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Problem Solving Forum (11)

What are the pros and cons of acid-staining a concrete floor?

Alternatives to coal tar epoxies in wastewater/sewage applications have been in service for a number of years. From experience, which coating types with what fillers at what thicknesses (over steel) have performed best?

How do you determine the best type of coating for repainting a block or concrete building?

We need to paint our publicly owned lighthouse. What should I include in the specifications for this bid regarding surface preparation, coating systems, and other considerations?

What kind of coating system provides the strongest resistance to staining from hot tires on garage floors and parking decks?

What kind of coating system provides the strongest resistance to staining from hot tires on garage floors and parking decks?

On a parking deck with harsh exposures—to road salt, frequent wetting, freeze-thaw cycles, and exterior weathering—what generic coating type works best, and why?

I have several 20-year-old carbon steel tanks for storing demineralized water. The original coating (type unknown) has started to blister. What material, at what DFT, should be used to refurbish the coating?

What type of generic coating is required to protect the inside of a tank containing liquid with pH ranging from 2 to 13 and operated at 65-80°C? Why?

What generic types of coating materials best resist microbiologically induced corrosion (MIC)?

Which generic coating systems are suitable for protecting pipeline internals carrying highly abrasive media?


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