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New Train Paint Claims Flame Resistance

New Train Paint Claims Flame Resistance

Friday May 6, 2016

A new coating from Finnish firm Finnester Coatings claims it is able to protect train and subway cars from fire and smoke damage, conforming to new EU standards for fire safety.


Nanomaterials Could Stop Asphalt Cracks

Nanomaterials Could Stop Asphalt Cracks

Friday May 6, 2016

Most of the paved roads we travel are surfaced with asphalt, and it’s not uncommon to see their surface cracking—but some Swiss scientists are hoping their new technology will make asphalt cracking the exception instead of the rule.


Richmond Seeks to Paint the Drains

Richmond Seeks to Paint the Drains

Friday May 6, 2016

It’s not so unusual to find artists painting murals on the sides of buildings, bridge abutments, roadway barriers or water towers. But can you make art out of storm drains?


Corrosion Found in Failed PA Pipeline

Corrosion Found in Failed PA Pipeline

Friday May 6, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation agency devoted to pipeline safety has reportedly identified evidence of corrosion and a possible flaw in the weld coating of a natural gas pipeline that exploded just outside of Pittsburgh last week.


Hempel Strives for Sustainable Coatings

Hempel Strives for Sustainable Coatings

Thursday May 5, 2016

Danish coatings supplier Hempel is working to develop sustainable antifouling coatings through a grants program sponsored by the European Economic Area (EEA), the company said in a statement Tuesday (May 3).


Spanish Workers Uncover Priceless Coins

Spanish Workers Uncover Priceless Coins

Thursday May 5, 2016

There’s no telling what you might uncover at the site of an excavation, but rarely is a construction find as cool as what some workers in Spain found: more than 1,300 pounds of Roman coins dating back more than a millennium.


Polymer Self-Repairs at Body Temperature

Polymer Self-Repairs at Body Temperature

Thursday May 5, 2016

Scientists at the University of Reading are at work on a self-healing polymer that may find use in automotive coatings, as well as other industrial and biomedical applications.


New NY Bridge Builders Tout Safety Record

New NY Bridge Builders Tout Safety Record

Thursday May 5, 2016

New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project, billed as the largest bridge and highway infrastructure project in North America, is also reported to be one of the safest construction ventures in the country.


New Spray Gun's Ergonomics Touted

New Spray Gun's Ergonomics Touted

Wednesday May 4, 2016

The new RX-PRO airless spray gun from Titan purports to help the user stay more comfortable during long jobs. The manufacturer recommends its use in a variety of applications, including commercial, protective coatings, line striping, field and pavement markings, and more.


Bearing Maker Gets 35 Months for Fraud

Bearing Maker Gets 35 Months for Fraud

Wednesday May 4, 2016

A Chicago manufacturer who had pleaded guilty to making false statements concerning highway projects and to aggravated identity theft will spend 35 months in behind bars, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.


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BASF
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Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

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


CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at
www.chlor-rid.com,

800-422-3217


Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Covestro Deutschland
INVENTING TIME SAVINGS FOR YOU

What keeps contractors one layer ahead when finishing their projects? Pasquick® One layer of coating is saved, resulting in faster workflows and earlier project finishing. What can we invent for you?


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
standards.


Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!

CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.


Clemco International GmbH
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.


Monti Tools, Inc.
MONTI BRISTLE BLASTER®@ NACE AT BOOTH # 2032

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor Profile up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings | ATEX approved for Zone 1 | T: 832-623-7970 | www.monti-tools.com

 
 
 
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