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Articles (96)


Field identification of concrete contaminants commonly encountered in wastewater environments

by Vaughn O'Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.


Coating Maintenance Challenges at the Bureau of Reclamation

by Pamela Simmons, Editor in Chief, JPCL

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was established in 1902 and today is the largest whole...


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News (132)


Robot Inspector Gets the Big Jobs Done

Bridge inspectors tasked with scrutinizing vast expanses of concrete for critical signs of corrosion could soon have the help of a high-tech assistant.


'Super-Strength' Skin Planned for Bridge

London's upcoming garden-turned-bridge will sport a specially developed copper-nickel alloy coating that will reportedly keep the structure maintenance-free for 120 years.


Plant Worker Perishes in Sand Silo

A Texas industrial maintenance worker was fatally engulfed in a silo full of sand and gravel when he slipped and fell at a concrete plant outside Atlanta, GA.


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Featured Companies (4)


Church & Dwight/ARMEX

ARMEX® is an environmentally safe baking soda-based abrasive technology manufactured by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® products.


Dow Polyurethane Systems

Dow’s high-performance, protective polyurethane spray elastomer system increases durability for steel and concrete applications.


LS Industries

Manufacturer of metal cleaning and surface preparation machines: Shot Blasters, Industrial Parts Washers and Vibratory Machines.


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Webinars (2)


Surface Preparation of Concrete

Concrete is one of the most common and frequently the least understood building material. Application of a coating is one method to improve the properties of the surface, the durab...


Specifying and Selecting Coatings

This webinar will provide guidance on how to properly specify and select a coating system for a specific substrate (steel, concrete, metal, previously coated), structure and enviro...


 
 

Video Learning Center (1)


Coatings Inspection Instruments: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

Presented by KTA-Tator

How-to videos on the proper use of many types of coatings inspection instruments


 
 

Videos (1)


Nanosilica Used to Strengthen Concrete

Researcher candidate Jon Belkowitz discusses his use of nanosilica to strengthen conc...


 
 

Blog (1)


Frank Lloyd Done Wrong

From Taking it Personally by Pamela Simmons

Hard to believe, but a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright may soon be torn down—and...


 
 

Events (42)


The Concrete Convention & Expo

April 12 - April 16, 2015


World of Concrete 2015

February 2 - February 6, 2015


World of Concrete 2015

February 2 - February 6, 2015


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Standards (4)


Paint 44, Liquid-Applied Organic Polymeric Coatings and Linings for Concrete Structures in Municipal Wastewater Facilities, Performance-Based

issued by SSPC

This new standard establishes minimum performance standards for coatings used over concrete in ...


Standard Test Method for Replication and Measurement of Concrete Surface Profiles Using Replica Putty

issued by ASTM

5.1 For proper bonding of overlays and coatings, it is important that a concrete surface have ...


Standard Specification for Epoxy-Resin-Base Bonding Systems for Concrete

issued by ASTM

This specification covers two-component, epoxy-resin bonding systems for application to Portlan...


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LS Industries
LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at
860-767-4402, www.cpiengineering.com


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Atlas Material Testing Technology

Helping You Put Your Products To The Test

• Outdoor Accelerated
Weathering
• Laboratory Testing
Services
• Accelerated Weathering
Instruments

www.atlas-mts.com atlas.info@ametek.com


Midsun Specialty Products
Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

Use Stopaq corrosion prevention coatings on pipelines, field joints, tank chimes, structural steel and more. Learn more at www.midsunsp.com/stopaq


PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products

The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    Mohawk Garnet
    Enska by Mohawk Garnet™

    A safe, efficient and economical abrasive alternative to slag and sand products. More information
    at 1.866.642.7638 or info@mohawkgarnet.com Email for follow up – mheilimo@mohawkgarnet.com


    HoldTight Solutions Inc.
    NO FLASH RUST -
    NO CONTAMINANTS

    Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rush inhibitor prevents flash rust by removing surface contaminants.
    Contact us for your nearest distributor. (800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com

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