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Market Update: Advances In Powder Coatings
2018-08-08 20:34
By Cynthia Challener, CoatingsTech Contributing Writer Powder coating technology is viewed as a sustainable option in many industrial coating applications. It is most widely used to coat met… Read More
Updated FORREST Industrial Color Card
2018-07-13 14:33
FORREST’S 14E – Quixnamel Alkyd Enamel is a versatile, quick dry, high gloss, enamel that can be used direct to metal for interior and exterior applications. It is ideal for all… Read More
Coatings For Manufacturing From Forrest
2018-06-01 15:11
Forrest Technical Coatings provides a full line of products and services for manufacturing companies.  We cover the spectrum of application methods and substrates for manufacturing.&nbs&hell…Read More
Choosing Your Manufacturer Paint
2018-05-25 13:46
Choosing The Right Industrial Paint As a manufacturer, painting is an essential step in the overall process of getting your products in the “hands” of the consumer! A consumer&r&hell…Read More
Restore-X® Easy Deck User Guide
2018-04-12 17:16
User Guide to Easy Wood Deck Restoration RESTORE-X® Wood Restoration Products can  make your job easy and increase your satisfaction.  RESTORE-X® products are biod… Read More
Time To Spruce Up Your Deck
2018-03-23 14:34
Spring is here… How did your deck survive the winter?  Now is a good time to start thinking about getting it cleaned up.  We have everything you need to get the job done, ri… Read More
Interior Painting Tips
2018-03-16 13:44
Dipping a roller in some paint and slapping it on a wall seems like such a simple task. Here are a few tips and tools that do make the job quicker, easier, and result in far less paint in yo… Read More
2018-03-09 15:47
Here is way to test the colors you have chosen for your home.  Whether you’ve just moved into a new home, or the seasons have changed, sometimes, you just want to change the color… Read More
Nicely Written By The Family Handyman
2018-03-02 15:09
Paint the Trim First, Then the Ceilings and Walls Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That’s because… Read More
2018-02-16 16:02
There are three major groups of synthetic organic pigments used in artists’ paints-anthraquinone, azo, and phthalocyanine. The first, anthraquinone, was 1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone (al… Read More
Start Thinking Deck Stains
2018-02-02 15:14
A properly applied stain is part of regular maintenance to protect your deck from stains, mildew, the elements and damaging uv rays. Stain products exist for every type of deck, including co… Read More
2018-01-25 17:13
Congratulations and appreciation to Tarr Chemical for earning our inaugural “Vendor of the Year” award for 2017. Mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers like Tarr ar… Read More
2018-01-09 15:32
Great article from Wikihow After a while, painted houses start to reveal wear and tear, so once in a while, doing a refreshing exterior house-painting project can bring back your home’… Read More
2017-12-15 17:41
Some real good basic information for you about spray paint guns HVLP and Conventional spray systems require an air compressor as the air source. The guns will generally require from 10-25 CF… Read More
2017-12-07 18:08
We enjoyed this article and hope you do as well. Giani Granite Paint for Countertops has literally changed our life- well our kitchen anyways!! I call it the “miracle paint”! Se… Read More
2017-11-09 13:30
Applying Color Harmony  — Despite 35% of Americans selecting blue as their favorite hue according to Kathy Lamancusa’s “Emotional Reactions to Color” study, effe… Read More
Fungus Also Causes Dry Rot
2017-10-20 14:10
Dry rot is a weakening of wood caused by one of several species of fungus. The fungus digests the parts of the wood that give the wood strength and stiffness. Weakened wood is typically so… Read More
2017-10-10 14:44
Fungicide for use in: adhesives, paints, paper, air filters, plastics, textiles, nylon carpeting etc. Broad spectrum of activity. Thermally stable, no yellowing. Excellent toxicological prof… Read More
2017-10-06 09:54
More info about Rodger Talbert from Forrest June 13, 2006 No Comments A gun or guns operating at a specific output and position will provide coating thickness within a certain range. If t… Read More
Connect Rodger Talbert
2017-10-04 09:51
