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Hempel Adds Epoxies for Marine, Tanks

Newbuild cargo tanks and the marine maintenance market have two new epoxy options in the Hempadur line from global coatings maker Hempel.


Dampney Unveils High-Heat Epoxy

A high-performance coating for insulated and uninsulated steel and concrete surfaces is the newest offering from Dampney Company Inc.


International Rolls Out 1-Coat Lining

AkzoNobel’s International brand has launched Enviroline 2405, an advanced hybrid epoxy lining system, in North America.


Marine Coatings Set Sail for Growth

Propelled by the winds of oil and gas expansion and new products, the global marine coatings market will be worth a shipshape $10.4 billion by 2019, according to a new forecast.


Coating Made for Industrial Interiors

Seal-Krete has introduced a two-part premium water-based epoxy coating for vertical and horizontal interior application in refineries, clean rooms, chemical processing plants and similar set...


Webinar Offers Tips on DTM Performance

Ensuring that the new generation of waterborne direct-to-metal coatings performs as required will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Coatings Fraud Allegations Dismissed

A Massachusetts maker of coatings and spray equipment has withdrawn its claim that a licensee-turned-competitor built the new business on stolen information.


Webinar Teaches Tank Lining Features

Navigating the options for internal tank linings that protect against contamination and corrosion will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Partnership Aims to Track Raw Materials

AkzoNobel and Solvay are working together to increase and track the use of renewable raw materials in coatings.


Coating Covers Temperature Extremes

International Paint has introduced a new coating for the North American offshore and onshore industrial markets.


Manufacturer Defends Coatings in Fire

A protective-coatings maker is taking strong exception to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report that cites his products as contributors to a devastating 2013 fire at a high-security research...


Coating Protects Immersion Equipment

A new epoxy coating offers high-temperature protection for oil and gas production equipment and other equipment operating under continuous immersion, Belzona announced.


Tnemec Expands Tank Armor Line

Tnemec Company has added a new chemical-resistant epoxy coating to its Tank Armor line.


Google Firm to Rehab U.S. Hangar One

Deadlocked over a seven-figure coating bill, two federal agencies have decided to Google a solution.


Epic Fail: $195K Paint Job Washes Out

A Toronto university official is apologizing profusely for rushing a $195,000 street painting job that was designed to “make an exciting splash”—but ended up failing fast.


3 New Concrete Systems Launched

Concrete and masonry coating systems recommended for refineries, refrigerated storage areas, and bridges are part of a new lineup from Seal-Krete.


New Fire Protection for Structural Steel

Carboline Co. has introduced Thermo-Lag E100, an advanced epoxy intumescent for the protection of exterior and interior commercial structural steel elements.


Direct-to-Metal Epoxy Covers in 1 Coat

Sherwin-Williams has introduced a direct-to-metal, high-solids epoxy that meets specifications for military applications.


Bids Open for San Fran Ferry Work

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District is seeking contractors to provide routine drydocking and repair of the M.S. Sonoma Ferry in San Francisco, CA.


$350K Tank Painting Up for Bid

The City of Modesto, CA, is seeking bids for the interior cleaning and recoating of a 1.3 million-gallon water storage reservoir—a project estimated at $350,000.


Carboline Unveils 3 Pipe Linings

Improving natural-gas pipe flow efficiency is the promise of three new epoxy lining products from Carboline Co.


Hempel Expands Versiline Globally

Hempel has announced the global distribution of its Versiline coatings line, starting with the vinyl ester range.


Paint Chemicals Smoke Out Carboline

A mixture of coatings chemicals at Carboline’s Green Bay, WI, plant caused a high-temperature reaction that sent smoke billowing out of the facility Monday (Oct. 21), authorities reported.


Jotun Offers Mesh-Free Fire Protection

Jotun has announced a new, mesh-free passive fire protection coating system for steel.


New Floor Epoxy Made to Stop Static

Warehouses, production floors, shipping and receiving areas, high-traffic aisles and other industrial and open-air environments that demand static protection have a new floor coating option ...


