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JAC August/September 2009

JAC August/September 2009

Rescuing an iconic symbol of the WWII home front

by Burt Olhiser, Vantage Point Consulting

Restoration team muster its expertise, energy to rehabiliate and adapt significant example of Albert Kahn industrial designs



Contributors to the Aug-Sep 2009 JAC

Product Pipeline

Recent product releases

Editor's Word

Thoroughly riveting stories for modern-era monuments

Passing the Test

The green revolution enters the antimicrobial fray

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Heightened awareness of threats to health, safety, and air quality cast a different light on advances in technologies


Advanced EIFS system delivers building upgrade

In addition to an attractive new look, former warehouse buildings get major boost in energy efficiency, water-resistance capabilities

Up Front: Portfolio

Concrete artistry with color and design

Decorative concrete techniques, including the use of color dyes, concrete polishing, and mirror-like glossy sealers, are showcased in this photo feature

Getting It Right

Fire drill: The basics on coatings that protect

by Jayson Helsel, KTA-Tator Inc.

Attention to specification and application details make all the difference with use of intumescent materials

Special Advertising Section

Spotlight on coatings removal / surface preparation

Special advertising gallery of methods, materials reflecting the inexorable progressio of the 'green' movement


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.

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

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.

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

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

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

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

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

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

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint

Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.

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