Protective Coating

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Berger Protecton

Berger Protecton

Berger Protecton is a protective coating range of products from Berger, the leaders in high performance protective coatings in India for over 45 years. It caters to different environmental and industrial corrosion protective requirements, be it concrete or steel substrates with products that have attained instant recognition, worldwide, and continues to meet quality requirements that are demanded even today in the domestic high performance coatings market. All our clients recognize Berger as a quality vendor and we have in place ISO 9001 & ISO14001 systems of quality governance.

Protecton Research and Development

Protecton Research and Development

The Protecton Research and Development department has a sound base of parent Berger paints, UK formulation; access to current global technology, which is established through Valspar – USA, Orica – Australia; apart from this, the continuous in-house research caters to the industrial challenges of corrosion with high performance protective coating formulations.

Protecton Range of Coatings

Protecton Range of Coatings

Berger Protecton Range of Coatings include Chlororubber, Epoxies, Inorganic Zincs, Polyurethane, Poly-siloxanes, High temperature resistant coatings, Anti-carbonation coatings, Road marking, Airfield marking, Concrete coatings, Rebar coatings, Floor coatings, Green Coatings, and has proven technology and field testimonials to relay the expertise offered to protect Indian Industries and Infrastructure installations.

Protecton Consultancy

Protecton Consultancy

Protecton Consultancy adds value to user industries and to engineering consultants by being involved, from the stage of project conception to the installation stage; offering the right painting specifications to ensure durability and also aid in following good painting practices to authenticate protection as offered against the different conditions, and to varying severity of corrosion. The Protecton Consultant also extends value-added service during the maintenance stage by conducting corrosion audits and helps in upgrading the painting system by conducting workshops to introduce good painting practices. High-qualified and certified inspectors from NACE and SSPC are available to extend technical assistance in installing protective coatings.

Protecton Reception

Protecton Reception

Protecton is well patronized by both, our clients and consultants, and has been widely used in a lot of industrial infrastructure, be it the nuclear/thermal/gas/hydro/wind based, the Power Industry, Gas and Oil based industries, Refineries, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizer industries, Metallurgy industries, Ports, Sugar mills, Paper & Pulp Industries, Stadiums, Railways, Roads and Bridges, all of which are prestigious to the country by offering protection in severe polluting environments in aggressive industrial and in marine atmospheres. Berger has been a preferred choice for their range of Protecton products, and the speed at which it can adapt to newer technology and deliver to the urgent demands of its customers.

Protecton Consultancy

adds value to user industries and to engineering consultants by involving from project conception stage to installation stage; offering the right painting specifications for ensuring durability and also helps to follow good painting practices to authenticate protection as offered against the different conditions and to varying severity of corrosion.

The Protecton Consultant shall also extend value - added service during the maintenance stage by conducting corrosion audits and help in upgrading the painting system and conduct workshops to introduce good painting practices. Well qualified and certified inspectors from NACE and SSPC are available to extend technical assistance in installing protective coatings.

Protecton Consultancy

Products

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High Performance
Protective Coatings

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High Performance Protective Coatings

Protecton range was refurbished keeping in mind global emissions of volatile organic compounds and by introducing high volume solids paints, solvent - less paints, water based paints and such coatings which could offer excellent protection against corrosion for a longer period of time for both steel and concrete infrastructure in the most aggressive conditions. A few of the products are listed here and the detailed technical data sheet is available up on request.

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Epilux- The Range
of Epoxies

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Epilux- The Range of Epoxies

With a wide range to cater to all challenges of environments given here are a few world class products to choose from for the most aggressive conditions - primers, intermediates, mastics, linings and finishes.