Bids Invited for Water Tank Contract

The City of Ludington, MI, is accepting bids for a full-service, 10-year tank maintenance and asset program for the Brye Road water storage tank.


Hempel Launches New Offshore Coating

A new epoxy mid-coat from Hempel can reduce drying times by up to 25 percent for offshore wind tower manufacturers, the company says.


PPG Adds Anticorrosive Marine Epoxy

PPG Industries has launched Sigmacover 580, an epoxy anticorrosive/tiecoat designed for fast turnaround of vessel maintenance in dry dock.


Glass Flake Epoxy Made for Bridges

Sherwin-Williams has developed a glass flake epoxy-based paint—originally developed for offshore structures in the North Sea—for use on bridges and highways.


3M Unveils Abrasion-Resistant Epoxy

3M Scotchkote has introduced Abrasion Resistant Epoxy Coating (AREC) 328, a 100% solids, two-part epoxy system designed for directional drilling, rocky terrain, and other rugged applications...


Rapid-Cure Epoxy Offers Quick Return

A new tank lining offers fast return to service in a single coat, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has announced.


Bids Invited for Coating 10 Tanks

The City of Bartlett, TN, is seeking maintenance and inspection services for 10 steel tanks in the city’s water system over the course of 10 years.


Bids Invited for WV Bridge Painting

The second and final phase of cleaning and painting work on West Virginia's Hospital Bridge is now up for bid, following the project's $2.4 million first phase.


$17.5M Ship Museum Work Awarded

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has awarded a $17.5 million contract to Taylor Brothers Marine Construction Co., of Wilmington, NC, for upkeep of the Battleship USS Texas.


New Coatings Protect Tanks and Piping

Induron Protective Coatings has released two new products for the sewage and water industries.


Bids Sought for $5M+ LA Bridge Contract

Bids to clean and paint almost 10 million pounds of steel on a Louisiana bridge will be opened April 24, transportation officials announced.


Webinar Targets Offshore Fireproofing

Understanding the critical requirements and certification needed to use passive fireproofing materials offshore will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Flakes Glow for Safety Applications

Glow-in-the-dark flakes that can provide guidance during a power outage are the latest product from Garage Flooring LLC.


Antifouling Made to Ease Maintenance

Marine coatings maker Jotun has released SeaLion Resilient, a high-performance marine coating based on epoxy-polysiloxane technology.


Sauereisen Debuts SewerGard Industrial

Sauereisen has introduced a new line of coating products for the industrial wastewater market designed to protect concrete and steel from chemical attack.


Royal Holdings Buys Adhesives Packaging

Adhesives Packaging has been acquired by Royal Packaging, with intentions of operating the company as a standalone business in packaging, mixing and applying adhesives.


Fireproofing Epoxy for Offshore Market

A new offshore fireproofing coating from Carboline is designed to benefit owners, engineers and contractors in coastal and offshore environments.


Floor Epoxy Tackles Concrete Moisture

StondriMVT, new from Stonhard, is a high-solids epoxy system formulated to suppress excess moisture in concrete before an overlayment.


$17.6M ‘Big Mac’ Painting Contract Let

Atsalis Bros. Painting Co. has won a contract valued at $17.6 million to clean and recoat structural steel surfaces on the Mackinac Bridge.


Sprayer Hones Fireproofing Accuracy

Data reporting technology that helps contractors ensure accurate, on-ratio application of fire-protective coatings is the key to Graco's new XM PFP Plural-Component Sprayer.


Nu Flow Adds New Pipe Coating Option

Nu Flow has broadened its pipe lining work by adding spin casting technology to its portfolio.


Flowcrete Unveils Parking Deck Coatings

Floor systems maker Flowcrete Group Ltd. has announced an improved version of its Deckshield ED coating for parking garages, as well as a new quick-curing formulation of the product.


