A successful paint job isn’t the result of a good quality spray coat alone. Many other things come together to become a fundamental part of a well-painted surface. From powerful degreasers that possess the ability to remove stubborn oil and grease stains to measuring cups that ensure you have mixed our paints perfectly to execute your tasks competently, a good paint job needs paint shop essential items.
A client or customer expects suppliers to stock up on these essential goods. It also makes perfect business sense for these manufacturers and suppliers to keep these items in handy to provide their prospects with the respite they need when undertaking a challenging paint job. Suffice to say, Creative Resins is home to products that are ideal for suppliers, paint dealers, and glass, windows, and door manufacturers among other parties.
In this article, we will be looking at some of the best paint shop essential items that can make even the toughest paint projects simpler. All of the below-listed products can be easily purchased from Creative Resins’ online store at reasonable rates.
1 – Spray Booth Filters
Filters are perhaps the most important part of spray painting equipment. Spray booth filters will easily trap paint overspray and as a result, save the environment from air pollution. If you are looking for a spray booth filter that prevents the mess caused by overspray, then you are in luck!
Creative Resins’ offers one of the best spray booth filter rolls to help you efficiently capture excess particles released by spray paint. Our spray booth paint filters exhibit formidable fiber strength, robust elasticity, competent spray absorbing ability, and high resistance.
2 – Plastic Beaker
When undertaking a paint job, it is important to use the correct ratios of each component to avoid issues later. One of the items that helps accomplish this goal is the plastic beaker.
Creative Resins provides its customers with plastic beackers that are capable of holding at least 600ml of volume. They have a very smooth texture on the inside, which makes them especially ideal for mixing.
Furthermore, they are also immaculately transparent, with numerical indicators that assist in measuring the precise amount of paint or any other material.
3 – Pipettes
If you want to be more accurate with the volumes of your paint liquid, then there is no better alternative to pipettes. Pipettes allow extremely precise measurement and application of paint solutions on a surface.
Creative Resins offers a box of 500 small plastic Pipettes that can be used to hold accurate measures of your solution and dispense small amounts on the subjected surface with utmost efficiency.
4 – Surface Preparation Pad
The pads provide fast and consistent prep, which is essential for our surface coatings to adhere to the best of there ability. The surface pads are ideal for keying surface areas before they are painted or primed. The pads can be used on both sides to avoid wastage. These pads are also made of top-quality source material which allows them to exhibit high resistance to tearing. You get 20 pads in one box for a reasonable price at the Creative Resins store.
5 – Nitrile Gloves
Heavy-duty Nitrile Gloves are commonly used in labs when handling chemicals. As skin contact with paint can also potentially cause skin damage, it is advisable to wear gloves that provide robust protection. Fortunately, Creative Resins provides its customers with just the perfect pair of Nitrile Gloves that provide working hands with much-needed protection.
Creative Resin’ nitrile gloves are resistant to most solvents and come absolutely free from silicone and powder.
Cleaning is a very fundamental first step when undertaking a paint job. Painting on a surface plagued by dirt, or stains is a recipe for disaster. However, some surface pollutants can be extremely stubborn and very difficult to remove. Elements like grease, usually found on doors and windows can become hard over time and become considerably more difficult to clean
This is where powerful degreasers come into play. An industrial-grade degreaser has the power needed to quickly break down grease and eliminate it completely from the surface. Creative Resins offers a robust degreaser, which acts as a powerful solvent cleaner ideal for cleaning your composite doors and PVCu ready for painting.
7 – Trigger Spray Bottles
No other device provides the level of convenience that trigger spray bottles can. If you want a manual device that allows you to trigger paint or other solutions / cleaners on your surface in a convenient, clean manner, then Trigger Spray Bottles must always be by your side.
Creative Resins Offers robust Trigger Spray Bottles made from high-quality source material. They are ideal for the application of both paint and cleaners. Each Trigger Spray bottle is capable of holding at least 475 ml of water or solvent-based solution.
8 – Acetone
All painting equipment and machinery like spray guns and pumps are vital to be thoroughly clean of all paint post use. If a spray gun is populated with dry paint or dirt, it will inadvertently mix with new paint and ultimately damage the surface you intended to coat, or worse still completely block the spray gun deeming it unusable.
