Celebrating 20 Years in Business Read more Faded Powder Coating
This year we are celebrating 20 years in business. 2017 is the 20th year of trading for Vanda Coatings. To celebrate we have launched a new website to showcase our case studies and services. Our company has evolved from a small business, offering small deep cleans on Shell petrol stations, to working with main contractors on […]
Read more Vanda Coatings Latest Accreditation
The appearance of aged powdered coated windows, doors and facades may show signs of significant fading. Powder coating can deteriorate at differing speeds dependent on conditions and if left without appropriate treatment may fail completely. We look at the causes of faded powder coating, how to prevent fading and options available for restoration. Why does […]
Read more Re-coating External Metalwork at Electric Center Castleford
Our Accreditation Vanda Coatings have been very busy lately and we are pleased to announce that we have renewed our certification of SMAS, CHAS, Safecontractor and Constructionline to their list of accreditation. The latest development is that we have added NICEIC domestic Electric installer certification to the list and will be undergoing approved contractor testing […]
Read more Painting Lift Interiors in Poole
The Electric Center in Castleford is a typical out of town cladded unit. The existing unit had the previous tenant’s colours and external items had be recoated from Green to Orange. As the unit trades 6 days a week, our operatives attended on a Sunday to avoid any disruption to the business operation. An example […]
Read more What is Airless Paint Spraying?
Vanda Coatings usually work on commercial projects, but occasionally our operatives re-spray architectural metalwork in a residential setting such as painting lift interiors in Poole. Specifically, in the case of Pelican House, the inside of 2 lifts servicing a block of residential apartments needed recoating. Sometimes access is an issue for our sprayers. Either the […]
Read more Metal Spraying On Site at Tesla Birmingham
An airless paint spraying system gives a glass-smooth layer of coating over surfaces that is practically impossible to achieve using a brush or roller. An Introduction to Airless Paint Spraying In 1892, Francis Davis Millet is thought to have been the first person to invent a basic spray painting device with Edward Seymour advancing this […]
Read more Can You Paint External Metal in Cold Weather?
Vanda Coatings were asked to undertake metal spraying on site at Tesla Birmingham which included all the metal cladding and curtain walling. Tesla Motors manufactures luxurious electric cars and is based in the USA with seven car showrooms in the UK and many more throughout the world. The whole building in Birmingham was being refurbished […]
Read more Metal Spray Coating on Site at Greencore Woking
Can You Paint External Metal in Cold Weather? Temperature and moisture are known to effect paint application, so painting architectural metal in cold weather and rain should be avoided. Ideally, recoating metalwork in interiors is best done during the winter when inclement weather will have no effect on projects as it does on exterior work. […]
Read more How Does Electrostatic Spraying Work?
Greencore Group plc manufactures convenience foods throughout the UK, Europe and the USA and there are 15 sites nationwide. Metal spray coating on site at Greencore, Woking took place recently as the extensive premises was undergoing general maintenance. Vanda Coatings were asked to recoat the underneath of an interior walkway that was part of the […]
How Does Electrostatic Spraying Work? The main crux of electrostatic spray painting involves the concepts of charge and electric fields. We are all familiar with these phenomena as most will have witnessed plastic wrap attaching itself to surfaces or clothes sticking to each other as they are removed from a tumble dryer. In depth analysis […]