HMG Defence and Industrial Coatings

HMG Paints is the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of paints and coatings. HMG produce a wide range of high quality industrial coatings for practically every purpose.

ADDEV Materials and HMG Paints have worked together for many years and ADDEV Materials is the authorised distributor for HMG’s range of coatings for the defence industry.

HMG’s product range includes corrosion resistant primers, functional topcoats including CARC and IRR materials approved to UK defence standards. Important specifications such as Def Stan 80-208, Def Stan 00-72 and STANAG 4360 are available. ADDEV Materials provides a full sales and delivery service combined with post sale technical support and training.


With such a wide range of products including single and multi-pack coatings HMG have paints suitable for nearly every purpose. Equipment such as containers, trailers, vehicles, bridges and armour can all be coated with HMG Paints. HMG provide a full range of fluid resistant 2 component products as well as single pack primers, enamels and water based products for new and legacy specifications.

Compliance and Sustainability

All products conform to the relevant defence specifications. In most cases high solids or water based equivalents are available to reduce solvent emissions. The Def Stan 80-206 primer system is a fully chromate free primer suitable for all ferrous substrates. ADDEV Materials manages export licences and end user documentation to ensure compliance with export restrictions.


The Def Stan 80-208 system is a fully IRR finish, meeting the important British Standard colour references BS381C285 NATO Green and BS381C361 Light Stone. This system is tested and approved by the UK MoD to the CARC requirements of Def Stan 80-208 and STANAG 4360. Test reports and certificates are available on request.

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