Rodger Talbert began his career in coatings in 1976 when he went to work for a small company that does metal fabrication and custom coating. He worked there for 10 years, rising to the posit… Read More
Powder Coating Guide
2017-09-28 10:51
Great article! Spraying Multiple Coats There are several instances when powder coating where multiple coats will be involved.  Often times, it is a clear coat for added protection and… Read More
2017-09-26 10:47
Great article about Powder Coating Two Methods:Applying the Powder CoatThermosets v. ThermoplasticsCommunity Q&A Powder coating is a process of coating metal with a plastic finish applie… Read More
WOW, One Day Painting Blog -Great Info
2017-08-28 20:49
Read Complete article 2017 Best Exterior House Color Schemes   Is the outside of your house ready for an update? When it’s time to paint your home’s exterior, it can be temp… Read More
Oct 12th Powder Coating Training
2017-08-24 13:39
REGISTER for our Oct 12th Powder Coating Training and the Grand Opening of our expanded powder facility!     “Click here to start your registration”   Join e… Read More
2017-08-22 13:37
Contractor Appreciation Luncheon with Deep Discounts at the event.  Free gifts and drawings must be present to win. Lunch happens from 11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy SUPERSTAR PALLET DEALS at 252… Read More
2017-08-18 13:03
FORREST enjoyed this article and would you share it you Powder coating is a high-quality durable finish found on thousands of products you come in contact with each day. Compared to liquid p… Read More
2017-07-25 10:03
Restore-X® Exterior Wood Brightener is a citrus based product that brightens the wood grain appearance to bring out the brilliance of the wood and its grain features.  Exterior Wood… Read More
2017-07-20 10:57
Restore-X® Exterior Wood Deck Cleaner is the first step in restoring the beauty of exterior unfinished and semi-transparent stained woods that are weathered and have dirt deposits or sta… Read More
2017-07-18 12:40
Restore-X® can help make your customers happier and your business more profitable.  In the past, the only solution to weathered wood and deteriorated, semi-transparent stain or clea… Read More
2017-06-22 10:58
Stove Bright® Gas Vent Pipe Paint* has been formulated for optimal gloss and color with temperature resistance up to 250 F.  It is available in a wide variety of colors and has been… Read More
2017-06-15 10:42
Stove Bright® Gas Appliance Fire Box Paint is specially formulated to withstand the elements inside the firebox. Many metals commonly found inside the firebox are inherently difficult fo… Read More
2017-06-09 10:38
Stove Bright® Firestarter is the industry’s premier fire starter designed for starting pellet stoves.  Firestarter is formulated to stay where you put it, lights fast and burn… Read More
2017-06-01 11:04
Thank you for the great …Spring Painting Tips for Homeowners Spring is in the air and along with it, the annual obligations of – you guessed it – spring cleaning. While mo… Read More
2017-05-23 10:00
Stove Bright® Chimney & Roof Flashing Paint is a premium quality, fast drying paint designed for use on metal chimneys and flashings.  It has excellent exterior durability to wi… Read More
2017-05-19 10:48
Thank you for the great article! There is so much to love, and learn, about boating. That’s why we created this library of articles, videos and blog posts to help you throughout your a… Read More
2017-05-17 10:43
Thank you for the great info….Tape Off the Carpet instead of the wall When painting baseboard, some painters slip masking tape under the baseboard. But this is time-consuming and does… Read More
2017-05-15 10:40
Thank you…DIY Painting Tips, Tricks, and a Step-by-Step Guide from “Make it Lovely” My dad was a handyman, and I grew up helping him. I’ve painted my home from top t… Read More
2017-04-27 10:06
Topcoats on siding boards need to be Forrest’s 100% acrylic latex in either a flat, satin, or semi-gloss finish.  However, on repaints of this siding type prepare as needed. If yo… Read More
Know The Manufacturer Instructions
2017-04-25 10:02
The use of any solvent base primer or topcoat on Hardy Plank types of siding products will void most manufacturer’s warranties. When painting the sliding you must coat all cut ends and… Read More
Fiber Cement Siding FYI
2017-04-17 10:49
