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News (14)

Steel Intumescent Made for Fast Cure

A new fire-protective coating for steel structures promises one-hour drying and high durability.

PPG Adds Steel Intumescent Coatings

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings has announced new products in the Steelguard range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.

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...

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Blogs (1)

Land Mines on the Road to Safety

From On the Contrary by Simon Hope

I never cease to wonder at the depths to which individuals will lower themselves for ...


Articles (30)

Standardizing Fire Protection Coatings

by Bill Allen

Passive Fire Protection: Intumescent Coatings

by JPCL Staff

This article describes how intumescent coatings can achieve passive fire protection i...

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Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (2)


Carboline company is dedicated to supplying high performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing products around the world.

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Sherwin-Williams offers a broad line of high-performance coating systems, local technical service and the largest distribution network in the industry.


Standards (1)

Standard Test Method for Fire Retardancy of Paints (Cabinet Method)

issued by ASTM

This test method determines the relative fire-retardant properties of coatings and the water le...


Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
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Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Farrow System USA, Inc.
       SIMPLY the BEST
In Wet Abrasive Blasting

Automated controls simplify operation. 100lb. media capacity & enclosed water tank, for hours of continuous blasting. Dry weight of 350 lbs. & 150 psi capable.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTest Automatic Adhesion Tester

Electronically controlled hydraulic pump applies smooth and continuous pull-off pressure at user selectable rates. No twisting, pumping or cranking.

Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
being discontinued by
the manufacturer.
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