Mil Spec Coatings

Our Expertise

CARC paint is specified for use on tactical military equipment, including ground, aviation, munitions and related support equipment for its ability to withstand the harsh chemicals used in the decontamination process. We are qualified to apply both Mil Spec primer and CARC coatings through our painting services.

We coat to these Military Specifications:
  • MIL-DTL-53022
  • MIL-DTL-85582
  • MIL-PRF-23377
  • MIL-DTL-53072
  • MIL-DTL-85285
  • MIL-PRF-22750

Click here to see our complete list of MIL-SPEC compatibilities.

Many colors available to Fed-STD-595 color standard.

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When to Use Mil Spec Coatings

Various coatings have been develop by coating manufacturers, then tested to government standards for thousands of military and defense applications and products. These are often required to minimize field service issues and longevity related to chemical, corrosion, wear resistance or other harsh environment problems. These set of standards comprise what is often referred to as MIL Spec coatings. The specifications are comprised of both procedures and specialty coatings ranging from dry films; to plating; to spray paints; to powder coatings. Part prints, used for manufacturing of government products include various MIL Spec requirement numbers.

CARC Coatings

One of the most common coating required by the military are referred to as CARC coatings. These coatings are a polyurethane coating that provides superior durability, extends service life for military vehicles and equipment, provides surfaces with exceptional resistance to chemical warfare agent penetration and greatly simplifies decontamination.

Although we reference several common MIL Spec standards on our website, please contact us for assistance if additional help is needed with your application.

Cleaning and Prep

Proper preparation is critical to success and we have a 3-stage washer, steam cleaner, and provide paint stripping, sand blasting, and glass beading as necessary.

Color Matching

We provide accurate color matching to any RAL or SW number and also provide custom color scanning match services.

Download RAL Color Chart
Download Fed. Std. 595 Color Chart

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