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Shading agents

Hermadix greenhouse shading agents , or greenhouse shading paint, are mostly used in horticulture. Many crops are not resistant to the full sun or high temperatures. By applying a chalk or diffuse coating to the greenhouse roof, you create an optimal greenhouse climate and prevent peaks. Royal Brinkman offers a wide range of greenhouse shading paint, diffuse coatings and cleaners.

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Hermadix shading agents

Hermadix is a worldwide supplier of screen equipment. The range includes chalk shading and diffusion coatings that contribute to an optimal greenhouse climate. Royal Brinkman has an exclusive partnership with Hermadix, which means that a suitable greenhouse shading paint is available for every greenhouse and crop. Because every crop has different needs, Hermadix offers suitable greenhouse shading paint for every crop. In this way you weather the sun, get more yield from the sunlight or reflect sunlight. Hermadix also offers the product Removit, which removes screen materials (Q and D products) from the greenhouse deck. 

Liquid shading agents

If the crop is not resistant to full sun or high temperatures, the liquid shading paint from Hermadix offers the solution. During a warm period you can chalk the greenhouse, which reflects light and reduces heat. In this way you always maintain an consistent temperature into the greenhouse. Royal Brinkman offers different greenhouse shading agents. Our specialists explain the use of a shading agent in an article.

  • Q3 White: a medium weatherproof adjustable screen material. The shading paint is specially developed for glass, plastic foil, polycarbonate and acrylic.
  • Q4 White: a liquid, weather-resistant shielding agent, which counteracts high light irradiation in the summer months. Curious about the difference between Q3 and Q4 White? Read it in the specialist article.
  • Q Heat: a screen product that only reflects heat radiation with the aim of creating a cooler greenhouse climate.
  • Q Black: a screen product that makes total solar eclipse possible, for maximum shielding. Curious about where and how Q Black is used? Our specialists have written an article about the use of Q Black as a screening agent. 

Difference powder and liquid shading agents

In recent years the greenhouse constructions have changed considerably, which has increased the need for a different way of shading the greenhouse. Shading the greenhouse had to be safer, easier, more accurate and, of course, faster. liquid shading paint was developed from this need. The big difference between powder and liquid shading agents lies in the composition and shape. More about the difference between powder chalk and pasta chalk? Our specialists wrote an article in which they tell you all about the differences and effects.


Diffuse coatings

Diffuse coatings scatter light over the crop, so crops do not run the risk of being damaged by excessive light intensity. This scattered light is also called diffuse light. Every crop has different needs, therefore Hermadix has developed different diffuse coatings. Our specialists explain in an article which different coatings are available.

  • D Gree: provides diffuse light that also reflects heat radiation (NIR) for a more pleasant greenhouse climate.
  • D Fuse: creates a diffuse light that penetrates deeper into the crop, resulting in higher production and better quality.
  • D Fuse Extra: is suitable for ornamentals and gives 10-15% more screening of the growing light. 
When applying a diffuse coating, it is important to take a number of points of attention into account. For example, it is important to always apply the diffuse coating to a clean greenhouse deck. The time of application of the diffuse coating is also important.


Cleaning your greenhouse roof

In addition to greenhouse shading paint and diffuse coatings, Royal Brinkman also offers a cleaner for cleaning you greenhouse roof at the end of the season. Removit, developed by Hermadix, is the cleaner for removing greenhouse paint such as Q3 and Q4 and diffuse coatings D-Fuse and D-Gree. Our specialists have listed a few tips for removing the greenhouse shading paint.

Buy greenhouse shading paint

At Royal Brinkman you can find various types of shading paint and agents. Would you like more information about the possibilities? Please feel free to contact one of our specialists. We will contact you within 24 hours on working days.


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