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1-16-2018 NEW Hawk Laboratories launches UltraGrip™ Lo 4300
A New Low Odor, Low VOC Primer System
Click here for UltraGrip™ Lo 4300 .

9-26-2017 NEW Product Catalog

Hawk's New Product Catalog

email sales@hawklabs.com for a catalog
or click here to request one by email
8-3-2017 Sterlion Technology Available Now
We are excited to reveal our
Sterlion Silver Ion Technology coatings.

NEW Stone-Flecks Ultra Colors
We are excited to announce three new attractive and trendy gray-tone colors;
Muir Woods, Castlerock and Dover
Click here to view Hawk's
NEW Stone-Flecks Ultra colors
Exciting news at Hawk !
We are pleased to announce the following new additions to the Hawk team:

August 2017 - Scott Courter
VP of Sales & Marketing

January 2017 - John Kenny


October 2016 - Mak Joshi
VP of Research & Development

June 2016 - Susan Nyborg

Director of Compliance & Safety

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Hawk Research Laboratories Launches New Low Odor, VOC Compliant Topcoat Systems

WHEELING, IL (April 9, 2018) – Hawk Research Laboratories, LLC has launched a new series of VOC compliant (California regulations), low odor topcoat systems.

GlasTech™ Lo 8000/8500 series is a high-solids, fast cure, clearcoat system that can be roll (GlasTech Lo 8000) and spray applied (GlasTech Lo 8500). In addition to VOC content less than 100 g/l and very low odor, both systems provided excellent impact and abrasion resistance and enable a return to service in as short as 4 hours.

Hawk Labs has also developed VOC compliant, low odor versions of their current topcoat systems. Each topcoat system has VOC level less than 350 grams/liter and significantly reduced odor, while maintaining the coverage and performance of the standard versions.

  • GlasTech™ Lo 9000/9100/9200 Series
  • CounterCote™ Lo 9500 Series
  • StoneGard™ Lo 9600 Series
  • CabinetCote™ Lo 9700 Series
  • IsoFree Plus™ Lo 6500 Series
  • IsoFree Plus™ StoneGard Lo Series

“Regulatory compliance and odor reduction are core to our Innovation Principles given the dynamic regulatory environment,” said Scott Courter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hawk. “In addition to offering our customers high performing low odor, VOC compliant versions of our standard topcoat systems, we’re very excited about our GlasTech Lo 8000 and 8500 topcoat systems.  The formulated spray system (GlasTech Lo 8500) is a first in the professional refinishing marketplace and will provide customers a more efficient option to roll applying.”

Hawk CEO John Kenny added “Professional refinishing is a ‘greener alternative’ to renovation and landfill as many bathtubs, sinks, shower enclosures and countertops could be easily restored thereby lowering our carbon footprint and reducing landfill waste. Hawk’s new range of low VOC and low odor coatings represents the latest advance in eco-friendly refinishing coatings.  A professional refinisher now has the option of a full range of high performance primer, multicolor and topcoat systems which are low odor and low VOC.” 

Hawk Research Laboratories Introduces UltraGrip™ Lo 4300 - A New Low Odor, Low VOC Primer System

WHEELING, IL (January 15, 2018) – Hawk Research Laboratories, LLC today unveiled UltraGrip Lo 4300, a two component, low odor, low VOC, fast dry primer system. UltraGrip Lo 4300 has a total VOC less than 100 grams per liter when used at the recommended mix ratio, and is compliant with the most stringent coatings regulations for primer systems. It is a polyamide cured epoxy system specifically designed as a high build, high tack intercoat adhesive for all Hawk Topcoat Systems providing excellent adhesion over a wide variety of substrates.

“We’re excited to launch UltraGrip Lo 4300, a new primer system that provides our customers with a low odor solution that is fully compliant with VOC regulations” said Scott Courter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hawk. “Reducing the odor and VOC level, while maintaining the coating performance when compared to UltraGrip 4000, the acknowledged industry standard, has been a major focus of our R&D efforts”.

