Application guides

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Application guides

Certified food grade, food contact, food safe and hygienic paints, are technical paints designed for application mainly by trained professionals. The correct preparation of the base and analysis of the environment are fundamental during the application and cure. In this section you will find the main generic Fakolith application guides, for food industry and health sectors. In any case we have many more application guides, and if you send us the checklist available in PDF in this section, we will make a free technical recommend adapted to your case, with its corresponding application guide, and whether you are a professional applicator, food industry, pharma, engineering, architecture, public or private body, clinic, hospital, etc.

Colorless foodgrade varnish suitable for direct and indirect food contact, wood, mineral surfaces, food displays, utensils for the food industry and open areas

Colorless foodgrade varnish suitable for direct and indirect food contact, wood, mineral surfaces, food displays, utensils for the food industry and open areas

There are many different surfaces in the food industry which must be properly varnished to be suitable for direct and indirect contact with food. Surfaces are as varied as barrels, casks, cooperage of wine and alcoholic beverages, displays, shelves, trays, wood elements, slate and other materials where food is served, pieces from 3D printers, utensils, open surfaces of ceilings and walls... Fakoli...

Foodgrade paint suitable for direct contact with food on wood, mineral surfaces, food displays and assorted utensils of the food industry

Foodgrade paint suitable for direct contact with food on wood, mineral surfaces, food displays and assorted utensils of the food industry

There are many different surfaces in the food industry which must be properly painted to be suitable for direct and indirect contact with food. Surfaces are as varied as barrels, casks, cooperage of wine and alcoholic beverages, displays, shelves, trays, wood elements, slate and other materials where food is served, pieces from 3D printers, utensils... Fakolith offers various solutions certified b...

Painting walls, ceilings and baseboards of the food industry and health sectors, with foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact with food and beverages.

Painting walls, ceilings and baseboards of the food industry and health sectors, with foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact with food and beverages.

The painting of new or already painted walls, baseboards and ceilings of the food industry and other health sectors with certified food grade paint, is a fact each time more demanded by industry and sanitary inspection. This ensures the absence of toxic migration in direct contact with food but also in indirect or occasional, usually caused by condensation drops on ceilings or eventual contact wit...

Hygienic paint for walls and ceilings in food industry and health sectors, to solve problems caused by humidity, mold, saltpeter, biofilm, bacteria ...

Hygienic paint for walls and ceilings in food industry and health sectors, to solve problems caused by humidity, mold, saltpeter, biofilm, bacteria ...

Especially in the food industry (also in other sectors) where industrial processes generate high humidity, condensation, vapors..., it is common the existence of mold, fungi, biofilm, paint flaking and other damages caused by moisture in walls and ceilings. In many cases they have been previously painted with plastic paint, or even with conventional "anti- mold or anti-humidity" plastic paint, but...

Painting or renewal of sandwich panel, metals, lacquered metals and similar with certified foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact, in the food industry and health sectors.

Painting or renewal of sandwich panel, metals, lacquered metals and similar with certified foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact, in the food industry and health sectors.

Undoubtedly the sandwich panel (lacquered metal), as well as other types of similar panels, are more and more used in the food industry, cold and clean rooms and other industrial sectors. Although initially sandwich panels comes white lacquered from factory, due to the use, shocks, contact with moisture and chemical attack, panels are damaged and should be adequately renewed. But, how we renew the...

Painting floors and pavements in the food industry and health sectors with certified epoxy foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact with food and beverages

Painting floors and pavements in the food industry and health sectors with certified epoxy foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact with food and beverages

The application of Fakolith epoxy foodgrade paints suitable for direct and indirect food contact, on floors and pavements is becoming more and more demanded by industry, food certification bodies, health inspection, etc. Epoxy paint, even with its limitations, is usually the most common type of paint for finishing floors, pavements and multilayer floors. Thanks to the high-performance epoxy paints...

Painting concrete tanks and other mineral bases with certified foodgrade epoxy paint for direct and indirect contact with food, beverages and drinking water.

Painting concrete tanks and other mineral bases with certified foodgrade epoxy paint for direct and indirect contact with food, beverages and drinking water.

Paint and /or repair concrete tanks (or other mineral bases such as bricks, etc.), with foodgrade paint certified for direct contact with food, beverages and drinking water, used in food processes, it’s a serious issue that requires products tested in accredited centers. Especially after the entry into force in September 2018 of the EU 2018/213 regulation that modifies the EU 10/2011, only m...