$508K Tower Coating Awarded in FL

A Tampa, FL, painting contractor has been awarded a $508,250 contract to clean and recoat utility absorption towers within St. Johns River Power Park (SJRPP), in Jacksonville.


NASA Paint Sprays Away New Car Smell

Love it or hate it, that “new car smell” is not healthy—or, it turns out, good for sensitive satellite instruments—driving NASA to find a way to spray it away.


Bids Sought to Keep Texas Shipshape

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is inviting bids for repairs and recoating work on the historic battleship USS Texas (BB-35).


Repair Bids Sought for 1885 Lighthouse

The Delaware Office of Management and Budget is inviting bids until Nov. 16 for repairs and recoating work on the historic Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse in Lewes, DE.


Shipyard to Get Sole-Source Coating Job

Washington State Ferries intends to award a sole-source contract to drydock and repair the Jumbo Class ferry MV Spokane.


Fearless Felix’s Cosmic Coatings

Some called him a hero; others, just crazy. But one thing is certain: Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking space jump holds the potential to provide valuable scientific data for several aspec...


SC Painter Awarded Historic Project

South Carolina’s Civil War-era Hunting Island Lighthouse will soon be getting an interior facelift.


Tank Lining Can Be Applied in 1 Coat

International Paint LLC has launched Devoe Bar-Rust 234P, billed as “the first solvent-free epoxy, low-temperature potable water tank lining system.”


Bids Sought for NFL Dome Floor Coating

The St. Louis (MO) Convention and Visitors Commission will accept sealed bids Oct. 18 for floor coating work at the Edward Jones Dome at America’s Center.


New Dow Resin Toughens Polysiloxanes

Dow Corning has rolled out a new resin designed to improve the chemical resistance and flexibility of polysiloxane coatings beyond that of traditional epoxy topcoats.


Pipe Epoxy Made for Longer Pot Life

Polyguard Products Inc. has introduced a two-part epoxy pipe coating designed to provide an extended pot life and high-temperature resistance.


SC Seeks Bids for Historic Lighthouse

Bids are being invited for cleaning and recoating work on South Carolina’s Hunting Island Lighthouse, one of the state’s most distinctive landmarks.


Hempel Expands Cargo Hold Coating Line

Protective coatings maker Hempel has completed its range of coatings for bulk carrier cargo holds with the launch of Hempadur Impact 47800.


Bridge Paint Mishap Ends Fair & Square

When you’re painting 55,000 little squares in 30 colors along a busy, four-lane bridge over the Rio Grande, you might expect some complications.


Nuclear Plant Coating Takes the Plunge

Commercial nuclear divers and a protective coatings maker have teamed up to complete a dramatic underwater coatings project at a nuclear plant.


Topcoat Made to Fight Wear, Hold Color

VersaFlex has introduced Aliphatic ClearCoat-Fast, a 100% solids topcoat designed to provide abrasion-resistant, high-gloss protection for industrial and commercial floors.


Green Performers Join Florock Line

Two fast-curing, zero-VOC epoxies have brought “green convenience” to the Florock resinous flooring line, says manufacturer Crawford Laboratories.


Nu Flow Launches Hi-Temp Epoxy Lining

Nu Flow, supplier of small-diameter pipe lining technology, has introduced a high-temperature, highly chemical-resistant epoxy for pipe lining.


Dur-A-Flex Expands Deco Floor Options

Dur-A-Flex Inc. has introduced two new decorative floor coating systems that combine the company’s epoxy and methyl methacrylate (MMA) resins with the look of natural mica flakes.


New Lamp Boasts Faster Curing Time

Spectronics Corporation (Westbury, NY) announced the release of its Maxima ML-3500C UV Lamp, which slashes the time it takes to cure adhesives, coatings, inks, epoxies, resins, and other mat...


Nu Flow Expands, Renames Product Lines

Nu Flow Technologies, a global provider of pipe lining technologies, has introduced two new products for inversion and main line pipe rehabilitation.