CEO, John Kenny, added “UltraGrip Lo 4300 represents the latest product launch from a strong product development pipeline. In 2017 we added new gray designs to the StoneFlecks™ Multicolor finish range, new effects with the Dream Metallics™ Collection, and introduced Sterlion™ antimicrobial technology available in our topcoats. We will launch several innovative new products in 2018 providing the refinishing industry with an even greater choice of performance and design”.

UltraGrip Lo 4300 is used in a ratio of 2 parts resin to 1 part catalyst to 2 parts reducer and is commercially available in 2.5 gallon and 5 gallon kits.

Professional bathtub refinishing, resurfacing and reglazing urethane and epoxy coatings and paint products, supplies, equipment and training.

Hawk Research Laboratories, LLC. is the leading supplier of bathtub, tile, countertop and kitchen cabinet refinishing paints and coatings. Our premium acrylic urethanes and adhesive coatings are used for residential, commercial and industrial painting applications worldwide. This site is primarily engaged in training, coatings products, supplies, equipment and accessories for the Bathroom and Kitchen Refinishing , and Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling Industry. To learn more about Imitation Stone finishes that are available for a variety of new projects as well as Pool and Spa coatings, please see our links below.

Hawk's comprehensive Refinishing catalog offers the entire range of acrylic urethanes, epoxy primers, coatings, supplies, equipment, replacement parts, and accessories needed to successfully build and operate a refinishing company. Time proven topcoat and primer epoxy systems, vast technical knowledge and superior customer assistance is at your fingertips. Sophisticated order processing and shipping systems speed your order to your door... over 90% shipped the same day!

Featuring Top Quality Refinishing Coatings and Paints
Bathtub Refinishing and Reglazing Coatings
bathtub refinishing coatings Bathtub Refinishing  and Reglazing  

We're proud to provide bathtub refinishing and reglazing solutions that can bring tubs back to life and make them look like new! This is a far more economical alternative to complete tub replacement, offering savings of as much as 70% to the customers you'll serve. If this is your first time learning about the tub refinishing and reglazing solutions that Hawk Research Laboratories, LLC. provides, please take plenty of time to explore our site.

    Ceramic Tile Refinishing and Reglazing Coatings
Ceramic Tile Refinishing urethanes Ceramic Tile Refinishing and Reglazing  

We're ready to provide you with all of the superior urethane and epoxy products, training and support you need to help transform the look and feel of ceramic tile in bathrooms and kitchens. Our ceramic tile refinishing and resurfacing paints have been carefully developed to ensure the highest quality possible. With helpful services like exact color matching and great refinishing treatment options like our Stone-Flecks multi-color coatings, the restoration possibilities are virtually limitless!

    Countertop Refinishing and Resurfacing Coatings
Countertop Reglazing products Countertops Refinishing  

It's interesting how a clean, attractive new finish on ordinary kitchen counters can dramatically improve the look and feel of the room. Without even touching the walls or replacing the appliances, a skilled countertop refinishing job can make your customers' kitchens seem larger, brighter, and more modern. Now more than ever you can expand your resurfacing services by offering Hawk's popular line of specialty coatings to create an imitation stone finish at a fraction of the cost of real stone.

    Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing Coatings
Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing Cabinet Refinishing and Resurfacing  

While many of the customers you're likely to attract using Hawk are related to bath tub refinishing and resurfacing industry, there's no reason your services have to stop at the bathroom door. Our products are also ideal for kitchen cabinet repairing and refinishing. While giving a new surface to a countertop add to your sales by refinishing cabinets with our Countercote 9500 coating.

    Bathtub Refinishing Training
Bathroom & Kitchen Refinishing Training Bathtub Refinishing Training  

A major element of being successful in the Bathtub Refinishing & Reglazing industry is making sure you're prepared with the right training. Hawk is proud to provide everything you need to learn to perform porcelain repair, bath tub repair, countertop refinishing, ceramic tile refinishing, bathtub resurfacing and bathtub reglazing, starting with entry level training for beginners to advanced techniques for experienced refinishers.

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