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About Enamel Paints

Enamel Paints

Our finest, premium quality, 100% acrylic latex, heavy-duty, industrial strength, exterior and interior paint contains the most effective combination of mold, mildew, fungus and bacteria inhibitors providing an exceptionally long lasting, beautiful, elegant "eggshell" finish. The active ingredients, proven in use around the world are non-toxic, non-polluting, non-hazardous and non-soluble, providing an environmentally and user-friendly finish with an anticipated exterior durability of 15 to 25 years, even in tropical climates. Independent laboratory tests prove SOMAY "STERI-SHIELD" is superior to international brands costing almost 4 times our price. SOMAY STERI-SHIELD" is self-priming and can be applied directly to metal (DTM). The ideal paint for kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, shower and locker rooms, laboratories, schools, hospitals, clinics, health clubs, food, beverage and pharmaceutical production areas etc. Helps control "sick building syndrome". Available in "Pure White" and pastel custom colors. Over 45% Vol. Solids = 735 sq.ft./gal./mil DFT = only 3.5¢/sq.ft/mil DFT.

An exceptionally high quality, premium grade, heavy duty, tough, long wearing, weather and rust resistant, polyurethane/alkyd (oil) high gloss enamel formulated especially for severe tropical climates. This solvent-borne enamel will spray, brush or roll easily. It contains no hazardous heavy metals, thus being ideal for children's toys or furniture. Use on properly prepared and primed iron, steel, aluminum, wood, concrete, masonry, plaster and many other surfaces including floors, steps, walkways, etc. Available in White, Stock Colors and hundreds of Custom Colors. Over 50% Vol. Solids = 815 sq.ft./gal./mil DFT = only 3¢/sq.ft./mil DFT.

This premium grade, heavy duty, industrial strength, 100% acrylic latex enamel is especially formulated for tropical climates for use on exterior or interior surfaces, including wood, primed metal, masonry, concrete, stucco, plaster, drywall, wallboard, etc. With its high percentage of resin solids, this enamel will withstand rough usage and frequent washings longer than inferior competitive latex enamels. Has an anticipated exterior durability in tropical climates of 15 years or longer. This product exceeds the performance requirements of U.S. Federal Government Specification No. TT-P-19D. Costs 50% less than any national brand of equal quality. Available in a full line of custom colors, in addition to White and Stock Colors. Over 37% Vol. Solids = 611 sq.ft./gal./mil DFT = only 3¢/sq.ft/mil DFT.

An unusually high quality, 100% acrylic latex, semi-gloss enamel roof paint especially formulated for sloped, properly prepared roof surfaces in tropical climates. Use on all roofs, such as concrete tiles, barrel tiles, poured concrete, wood shingles, corrugated galvanized steel, mobile home roofs, etc. Contains the maximum amount of mildewcide to resist mildew growth on the paint surface. Because of its harder, glossy enamel finish, this roof paint sheds dirt better and remains cleaner looking longer with normal rinsing by tropical rainstorms. Available in White and Terracotta. Over 28% Vol. Solids = 453 sq.ft./gal./mil DFT = only 4¢/sq.ft/mil DFT.

A premium quality, 100% acrylic latex enamel for use on exterior or interior hard surfaces such as patios, steps, walkways, floors or playing courts. It dries quickly to a tough, durable, satin sheen enamel finish that is easily maintained. Contains a very fine texture to provide skid resistance. Available in White and several popular floor and patio colors. Our tropical climate formula contains the maximum amount of mildewcide. Made with the hardest acrylic resins available from modern chemical technology. Over 30% Vol. Solids = 492 sq.ft./gal./mil DFT = only 4¢/sq.ft/mil DFT.

An economical enamel formulated to provide good performance and exceptional value when applied to properly prepared, primed wood, primed metal, primed masonry, stucco or plaster surfaces. Available in White only. Approx 30% Vol. Solids = 497 sq.ft./gal./mil DFT = only 3¢/sq.ft/mil DFT.

1) This Building at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Miami, Florida is Finished with SOMAY No. 630 in a Custom Color
2) This Floor at the Preston Fresh Water Treatment Plant of Miami-Dade County Water & Sewer Department is Coated with SOMAY Product No. 230, Tennis Court Green
3) Exterior Tanks at Alexander Orr Fresh Water Treament Plant of Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department Coated with SOMAY Product No. 630 in "Antique Ivory"

Brochures | 3-Part CSI specifications

3-Part CSI specifications for Enamel Paints

3-Part CSI specifications for Enamel Paints
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Technical Information
Application Instructions, Material Safety Data Sheets, and Specifications, for:
  • Waterproofing Coatings
  • House & Wall Paints
  • Enamels
  • Roof Paints
  • Concrete & Floor Coatings
  • Primers & Undercoaters
  • Traffic Paint
  • Varnishes, Specialty Paints
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09910 - Paint
09960 - High-Performance Coating
09980 - Coatings for Concrete and Masonry
13200 - Storage Tank
09 91 13 - Exterior Painting
09 91 23 - Interior Painting
09 96 00 - High-Performance Coatings
09 96 13 - Abrasion-Resistant Coatings
09 96 23 - Graffiti-Resistant Coatings
09 96 26 - Marine Coatings
09 96 35 - Chemical-Resistant Coatings
09 96 43 - Fire-Retardant Coatings
09 96 46 - Intumescent Painting
09 96 53 - Elastomeric Coatings
09 96 59 - High-Build Glazed Coatings
09 96 63 - Textured Plastic Coatings
09 97 00 - Special Coatings
09 97 23 - Concrete and Masonry Coatings