Cortec Launches Protective Epoxy Primer

Cortec Corp. has introduced VpCI-395, a waterborne epoxy primer designed to provide salt spray, immersion, and long-term corrosion protection to steel.


Carboline System Made for Dual Extremes

Carboline Co. has completed testing of a new dual cryogenic and fire-protection system that includes its new Carbotherm 730 coating.


New Steel Shelter Rising at Chernobyl

A generation after the nuclear explosion at Chernobyl spewed radioactive material over more than 60,000 square miles, construction has begun on a new steel confinement shelter to enclose the...


Shipyard Seeks Cathodic Protection Bids

Alaska officials will accept bids June 12 for installing a cathodic protection system at the Ketchikan Shipyard—a contract estimated at up to $2.5 million.


Paint Bids Sought for Historic Bridge

Sandusky County, OH, will accept bids May 17 for cleaning and recoating of the historic (and reportedly haunted) Tindall Bridge over the Sandusky River—a contract estimated at more than $1.1...


High-Temp Pipe Lining is Solvent Free

Hempel has introduced a solvent-free epoxy coating for storage tank and pipeline interiors that allows oil and gas companies to store and handle high-temperature crude oil and water without ...


BASF Touts Moisture-Mitigating Epoxy

BASF has introduced MasterTop VB 240 FS, a moisture mitigation coating for use with resinous flooring systems.


Insulating Coatings Feature Aerogel

Tnemec Co. has introduced the first thermal insulating coatings featuring Enova aerogel by Cabot Corp.


Gen-Compressor Combo Saves Space, Fuel

Coatings operations can take advantage of Next Generation’s new patent-pending Gen-Air-Ator, which couples a 1,800 rpm diesel generator with a rotary vane air compressor.


$4.2M PA Bridge Rehab Awarded

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded North Star Painting Co., of Youngstown, OH, a $4.2 million contract to rehabilitate the Parker Bridge over the Allegheny River.


Waterborne Floor Primer Touts Fast Cure

Citadel Polyurea Coatings has introduced a water-based version of its Ultra-Hydro Stop Primer that is designed to cut cure times in half and reduce labor costs.


Protective Coating Marketer Sought

The Valspar Corp. is looking for a Protective Coating Market Manager to “assist in the strategy to educate global markets on the benefits of epoxy-coated rebar.”


Coating Firm Built on Stolen Secrets?

A leading manufacturer of patented epoxy spray systems for infrastructure repair is suing a young competitor, contending that the rival business was built on information stolen as a licensee...


New 100% Solids Epoxy Protects Pipeline

Carboline Co. has introduced Polyclad 975, an advanced, 100% solids epoxy coating designed for corrosion protection of buried steel and ductile iron pipeline exteriors, girth welds or tie-in...


Bids Sought for $5M+ Bridge Rehab

The Maryland Transportation Authority will accept bids March 21 for repairs, cleaning and painting on the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge—a contract valued at $5 million to $10 million.


Simpson Strong-Tie Enters Concrete Protection Market

Simpson Strong-Tie, a global supplier of structural products, has entered the concrete repair, protection and strengthening business with the acquisition of Fox Industries Inc. and S&P Cleve...


Epoxy Maker Seeks Tech Service Manager

Emerald Performance Materials LLC, producer of polymers and performance materials, is seeking a highly skilled chemist to plan and direct technical service activity related to the company’s ...


Epoxy Made to Block Concrete Moisture

Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF) has launched VaporSolve Moisture Remediation Systems, a highly specialized epoxy coating system formulated to isolate moisture-sensitive flooring from all leve...


APS Launches A-PAK with Needle Adaptor

Adhesive Packaging Specialties (APS) Inc., maker of custom packaging for resin materials, has introduced the A-PAK syringe, designed for multi-component materials that demand pinpoint accura...


Dur-A-Flex Names R&D, Marketing VP

Polymer floor and wall systems supplier Dur-A-Flex has named David Hughes vice president of marketing, research & development.


