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‘Smart Paint’ Debuts in Middle East

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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A paint maker in the Middle East says it has launched a line of “Smart Paints” designed for a variety of applications—from roads to houses.

The new collection from Al-Jazeera Paints “represents a new generation […] which have qualities that are focused on sustainability, health and safety of the environment and are in line with international trends,” according to a product announcement.

Al-Jazeera Paint Company

Oxycare features Formaldehyde-lock technology and is recommended for use in health-care environments.

The “Smart Paints” line includes interior and exterior coatings, such as:

  • Antimicrobic Agion: Billed as the first paint in the region that kills microbes using silver ionic technology;
  • Oxycare: A 100 percent acrylic, water-based paint that uses formaldehyde-lock technology;
  • Novel: A 100 percent acrylic, water-based, low-odor, flame- and microbe-resistant paint for interiors;
  • Fire Damp: A water-based intumescent fireproofing coating;
  • Rival: A two-component, water-based anti-graffiti paint based on modified acrylic polyurethane; and
  • AFRW: A 100 percent acrylic, water-based traffic marking paint.

The manufacturer says the collection is available in Middle Eastern markets.

Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Al-Jazeera Paints Company has manufactured paints for industrial, commercial and individual applications since 1979.

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Tagged categories: Anti-graffiti coatings; Anti-microbial; Business matters; Coatings Technology; Coatings Technology; Green coatings; Health Care/Hospitals; Middle East; Specialty Coatings

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