Entries by Ayold

Best Interior Paint Brands in Qatar

Using the best paint brands ensures the best finish When setting up your home, restaurant, office, store, or some other interior space, one of the first things you think about is colour. But before you dive in with your chosen colour, you should take the time to find out about the paint brands there are […]

Milk paint

Milk paint – paint furniture the natural way Milk-based paint (also: Casein-based paint) is the 100% natural cousin to chalk paint that is muscling in on the furniture painting scene. Technically not at all new, the process behind milk paint has been used for thousands of years. Nowadays it is the richly pigmented competitor currently […]

How to paint a room

Learn how to properly paint a room fast There’s a reason we put off room painting for months and even years. Though picking out the best room colour and arguing about whether or not to have a feature wall may fill us with joy, the actual act of painting a room is faced with far […]

Chalk Paint Furniture

Chalk paint furniture for that chalky finish! Do you hate that old dresser with the scratches and dings? Or maybe that dated coffee table no longer works with your scheme, or the stains on the sideboard get you down. If you look at a tired bit of furniture and ache to replace it there is […]

Removing Antifouling Safely & Successfully

Removing antifouling – Hard but necessary work Removing antifouling is hard, dirty work. But when you pull your boat out of the water to find the antifouling looking a big old mess with excessive layer buildup, cratering, peeling, flaking, or blisters appearing across the hull, you can’t put it off any longer. Whether you hire […]

Remove paint from metal

The best way to remove paint from metal at home: Chemical paint stripper Whether you want to respray or repaint your metal furniture, renew defective coating from motorcycle and bike parts, or recoat a tank, the first step will be stripping paint from metal furniture and objects. In other words: Use the best paint remover […]

Powder Coating Removal Methods Qatar

All the ways to remove powder coating effectively Powder coating removal is not a job you can do with some rough sandpaper and elbow grease. The durability of the coating means that only the more heavy duty removal methods will work. It might be due to a coating failure, the need to update and refinish, […]

Clear epoxy

Clear epoxy resin – arguably the best casting resin Everyone has seen those tabletops decorated with embedded pennies, or the collections of resinated insects quietly waiting for their revenge in their shiny clear epoxy prison. It seems like everyone has a clear epoxy resin craft project in the works. Whether it is a river or […]

Buy powder coating powder in Qatar

Buy powder coating powder – a complete guide to the where and how Powder coating is not just the coating used to hot-up vehicles. It is a highly protective coating method that is used to protect substrates from corrosion, chemicals, weather, and physical damage while providing an attractive drip-and-sag-free finish. Powder paint is also a […]

Nano Coating Qatar

Nano coating and its many benefits for you to make use of From food processing to the automotive industry and from clothing industry to interior design: nano coatings are useful in almost every branch. Not only does nano coating seal wall paint but also makes skyscraper windows self-cleaning (imagine how laborios it is to wash […]


Epoxy Resin Coating in Qatar

Epoxy resin coating for a wide range of industrial applications An epoxy coating is a thermosetting polymer which uses an epoxy resin as its binder. Epoxy coatings usually come in two components which are combined and mixed prior to application. The epoxy resin component when combined with a curing agent or hardener begins the cross-linking process. […]


Ceramic Coating Qatar

Ceramic coating protects your car paint like no other solution Trying to keep a car looking shop-new can be expensive, and end up feeling like hard work. All that washing, waxing, and love feels futile when a bird finds its target ten minutes after you are done. And it isn’t just the birds; UV radiation, […]


Floor Coating Guidance Qatar

Find the right floor coating system for your project There are floor coatings suitable for almost any floor, but how to determine which coating is the best for your project? Therefor it is important to understand the pros and cons of different floor coating systems. In general floor coating is a  collective name for multiple […]


Powder Coating Qatar – A Quick Guide

A quick guide to powder coating – all you should know Powder coating has grown into the biggest industrial coatings sector in the coating industry. It is a part of our everyday lives, covering anything from household items and bicycles to heavy duty machinery. Its popularity comes down to two things: protection and looks. As […]


Fire resistant coating Qatar

Fire resistant coating basics in short Fire resistant coating, or other fireproof construction and lining materials, have been compulsory for years now in office buildings, entrance halls, public buildings, parking garages and governmental buildings. In Qatar the general rule is: the higher the building, the longer the material needs to withstand flames. In Qatar the buildings […]


Anti corrosion coating Qatar

Anti corrosion coating prevents rust on steel and other ferrous metals Anti corrosion coating acts as a barrier between a metal (usually steel) and its environment, and increases its durability and lifespan. The roughly estimated global cost of metal corrosion damage is trillions of rials. The good news is, a lot of this loss can […]

Automotive coating Qatar

Automotive coating – factory applied looks and protection The automotive coating industry is far larger than which color to paint your car. Every surface in a vehicle from the bodywork and under body to the exhaust and even the glass surfaces needs a specialized coating to last and perform its best. The automotive coatings market can […]


Intumescent Paint for Steel & Wood Qatar

Intumescent paint protects crucial steel and wooden structures from fire Strength is one of the main reasons we use steel in building construction. Steel is a tough construction material, used in high rise buildings across Qatar from the Aspire Tower to the Dubai Towers. Another commonly used material is wood which is usually chosen due […]

