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The Top Ten Most Interesting Ways Protectapeel Protective Coatings Have Been Used

Updated: Oct 13, 2023

Our protective coatings are widely used within the construction industry to protect glass façade and other construction materials. But! Did you know Protectapeel protective coatings are used in a variety of industries such as aviation, marine and the military!

Here are our top ten most interesting ways our protective coatings have been used!

Beer Tanks

protective coating on beer tank

Protectapeel was used to protect beer tanks from fumes, grime, corrosion and salt water during the four-week journey by sea to the East Coast of America.

Studio Flooring

protective coating on studio flooring

Protectapeel has been applied over the floors of many studios to protect from damage caused by cameras, appliances and heavy foot traffic. You never know – you may have seen Protectapeel and not even know it!

Street Art

protective coating for temporary decoration

Channel 4 used Protectapeel to protect the concrete flooring outside their head office during an art project. The protective coating was applied to the concrete floor and steps and the graffiti artwork was then painted on top.

The World’s Tallest Skyscraper

glass protective coating

Protectapeel was used to protect 103,000m² of glass during the construction of the beautiful skyscraper, The Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

Temporary Colour Change

protective coating for colour change

Protectapeel was used for military use to temporarily change the colour of vehicles to suit different theatres of operations.

Temporary Advertising At The Euro 96

protective coating for temporary advertising

Protectapeel was sprayed over advertising boards around Newcastle United F.C stadium during the 1996 UEFA European Football Championship to advertise the tournament. When the tournament finished, Protectapeel was hand-peeled away, restoring the stadium's original advertising.

RRS Sir David Attenborough Research Vessel

anti rust protective coating

Protectapeel was used on the RRS Sir David Attenborough research vessel to prevent abrasions and rusting during manufacture and transport. The protective coating was also colour-matched to the rest of the polar ship to ensure the coating was both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

The HMS Queen Elizabeth

protective coating for marine components

Protectapeel Anti-Rust was applied to bare steel parts of The HMS Queen Elizabeth during manufacture and transport from damage such as; flash rusting, weathering, dirt, staining, scratching and spillage.

Retired Boeing 707

aircraft protective coating

Protectapeel was trialled at RAF Waddington to protect parts of a retired Boeing 707 airframe, that is used for training purposes. The protective coating was needed to protect from weathering during storage and be colour-matched to not alter the airframe's appearance.

Branding At The 96 Summer Olympics

protective coating for branding

Protectapeel was used to temporarily decorate concrete and glass around the stadium to promote the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Protectapeel was colour-matched for branding requirements and provided attractive backdrops and temporary advertising.


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