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ABOUT MILITARY APPLICATIONS - PAXCON®

    PAXCON was created and developed by the LINE-X Company as a high-performance, blast-resistant coating suitable for a wide variety of applications. LINE-X , best known for its worldwide network of spray-on truck bedliner franchises, is constantly looking for new and innovative uses for its polyurethane/polyurea based products. It is this pioneer spirit that led LINE-X to explore new blast mitigation technologies, against the backdrop of increasing homeland security concerns and anti-terrorist tactical development.

    Company Profile: Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, LINE-X serves clients directly and through a network of more than 400 corporate-trained affiliate locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia, Central and South America and Europe. Many of these locations are experts in applying PAXCON and other industrial coatings for a wide range of clients.

    Proven Methods: In the early 1990s, LINE-X engineers pioneered the formulation and proper application process, paving the way for spray-on polyurethane/polyurea elastomer protective coatings to be widely used throughout the industrial and commercial markets, from corrosion resistance to blast mitigation.

    Quality Control: Meeting the specific needs and demands of a wide range of industries or business sectors has given LINE-X a leadership position and unmatched experience in numerous applications. With our strict quality control procedures and a tightly integrated program of checks and balances, it's easy to understand why LINE-X has earned its reputation as a preferred supplier of protective coatings.

    “We tested 27 different protective coatings, only
    LINE-X passed our blast tests.”

    Report • U.S. Air Force Test Facility



    HISTORY


    In 2000, LINE- X Protective Coatings began to explore new blast mitigation technologies against the backdrop of increasing homeland security concerns and anti-terrorist tactical development; thus leading to the creation of PAXCON Protective Coatings. Since then, PAXCON has developed two force-resistant protective coatings: PX-2100 for anti-spalling protection and PX-3350 for blast mitigation protection.

    Company Profile: 
    LINE-X is the nation’s leading provider of spray-on protective coatings. Our products are utilized in commercial, industrial, agricultural, military and custom applications.  LINE-X specializes in spray elastomers polyurethanes and polyureas and has led the industry through many years of actual field testing. Specialized equipment is combined with the right materials and product knowledge to produce sprayable elastomeric coatings.

    Technology Leader:
    LINE-X Protective Coatings is the spray-on sector technology leader. Check out some of the many reasons why below:

    • LINE-X invests millions of dollars in R&D.We are the only one in our industry with a dedicated R&D staff and a 15,000 square-foot facility specifically and only used for research.  For most of our new products, we own the intellectual property unlike our competitors who partner with companies with existing products, relabel them and market them as their own.
    • First successful high-temp/high-pressure elastomeric bedliner.
    • First nationwide spray-on truck bedliners and protective coating franchise.Recognized in INC 500 and Entrepreneur Magazines. Also recognized in most major truck publications including Motor Trend, Truckin, Sport Truck, Street Trucks, Petersons 4-Wheel and Offroad and many more.
    • Recognized market leader in the spray-on truck bedliner industry consistently since 2005 (Source Frost & Sullivan Study 2006 and 2008) 
    • First commercially available pure polyurea.
    • First to develop a bomb blast coating. This coating has been tested by Army Corps of Engineers and the Air Force Research Laboratory. Product recognized by Popular Mechanics, Nationwide TV News Media, and Sixty Minutes II.
    • First to apply a non-skid pure polyurea onboard a U.S. Navy Submarine.
    • First spray-on product to meet MSHA requirements for acceptance of flame-resistant solid products taken into mines.
    • Only spray-on product in its category to be accepted by MSHA as non-strength enhancing mine sealant.


    Headquartered in Huntsville, AL, LINE-X serves clients directly and through a network of more than 550 corporate-trained affiliate locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia, Central and South America and Europe. Many of these locations are experts in applying PAXCON and other industrial coatings for a wide range of industries.

    Proven Methods: In the early 1990s, LINE-X engineers pioneered the formulation and proper application process, paving the way for spray-on polyurethane/polyurea elastomer protective coatings to be widely used throughout the industrial and commercial markets, from corrosion resistance to blast mitigation.

    Quality Control: Meeting the specific needs and demands of a wide range of industries or business sectors has given LINE-X a leadership position and unmatched experience in numerous applications. With our strict quality control procedures and a tightly integrated program of checks and balances, it's easy to understand why LINE-X has earned its reputation as a preferred supplier of protective coatings.


APPLICATIONS

PAXCON Protective Coatings is revolutionizing the defense and military world by providing quality protective polymer coatings to include a wide range of applications:

“We at LINE-X are very proud of PAXCON PX-2100. It feels good to know that we are providing products that can prevent additional fatalities.”

Steve Decker, Vice President of PAXCON Protective Coatings

* Government, military and private buildings around the globe, including the U.S. Pentagon.
* Helicopter pads
* HMMWVs (Humvees)
* Naval applications such as boat and submarine decks, and marine gangways
Coating of small-arms protective inserts for military ballistic vests

Civil and peacetime applications such as flight simulators, storage cases and UAV launch trailers