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JAC October/November 2006

JAC October/November 2006

In This Issue...

Special Report

Coatings and historic structures: A preservation dichotomy

by Deborah Slaton, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.

Treatments in restoration and conservation vary with needs and objectives of specific projects.

Directories/Buying Guides

Directory of Restoration Products and Services

This Directory lists supplier companies and describes, in the words of the suppliers, the products and services they provide for restoration of commercial buildings, and, to a lesser extent, residences.

Special Report

Directory of Restoration Products and Services

This Directory lists supplier companies and describes, in the words of the suppliers, the products and services they provide for restoration of commercial buildings, and, to a lesser extent, residences.

Resurrection - Re-creating a masterpiece in plaster and paint

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Legendary architect Latrobe’s Baltimore cathedral emerges, restored, to reclaim exalted place in annals of American architectural heritage.

Splendor in paradise regained

by Mark Weisman, John Canning Painting and Conservation Studios

Restoration approach for oceanfront art conservatory represents blend of original authenticity, modern technology.



A darker shade of cool

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

New technologies offer promise of lower temperatures, broader color choices for traditional roofing surfaces


Benjamin Moore recognizes outstanding use of color with second annual HUE Awards

Several major names in architecture - including Ettore Sottsass, Will Aslop, and David Ling - were among the six recipients of the 2006 Benjamin Moore HUE Awards.

Passing the Test

Defense against the microbial menace

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Coatings are being equipped for the fight, but gauging effectiveness requires scrutiny.

Up Front: Portfolio

Is it Michelangelo? No, it’s casino

EverGreene Painting Studios has created a rich and varied portfolio of mural and decorative painting artwork at a number of the best-known casinos in the nation.

Editor's Word

Making a compelling case for enduring truths—and triumphs

by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

It’s nice to know, in this high-tech, mass-production world of today, that some traditions endure.


Shoring up ‘The Breakers’

Air/moisture barrier, aggressive restoration measures add up to comprehensive remedy for leaky seaside condos.

Getting It Right

The inside story: Coatings for specialized indoor environments present unique set of issues

by Jayson Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

When selecting a coating system for a project, it is critical to fully consider the service environment.

Generic Coatings Types

Zinc-rich coatings: A primer on galvanic protection with paint

by Kenneth B. Tator, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.

Zinc-rich coatings, often called zinc-rich primers, are a unique class of crosslinked coatings that provide galvanic protection to a ferrous substrate.


Keep your records straight!

For use in the field, with step-by-step job-specific entry spaces for the entire coating or lining project; also available in condensed version. Get it today!

Sika® Industrial Floor Coatings

Click to learn about floor and wall systems relied upon for performance, durability, easy maintenance and aesthetics across the every industry and environment.

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Get the Basics Anytime, Anywhere!

Take this online training to eliminate juggling your work schedule with continuous education. Learn corrosion causes, types, and how it can be controlled.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
Coatings Adhesion Testers

The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Custom blast rooms
by SAFE Systems

Don't waste time and money "making do" with a "standard" design. Let us work with you to design and build the system that best fits your requirements.
Call 1-800-634-7278

Clemco International GmbH
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.

Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions

Vecloader DV 145, 350hp 6200 CFM & 28’’hg. For those big jobs, choose Vector for the most powerful trailer mounted vacuum in the industry today. 800-832-4010, 414-247-7100.

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