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High performance adhesives and coatings since 1902. 2022 marks the 120th year since John Marcus founded ITAC Limited.  The beginning of Itac started when John discovered that tyre scrapings dissolved in solvent made an excellent rubber adhesive, which when painted onto the outside carcass of a tyre provided an ideal priming coat on which tyre...
Colour is a marketing differential that has significant branding importance for a company’s product range.  Whether it’s the practically minded olive drab, or a favourite shade of lavender, the importance of consistency is paramount when designing performance coatings for end use applications. Consider a newly painted room. The perceived difference between a white and an off-white...
Specialist coatings play a critical role in satisfying the requirements of an ever-increasing number of industrial and commercial products and systems. The coating’s end application and intended use determines the effects it should impart in order to provide the desired performance. This clearly has a direct influence on their formulation design. Therefore, for specialist coatings...
ITAC employ a variety of testing methods to develop adhesive coating products that align with their customer’s application requirements.  This area of work ensures reliability and uniformity in the bonding process within parameters that may also influence performance including consistency of raw materials, application substrates, environmental conditions, and joint design.   The results of these...