LA Awards $4.8M Bridge Painting Work

Texas Bridge Inc. has been awarded a $4,809,850 contract to perform coating and related work on the Judge Seeber (Claiborne Avenue) Bridge, which links New Orleans with the Lower and Upper N...


Florock Launches Concrete Floor Epoxy

Epoxy flooring provider Florock has introduced a new concrete floor sealer/topcoat for industrial, commercial and light institutional applications.


Ex-PPG Director Admits Nuclear Paint Smuggling

The former managing director of PPG Industries’ Chinese subsidiary has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to ship protective coatings to Pakistan for the construction of a nuclear...


EDCO Kit Enables Multi-Level Grinding

Surface preparation equipment maker EDCO has introduced a Turbo Grinder Leveling Kit designed to ensure level grinding, regardless of the height of accessories used on the company’s 10² Turb...


Rhino Linings Launches eCommerce Site

Rhino Linings Corp., the global provider of spray-on protective coatings, has launched a new eCommerce site.


$1.1M Contract Let for TN Dam Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1,173,780 contract to Fuel Tank Maintenance Co. of Cookeville, TN, to recoat the Cordell Hull Dam.


$3.8M DE Bridge Painting Awarded

An Ohio painting contractor has been awarded a $3,886,625 contract for painting and repairs on the Reedy Point Bridge over the Delaware River.


UV Lamp Designed for Fast Curing

Spectronics Corp. has introduced the Spectroline Maxima ML- 3500C UV lamp, designed to slash the time needed to cure adhesives, coatings, inks, epoxies, resins, printed circuit boards, plast...


ITW Epoxy Made for Emergency Repairs

DFense Blok Quick Patch, new from ITW Devcon, is an epoxy compound designed for emergency patching and repair of holes, leaks and cracks.


Never-Ending Paint Job Nears an End

The world’s iconic unending job—the painting of Scotland’s legendary Forth Bridge—is about to end.


Water-Based Epoxy Controls Static

Sherwin-Williams has launched what it calls the industry’s first static-control water-based epoxy floor coating system.


Army, Tesla Pioneer Carbon Nanocoating

Super strong, electrically conductive, wear resistant and offering electrostatic discharge protection, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have long held major potential for structural materials.


$5M Gulf Pipeline Coating Jobs Awarded

The Bayou Companies LLC has been awarded contracts totaling approximately $5 million to provide corrosion coating for two major pipeline projects in the Gulf of Mexico, parent company Insitu...


VA Waste Plant Coating Up for Bid

Bids will be opened Aug. 25 for concrete repair, cleaning and coating of the secondary clarifier and scrubber system at the Nansemond Sewage Treatment Plant in Suffolk, VA.


RPM Coatings Acquires Italy’s API

RPM International’s Performance Coatings Group has acquired API S.p.A., a $28 million producer and installer of polyurethane and urethane-based flooring and decking solutions for cruise ship...


Dur-A-Flex Names New Operations VP

Dur-A-Flex Inc., maker of industrial flooring systems and polymer components, has named Peter Zazzaro as Vice President of Operations.


ITW Devcon Product Stands Up to Impact, Abrasion

From ITW Devcon comes DFense Blok, an alumina ceramic bead-filled epoxy wearing compound for use in severe impact and sliding abrasion conditions.


Bids Sought to Keep Memorial Shipshape

The city of South Portland, ME, will accept bids July 21 for repairs, cleaning and recoating on its Liberty Ship Memorial statue, the centerpiece of a maritime park dedicated to World War II...


Tank Linings Incorporate Leak Detection

Goad Company is introducing custom-engineered tank linings for companies with critical containment requirements and/or concerns about leaks.


Pipe Joint Coating Speeds Application

3M’s newest protective coatings technology is Scotchkote PNC 1011, a one-part, heat-curable, thermosetting hybrid coating designed to protect pipeline field joints from corrosion.


