Types of Paint and Coatings

The following are definitions of the various types of coatings used in every aspect of life including homes, roads, buildings, infrastructure, planes/trains and automobiles, ships and more. The Canadian Coatings Industry goes way beyond simply colour and encompasses many types of coatings used on every type of surface or substrate imaginable for many different value-added purposes.

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