celebrates 5 Years of Unwavering Growth and Success

Independent Paint Supplies (IPS) is celebrating five years of unprecedented growth and success  since formation in 2019. Today IPS is Wales’ premier car, commercial and industrial paint supplier, who is...
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High-Traffic Acrylic Coating Maintenance: Longevity & Preservation Tips

High-Traffic Acrylic Coating Maintenance: Longevity & Preservation Tips
Article-at-a-Glance Regular cleaning with gentle tools is crucial for acrylic coating upkeep. Seasonal changes require adapted maintenance routines to protect the coating. Using the right cleaning products prevents damage and...
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Extend Coating Lifespan: Heat-Resistant Techniques & Tips

Extend Coating Lifespan: Heat-Resistant Techniques & Tips
Key Takeaways Heat-resistant coatings are essential for protecting surfaces from extreme temperatures and prolonging their lifespan. Choosing the right coating involves understanding the heat resilience and ingredients that contribute to...
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Industrial Design Powder Coatings: Transform, Protect & Enhance Durability

Industrial Design Powder Coatings: Transform, Protect & Enhance Durability
Key Takeaways Powder coatings are a durable and decorative finish for metals, enhancing longevity and aesthetics. The process involves applying dry powder which forms a protective barrier against corrosion and...
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High-Quality Polyurethane UV Coatings for Maximum Sun Protection

The Sun's Impact: UV Protection with High-Quality Polyurethane Coatings
Key Takeaways Polyurethane UV coatings provide superior protection against the sun’s damaging rays. These coatings enhance durability, resist weathering, and maintain color stability. Choosing the right type of polyurethane coating,...
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