Floor Coating Touts Half Curing Time

Florock Industrial Flooring has rolled out Floropoxy System 4900, designed for both strength and record-fast installations.


Lower-Cost Cargo Hold Coating Touted

International Paint has introduced Intergard 7020 cargo hold coating, for operators who don’t need or cannot justify the investment in the highest-performing products.


New Protective Line Avoids Isocyanates

Hybrid Coating Technologies has introduced a new line of Green Polyurethane industrial and specialty coatings made completely without hazardous isocyanates.


$42.7M Bridge Rehab Contract Awarded

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a $42.7 million contract for rehabilitation of Philadelphia’s George C. Platt Bridge to a joint venture representing two industrial ...


Tank Painting Job Gambled, and Lost

The old margarine commercial warned against fooling Mother Nature. If you’re in industrial painting, you might not want to gamble with her, either.


Epoxy Said to Ease Tanker Cargo Change

International Paint has introduced Interline9001, a bimodal epoxy coating for the cargo tanks of chemical tankers, designed for enhanced cargo resistance, zero absorption for many cargoes, a...


DuPont Protective Primer is Zinc Free

DuPont Coating Solutions has introduced Alesta ZeroZinc primer, an anti-corrosion powder coating system designed to combine protection in severe climatic and environmental conditions with gr...


Breakthrough Self-Healing Coating Cited

Imagine a water-reactive, self-healing protective coating that avoids both the challenges of two-component systems and the over-release of corrosion inhibitors.


Peeling Paint Imperils Big Dig Lights

Paint failure on hundreds of light fixtures in Boston’s infamous Big Dig project is apparently causing the tunnel fixtures to corrode—and one 110-pound fixture, so far, to fall out, official...


Mitsui Promotes Adhesive Resin for Pipe Coating

Mitsui Chemicals Europe is promoting its ADMER adhesive resin as a steel pipe coating solution.


Epoxy Touts Strength in Acid Immersion

Master Bond Inc. has developed a two-component epoxy resin compound for coatings, liners and adhesive/sealants that require significant acid and chemical resistance.


Chicago Navy Pier Project Up for Bid

Chicago’s Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority will accept bids Feb. 25 for coating, waterproofing and related work on the city’s historic Navy Pier.


Uncontained Blast Medium OK’d for Gulf Coast Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the use of a recycled-glass blast medium without containment for a coating project along the Gulf Coast.


Coatings Help Dow Post Record Numbers

Modest gains in Coatings and Infrastructure and record sales in emerging regions helped propel The Dow Chemical Co. to double-digit growth for both the fourth quarter and full year of 2010.


Dur-A-Flex Appoints Ferris President and COO

Dur-A-Flex has announced the appointment of Peter Ferris as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2011.


Bids Sought for USCG Cutter Painting

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will accept bids Jan. 31 for coating and other dockside maintenance and repairs on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher, docked in Atlantic Beach, ...


Epoxy Grout Designed for High-Corrosion Areas

International Coatings has introduced a pourable epoxy grout designed for major repair of eroded bases in industrial applications.


$5M Smith Point Bridge Rehab Awarded

Suffolk County, NY, has awarded a $5,096,422 contract to Gibson & Cushman Contracting, of Port Jefferson, NY, for rehabilitation of the Smith Point Bridge over Narrow Bay.


UV Lamp Touts High-Speed Curing of Coatings

Spectronics Corp. has introduced a UV curing lamp that purportedly offers up to 10 times the UV-A energy of conventional 100-watt curing lamps.


High-Build Concrete Filler Made for Large Voids

Sauereisen has introduced Hi-Build Filler Compound No. 209HB, a strong-bonding epoxy designed to fill large voids and open joints in concrete substrates before application of a protective to...


Coated Fabric Aims to Lighten Turbines

A forthcoming high-performance fabric by Owens Corning purports to remove nearly a metric ton of fabric and resin from 2.0 megawatt (MW) wind turbines.