Quality fiber cement siding products. … When using these products it is very important to know you must follow the manufacturer instruction, because warranty rules are strictly enforc… Read More
2017-03-16 10:47
Our goal is to remain an environmentally conscious company, committed to manufacturing premium quality products.  We are based in Eugene, Oregon with our manufacturing plant and a contr… Read More
Powder Poor Film, Too Thick Instructions
2017-03-11 11:41
Poor Film Build, Too Thick: Excessive film build , uneven Reduce Voltage Set voltage down 20% from normal settings Excess Voltage causes the electrostatic properties of Ferriday cage and the… Read More
2017-03-03 09:48
President of FORREST They converge to see, smell, taste, and touch the products that come to life here–crackling flames, billowing smoke, sizzling food, soothing warmth–all compl… Read More
Portland, Oregon Retail Outlet
2017-02-13 13:52
In our Portland, Oregon retail outlet, 2526 NW Yeon Ave • 800-228-0207 We have great people that have served the community since 1945. We are a pro-active, ecologically responsible, wor… Read More
2017-02-01 16:13
These are the tools you will need to safely repaint your stove or BBQ Read More
2017-01-30 16:10
Beautifully repainted gas and charcoal 2 sided BBQ with Stove Bright high temp paint on it. Read More
Colors And Patterns On Cement Slab
2017-01-26 15:15
Coating contractors know that the main reason for the growing popularity of epoxy flooring is the look. Epoxy contractors offer a wide palette of colors, as well as decorative patterns creat… Read More
Prep Your Cement Slab Right
2017-01-20 15:55
Most garage floors require a full day for prep and patching. The epoxy coating can be applied with brushes or rollers. A durable floor will require at least two coats of epoxy, which must cu… Read More
2017-01-06 13:24
A water-borne epoxy is just not tough enough under hot tires. Coatings experts say to be wary of inexpensive coatings, since a few manufacturers have been known to tout ordinary deck paint a… Read More
Stove Bright High Temp Info From Lindemann
2016-12-22 18:17
What types of surfaces can I use this paint on? Generally speaking, high temp stove paint can be used on: fire bricks, fireplace screens, woodstoves, steam pipes, boilers, fireplaces, firepl… Read More
Stove Bright High Temp Info From Lindemann
2016-12-20 18:14
Do I need a primer? Many high temp stove paints are self-priming with no additional primer needed for most indoor applications. Under rare circumstances (outdoor use and extremely humid clim… Read More
High Temperature Powder Coatings
2016-12-08 13:12
Our heat resistant powder products bake at lower temperatures and are stable in the box. Our heat resistant powder products bake at lower temperatures and are chemically stable in the box wh… Read More
High Temperature Powder Coatings
2016-12-06 13:09
Our heat resistant powder products bake at lower temperatures and are stable in the box. Stove Bright® High Temperature powder coatings are proven to work at temperatures up to 650°C… Read More
2016-11-22 09:31
Two schools of thought for testing a paint color before taking the plunge: Paint the wall that gets the most natural light. If you like, it in the amplified light, it should work on the wall… Read More
2016-11-17 09:26
When testing colors on a surface, paint the colors a foot or two apart. This gives you a better idea of how the color would look in your room without distracting you with comparisons. Think… Read More
Painting Tips & Tricks
2016-11-15 09:24
is the least expensive mistake you can make. Be brave. The worst-case scenario is that you’ll have to repaint. To tell if a color has a pinkish, grayish or greenish cast, look at simil… Read More
Tips And Tricks Series
2016-11-04 09:16
“In a small room, keep the walls the same color as the primary upholstered furniture. The room will seem twice the size.” – Jeffrey Bilhuber  White brightens whatever… Read More
Tips And Tricks Series
2016-11-02 09:18
“Everyone thinks of walls when they think of color. But using color as accessories – rugs, pillows, artwork- makes an amazing impression without going crazy on the walls.”… Read More
Forrest Technical Coatings Vocational Visit
2016-10-13 09:33
In the 2016-17 year, Southtowne Rotary has committed to developing awareness of the various vocations our members hold. Our first off-site vocational visit was to Forrest Technical Coatings/… Read More

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