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Waterborne Acrylics for Maintenance and Protective Coatings: Moving Beyond Light Duty

from JPCL, July 2013 ; by Leo J. Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company

This article is the fifth installment in JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coatings. The ...


From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

from JPCL, May 2011 ; by Chris McMillan, International Paint, LLC


Cases from the F-Files: The Case of...A Failure to Communicate

from JPCL, February 2010


SPF and coatings: One cool duo

from JAC, October/November 2009 ; by Mitch Clifton, NCFI Polyurethanes

Spray foam, combined with reflective topcoat, pays dividends in the energy-efficient ...


When Facelifts Fail

from PWC, September/October 2009 ; by Rick Huntley

It was supposed to be a quick freshener coat. Then blisters ballooned.


Recent product releases

from JAC, August/September 2009


The Fix That Was Worse Than the Problem

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Raymond Tombaugh, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Catastrophic Disbonding of an "Encapsulating Coating" Applied to Hot-Dip Galvanizing


The case of the perplexing paint shop

from JPCL, May 2009 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Accelerated Corrosion of Interior Corrugated Roof Surfaces


Getting more mileage from the metal roof

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Bob Brenk, Aldo Products Company Inc.

Restoration with reflective coatings serves multiple objectives, including enhanced e...


The prospects for powder

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The coatings technology gets points for its 'green' profile and resistance properties...


New weapons in the graffiti wars

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Effectiveness, economics loom large in the search for strategies that will pass muste...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by JAC Staff


Roof Coatings - Commissioning a magnum opus for philharmonic center roof restoration

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by JAC Staff

Visuals and performance both loomed large when the operators of the Naples, FL, Philh...


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Other

from JAC, December 2008


The war against water

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology, LLC

An array of water-repellent and waterproofing measures are enlisted in the never-endi...


Solutions that stick

from JAC, January/February 2008 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

With stucco, chemistry, attention to surface preparation hold key to formulating effe...


A realm of seemingly infinite dimensions

from JAC, December 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

To accompany this issue’s Buying and Specifying Guide, we present this review of the ...


Concrete Protection and Decoration - A different slant on treatments for tilt-up

from JAC, October/November 2007 ; by Lorella Angelini, BASF Building Systems

High-build coatings can provide decorative and protective advantages in applications ...


Curtain Walls - Exterior metals: A premium on performance

from JAC, August/September 2007 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Building design and construction underwent a fundamental shift in the first half of t...


Cool-roof technologies - One cool concept: A roof-system calculator

from JAC, June/July 2007 ; by Andre O. Desjarlais, Thomas W. Pterie, and William A. Miller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Buildings Technology Center

A web-based program quantifies and compares the effects of various surface types on e...


The basics on elastomerics and other roof-coatings solutions

from JAC, June/July 2007 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, KTA-Tator and Joe Maty, JAC Editor

In the current realm of roof-coatings technologies, the specifier, arhitect, or build...


New life, new look for once-glamorous stars

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Roger C. Mabe, PPG Industries, Inc.

After more than 20 years, the exterior metal of the high-rise office building on the ...


At Willow School, winds of change buffet the blueprint

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The doctrine of respect for the environment is more than an element of the core curri...


Roof Coatings - Advanced chemistry

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Chris J. Marshall, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Hybrid Polyurethane thick-film coatings for metal roofs deliver an impressive package...


Roof Coatings - Cooling trend

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by George Daisey, Rohm and Haas Company

It’s not stretching things to say elastomeric roof coatings have helped to catalyze t...


The amazing acrylic

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Linda Adamson and J.R. "Rusty"Johnson III, Rohm & Haas Company

Architectural coatings based on acrylic resins have proven their value with a combina...


Coatings for Seacoast Settings: Beauty amid the often beastly

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The historic Wentworth hotel in New Hampshire and the pastel-hued WaterColor Inn on F...


Coatings for Seacoast Settings: Steeled for rough seas

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006

The new convention center in Ocean Shores, WA, required coatings materials that would...


Color makes waves at Watercolor Inn

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006

The Watercolor Inn, located along the Gulf coast of Florida’s panhandle, offers a spl...


Generic Coating Types - Polyurethanes: High-Performance Coatings Technology for Architectural Applications

from JAC, January 2006 ; by Edward P. Squiller, Ph.D., Bayer MaterialScience

Physical and performance properties of polyurethanes are described by the author, as ...


Sealers and coatings for masonry and concrete: The essentials

from JAC, January 2006 ; by Deborah Slaton, James D. Connolly, and Leonard L. Phelps

This article examines reasons for sealing or coating (or not coating) exterior masonr...


Antimicrobial coatings: Shaking the oldie-but-moldie blues

from JAC, October 2005

Coatings projects at the Sealife Centre aquarium (Brighton, UK) and the Oak Alley Pla...


Covering the angles on EIFS

from JAC, October 2005 ; by Day Kevin

Since the late 1960s, exterior insulation and finishing systems (EIFS) have carved ou...


Restoration/Preservation: Memorable masterpieces

from JAC, October 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Several notable historic preservation and restoration projects are reviewed in this S...


Institute announces industry-government plan to develop projects, strategies for leftover paint

from JAC, July 2005

The Product Stewardship Institute (Boston, MA) recently announced an industry-governm...


Study in contrast: Casino, natural-foods co-op put their money on variants of deco-floor theme

from JAC, July 2005

What could a high-rolling Atlantic City casino and a natural-foods co-op in the Pacif...


Ecomania: Special Report on Green Coatings

from JAC, April 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Methods of certifying coatings as “green” are described and critiqued by architects, ...


New research suggests continued progress in development of ‘sustainable’ raw materials

from JAC, April 2005

Research shows promise for sustainable polymer materials


The right calls on coatings

from JAC, April 2005 ; by John Williams

The author describes how to select coating systems for various exposure environments ...


USGBC issues draft of new LEED system for new construction

from JAC, April 2005

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently issued a “first public-comment draft...


It's westward ho for air barriers

from JAC, January 2005

The barrier movement is gaining momentum, and liquid-applied materials figure promine...


 
 
   

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