UV-A Flashlight Cures Coatings, Adhesives

Spectronics Corp. has unveiled the Spectroline OPTIMAX 365C, a cordless, rechargeable true UV-A (365 nm) LED flashlight designed for curing adhesives, sealants, epoxies, resins, coatings an...


Tank Coating Touts Chemical, Acid Resistance

Developed for coating and lining storage tanks, piping, scrubbers, and processing equipment in the chemical industry, the Master Bond Polymer System EP21ARHT is designed to provide outstandi...


Gulfstream Unveils Industrial Floor Coatings

Gulfstream Hardscape & Pavers LLC has introduced a line of industrial epoxy floor coatings suitable for airport hangars, automobile service bays, food service operations and manufacturing pl...


RPM Acquisition Expands Waterproofing Line

The RPM/Belgium Group has acquired Hermeta Chemie GmbH, based in Berlin, to broaden RPM’s waterproofing product offerings for pedestrian traffic decks, industrial floors and balconies.


Epoxy Syringes Designed for Small Applications

Adhesive Packaging Specialties has introduced epoxy packaging in dual or pre-mixed/frozen syringes designed for small applications.


Curing Agent May Speed Spray Processing

Specialty chemicals and curatives producer Albemarle Corp. says it has commercialized a new polymer chain extender that boosts the processing capability of polyurea and polyurethane spray el...


Rhino Linings Acquires Tobin Manufacturing

Protective coatings manufacturer Rhino Linings Corp. has announced the acquisition of coatings equipment supplier Tobin Manufacturing LLC.


ADM Says Corn-Based Isosorbide Offers Potential for Use in Coatings, Other Products

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced that it has begun offering isosorbide, an industrial ingredient made from corn and a potential alternative to chemicals used in coatings and ot...


SSPC Releases 2 New Coatings Standards

Performance requirements for a two-component epoxy primer coating and moisture-cured polyurethane coating system are the subject of two new standards from SSPC: The Society for Protective Co...


Cytec Introduces Solvent-Free Epoxy Dispersion

Cytec Industries Inc. introduced BECKOPOX™ EP 2384w/57WA, described as a solvent-free, water-borne epoxy dispersion formulated for use in high-performance, water-borne, ambient-cure two-comp...


International Paint Announces New Primers

International Paint Ltd. (Felling, UK), part of AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), has announced a new range of universal primers to meet the productivity, regulatory, performance, and ...


SW Offers Surface-Tolerant 100% Solids

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) now offers Euronavy ES301, a solvent-free, anticorrosive epoxy for marginally prepared steel surfaces, including those on ships, oil platforms, tanks, and br...


Denso Introduces New Pipeline Coating

Denso North America (Houston, TX) has introduced its newest pipeline coating product, Protal ARO (Abrasion Resistant Outercoating).


ARMORSEAL® 1000 HS Floor Coating Now Available in Unlimited Colors

Sherwin-Williams’ ArmorSeal® 1000 HS Epoxy Floor Coating, a heavy-duty interior/exterior floor coating, now has a clear tint base formulation that can be color matched at local stores in unl...


Tnemec Develops Fast Cure Epoxy

Tnemec (Kansas City, MO) has introduced a fast-cure modified polyamine epoxy lining for concrete and steel in water storage and treatment facilities.


Hempel Introduces Cargo Hold Coating

Hempel (Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark) has introduced Hempadur Ultra-Strength 47500, a new epoxy coating for ship cargo holds.


Sherwin-Williams Introduces Mildew-Resistant Epoxy

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) has introduced Tile-Clad® High Solids Mildew Resistant epoxy, an industrial coating that protects against mildew growth on exterior surfaces where dampness a...


Tego Resin Eliminates Foam in High Solids

Tego Coating Additives & Specialty Resins (Hopewell, VA), a business line of Evonik, recently introduced its TEGO® Airex 944 for eliminating micro- and macro-foam in pigmented industrial and...


 
 
   

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