Acetone is an extremely powerful cleaning solvent that takes care of this problem. Creative Resins’ Solvent Cleaner – Acetone, is a heavy-duty cleaning solvent that is ideal for cleaning machinery pumps / parts and spray guns. The cleaner can be used to keep all spray equipment and substrates clean and ready to be used for our surface coatings.
The Bottom Line
Creative Resins is home to a diverse range of paint shop essential items. From cleaners to containers, we have everything a manufacturer needs to complete their paint projects with our surface coatings. You can purchase the above items and much more by heading on to Creative Resins’ online store today. All of our products are available to you at some of the best prices in the industry.
It is still astonishing how old antiquated items with a long history behind them manage to out-charm most new and shiny products. So much so, that many of these items are held in high prestige and often sold in auctions to the highest bidder among wealthy pursuers with a taste for collecting such antiquities.
To put it simply, the older the antique, the more valuable it becomes. This is also the case with antique mirrors. Antique Mirrors are enjoying a newfound popularity today and are considered extremely fashionable. Suffice to say, these mirrors are witnessing a huge demand as antique mirror effects are now being used in many different interior applications.
Helping glass manufacturers to create these uniquely classy and elegant looking mirrors are Creative Resins with an extensive menu of antique solutions that work seamlessly with our paint products to create stunning results. With the help of our products, glass manufacturers can create an extensive and unique range of Antique Mirror and Decorative Mirror effects in order to produce a product that offers great versatility in numerous market areas. These antique mirror solutions can be used on curtains wailings, Kitchen splashbacks and many other glass surfaces to give them a visually arresting appeal.
Creating an antique effect mirror may seem daunting. However, it is way easier than one can imagine.
In this article we would like to show you how easy it is to create an antique mirror. So without wasting any more time, let’s look at all the steps required to create an antique appearance on any type of glass including toughened..
Steps to Antique a Mirror
1 – Prepare your project
Make sure the area you are going to work in is clear and large enough for the project you are undertaking. If you have a dry back spray booth you can grab top-quality spray booth filters from our online store along with other consumables mentioned in the following process. Quality filters, lint free tissue and non-smear glass cleaner will all help keep your surface dust free which is important when spraying mirror reflective paint.
2 – Prepare your glass
Make sure the surface is clean from dust and grease. We recommend using a good quality glass cleaner and lint free tissue to deep clean the surface and leave it smear free.
3 – Spray Antique Solution from Trigger Bottle
Once you have cleaned the glass choose the antique colour you prefer to create the distressed look you a seeking. There are several colours available the most common being black, white, copper and gold. Pour the antique solution into the trigger bottle supplied and from a distance of approximately 500ml apply the solution in selected areas, or if you require a heavier distressed / antique look, apply the solution across the panel. The antique solution will form droplets on the glass surface. If you wish you can apply more than one colour.
4 – Apply Spray Reactor
Using a clean trigger bottle immediately apply the antique ‘reaction’ solution. Apply onto the areas where the antique solution has been applied. Watch the reaction create unique shapes. The more applied the larger the reaction.
5 – Leave to Dry
Leave the solutions to naturally dry on the surface. When completely dry use a high-pressure air gun to blow down the treated surface removing the dried excess material. This leaves the unique distressed antique marks on the glass surface.
6 – Apply the Mirror Paint
Using a conventional spray gun apply the Mirror Paint 1K over the distressed surface. Apply two or three coats until the glass is evenly coated. Leave to dry.
7 – Apply the backing paint
Once the Mirror Paint has fully dried apply two coats of the protective backing paint usually in grey or black colour.
It’s really as simple as that. It’s so easy to create unique individual antique mirrors and the process is easily repeatable.
Buy Antique Solution at Creative Resins
Creating an antique mirror is ultimately very easy. As mentioned before, Creative Resins has a wide range of mirror products that you can use in combination with our antique solution to create stunning results.
Create A range of antique mirror and decorative effects each with their own unique identity, easily achieved using the specially prepared antique solutions from our store. Available in a range of colours and are simply applied using a trigger spray bottle or aerosol can. They react naturally with each other resulting in a stunning range of effects. All our antique solutions are non-hazardous and safe to use.