APF Epoxy Blog

The Perils of Pantone Colors in the Coatings Industry

Posted March 8th, 2018 by Jim Essig

Once upon a time, industrial coatings companies typically had a company color chart with six to nine colors. They didn’t have a provision for doing custom match colors without painstakingly matching by eye, and then obtaining the necessary pigments and grinding them into the paint base


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Why ESD Control Flooring is Essential for Electronics-Related Industries, and How it Works

Posted February 28th, 2018 by Peter Collins

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” -   John Wooden   Most drivers don’t need to know the technical details of how an internal combustion engine works in order to competently operate a vehicle


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Product Mixing: How to Avoid Soft Spots in Your Finished Floor

Posted December 12th, 2017 by Carlos Santana

Occasionally we get calls from applicators who notice soft areas in their finished floors, while the surrounding areas have cured hard. This issue can be caused by a number of factors, including these common missteps in the product mixing process:

Rapidly Drilling a Mixture: When pouring Part A and Part B into your mixing container, your mixing drill should start at a slow setting so the resin or hardener does not splatter onto the upper rim of your mixing container


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The Pros and Cons of Different ESD Flooring Options for Electronic Manufacturing

Posted September 1st, 2017 by Peter Collins

The single most important part of making the right ESD flooring choice for any organization is that there is top-to-bottom understanding, buy-in and support from the management team.


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