Small Scale Industrial Repairs Using Spray Paint

Posted on 17th March 2015 by Darren Cullen

Corrugated steel sheeting has become exceedingly popular for use as a construction material on industrial buildings. This popularity can be attributed to it being a cheap yet extremely durable material. However over time and being exposed to everything which the elements can throw at it areas of the sheeting can become damaged, suffering from ailments Read More

RAL Colours Compared

Posted on 11th March 2015 by Darren Cullen

All too often when people are exploring an interior redesign, refurbishment or refit, they can fall into the trap of ensuring that everything matches and is the same colour. This process often produces rooms which are not only all the same colour, but also, well, just a bit dull. Paint companies have noticed this theme Read More

Applying Lacquer to Your Project

Posted on 26th February 2015 by Darren Cullen

Quick-drying solvent-based nitrocellulose lacquers were developed in the early 1920s and have been extensively used in industry ever since. Nitrocellulose lacquers are used on cars, furniture and on musical instruments amongst other projects. The nitrocellulose and other resins and plasticizers are dissolved in the solvent, and each coat of lacquer dissolves some of the previous Read More

Applying Your Colour Coat – Advice from CJ Aerosols

Posted on 19th February 2015 by Darren Cullen

Before applying your colour coat remember that you must always paint in a well ventilated space and always use a suitable respirator. If you have followed our preparation and priming guides then your project is now ready for painting. It has been sanded, smoothed and primed, then sanded again with fine grit paper. It is Read More

Applying Your Primer – Advice from CJ Aerosols

Posted on 11th February 2015 by Darren Cullen

Before you begin, let us consider what an aerosol can actually is. An aerosol can is a vessel that can withstand significant internal pressure. The spray nozzle incorporates a sealing device that will not let the pressure out of the can until called for. A tube inside the can brings the paint to the nozzle Read More

Surface Preparation for Paint – Advice from CJ Aerosols

Posted on 4th February 2015 by Darren Cullen

Painting any surface, be it a car, a model or an item of furniture, is a time-consuming job. The best paint job in the world can easily be betrayed by rushed or poor surface preparation so here is a step by step guide to help ensure you achieve first class results. You will need plenty Read More

Select Your Pantone Colour Scheme With CJ Aerosols

Posted on 28th January 2015 by Darren Cullen

In 2014 Pantone, arguably the world’s leading paint authority, celebrated their 50th birthday! During their half decade of producing iconic and dynamic colour tones Pantone have gained and maintained their dominance by paying close attention to cultural shifts. This may sound odd, how does colour affect cultural expression? Well Pantone argue that colour has always had Read More

What Is RAL?

Posted on 24th January 2015 by Darren Cullen

RAL is a colour matching system which is used throughout Europe. Often when people refer to RAL, they colloquially mean the RAL Classic System, which contains over 200 different colour tones and shades, ranging from white to black in its diversity. Traditionally, the RAL system was used as a reference for varnishes and powder coatings. Read More

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