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Metal Protection

Metal protection is a must to keep it looking its best.
From boats to gates and everything in between, we’re confident Owatrol will have a solution.

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How to remove rust from metal

Rust, or iron oxide, can be aesthetically pleasing to some, but others may find it unsightly and if not removed or maintained can be the cause of irreparable damage. If you have found a tool, a metal fence or even patio tiles that have succumbed to rust, there are a few ways of removing it. […]

Transyl being applied to a motor

It is very easy for your precious things to become damaged due to the effects of rust. Unfortunately, it’s incredibly easy for metal to rust so we recommend using a rust inhibitor to protect it from the elements. To understand why you need a rust inhibitor, we firstly need to understand what creates rust in […]

Corrosive inhibiting primer

Do you need to protect your hull, keel or ballast from rust and corrosion? Marine CIP (Corrosive Inhibiting Primer) is a rust inhibiting primer which can be over-coated with the paint of your choice. Perfect for using above or below the water line, Marine CIP contains the anti-corrosive properties of Marine Oil. This enables it to stabilise the surface […]

Metal protection guide

Following the success of our Woodcare Guide, Fencing Guide and Decking Guide we have written a new guide for our Masters in Metal Protection which includes Product Spotlights for each of our metal protection products. This includes information about what they are and when to use them. Along with in-depth application instructions, example case studies and reviews, images for […]

Transyl oil used on a motorbike

Transyl is a product that has many jobs and it does them all very well. Its versatility makes it a go-to product for many people, as it can assist in many different ways. What exactly is Transyl Oil? Transyl Oil is a lubricating, deep penetrating, self-spreading liquid with exceptional ‘wetting’, spreading and climbing properties. It is able […]

Transyl for marine machinery

Boat maintenance is highly important as it can help prevent too many repairs and all too frequent replacements. From time to time, as with anything, even in the household and other industries, parts require lubrication. This is to keep them working efficiently and smoothly. By maintaining parts, you can significantly help to extend their life. […]

Converted slaughter house finished with Owatrol Oil

We’re looking further afield with this case study to Madrid, Spain, where a former slaughterhouse has been beautifully and thoughtfully transformed into a multi-purpose cultural space as a venue for exhibitions, galleries and more. Something a little different and on a slightly different scale to our usual  case studies – it might be a little […]