Mil Spec Paint & Defense Coatings

National Coatings & Supplies | Single Source Inc., distributes special Chemical Agent Resistant Mil Spec Paint & Defense Coatings. These high-performance military coatings have been applied to the exterior and interior of ground based equipment.

NCS | SSI carries ground based defense coatings by NCP Coatings, one of the top suppliers of Qualified Military Specified Coatings. NCP Coatings’ ground based defense coatings products have been produced using the stringent guidelines of Army Research Laboratory and TACOM.

  • TT-C-490: Chemical Conversion coatings and Pretreatments for metallic substrates.
  • MIL-STD-1171: Manufacturing process standard for finishing of metal and wood.
  • MIL-DTL-53072: CARC Application & Q.C. Standard.

Defense Coatings Highlights

  • Protect the exterior and interior
  • Protects against chemicals
  • Reduce maintenance & repair costs
  • Uphold and shine through the abuse of the elements
  • Add life to the asset
  • Guard against rust and corrosion
  • Withstand impact from materials (building materials, raw materials, hazardous substances, etc.)

National Coatings & Supplies | Single Source provides both water-borne and solvent-borne CARC Coating Systems that are meant to be applied to assembled military equipment or to components through the manufacturing process. We supply contractors, refinishers, and maintenance departments for both public and private sectors. Moreover, NCS | SSI has technical consultants that are able to assist throughout the process and help you decide which product type and technology best fits your needs.

Mil Spec Paint & Defense Coatings Include


  1. Zinc Chromate Acid Etching Wash Primer that is suitable for steel, aluminum, and other metal substrates providing superior adhesion and corrosion resistance when used as part of recommended military or OEM paint system.
  2. A one component Moisture Cure Zinc Rich Primer containing 90% zinc dust in the dried film that provides outstanding corrosion protection for military ground and tactical equipment and munitions.
  3. Three component HAP-Free Epoxy Polyamide Corrosion Inhibiting Primer suited for high performance applications where extended corrosion resistance is required. This product is lead and chromate free and contains 90% zinc in the dried film. This product is well suited for general industrial applications such as heavy equipment, trailers and trucks.
  4. Zinc Chromate, low moisture sensitive, corrosion inhibiting Primer designed for application to aluminum that has been surface treated or coated with wash primer.
  5. 2K Waterborne Epoxy Primer for use over pretreated zinc phosphate steel.
  6. LOW VOC corrosion inhibiting epoxy primer suited for high performance application.


  1. Solvent borne CARC Topcoat is a HAP-free, polymeric flattened, single component moisture cure aliphatic polyurethane.
  2. Water borne CARC Topcoat is a polymeric flattened, aliphatic polyurethane 2k water dispersible for military equipment. This can be effectively decontaminated after exposure to chemical and biological warfare agents and prove visual and infrared camouflage to military vehicles and equipment.
  3. High Solids Epoxy coating for use on the interior of tactical equipment.
  4. High Temperature Heat Resistant are intended for use on steel surfaces exposed to high temperatures (1400F) and exterior weathering. They are used primarily on exhaust systems and in under body applications. These coatings are lead, chromate, and HAP free.
  5. Enamel, Lusterless, Fast Dry, VOC Complaint used for ammunition and other metals, and can be used on both exterior and interior.

Mil Spec Paint & Defense Coatings Manufacturer

Let us help you find the best Mil Spec Paint & Defense Coatings that will keep your asset productive, decrease equipment downtime due to maintenance, and extend the equipment life.

Our nationwide stores, partnerships, and other resources allows us to better serve customers everything they need quickly. We’re the experts in paint application with our NACE CIP Technicians, paint booth set-up, inventory management, and OSHA and EPA compliance.

A supplier is easy to find. A partner with deep industry knowledge, robust supply-chain network and a reputation for first-class service is not. For more information on paint, coatings, tools and equipment, training, inventory management by LOG1C ICS or questions about industries we serve contact us now or stop by one of 180 plus locations in 38 states nationwide.

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