Graffiti is a term which means to scratch on to a surface. This can be done in a variety of ways. Predominantly in todays society this is with the use of spray paints, marker pens, inks and pencils. Graffiti is usually carried out in public areas for full visual exposure.
Graffiti has both positive and negative attributes. Some of these positive aspects are when large murals are commissions and classed as ‘street art’. However there is also the negative aspect using fowl and abusive language and general tagging which is unsightly. This graffiti can damage substrates and cost hundreds of thousands of ponds per year to remove.
Hydron have produced a wide variety of Anti-Graffiti Coatings to combat the destructive nature of Graffiti. Substrates can be protected against the damaging affect of Graffiti. This variety of Anti Graffiti Paint systems has been designed to suit all circumstances where graffiti is an issue. Graffiti does not just occur outside, but inside public areas as well. Hydron manufacture both Internal and external Anti graffiti Coatings with both clear and pigment finishes to suit the required finished appearance.
Clear Anti Graffiti systems can be very versatile. These systems can be used for virtually any scenario. Whether it is on a new building where the natural appearance of the substrate is not to be changed, or to give new self coloured render a natural finish. Alternatively where there is an existing or newly painted surface which requires the added benefits of an Anti Graffiti system then Hydrons range of Clear Anti graffiti Coatings can be applied both internally or externally.
Nu-Cryl AG and Nu-Cryl AG Extra are a unique, clear, hydrophobic impregnation coating system. Nu-Cryl AG will not noticeably change the appearance of the substrate. Due to its excellent stain resistant and water proofing qualities, dirt, pollution, and even graffiti can be removed from the treated surface. The system gives long life graffiti and environmental protection. It has outstanding resistance to weathering and ultra-violet degradation, and no reapplication is required after graffiti removal. Satisfies Class’0’ requirements of current Building Regulation. Tested to BS 6853 Determination of weighted summation of toxic fumes and Methods for measuring Smoke Density.
Nu-Guard AG Clear Coating is a specially formulated single pack external coating designed to give effective protection against both fly-posting and graffiti. A one coat application where graffiti will not adhere to the surface, once dry, graffiti can be removed quick and easy by using warm soapy water. No reapplication required. Colours are also available.
Nu-Flame AG Glaze is a smooth, non-toxic, water soluble urethane coating, providing an easy to clean, graffiti resistant surface. Being a water soluble product this is safe for internal
Nu-Sil WB is an unique clear water based Silane / polysiloxane blend used as an alternative to solvent based silane treatment. Nu-Sil® WB Cures to form a permanent water repellent but vapour permeable layer that inhibits the ingress of water, chloride and sulphate ions. Nu-Sil® WB Complies with the Highway Agency Design Manual for Roads and Bridges BD 43/03 requirements for impregnating concrete. Satisfies Class’0’ requirements of current Building Regulation. If an Anti Graffiti treatment is required then the Nu-Cryl AG can be applied on top with in two weeks of the application of the Nu-Sil WB
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Nu-Guard AG Colour is a specially formulated single pack external coating designed to give effective protection against both fly-posting and graffiti. one coat application where graffiti will not adhere to the surface, once dry, graffiti can be removed quick and easy by using warm soapy water.
Nu-Guard AG High Solids is a polysiloxane-based coating with an excellent decorative appearance and outstanding resistance to solvents and chemicals, making it a first choice anti-graffiti coating for use on external surfaces. Nu-Guard AG High Solids is available in any BS4800 or RAL Colour. The Nu-Guard AG High Solids is a 2 coat system based around 1 coat of Nu-Guard Tack Primer and 1 coat of Nu-Guard High solids Finish. Nu-Flame A.G. Colour Coat is a pigmented, smooth, non-toxic, water soluble urethane coating, providing an easy to clean, graffiti resistant surface. Being a water soluble product this is safe for internal applications. Nu-Flame AG Colour Coat is available in any pastel colour.