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Glixtone Protective Coatings

Glixtone Protective CoatingsFirwood are excited to be able to now offer direct from stock a range of Glixtone products.Glixtone problem solving, decorative and protective products are manufactured by their parent company, Carrs Coatings, who have been manufacturing Paints for over 120 years and are [...]
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Brexit Blues, not at Firwood Paints

The implications of Brexit on British manufacturing are as yet hard to predict but there is no doubt that it is a major worry for both large and small companies. Until such time as clarification on any exit deal from the EC becomes clear then businesses are going to struggle to make long term plans [...]
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About Micaceous Iron Oxide Paint

Corrosive protection needn't be unattractive with Firwood MIO Paint Micaceous iron oxide (MIO) is a naturally occurring mineral substance and is used as the primary ingredient in some protective coatings and primers due to its anti-corrosive properties. When it is added to a coating and applied to [...]
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Chlorinated Rubber Paint

Chlorinated rubber paint is a hard wearing and flexible coatings with a good resistance to water and chemicals.They provide anti- corrosive protection in locations such as coastal environments and chemical works. Firwood's highly effective range includes primers and top coats for a variety of dif [...]
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You Won't Find Gravy In Our Xylene

Following the controversial recall of Kania Gravy Granules from Lidl Stores after they were discovered to have been contaminated with xylene, we wanted to reassure our customers that they won't find gravy in our Xylene.Xylene is a colourless, flammable liquid with a sweet odour that exists in three [...]
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Industrial Paint Systems

Using Industrial Paints Systems for long term protection of steel Paint systems are most commonly used for the long term protection of steel.As well as manufacturing and developing industrial paints and coatings we have a skilled technical department to assist with putting together paint systems i [...]
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Why Choose Magnetic Paint

High Quality Magnetic Paint Conventional magnetic boards attached to the wall inevitably over time collect dirt, grime and germs. For some environments such as hospitals and care homes this is a major issue. To thoroughly clean the area they need to be removed from the wall, the area the board is m [...]
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Firwood's Newest Addition To The Range Of Anti-Corrosive Primer

Long term protection Storage and processing equipment that was installed many years ago will certainly have deteriorated from the effects of corrosion in polluted atmospheres and the costs associated with corrosion can easily run into the many thousands of pounds. Firwood 86 Two Pack Epoxy Surface [...]
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About Bitumen Paint

Waterproof, weatherproof and cathodic protection with bitumen paint General purpose bitumen paint is ideal for use in areas where an effective waterproof, weatherproof, chemical and corrosion resistant protective coating is needed. Bituminous coating can be used both externally and internally. I [...]
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What Does For Professional Use Only Mean When Using Idustrial Paint

When looking at products on the Firwood e commerce site some will be labelled 'For Professional Use only' as they contain substances that are hazardous to the environment and human health. Use of these products is restricted by law to industrial and trade users only. Those industrial paints and c [...]
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How To Apply Firwood 2200 Heavy Duty Anti-Slip Paint

Firwood's 2200 Heavy Duty Anti-Slip Coating is solvent-free epoxy floor anti-slip paint that is combined with a heavy duty-aggregate. This aggregate has been selected for its outstanding anti-slip properties, allowing the product to offer the very best in health and safety features for industrial an [...]
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Firwood's Diverse Range Of Emulsion Paints

Firwood's Diverse Range Of Emulsion PaintsWhether you're only just moved into a new property, or if you just fancy a refresh, then one of the most satisfying and simply jobs you can undertake can be painting your walls. Although it can be completed in a short amount of time, it can be a major part o [...]
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