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New innovations in paint coatings

3rd November 2021 Ongoing research and development into the formulation and manufacture of paint is leading to a range of new advancements, such as odourless paint, paint that helps to combat algae and mould build-up and paint that helps facilitate the safe harvesting of rainwater. Plascon affirms that the... 

Protecting exterior walls for longer

22nd September 2021 Walls naturally expand and contract, which can result in cracked and peeling paint and protecting the exterior walls of a building can be especially difficult in harsh South African weather conditions. A newly released textured paint for exterior walls is said to exceed other products in... 

Image of Plascon's new textured paint for exterior walls
Plascon has released a new textured paint for exterior walls

New paint colour palette unveiled

17th June 2021 A new range of paint colours launched specifically for South Africa’s winter season, is now available from Plascon. The colour palette, titled Vivid Evolution, is said to feature a range of deep colour combinations that aim to inspire feelings of peace and tranquility. 

Plascon has introduced its winter colour palette
Plascon has introduced its winter colour palette

Road paint for long-lasting, high performance 

29th January 2021 Road and runway markings play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of users, helping to indicate direction and keep motor vehicles and aeroplanes on course. The markings need to be clearly visible, but it is also essential for the coatings to offer a number of other important features. In... 

Plascon Hysheen road marking paint is formulated to be long-lasting and durable
Plascon Hysheen road marking paint is formulated to be long-lasting and durable

Two-in-one metal coating

1st October 2020 A specially-formulated, high performance metal coating that acts as both a primer and topcoat aims to save time and money, without compromising on quality. The quick-drying, direct-to-metal formula can be applied to machinery, pumps, cylinders and motors, producing a high-gloss finish. 

Plascon's Sprintcote metal coating
Plascon's Sprintcote metal coating

Air purifying paint improves indoor air quality

18th September 2020 A new paint that is said to reduce the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the air, has recently been introduced. The paint is designed to improve indoor air quality by incorporating new air purifying technology to reduce amounts of harmful formaldehyde. 

Plascon Double Velvet Pure with the addition of formaldehyde abatement technology
Plascon Double Velvet Pure with the addition of formaldehyde abatement technology

Paint innovation promotes infection control

31st July 2020 As the Covid-19 outbreak puts South Africa’s health care sector under severe strain, a number of technologies, equipment and solutions are being developed to help curb the spread of the virus and to address the country’s general health care needs in the long term. Two paint product lines,... 

Plascon's Professional Hygiene Low Sheen Paint and Kansai Shiquy Paint are specifically formulated for use in medical environments
Plascon's Professional Hygiene Low Sheen Paint and Kansai Shiquy Paint are specifically formulated for use in medical environments
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