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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.


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.

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Midsun Specialty Products
Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

Use Stopaq corrosion prevention coatings on pipelines, field joints, tank chimes, structural steel and more. Learn more at

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

JAD Equipment Co.
Trak Mats: Don't get Stuck In the Mud

Trak Mats offer more than just plywood. Use over and over for years.

Oxford Instruments Coating Measurement

Control the Tank with DRYCO

Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
Call: 866-379-2600

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Blast &
Recovery Equipment

Trailer or skid mounted blast and recovery equipment. Systems designed for maximum versatility, environmental compliance
and overall cost savings.
Call 1-800-634-7278

Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

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