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How Polyurea Can Really Help Protect Your Equipment

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You spend a lot of money on your equipment. And, the wear and tear on it are a matter of course. No doubt you could benefit with a means of protecting your assets. That’s where polyurea coatings can help. The added coating will add to both the life and appearance of equipment.

Polyurea coatings add durability to all kinds of machinery. For starters, they are used in dump trucks and front end loaders. The protection is also beneficial in farm equipment, such as tractors and plows. By and large, any machinery that is typically painted will be better off with a protective polyurea coating.

Although you might not be thinking of it in warming temperatures, polyurea coatings are also advisable for use in snow plows and salt trucks.

Benefits of Polyurea Coatings

In the best case scenario, polyurea coatings are applied upon purchase of any new equipment. Otherwise, the application is advisable to add life to machinery already in use. As long as the mechanics are in order, polyurea can renew the look and extend the life of most machinery.

How does it work? One of the advantages of polyurea is its ease of application. By its nature, polyurea is known for its elastic properties. Additionally, the strength of polyurea is unmatched. However, that’s just the beginning.

When you use polyurea coatings, you are essentially waterproofing your equipment. Frankly, many equipment users consider this one of the top benefits. This means that some common casualties are avoided, such as:

  • Corrosion damage

  • Leaky equipment

  • Unsightly rust

  • Slippery surfaces

However, that’s just when it comes to the advantages of waterproofing. Think about those annoying paint chips that seem to age your equipment. Polyurea coatings create an outer shell on your heavy equipment. So, what does that mean?

In the case of the new equipment, it suggests that you won’t have to worry about paint chipping and ugly scratches. The polyurea will also create a durable shell that should combat dents.

When it comes to protecting existing equipment, Marvel Coatings experts can provide you with instructions on how to prepare the surface for coating so it's installed right the first time. And, return machinery back to looking as though it was a new purchase.

Noise is often a consideration with heavy equipment. Noise containment is another featured benefit of polyurea coatings. They can help cut down on sounds caused by vibration.

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Want to know how polyurea coatings can contribute to protecting your equipment? Our technical experts are at Marvel Coatings have experienced over several industries. Give us a call to find out how you can lessen your maintenance costs and increase the life of your machinery.