Liquid Chalk Marker: Surfaces and Tips for Best Use

Ideal for vivid markings that wipe away with a damp cloth from: glass, windshields, vinyl chalkboards, non-porous menu boards, whiteboards, metal boards, corrugated plastic and other non-porous surfaces. Also used for permanent markings on poster board. Water based paint marker/liquid chalk: No VOC’s, solvent free, non-flammable, odourless. How to properly...

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Discover the Best Uses for Carmel's Lumber Crayons

The Carmel Lumber Crayon  specially engineered for a wide variety of uses in the construction, lumber/timber, and stone/masonry industries.  Be it at the sawmill, or building with more precision cuts, our high-performance crayons are designed for easy readability and reduced misread marks.  Tried and true, they are a must-have for...

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Learn More About Our Permanent Water Based Paint Markers

Carmel's Water Based Permanent Paint Markers are available in a variety of colours and can be used to mark multiple types of surfaces. Uses durable polyurethane paint for permanent vivid markings. Ideal for use where VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) are a concern. VOCs may accumulate in the atmosphere, can be...

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Learn More About Our Heat Treating Paint Crayons & Markers

Learn more about our Heat Treating Paint Crayons and Markers The Carmel heat treatment paint crayons and markers are designed to fit your marking needs for surfaces which will undergo heat treatment. If you are looking for a new resource for your industry or project, or just curious, please read...

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Learn More About Our Seep-Through Paint Markers

“Marks covered by oil or water based paint will seep through to the surface” This industrial-grade highly specialized line of Seep-Through Paint Marker (sometimes known as a “Bleed Through Paint Pen”) by Carmel is designed primarily for metal surfaces. This revolutionary paint marker (also available in crayon form) is used to make durable...

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Learn More About Our Seep-Through Paint Crayons

“Marks covered by oil or water based paint will seep through to the surface” The Carmel Seep-Through Paint Crayon (sometimes known as a “Bleed Through Solid Paint Marking Stick”) provides all the benefits of a Paint Marker, but in solid form.  It is a solid stick of paint designed especially for fabricating structural steel...

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Learn more about our Galvanizer Paint Crayons & Markers?

As metal fabricators know, galvanizing is the process of  is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron, to prevent rusting. The most common method is hot-dip galvanizing, in which parts are submerged in a bath of molten zinc.This process is fairly simple compared to other methods of corrosion protection. However, before galvanizing...

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Learn More About Our Solid Paint Markers

Learn More About Our Solid Paint Markers The Carmel Solid Paint Marker is specially designed to fill your construction, manufacturing, and artistic marking needs on a wide variety of surfaces. It incorporates the resilience of quick-drying paint with the ease-of-use of a marker. If your project requires a new marking...

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Everything You Need to Know about Flexible Dentures

Flexible Dentures If you’ve lost teeth or had to have them extracted, you have a few options for replacing them. Dentures are by far the most popular, since they are cost effective and minimally invasive. The most permanent – and expensive – option is to have dental implants installed. Putting...

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Learn more about our Tailor's Chalk

What is Tailor’s Chalk? Used for making markings on textiles, either by clothing manufacturers,  seamstresses, tailors or sewing at home.  Tailor Chalk mainly consists of two types of substances:  wax-based and clay-based. When Tailor Chalk is properly formulated, it will mark fabric for cutting and alterations in tailoring and dressmaking...

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Livestock Paint Crayon Applications

When you think of paint marker applications, the first images that come to mind are probably either artistic or industrial. Whether it’s a street artist outlining a mural or a machinist marking where cuts are to be made on a sheet of metal, paint markers have a huge range of...

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Learn more about our lumber crayons

Learn more about our lumber crayons The Carmel lumber crayon is designed for lumber, timber, and concrete. Please read our frequently asked questions section below to learn more about the many advantages to using our lumber crayons: What makes the Pro series Lumber crayons unique? Our Pro and Pro-Z crayons...

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Acrylic Or Oil?

Choosing the perfect paint marker for you next project can be difficult if you don’t have the right information. That’s why Carmel made this little summary of the advantages of both acrylic and oil paint marker. Drying time One of the biggest difference between acrylic paint and oil paint is...

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Learn about our paint markers

Learn more about our paint markers Our multi-surface paint markers are specifically designed to withstand the elements and work on most smooth surfaces. They offer several advantages over other permanent markers including durability, extreme temperature use, and the ability to write on a much wider range of surfaces. Our variety...

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Learn about our paint crayons

Learn more about our paint crayons The Carmel paint crayon is designed to fit any marking needs for nearly any surface and works over a very large temperature range. If you are looking for a new marking tool or are just interested in learning more about this very versatile crayon,...

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The Wide World of Tailor’s Chalk

Remember the last time you bought a suit? Even if you found the perfect off-the-rack piece, it most likely needed some alterations. It’s a common process – you put on the suit and the tailor marks off where the pants need to be hemmed or the sleeves shortened. While you...

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What are Scannable Lumber Markers and How are They Used?

Scannable lumber markers are specialized marking tools used in the lumber grading process. They come in two forms, either as scannable lumber crayons or sticks of scannable lumber chalk. Before we get into how they are used, let’s take a moment to learn more about lumber and how it’s graded When most people...

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Street Art Styles: 4 of the Hottest 2019 Trends

Street art style is all around us. From its origins in the streets of New York city to its entry into posh art galleries around the world, street art has had a major influence on contemporary art, fashion and design. In 2019, the story continues – this year sees street...

