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The Standard Group of Companies is a leading supplier of equipment in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food, nuclear and paint industry.

The paint industry popularity grows year on year, with new innovative ideas to keep the marketplace buoyant.

S2 Engineering Services, which is a division of the Standard Group, focus on paint equipment supply to support all types of paint manufacturers worldwide.

Industrial paints and coatings are extremely useful products as they protect or aesthetically please and improve materials such as wood, metal, and concrete.

Coatings and chemicals are the focal point of the paint industry.

Examples of classification and types of finish are : -

  • Varnish
  • Polyurethane
  • Water based
  • Oil-based and stains

Additionally, a chemical commonly associated with paint is a mineral spirit.

What is paint made from?

Paint is predominantly made from a pigment which is a colour to hide and control gloss.

Pigments are usually divided into two groups.

  • Resin – the binder to hold the pigment particles together
  • Solvent – to act as a carrier for the pigments and the resin

Paint manufacturing can be complex, there are many subsidiary operations and value-added processes but essentially  comprises of 3 types: -

  • Process to make emulsion paints
  • Process to make cement paint
  • Process to make enamel paints

The Standard Group offer a range of standardised, bespoke, and advanced process equipment for the paint and coatings industry sector.

Agitated Nutsche Filter Dryer (ANFD)

ANF technology provides both agitation and filtration operations within the same piece of equipment which improves process efficiency dramatically.

S2 Engineering Services also provide an ANF with a dryer, which further improves the saving time, increasing productivity and enhancing quality.

Schematic Engineering Industries, which is another division of the Standard Group, also provide barrier isolators which protect the operator if toxic materials are used and save the client money with additional yield.

For more information click here.ANFD S2

Portable paint containers

The Standard Group manufacture portable paint transfer containers in a range of sizes and capacities.

These portable containers can be supplied with sealed lids and are used to move paints and coatings around the plant from process to process.portable paint containers


The Standard Group manufacture a range of Stainless Steel, Exotic Alloy and Glass Lined Reactors for the paint industry.

For the Paint and Coating Industry sector both mono block and two-part reactors can be supplied.Standard group stainless reactors 5

For more information click here or contact our UK and Indian offices direct.