Aerospace coating Qatar

Protective and decorative aerospace coatings The aerospace sector is one of the most demanding sectors for coatings and materials. Aerospace coatings need to provide protection from corrosion, abrasion, weather, UV radiation, erosion, temperature variations, and more in the most extreme conditions. The aerospace industry can be divided into space, commercial aviation, military and defense, and business […]

Packaging Coatings Qatar

Choose the right packaging coating for maximum protection The packaging that protects and stores our food, beverages, perishables, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, chemical products, and more does not do so alone. Packaging coatings are used to protect and enhance the interior and exterior of containers, packaging, lids, metal, plastic, board, paper, and more in order to best […]

Wood Coating Qatar

Protecting timber with wood coating solutions Wood is a wonderful, versatile building material that has been used for thousands of years to construct everything from walls and floors of the family home to the furniture and cabinetry that fill it. In order to keep wood functioning at its best and most beautiful, it needs to […]

Wind turbine coating Qatar

Increasing asset durability with wind turbine coating The use of wind as a source for energy has been increasing globally. The possibility to utilize wind power has also been researched in Qatar; resulting in a conclusion that the country’s energy generation could benefit from small wind turbines due to lack of gales which define the […]

Paint additives

Improve coating quality with the right paint additives At its most simplified, a paint or coating is the combination of a pigment, a binder (or resin), and optionally, a solvent and additives. The pigment is the substance which provides the coating with its color, the binder provides both adhesion and cohesion, holding the paint together as […]

Binders & Resins

Fundamental ingredients of coatings: Binders and Resins A paint or coating is the combination of a pigment, a binder, a solvent, and additives. The binder, or resin, is usually what gives the coating its name, such as polyurethane or acrylic. While the pigment provides a paint with color, the additives give it extra desirable characteristics, […]

AkzoNobel Coatings

AkzoNobel – The 2nd largest coating company worldwide AkzoNobel is a Dutch multinational company which produces paints and coatings for markets ranging from aerospace to whitegoods. The current company was formed through the merger of Akzo NV and Swedish company Nobel Industries AB in 1994, though the history of the company can be traced back to […]

PPG Industries

PPG Industries – protecting and beautifying the world already for more than 130 years PPG Industries was founded in 1883 by Captain John B. Ford and John Ford in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Originally known as Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., the company expanded quickly and now, 135 years later, PPG Industries has 156 manufacturing facilities in 70 […]

Coil Coating Qatar

Coil coating saves you time and money Coil coating is an immensely efficient method of coating metal. It is a continuous and highly automated process which takes a coil of metal through every step of finishing, from cleaning to curing, before being packaged for shipment. The metal arrives entirely finished and ready to be used – […]

Oleophobic coating Qatar

Oleophobic coating for low friction and better performance Oleophobic literally means “afraid of oils”, but for a coating or surface this can be more accurately described as oil-repelling or oil-shedding. An oleophobic coating provides a substrate with a slick surface that is low friction, lubricating, easy to clean, repels oils, and is anti-soiling. There are many […]

Antimicrobial coating Qatar

Reduced infection risk with antimicrobial coating solutions In a world of touch screens and over-crowded hospitals, the demand for antimicrobial coating has never been higher. Millions of people acquire a healthcare associated infection every year. Antimicrobial coatings work by preventing microorganisms from adhering to a surface and destroying the microorganisms they come into contact with. With resistant bacteria […]

Solar panel coating Qatar

Solar panel coating increases efficiency Solar energy has high potential in the countries of sunshine; in Qatar the construction of the country’s largest solar powder plant has been started and it is expected to be finished and operating by 2020 with a capacity of 200 MW. By 2030 16% of Qatar’s energy needs are planned […]

Pipeline coating Qatar

Pipeline coating protects the exterior and interior of a pipe There are some 4,000 kilometers of pipeline in Qatar, carrying products like oil, gas, water, and refined petroleum from their sources to their delivery points. Pipelines traverse land and sea, experiencing offshore, underground, undersea, and factory environments at the operation base. Each of these environments […]

Powder coating automotive parts Qatar

Versatile durability for the complete vehicle by powder coating automotive parts A vehicle presents a wide range of substrates to be protected and decorated with coatings. From bodywork and bumpers to wheels and suspension components, powder coating automotive parts is becoming more and more the go-to solution for the industry. It is durable, efficient, environmentally friendly, […]

Powder coating appliances Qatar

Durable and attractive finish by powder coating appliances Our appliances are an important part of our daily lives. Just making that first cup of tea with breakfast in the morning uses a kettle, a fridge, and, depending on whether you are a toast or fry-up person, a toaster and oven or microwave. These appliances need […]

Powder Coating Furniture Qatar

Long-lasting protection by powder coating furniture Furniture is something we use every day. From chairs and tables to countertops, shelves, and shoe racks, furniture is relied upon for its functionality and aesthetic appeal. Powder coating is a resilient, durable, versatile, and attractive finish option that protects a substrate from abrasion, wear, weathering, corrosion, and fading. With a […]

