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JAC January 2005

 
JAC January 2005

In This Issue...


Less Pricey Protection

by Jeff Schmucker

Surprise: More steel, less intumescent coating might save money in specifying fire-resistant construction materials.


All that glitter is SILVER (Aluminum Metallic, Actually)

by Joe Maty

The ambitious makeover of Seattle’s McCaw Hall has won rave reviews; the supporting cast includes sparkling metallic finishes.


Plus...


Directories/Buying Guides

Air Barrier Buying Guide

This Guide is intended to help users of liquid air-barrier materials find sources of products they need. Information was collected through a survey sent to manufacturers known to be air-barrier suppliers and follow-up phone calls. All companies are listed


Getting It Right

Coating selection, surface preparation hold key to successful painting of galvanized steel

by Jayson Helsel

Successfully painting galvanized steel can present a challenge. First, one must differentiate between painting new and existing galvanized surfaces, since the approach to preparing each will differ.


Projects

Concrete Finishing: Reactive stain breathes life into landmark chapel’s concrete

by Joe Maty

Seattle University’s prizewinning St. Ignatius unites ‘ancient and new’ - In seeking to achieve a confluence of the modern and the ancient, the participants in the design and construction of the landmark St. Ignatius Chapel at Seattle University settled on


Passing the Test

Corrosion and durability testing: changes in the air

by Allen Zielnik

Advances in methods offer greater ‘real-world’ correlation - Congratulations! Your design has been selected by "The Donald" for his newest luxury high-rise building. As one would expect, the timeline on the project will be intense and your new customer exp


Projects

Design team prescribes resin-based material for hospital expansion

When Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, undertook a $53 million expansion, the hospital placed top priority on materials and services from companies with a reputation for innovation and an appreciation for the importance of creating a chi


The Concept Stage

Development project seeks to employ ‘biomass-derived’ materials in coatings

Armed with a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Rohm and Haas Co. recently launched a program to develop technologies that could reduce by up to 30 percent the amount of raw materials used to manufacture a variety of waterborne paint a


Product Showcase

It's westward ho for air barriers

The barrier movement is gaining momentum, and liquid-applied materials figure prominently in the technology parade.


News

New coatings VOC limits go into effect in Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON—New volatile organic compound (VOC) limits on architectural and industrial maintenance coatings were scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1 in six Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia. Lower-VOC coatings over the next several months will


   

Simpson Strong-Tie
Repair, Protect & Strengthen

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Abrasives Inc.
One Call Orders it All!

Life is good when it’s simple. We distribute Clemco blast equipment, nozzles & parts alongside our proven blast media. Make your call: Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

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Atlantic Design, Inc.
OUR INDUSTRY IS CHANGING!

We should know. We’re the ones leading the way. Cleverly simple. Clearly ADI. 866.Call.ADI


Van Air Systems
The Blast Pak

Van Air Systems' portable desiccant air dryer. Get dry compressed air with this All-In-One blasting and coating solution.


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

some of the most important bridges in the country; learn about our NEPCOAT-approved system and our entire range of MCU & Polyurea coatings. 1-800-627-2968 www.wassercoatings.com

 
 
 
 
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