Specialist Paints & Finishes

suppliers of specialist paints and coatings

A range of specialist paints for difficult surfaces or specialist situations.

A range of paints, coatings or systems developed for a variety of situations or for when particular specialist or high performance finishes are required. These include paint for steel surfaces, anti-glare paint, reflecting paints, micaceous iron oxide and solar absorbing and solar reflective paints.

A water white Acrylic Clear Lacquer for metal protection. Solvent and water based multi-surface Black Out paints for ceiling voids. A one pack Anticorrosive Quick Drying Primer Finish in a large colour range.  We are happy to make bespoke mixes and colours subject to minimum batch sizes.

For Primers and Undercoats for above, please see our SPECIALIST PRIMERS & UNDERCOATS.

For Rust Convertor, Degreasers and Cleaners, please see our PRE-TREATMENT category.

For guidance on painting unusual substrates and surfaces, please see our SUBSTRATE INDEX.

For older, traditional and English Heritage Buildings, we produce excellent alternatives to lead based paints - A49 Amel System and A109 Synthamel System. Please consult directly with our Technical Department prior to any intended use. Call 01202 295570.

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Products

Acrylic Hard Water White Clear Lacquer AL123

A hard, non-yellowing, water white clear acrylic resin-based lacquer, exhibiting excellent U.V. resistance.

Acrylic Water Based Gloss Paint, Black and White WB178

A water based gloss paint based on acrylic resin, affording a tough durable finish on a wide range of substrates.

Coverage: 12 - 15 sq metres per Litre.

Acrylic Water Based Gloss Paint, Standard Colours WB178

A water based gloss paint based on acrylic resin, affording a tough durable finish on a wide range of substrates. BS4800 & RAL standard colours.

Coverage: 12 - 15 sq metres per Litre.

Acrylic Water Based Gloss Paint, Strong Colours WB178

A, anti-fungal, water based gloss paint based on acrylic resin, affording a tough durable finish on a wide range of substrates. BS4800 & RAL strong colours.

Coverage: 12 - 15 sq metres per Litre.

Anti-Glare Heat Reducing Shading Paint, Water Based Off-White & Green E6

Anti-glare heat reducing shading paint. A translucent water based coating designed to reduce the intensity of sunlight transmitted through glass or Perspex windows and roofs. Provides up to 80% of UVA & UVB ray reduction. 

Coverage: Approximately 60 – 70 sq metres per 5.0 Litres per coat.

Anti-Glare, Solvent Based White & Green A5

Anti-glare heat reducing paint for glass, polycarbonate or Perspex. A translucent coating designed to reduce the intensity of sunlight transmitted through glass or Perspex windows and roofs. Provides up to 80% of UVA & UVB ray reduction. White & Green.

Coverage: Approximately 60 – 70 sq metres per 5.0 Litres per coat.

Blackout Acrylic Matt Finish Paint, E28

A dense water based acrylic matt finish blackout paint, suitable for application in to ceiling voids to hide an assortment of services including cables, cable and network housing, trunking, piping work etc. Can also be applied to most metal and powder coated surfaces after suitable priming.

Emulsion 100% Acrylic Clear Sealer ES27

A water based sealer, stabiliser and barrier coat based on acrylic copolymer.

Coverage: 40 - 50 sq metres per 5.0 Litres.

Pliolite Based Masonry Paint in Pastel Shades & White A58

Pliolite based masonry paint. A durable, weather resistant, Pliolite based coating with a low sheen finish which can be shower proof in one hour or less. Ideal for low temperature application.

Coverage: 30 - 40 sq metres per 5 Litres per coat. Textured finish will be lower at 20 - 30 sq metres per coat.

Pure Phenolic Wood Oil Varnish. Ready Mixed Gold Powder in Phenolic Tung Oil (Varnish) AM60

A pure phenolic wood oil varnish, incorporating metallic powders for colour and performance.

Coverage: 60 sq metres per 5.0 Litres.

Ready Mixed Metallic Anti-Tarnish Gold Phenolic Tung Oil (Varnish) AM61

A pure phenolic wood oil varnish, incorporating metallic powders for colour and performance.

Coverage: 60 sq metres per 5.0 Litres.

Red Lead Primer Type B, AP80

An oil based red lead primer for iron and steel, containing over 80% lead pigment, conforming to BS 2523 Type “B”.

Coverage: Approximately 55 sq metres per 5.0 Litres.

Lead based paint systems can only be re-used onto approved Listed Heritage buildings and structures as controlled by English Heritage. Individuals who wish to obtain paints for qualifying structures or artworks must complete a DECLARATION FORM which we provide. This will be retained on file as a record of the sale, purchase and details of the intended use. We will forward the form to the relevant competent body for approval. In England the 'competent body' regulating its use is English Heritage.