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HMG Paints Provided EP2 Epoxy Primer, XSC Clearcoat & more to Easterby Trailers for LAMMA Show

Published on 2014-02-26. Author : SpecialChem

Easterby Trailers, in partnership with HMG Paints Ltd and Supertune Automotive Ltd, exhibited a spectacular, dark green, metallic, 12-tonne trailer at the LAMMA Show and Yorkshire Agricultural Machinery Show to kick off 2014 in sparkling fashion.

The project to paint this specialty trailer is the result of a flourishing relationship between Easterby Trailers and coatings distributor, Supertune, with HMG Paints, one of the UK's largest independent industrial coatings manufacturers, providing hands-on support throughout. HMG Paints' products, supplied by Supertune, now allow Easterby Trailers to produce an excellent standard of finish on their trailers. Not only are these finishes aesthetically impressive, they are also so reliable that the Driffield based trailer manufacturers now offer a warranty on the durability of the paint coatings.

Supertune are an approved HMG Paints distributor and have four branches across the country providing coatings expertise to a wide range of customers. As a distributor, Supertune outlets have access to their own in-house UNIT LITE tinting systems. This allows them to provide customers with an array of products whilst tapping into HMG's vast color library, boasting over 20,000 different color formulations, including RAL, BS, Pantone, OEM, commercial fleet, agricultural machinery and house shades.

This exceptional color knowledge was exploited to the fullest when selecting a topcoat color for the prestige show trailer. In consultation with HMG's color and styling specialists, who are experienced in designing colors for prestigious show cars, a distinctive dark green metallic color was chosen, producing a dazzling finish.

HMG's fast drying, ultra durable EP2 Epoxy Primer was used to prime the metal, before the dark green, metallic topcoat was applied. HMG's XSC clearcoat was then applied to achieve a high gloss, chemical resistant, anti-graffiti finish to the body of the trailer, whilst the internal surface was coated with HMG's innovative topcoat, Monothane, providing a direct to metal, high gloss finish, with excellent adhesion.

Providing quick response, onsite technical support and advice to distributors and customers is an essential aspect of HMG Paints' service offering. At Easterby Trailers, Martyn Binnington, HMG Paints' General Manager of CT & Distribution, and Jim Pearson, Supertune's Business Manager, worked closely with owners, Peter and Dean, to devise a suitable, bespoke working process platform for coatings application, surface protection and durability. As a result, Easterby Trailers now benefit from an enhanced aesthetic appearance and improved durability on their trailers as well as achieving dramatic cost savings on wastage and downtime on application.

About HMG Paints

HMG Paints are the UK's Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer. Offering innovative and compliant paints and powder coatings to a variety of markets all backed up with outstanding technical support

About Supertune Automotive Ltd

Supertune Automotive Ltd has been a supplier to the automotive accident repair industry since 1971 and is today considered to be one of the leading independently owned distributors in the U.K. Supertune Automotive Ltd has a track record of outstanding success with a passion for professional integrity. Listening to their customers and taking a flexible approach to their specific needs has been the cornerstone to our shared growth. All the directors of Supertune are actively involved in all aspects of the day to day running of the business and take a hands on approach to delivering and exceeding their customer's needs.

About Easterby Trailers

Easterby Trailers manufacture from raw materials a complete range of Agricultural tipping trailers as well as Bale & Pallet Trailers, Industrial trailers, a range of smaller trailers, and a selection of Special trailers, built to your requirements. The Factory team of 9 personnel have more than 130 years of experience in working for Easterby Trailers, and they have the skills necessary to custom build any trailer to a wide variety of specifications and optional extras .

Source: HMG Paints

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