Polyurethane paint Qatar

Polyurethane paint for industrial and architectural applications A polyurethane paint  (PU paint) is a hard-wearing, highly-resistant coating used in industrial and architectural coating systems for steelwork, concrete, wood, and other substrates. It is a reaction polymer, a combination of a polyol resin and an isocyanate hardener or curing agent. Essentially, a polyurethane coating is a liquid […]

Fluoropolymer coatings Qatar

Fluoropolymer coatings lubricate any surface The modern non-stick surface was invented entirely by accident. In 1938, Roy Plunkett was busy working on a new chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant for DuPont when an experiment yielded some unexpected slippery results. Plunkett had just invented what we now call Teflon, the first fluoropolymer coating. A fluoropolymer coating is a general term […]

Industrial Coating Equipment Qatar

Non Paint – Industrial coating equipment for flawless process Any industrial or commercial company that applies coatings either as service or as a standard part of production, automatically also deals with strict regulations related to the facility and quality standards. To meet the regulations; industrial coating equipment and other non paint supplies are needed. Paint and coating […]

Antifouling coating Qatar

Antifouling coating protects your vessel and improves efficiency By volume, 80% of global trade is conducted on our oceans, and our maritime industry continues to grow; as does our dependence on the vessels that work so hard to achieve it. Biofouling refers to the growth of microorganisms, plants, algae, or animals that build up on the […]

Decorative paint | Architectural coating Qatar

Decorative paint livens up buildings and spaces From the henna-covered brides to white lead wall paint, we love to decorate. Nothing brightens up a day quite like a splash of color to lift the spirits. As a result, more than 73% of the Qatari paint market value is due to decorative coating. DIY-ers, homeowners looking to […]

Car repair paint | Vehicle refinish

Vehicle refinish for any aftermarket application Vehicle refinish is not just for hot rods and racing stripes. Refinish paints are applied to vehicles as part of a total refinish, part refinish, or as a touch-up measure. Vehicle refinish is also an important aspect of the commercial vehicle market, maintaining branding through color and design across a […]

Car underbody coatings Qatar

Car underbody coatings protect the out-of-sight areas Much attention is paid to the coating and paintwork of the visible aspects of a vehicle that the unseen places may get overlooked. The car underbody is one such place. Car underbody coatings protect a vehicle from everything the road can throw at it and more: they provide […]

Automotive plastic coating for interiors

Automotive plastic coating for looks, protection and comfort In the automotive industry plastics are being used more and more to make vehicles safer more efficient and more attractive. The average vehicle today is 8% plastic parts by weight, and given that plastic can be up to 50% lighter than alternative materials this represents a high […]

Marine coating Qatar

Marine coating for ship, passenger and employee protection The term “marine coating” covers a group of coatings all intended for use in the marine segment. These coatings include antifouling paints, deck paints, anti slip paints, bilge paint, boot-topping paints, and protective paints for structures in marine environments. Just as there are different types of marine […]

Swimming Pool Paint Qatar

Swimming pool paint for increasing hygiene, safety and durability Given the hot and dry weather conditions in Qatar, a public pool is the place to be and a private pool a thing to have. Whether you have a residential pool or operate a public one, safety, hygiene and durability should be among the top priorities. […]

Coating consultancy Qatar

Rely on professional coating consultancy to optimize performance Navigating the wide range of coatings and finding the right one for your project is not as easy as one might think. It is not simply a matter of choosing a coating and slapping it on, there are many factors and elements to consider: a coating needs […]

Concrete Coating Qatar

Concrete coating systems for weather protection and increased durability Concrete is one of the oldest construction materials still used: it is also the reason for the survival of so many historical monuments. However, unprotected concrete will deteriorate when exposed to harsh environments, like industrial areas, coastal areas, or areas with extreme weather variations. The reasons for […]

Indestructible coating Qatar

Indestructible coating – literally unbreakable! What do truck bedliners, oil platforms in the Persian Gulf, and bulletproof vests have in common? The answer is indestructible coating. Indestructible coatingcame to fame as a viral sensation when a video clip was released where a watermelon was made indestructible with the coating, and dropped from 45 meters: amazingly, […]

Non-reflective coating Qatar

Minimum reflection with non-reflective coating Glass is everywhere in our daily lives. From the displays and touchscreens we use to the windows that protect us from the elements in our homes and vehicles, we look at or through glass all day long. And for those who wear glasses, it is literally the lens through which […]

Water resistant coating Qatar

Let your products or processes benefit from water resistant coating Water resistance is a characteristic expected of many consumer goods, from electronics to shoes and fabrics. It is also required from industrial machinery; for it prevents water from entering the structures and causing short circuits. A water resistant coating is the most common solution to improve […]

Chemical resistant coating Qatar

Extreme protection with chemical resistant coating Almost all coatings will be exposed to chemicals and acids at some point, whether cleaning products, spills, or fumes. However most of these are mild, and the coating does not need a special formulation. Chemical resistant coating or acid resistant paint is designed to provide protection from the harshest […]