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Epilux FRX
Anticorrosive Coatings

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Epilux FRX Anticorrosive Coatings

The new generation construction primer meets the constraints of fabrication yard with quick or the extremely delayed over-coating interval. Cured with a tough phenalkamine hardener it offers an able replacement to the costly zinc rich solutions while maintaining the long duration accelerated weathering aggressive salt spray tests proving its corrosion resistance as second best to galvanizing. Dry film thicknesses of 75 to 150 microns are easily achieved in a single coat with compatibility to a range of top coats to choose from depending on the service condition.

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Epilux Super Build ST
Glass Flake Coating

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Epilux Super Build ST Glass Flake Coating

With a wide range to cater to all challenges of environments given here are a few world class products to choose from for the most aggressive conditions - primers, intermediates, mastics, linings and finishes.

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Epilux 950
Super High Build Coating

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Epilux 950 Super High Build Coating

Single coats finish for both steel and concrete over an epoxy primer for highly aggressive environs, capable of building dry film thickness of 300 microns in a single coat. Working results at field have shown no chalking in six months while maintaining the gloss and colour retention to a semi-glossy level thereby an ideal choice in off-shore platforms, pipelines and tank externals.

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Epimax
GPE Coating

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Epimax GPE Coating

First of its kind in India, a primer cum finish for abrasive blasted steel surfaces, concrete substrates and for galvanized surfaces; preferred choice for coastal and offshore structures with high salinity, buildings or areas with almost permanent condensation and with high pollution even in interiors; approved for wind mills conical towers exterior long term protection.

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Epilux Durebuild
FRE Coating

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Epilux Durebuild FRE Coating

Maintenance coatings in tank installations in refineries pose a great challenge on the floating roof tops with limitations to surface preparation and to the stagnating fluid retention; a high solids coating with superior wetting properties even on manual or power tool cleaned substrates for both construction and in maintenance painting requirements for floating roofs exteriors, bridge decks in coastal marine environments.

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Epilux STL Coating

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Epilux STL Coating

Conforms to Australian spec. AS 4020, a solvent less tank liner that can be applied on steel and concrete having superb resistance to concentrated solutions of common alkalis, aliphatic, aromatic hydrocarbons, hot salt solutions, good resistance to weak mineral acids and vegetable oil with typical dry film thickness of 250 to 500 microns.

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Epiphenolic HBTL

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Epiphenolic HBTL

Self priming ceramic filled novalac epoxy amine compounds most suitable as a Tank Liner for elevated wet heat temperatures of up to 180oC applied at 150 to 200 microns per coat.

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Epilux Floor Coatings

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Epilux Floor Coatings

Industrial floors subjected to abuse due to contamination, erosion, and which require easy cleanability can have a long lasting glossy floor coating from a thickness range of 500microns to 5mm thickness. Other versions include antiskid floor coating and for increased load bearing requirements use of floor screed at thickness of 3mm to 5mm before the top coat is a welcome option to save on concrete refurbishment costs while improving the aesthetics of the floor appearance. The range includes self leveling and roller applied floor coatings.

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Lumeros -
Heat Resistant Coatings

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Lumeros - Heat Resistant Coatings

Steel structures exposed to high heat are protected with the range of coatings for temperatures up to 6000C. Newer versions are also available with added corrosion resistant benefits where heat resistance is required along with resistance to weather and moisture.

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Zinc Anode - Inorganic
Zinc Silicate Coatings

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Zinc Anode - Inorganic Zinc Silicate Coatings

When protection of steel structures in coastal installations is a question there is one most preferred product second best to hot-dip galvanizing, a sacrificial spray applied liquid coating to achieve 75 microns in a single coat to offer galvanic protection to steel. Widely used and approved by all consultants including the Nuclear Power Segment.

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Bergerthane -
The Polyurethane Range

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Bergerthane - The Polyurethane Range

With tough film forming property, Polyurethanes are ideally applied over epoxy primers and topcoats for excellent protection to ultra-violet radiation and weathering. The range includes products for application in long term protection like windmill towers and in tough conditions like the exterior of rail coaches that cross various climate zones.

