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JAC October 2005

 
JAC October 2005

In This Issue...


Special Report

Restoration/Preservation: Memorable masterpieces

by Joe Maty

Several notable historic preservation and restoration projects are reviewed in this Special Report. The various methods and materials used in planning, specifying, and executing the surface preparation and coatings removal and application involved in these


Plus...


News

AIA urges legislative action for rebuilding in wake of Katrina

In response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the need for massive rebuilding, the American Institute of Architects announced the launch of a nationwide campaign for federal legislation aimed at ensuring that redevelopment programs are “well-planned, w


Projects

Air barriers head for the beach

The designers and builders of the upscale Main Sail at Shelter Cove condominiums in South Carolina employ a liquid air-barrier system.


Antimicrobial coatings: Shaking the oldie-but-moldie blues

Coatings projects at the Sealife Centre aquarium (Brighton, UK) and the Oak Alley Plantation (Vacherie, LA) play on theme of two-track strategy in fight against fungus.


Getting It Right

Color and restoration: Putting the pieces together

by Jayson Helsel

Due to the importance of many historical structures, there is considerable interest in restoring their appearance to that of a previous era. This applies to a variety of structure types, from historic courthouses and government buildings to schools and even bridges.


Covering the angles on EIFS

by Day Kevin

Since the late 1960s, exterior insulation and finishing systems (EIFS) have carved out a significant presence in the construction marketplace. Although EIFS technology has made significant headway, the author stresses that use and specification issues warr


Insurance policies for painted panels

by Joseph Berchenko

Coil-coated steel makes up the lion’s share of the market for metal panels. This article provides basic information about fluoropolymer paint finish warranties for metal panels, how to specify the appropriate coverage, and how to read the warranty.


Directories/Buying Guides

Surface Preparation Products

Surface Preparation Products Directory


Editor's Word

Thanks for the vision, the passion, the memories

by Joe Maty

People who are passionate about historic preservation and restoration are much like wine lovers, golfers, mountain climbers, and fans of the Chicago Cubs. They are VERY passionate.


The quest for coatings cures

by Walter Scarborough and Joe Maty

Coatings play an important role in creating and maintaining specialized environments in health-care facilities. The importance of aesthetics as well as performance properties such as durability and resistance to mold and mildew are discussed in this articl


Passing the Test

Wash and wear: Sorting through the spin on paint cleanability, durability

by Allen Zielnik

You’ve carefully chosen the exterior and interior paint colors for your project. Now the clients have told you that because of a bad experience with another building they manage, they want assurance that the painted surfaces can withstand high traffic wear and be cleaned as needed without damage.


   

Safway Services
One Source. Every Solution.

The Safway Group is your source for multiservices. Painting, coating, insulation and more – all from the most trusted name in the industry.


Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

Manufactured from 100% Recycled Glass.
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Beryllium & Arsenic
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4 plants on Navy QPL
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Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com


Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.


Hempel (USA) Inc.
Wider range of Hempel Protective Coatings now approved by Norsok.

Proven high performance products that protect your assets. Contact us today at protective@hempel.com to find out more.


N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


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.


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.

 
 
 
 
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