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Unlocking the future of coatings: The benefits of water-based coatings

In the world of protective and decorative coatings, innovation is the name of the game. One product that has been making waves in the industry is water-based coatings, and at Wagon Paints, we’re proud to introduce you to one of our star offerings – Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel. This fast-drying, water-based industrial enamel coating is revolutionising the way we think about protection and decoration of metal and timber surfaces. In this blog, we’ll delve into the numerous benefits of this remarkable product.

Speedy application and drying

When time is of the essence, Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel takes centre stage. At 25ºC, it’s touch dry in just 45-60 minutes, and overnight, it achieves a hard dry finish. This rapid drying time ensures that your projects move forward swiftly, reducing downtime and increasing productivity.

Minimal priming required

Say goodbye to the hassle and cost of extensive priming. This water-based coatings enamel coating adheres exceptionally well to substrates, reducing the need for priming in most cases. This not only simplifies your painting process but also saves you time and resources.

Low VOC – a greener choice

Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel stands out as a responsible choice. With low levels of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), it is environmentally friendly and complies with strict regulations. This makes it suitable for various applications, including those in sensitive environments.

Impressive durability

When you’re looking for coatings that can withstand the test of time, look no further. Our enamel coating offers excellent exterior durability, ensuring your surfaces remain protected and visually appealing for an extended period. This added longevity means fewer maintenance cycles and lower costs in the long run.

Resistance to harsh chemicals

Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel isn’t just tough against the elements; it also boasts impressive resistance to hydrocarbon solvents. This makes it ideal for applications where exposure to chemicals or solvents is a concern, such as industrial settings.

Versatile colour options

At Wagon Paints, we understand that aesthetics matter. That’s why our product is available in various colours in gloss, allowing you to choose the perfect shade to match your project’s requirements. Whether you’re refurbishing containers, working on garden implements or beautifying metal scaffolding, we have the right colour for you.

Low foaming and early water/humidity resistance

Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel goes the extra mile by offering low foaming characteristics and early water/humidity resistance. This ensures that your finish remains smooth and pristine, even when faced with challenging environmental conditions.

Convenient packaging options

No matter the scale of your project, we have you covered with our 20L and 200L pack sizes. This flexibility ensures that you have the right quantity of Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel to meet your specific needs.

Wagon Paints – manufacturing high quality industrial finishes and surface coating systems since 1975

Water-based coatings like Water-Reducible Air-Dry Enamel are setting new standards in the world of protective and decorative coatings. With fast drying times, low VOC content, excellent durability and resistance to harsh chemicals, this product is a game-changer for industries ranging from construction to manufacturing. Plus, its wide range of colour options and convenient packaging make it a versatile choice for various applications. At Wagon Paints in Victoria, we’re proud to offer this cutting-edge solution. If you’re interested in learning more high quality industrial finishes and surface coating systems, contact Wagon Paints to see how we can help you find the perfect industrial, commercial or marine coating for your needs. Call Wagon Paints today on +61 3 9729 1344 or complete an online enquiry form. Experience the future of coatings with us!

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