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JAC March/April 2008

 
JAC March/April 2008

In Focus

Waterproofing: Filling the information gap

by Kenneth L. Hercenberg, Cannon Design

Part one of a series on waterproofing, this article discusses variables in selecting a waterproofing system.


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Editor's Word

Assignment: Doing the homework for the high-performance schools exam

by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC


CHPS: Fueling high-octane school designs

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The California program Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) oversees the nation’s first green-building rating program especially designed for K-12 schools.


Contributors


New frontiers for fluoropolymers

by Liza Capino, The Sherwin-Williams Company

This article examines the development and film-performance characteristics of ambient-cure, field-applied coatings formulated with FEVE resins, and reviews the importance of key formulation factors.


Polished concrete: Gaining traction in the green-building arena

by Greg Schwietz, L&M Construction Chemicals

A polished concrete floor system, when viewed as a whole, can help increase the energy efficiency within a building envelope.


Up Front: Portfolio

Reactive concrete stains create varied palette of colors, effects

Pictured are a variety of facilities that colorfully showcase reactive, penetrating concrete stains.


Projects

Sealing up the envelope

by Tony Eshmade, P.Eng., A.F. Eshmade & Associates

A problem-plagued apartment building in Ontario needed a complete upgrade of its building envelope; a liquid-applied air barrier fit the bill.


News

Stain and sealer system transforms concrete floors at Ave Maria University


Passing the Test

The war against water

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology, LLC

An array of water-repellent and waterproofing measures are enlisted in the never-ending quest to keep buildings dry.


   

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Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

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Novetas Solutions
Abrasive Blasting near or over water?

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SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.


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.


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!


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


CS Unitec
Work Cleaner and Safer

CS Unitec’s new ATEX Vibro-Lo Kits feature low-vibration scalers for use in hazardous environments. Kit includes dust shroud, CuBe needles, fall arrestor and lanyard.


Versaflex Inc.
Best ANSI/NSF 61.5 Approved Potable Water Polyurea

VersaFlex Polyurea Earns Highest ANSI/NSF 61.5 Rating for High Temp Service, Minimum Tank Size and Max Thickness. Watch this FREE Webinar Today! Call 800-321-0906


Seymour Midwest
Coating Application Tools & Supplies

Visit our “Where to Buy” site to find a local paint or tool supplier near you. Click here for a chance to win $500 of Tools & Supplies. 1(844)739-6687 Sales@SeymourMidwest.com

 
 
 
 
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