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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
Removing blasting operators from harmful environments is our key objective.

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

Graco Inc.
Graco EcoQuip 2: Experience the Difference
While others claim their equipment is the same, none of them compare to Graco’s EcoQuip 2™ Vapor Abrasive® blasting line. Visit to learn more.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-Tator EH&S Services
• Ambient & Worker Exposure Air Monitoring
• Safety & Health Program Development
• Lead Paint Assessments
& Specifications
• Health Hazard & Jobsite Safety Assessments
Call 1-800-532-3633

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films 800-231-7868

ARC / A.W. Chesterton Company
Superior Impact & Wear Resistant Lining
100% solids, impact resistant, ceramic reinforced, epoxy/urethane hybrid lining for severe abrasive wear and impact resistance.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors
Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement
Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

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

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotun Jotachar 1709
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.


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