Painting concrete tanks for drinking water with monocomponent water-based foodgrade paint, certified for direct and indirect contact as an easy alternative to foodgrade epoxy.

Painting concrete tanks for drinking water with monocomponent water-based foodgrade paint, certified for direct and indirect contact as an easy alternative to foodgrade epoxy.

Until now it was only possible to paint concrete or cement based deposits for drinking water or food processes with foodgrade epoxy paints for direct contact. Fakolith has been the first company to develop a monocomponent water-based foodgrade paint suitable for direct and indirect contact with food and drinking water, Disperlith FoodGrade Elastic. Although its use has certain limitations, have al...

Painting of metal tanks for food, beverages and drinking water, with certified epoxy foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact with food and drinks.

Painting of metal tanks for food, beverages and drinking water, with certified epoxy foodgrade paint for direct and indirect contact with food and drinks.

Paint and / or repair metal tanks with foodgrade paint certified for direct contact in food, beverages and drinking water used in food processes is a serious issue that requires products tested in accredited centers. Paintings must have mandatory food contact compliance declaration, Declaration of Performance and CE marking. Only Fakolith has all the necessary documentation for contact with all fo...

New specialties with foodgrade paint or foodgrade varnish for industrial applications, pipes, food packaging, 3D printing pieces, etc.

New specialties with foodgrade paint or foodgrade varnish for industrial applications, pipes, food packaging, 3D printing pieces, etc.

Fakolith leads several official Research projects related to paints and varnishes suitable for direct and indirect contact with food. Gradually we are incorporating products that are approved by both the European standard EU 10/2011 and the American standard FDA 21 CFR 175.300. Not only we are focused on foodgrade epoxies, we have already widen our range to other types of paints and varnishes for ...

Hydrophobic protection for mineral surfaces, stones, mortars, concrete, brick, on walls, ceilings and floors affected by moisture, mold, mildew, biofilm, etc.

Hydrophobic protection for mineral surfaces, stones, mortars, concrete, brick, on walls, ceilings and floors affected by moisture, mold, mildew, biofilm, etc.

In the food industry and health sector there are walls, ceilings, baseboards and other unpainted mineral bases affected by humidity and its consequences. The most visible problems are salts (saltpeter) and molds, although these conditions are usually accompanied by others that are not visible, such as bacteria, biofilm, spores, crystals, etc. Some well-known examples are the mineral brick walls, t...

Painting with certified Hygienic paint in hospitals and operating rooms, with humidity, mold, saltpeter, biofilm, bacteria affections, or as a barrier to the prevention of nosocomial infections.

Painting with certified Hygienic paint in hospitals and operating rooms, with humidity, mold, saltpeter, biofilm, bacteria affections, or as a barrier to the prevention of nosocomial infections.

If somewhere should resolve and prevent the existence of mold, fungi, bacteria, microorganisms are in the open surfaces of walls, ceilings and other elements, hospitals, health care facilities, clinics, operating rooms, etc. Undoubtedly acquired infections related to healthcare (nosocomial infections) are a serious public health problem worldwide, and we all know someone who entered a hospital wit...

Painting, varnishing and renewal of fiberglass tanks with foodgrade paint, certified for direct contact in food, beverages, drink water, and water for food processing.

Painting, varnishing and renewal of fiberglass tanks with foodgrade paint, certified for direct contact in food, beverages, drink water, and water for food processing.

There are many fiberglass tanks which contain drinking water or water for food processes. If the replacement by new complying direct food contact standards deposits is not possible or viable, there is the possibility of renewing with our foodgrade epoxy paints and varnishes. There is also the option of painting or varnishing deposits from factory, so that, when are introduced on the market they h...

Painting or renewal of metallic elements and machinery with certified foodgrade paint suitable for direct and indirect contact with food and drinks, as an alternative to stainless steel

Painting or renewal of metallic elements and machinery with certified foodgrade paint suitable for direct and indirect contact with food and drinks, as an alternative to stainless steel

There are many painted and unpainted metal and galvanized surfaces in the food industry. Although adequate stainless steel is suitable for being in contact with food and beverages, its price can be excessively expensive. Until now doesn’t exist any foodgrade paint suitable for painting metals with a guarantee and food safety. Fakolith FoodGrade paint range provides solutions for both OEM pai...