When it comes to industrial equipment, efficiency, not aesthetic, is key. Production yards aren’t known for pleasing interior design, but should consist of a safe work environment conducive for high productivity and low risk.
As such, chances are that you rarely think about whether or not you should repaint your industrial equipment. In most cases, your attention is probably focused on interior painting of your office spaces or exterior painting of your larger business.
While it may not be on the forefront of your mind, there are tremendous benefits of repainting your industrial equipment. Here are five things you need to know
If your industrial equipment is being used frequently, chances are that there is a large amount of oil building and debris lodged in various nooks of the machine. On any given day, your employees are probably most focused on using the equipment safely and efficiently. At the end of a long day, a thorough cleaning may not be your top priority.
To begin the painting process, completing industrial painting jobs like equipment painting require a thorough cleaning of all equipment. This will help ensure that all of the spots that usually get missed during routine cleanups finally get some attention.
As previously discussed, arranging for industrial painting services means that some neglected areas on your machines might be getting the attention they’ve lacked for a long time.
By doing so, you may be bringing to light some mechanical issues that have been left in the dark for too long. When you have your industrial equipment painted, it is also a great time to do a quick inventory and check-up of your machinery. You may start paying attention to machines you previously ignored and discover mechanical issues you never saw. Industrial equipment painting may just save your some real trouble down the road!
- Prevent Corrosion
Maintaining the quality of your machines is important. When you’ve already invested a great deal of money in high-powered machines, you should do everything that you can to protect your machines from everyday wear and tear.
There are a wide variety of techniques that can be used to help prevent steel corrosion. Completing this job properly requires expert experience and the kind of knowhow only possessed by professionals like those at ELCO Painting.
Our experienced professionals have just the skills necessary to properly evaluate and attend to the needs of your industrial equipment.
- Cut Energy Costs
High powered machines can often rack up high powered costs. In the name of efficiency, whatever can be done to cut back on costs can tremendously benefit any business.
By painting your industrial equipment, you can help significantly cut back on energy costs that are often racked up due to heat loss.
- Resale Costs
Your large machinery costs a pretty penny to begin with and while maintaining its quality over time is key for efficient use of the machines, it can also help when resale time comes around.
If you’re installing new machines, or just no longer have a need for your old ones, it goes without saying that your company would benefit from reselling your machines rather than just stripping them for parts.
By keeping up a regular paint job on your industrial equipment you ensure that it stays looking as good as new for the next owner.
If you work in the manufacturing industry, you know that your business (literally) has a lot of moving parts. Ensuring that each part of your business is operating at peak efficiency is vital for your success, but it isn’t a task you can accomplish on your own.
To ensure that you’re keeping tabs on the condition and aesthetic quality of all parts of your business, ELCO Painting is the perfect choice for painting companies in RI and Southeastern Massachusetts. Let our experienced carpentry and painting professionals bring your design dreams to life.
Give us a call (401-295-2201) or contact us online today to see how the ELCO Painting difference can work for you.