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5 Street Artists You Need to Know About

If you live in a decent-sized city, chances are you’ve come across some form of street art in your neighborhood. We’re not talking about graffiti here – street art is a legitimate practice that includes everything from large scale murals to small canvas pieces. It’s not just made with spray...

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The Hottest Paint Marker Arts and Crafts Ideas

A great tool for arts and crafts If you’re a crafty person, you’re always on the lookout for new ideas to create amazing things like personalized gifts, home décor pieces, or custom apparel. When shopping for materials, you’ve probably come across paint markers (also called paint pens) in your search....

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Liquid Chalk Markers: A Complete Guide

If you’re looking to make bold, vivid lines of colour on a variety of smooth surfaces, but also need your markings to be easily removable, Carmel’s line of liquid chalk markers are the way to go. Designed to be removed with a damp cloth from smooth, non-porous surfaces, liquid chalk...

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Paint Markers For Metal - Your Complete Guide

Specialized Markers There’s a huge variety of paint markers and other marking tools on the market today, so it can be a bit confusing to know which ones are right for your needs. One of the simplest ways to start is by identifying which surface you’re marking on. While many...

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HOW STREET ART MADE IT INTO THE GALLERY

Jean-Michel Basquiat - "Hollywood Africans" For those of us who live in cities, street art is all around us. From quickly-painted tags on a vacant brick wall to a colourful mural adorning a main thoroughfare, you’d probably have a hard time snapping a picture of your town without capturing some...

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LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ACRYLIC PAINT MARKERS

Carmel’s Acrylic Paint Markers apply vivid paint in a variety of colours to multiple types of surfaces. BUY IT NOW Carmel’s Acrylic Paint Markers apply vivid paint in a variety of colours to multiple types of surfaces. Unlike our standard markers like the Paint Marker Classic, Carmel Acrylic Paint Markers contain paint...

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Paint Markers and Street Art: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Street Art Paint markers in street art When you think about the tools people use for street art, the aerosol paint can is probably the first thing that comes to mind. It’s so quintessential that its unmistakable shaker sound has been sampled in countless hip hop records. In fact, street...

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How to Use Paint Crayons or Marking Sticks in Arts and Crafts

The do-it-yourself spirit of arts and crafts is alive and well and bigger than ever. A quick look at sites like Pinterest and YouTube will yield thousands of tips, tricks and techniques for creating all kinds of custom art pieces using a variety of easily available materials. There’s one tool...

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Arts and Crafts Paint Marker Techniques: A Beginner’s Guide

There are tons of creative ideas for using paint markers or paint pens in your arts and crafts – but before you dive in, it’s good to be prepared with the basics. Knowing some key paint marker art techniques will help you avoid some common mistakes and take your projects to the...

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GREASE PENCILS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

The most basic name for this marking tool is grease pencil. It looks like a pencil, you draw or write with it like a pencil, but its core is made of a soft, greasy wax, commonly wrapped in paper rather than encased in wood Buy Now Whether you’re currently involved...

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Paint Markers For Industrial Uses

From Galvanizing To Heat Treating Carmel paint markers and are extremely versatile marking tools that are used in a wide range of applications. Metal fabrication is one such application, and requires a specialized set of marking tools to ensure proper labeling throughout the process. Carmel offers a line of industrial...

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Bottle Sealing Wax: What Is It, and Why Use It?

What Is It, and Why Use It? When you’re opening a typical bottle of alcohol, such a bottle of wine or whiskey, you’ll probably be opening it one of two ways: either by extracting a cork or unscrewing a cap. If you’re dealing with a cork, you’ll also probably notice...

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USES AND APPLICATION OF ORTHODONTIC WAX

About Orthodontic Relief Wax What it is and How to Use It ? Orthodontic relief wax is a soft, pliable material that is used to relieve discomfort caused by braces and other dental appliances. It is applied to smooth out areas where sharp edges or protruding wires irritate or injure...

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Paraffin Wax Baths: What Are They Used For?

If you’re ever gone for a manicure, you may have come across an extra service feature which involves dipping your hands in a liquid wax bath. Typically referred to as paraffin wax baths, therapeutic baths or arthritic relief baths, these devices are often seen in physiotherapy offices, spas and nail...

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Learn More about our Baseplate Wax

A dental wax containing mostly wax, resin and different types of additives ; used chiefly to establish the initial arch form in making trial plates for the arrangement of artificial denture teeth, and for the construction of complete dentures. Properties: Baseplate wax is composed mainly of paraffin and microcrystalline wax...

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THE MANY USES FOR METAL MARKERS

Discover the best marking tool you didn’t know existed  Need a practical alternative to common markers, aka magic markers, crayons and chalk to mark metal?  Need to complete your measuring tools with a multi-surface marker or do you require a parts number on a machined metal part? The extensive line...

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High Purity Paint Markers: Prevent Corrosion

BEWARE OF RUST Highly sensitive equipment in today’s industrial environment often uses stainless steel and other assorted blended metals in their manufacturing process.  The factories that produce these  sensitive equipments and tools are often subject to very high or low temperatures, high pressures, and make use of hazardous substances. With...

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How Are Professional Artists Using Paint Markers?

When you think of paint markers and art, the first thing that comes to mind is probably amateur arts and crafts. While there’s a whole world of crafty people out there using paint markers for these types of projects, professional artists are also using paint markers in their work. In...

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