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JAC May 2008

JAC May 2008

Special Report

Choosing from a crowded field

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The JAC invitation for "Top Green Coatings Picks" generated responses on many other interesting and significant project, which are reviewed here.

Green and Golden

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

JAC’s ‘Top Picks’ reflect evolution of sustainable design and building - and the diverse contributions made by coatings and related materials.

Green Building 101: The paint and coatings track

by Paul Nutcher, Green Apple Group LLC

This review of green building and its implications for paint and coatings examines the impact of sustainable-rating programs - such as LEED - on contractors, architects, specifiers, building owners, and product manufacturers.


Editor's Word

And now, a sampling of the many shades of Green

by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC


Passing the Test

Durability - The Changing World of Wood

by Allen Zielnik, Atlast Material Testing Technology LLC

The evolution of wood substrates and coatings adds to the complexity of evaluating coating performance.

Fire protection, fast

by Bill Dempster, International Paint LLC

The factory-application process for intumescent coatings can contribute to an accelerated construction timetable.


Hanley-Wood acquires TFM Show

Event to run concurrent with CONSTRUCT beginning in 2009.

Getting It Right

Intumescent paints: High-tech defense mechanism

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Key factors in the selection and use of fire-protective coatings for structural steel.

Product Pipeline

The roofing outlook: Cooling trend to continue

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Impending changes in ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and new provisions in California Title 24 point to accelerated growth in the cool-roof-coatings market; JAC highlights top green roof-coatings projects.


Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

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.

It pays to be a know-it-all!

This compilation of articles offers a wealth of information about concrete and corrosion. Ideal for anyone working with concrete. Keep handy for easy reference!

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

Manufactured from 100% Recycled Glass.
NO Crystalline Silica,
Beryllium & Arsenic
Great White Metal Finish!
4 plants on Navy QPL
Call us at 866-775-6226

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

Sherwin-Williams Oil & Gas App

Our coatings and linings expertise available 24/7, allowing you to explore the best Sherwin-Williams solutions for oil refineries, shale drilling sites, and offshore. Download today!

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

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.

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