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An overview of protective floor coatings for chemical resistance

Protective coatings play a crucial role in the industrial maintenance industry, as they provide a barrier between a surface and its environment. One important function of protective coatings is chemical resistance, which refers to a coating's ability to protect a surface from the damaging effects of chemicals.

Several types of protective coatings offer chemical resistance, including epoxy, polyurethane, and fluoropolymer.


Epoxy coatings are known for their excellent adhesion, chemical resistance, and durability. They are often used in industrial environments where strong acids or bases are present.


Polyurethane coatings, on the other hand, offer excellent abrasion resistance and flexibility, making them well-suited for surfaces that are subjected to mechanical wear and tear.


Fluoropolymer coatings, such as Teflon, are known for their non-stick properties and excellent chemical resistance. They are often used in applications requiring chemical resistance, and low surface energy is desired.


It is important to choose the right protective coating for the specific chemical exposure that a surface will be subjected to. For example, a coating that is resistant to strong acids may not necessarily be resistant to strong bases. It is also important to consider the specific properties of the coating, such as its ability to withstand high temperatures, UV exposure, and mechanical wear and tear.


If you are in need of protective coatings for your industrial maintenance project, it is essential to work with a reputable company that has experience in this area. Look for a company that offers a wide range of protective coatings and can help you choose the best one for your specific needs.

At Plastech Services, we specialize in Industrial Maintenance and provide high-quality protective coatings for chemical resistance. Our experienced professionals will work with you to determine the best coating for your project and provide expert application services. Contact us today to learn more and get started on your industrial maintenance project.

Call us at 1-410-737-4700 or request a free quote at


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