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Coating Gage Extends Thickness Range

A new thickness gage for non-destructively measuring polyurea and other coatings on concrete builds on previous versions with added features, according to manufacturer DeFelsko Corp.


Polyurea/Foam Sprayer Gets a Makeover

Software and hardware advances to improve application accuracy and data tracking lead the list of upgrades in Graco Inc.'s new Reactor 2.


Polymer, Heal Thyself—Over and Over

Self-healing material technology is not new, but scientists at the University of Illinois have moved the field a significant step forward.


SSPC Announces New Polyurea Standard

Performance requirements for polyurea and polyurea/polyurethane hybrid coatings used to protect industrial structures are the focus of a new technical standard by SSPC: The Society for Prote...


New Polyurea Unit Tackles Tight Spaces

Secondary containment spill prevention, waterproofing, truck bedliners and other projects that demand portability are the industrial applications served by Graco's new Reactor E-10hp High-Pr...


‘Terminator’ Polymer Heals Without Help

Taking a cue from early ’90s movie magic, scientists in Spain have reported the first self-healing polymer that “spontaneously and independently repairs itself without any intervention.”


Free Webinar Covers Polyurea Standard

Polyureas, polyurethanes and the latest industry standard for field application of those coatings will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


VersaFlex Launches Equipment Cleaner

Painters facing spray equipment cleaning challenges have a new option from VersaFlex Inc.


Hybrid Polyurea Made for Climate Swings

Rhino Linings Corp. has introduced a spray-applied elastomeric coating that can be applied in a wide range of weather conditions.


New Coating Resists Humidity, Chemicals

For industrial applications where color and gloss retention are crucial, Rhino Linings Corp. has introduced a new polyurea aliphatic coating.


Bayer Manager Elected PDA President

Industry expert and JPCL Top Thinker Steven Reinstadtler has been named president of the Polyurea Development Association, the trade association announced Wednesday (April 17).


VersaFlex Launches Polyurea University

Those seeking to become polyurea experts have a new tool at their disposal, as VersaFlex Inc. has announced the launch of four polyurea training degrees and renamed its training school Polyu...


Scholarship, Service Take SSPC Awards

SAN ANTONIO—A scholarly yet sassy examination of the "nether world" of Corrosion Under Insulation took the 2013 Outstanding Publication Award on the opening day of SSPC 2013.


Thickness Gage Measures Up To 300 Mils

An updated, ultrasonic non-destructive coating thickness gage has been launched by DeFelsko Corporation.


Polyurea Tested Against Tsunami Force

Waterproofed tanks left standing after Japan’s catastrophic 2011 earthquake and tsunami have inspired Japanese researchers to develop a new coating that may protect other concrete structures...


SSPC Releases 4 New PA Standards

SSPC has introduced four new Paint Application (PA) standards related to profile measurement, polyurea application, steel test panels, and scribe undercutting.


JPCL Premieres Industry’s Top Thinkers

Want a personal introduction to 24 of the best and brightest in the protective and marine coatings industry? JPCL’s Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors, a new special issue by JPCL: Journal ...


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.


VersaFlex Expands Plant, Plans Center

Polyurea coatings supplier VersaFlex has expanded into a new production facility, headquarters and technical center in Kansas City, KS.


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.


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.


PPG Debuts Anti-Terror Coating, Partner

PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings business has launched Mil-Tough BR polyurea coating, developed in response to Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) criteria established by th...


International, Polibrid Ink Sales Deal

Protective and marine coatings giant International Paint has been named the exclusive distributor of Polibrid Coatings’ solventless elastomeric polyurethane coatings products in the United S...


Free eBook Delivers Polyurea Expertise

Protecting Industrial Structures with Polyureas—an expert-written compilation of articles focusing on this critical protective coating technology—is the focus of a free eBook just pub...


Coating Maker Seeks R&D Manager

A leading global provider of protective and marine coatings is looking for a “forward-thinking R&D Technical Manager” at its Chicago location.


Primeaux to Direct VersaFlex Training

Dudley J. Primeaux II, the industry’s longtime polyurea guru, has joined polyurea supplier VersaFlex Inc. in the new position of Director of Education and Development.


Polycoat Expands Website Offerings

American Polymers Corp. (dba Polycoat Products) has expanded its customer resources and service with the re-launch of an improved website at www.polycoatusa.com.


Navy Uses SPF to Protect Radar Dome

Q: When is spray foam insulation not spray foam insulation? A: When it is being used as a primary protective coating. That was the unusual application recently devised to provide an insu...


Sherwin-Williams Adds New Polyurea

The Sherwin-Williams Company has expanded its EnviroLastic polyurea portfolio with an aliphatic polyurea designed to provide crack bridging and light stability in a single industrial coating...


Polyurea Boasts Chemical Resistance

Ultimate Linings has introduced a fast-setting,100% solids, two-component spray polyurea for a variety of industrial concrete and metal applications.


Free Webinar to Focus on PU Advances

From basics to new performance properties, the state of the art in polyurethanes, polyureas and hybrids will be the focus of a free upcoming Webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


1-Component Polyurea Line Boasts Long Pot Life

Citadel Polyurea Coatings has introduced Single Component Polyurea (SCP) Solutions, a series of floor coatings with what the company calls “virtually unlimited pot life” and fast curing.


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.


Rhino Linings Expands Offerings with 1:1 Ratio Products

Rhino Linings Corp. expanded its range of protective coatings products with the introduction of 1:1 mix-ratio spray coatings, designed to simplify the use of rapid-set polyurethanes and poly...


PDA to Hold Polyurea Course at PACE

The Polyurea Development Association (PDA) is offering its Introduction to Polyurea for the Applicator and Contractor course in conjunction with PACE 2010 on February 7 at the Phoenix Conven...


PDA Europe Will Host 3rd Annual Conference

The Polyurea Development Association Europe will hold its third annual conference on November 16-18, 2009, at Phantasialand in Brühl, Germany.


Sprayroq Announces New Coating

Sprayroq (Birmingham, AL) has introduced a new chemical-resistant coating, SprayShield GT.


PDA Holds Applicator Spray Course

The Polyurea Development Association (PDA) will hold its Applicator Spray Course March 3–6, 2009, at Polyver’s Facility in Houston, TX.


Polyurea Application Courses Offered

The Polyurea Development Association will offer Applicator Spray Courses in March, May, and October 2009.


 
 
   

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