The latest addition to the range is Acrylic Polysiloxane coating an isocyanate free exterior top coat for steel structures applied over epoxy primers and as used in bridges, metro rail complex, and stadiums for long term colour and gloss retention properties. The product has undergone aggressive test exposures of 1000Hrs in QUV tests and successfully stays back with 80% gloss retention which is unsurpassed with any normal polyurethane coatings.

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Aqugreen Coatings

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Aqugreen Coatings

With an ever growing concern for a greener environment, products based with water as a solvent; with the tough film forming two pack Epoxy as primer are top coated with single pack Polyurethane finish offering excellent cleanability as required in pharmaceutical plants. These eco-friendly paints have no odour and are the ideal choice for concrete and masonry walls with its added antibacterial and antifungal properties.

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Anticarb Range

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Anticarb Range

It comprises anti-carbonation range of coatings that shall prevent entry of CO2 & CO gases and protect the structure from failures due to carbonation effects. The products have been developed in water based as well as in solvent based; special products with silane-siloxane in primers are available to prevent from moisture vapour transmission and top coated with anti-carbonation coatings for concrete super structures.

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Rebar Coatings

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Rebar Coatings

The reinforcement rods used inside the concrete beams and roof structures in coastal and industrial locations corrode severely due to carbonation and chloride attacks and the products based on cement polymer composite coating system provide an excellent protection to rebars for long term stability of the structure. These coatings are applied at the fabrication yard itself with a simple dip-applied technique and handled within 30 minutes of application; with excellent corrosion protection and flexibility.

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Sigmark - The
Signage Marking Products

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Sigmark - The Signage Marking Products

Hot Melt Road Marking Compound for Roads, Highways, and container yards require lane marking with retro-reflective properties for better visibility at night. Sigmark with drop-on glass beads is an ideal choice for both Bituminous roads and for Concrete roads, and applied at a thickness of 2.5mm as per MOST/ BS specification; they are put in to service within 30 minutes of laying the product on roads. Specific formulations as water based cold applied with drop-on glass beads are available for better visibility, wear resistance, skid resistance and high dirt pick-up resistance matching the AAI specification.

Technology

Research & Development

Research and Development

The flagship unit at Howrah houses the Research & Development Division which is recognized by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, as a centre for Basic and Applied Research in Paint and Resin Technology.

Berger's R&D Division is fully equipped with modern paint testing equipment and analytical instrument. Berger R&D team performs the following activities:

  • Cutting-edge research
  • Product & process development
  • Provide technical support to customers and manufacturing units.
  • Support Raw Material Procurement Team through identification of alternate / new raw material and development of new vendors.

Our R&D activities include business segments encompassing Architectural, Wood Coatings, Automotive OEM, General Industrial, Protective Coatings and Powder Coating.

Berger presently has technology tie-up with Dupont Herberts Automotive Systems, USA for Automotive Coatings.

Technological Collaborations

Technological Collaborations

Technology tie ups have been established with

  • Valspar -USA
  • Orica - Australia
  • DuPont - France
  • Nippon Bee Chemicals - Japan
  • Tigerwerke - Austria
  • Becker - Germany

And the trail of Berger is overseas with independent operations at Bangladesh, Nepal, Russia, Cyprus and Poland

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Query & Feedback

Berger Protecton shall always strive to provide you the latest available global technology to protect the valuable infrastructure with the right product, and the experts from Protecton Consultancy are always available to the call of industries to extend services by conducting Corrosion Audit Program and Survey; offer cost-effective painting system recommendations; conduct education work-shops and seminars for plant personnel, conduct periodical coating inspection by NACE and SSPC trained inspectors, recommend the right applicators to install the painting systems and assist you in contract governance for right installation of coatings and monitor coatings performance.

If you have a business or service related query or feedback, feel free to get in touch with us. We look forward for a call to extend our services to your industrial protective painting requirements at: protectonhelpdesk@bergerindia.com

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