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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...


Coating Maker Cited in Chemical Lapses

Federal authorities are accusing a longtime New England specialty coating maker of mishandling highly hazardous chemicals at its headquarters.


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.


Jotun Offers Mesh-Free Fire Protection

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


PPG Adds Dual-Performance Coating

PPG Industries has launched a new application of an epoxy-based coating to protect against extremely high and low temperatures in marine and industrial environments.


New eBook Covers Specialty Coatings

Free technical guidance on choosing and buying specialty function coatings, such as anti-graffiti, fire-resistant and heat-resistant coatings, is the focus of two new eBooks published by ...


Mini-Pumps Serve Tight Spray Spaces

Quikspray Inc. has introduced two mini-pumps—one electric and one manual—designed to dispense a wide variety of materials in tight spaces.


Offshore Fires Spur New Demands on BP

For the second time in two years, regulators have ordered BP to address offshore maintenance lapses that have led to fires and risked catastrophes aboard oil and gas platforms.


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.


Fish Sperm Holds Hot Coating Potential

DNA extracted from—believe it or not—the sperm of herring may unlock a new bio-future for flame-retardant coatings, according to novel research being conducted by Italian researchers.


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.


Carboline Named in BP Refinery Suit

BP is suing protective coatings giant Carboline and four other companies, alleging that steel they provided and fireproofed for a multibillion-dollar refinery project is defective and causin...


AkzoNobel Expands Mideast Operations

AkzoNobel will enlarge its footprint in the sands of the Middle East by expanding its joint venture agreement with one of the Gulf region's largest family-owned companies.


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...


Hempel Adds 2 Intumescents for Steel

Hempel has launched a new range of intumescent coatings for passive fire protection of steel structures.


New Fireproofing Meets Latest Codes

Grace Construction Products has rolled out a new spray-applied fireproofing material that meets the latest bond strength requirements of the International Building Code.


Combat Face Paint May Shield in Blasts

A new camouflage paint has proved effective at concealing soldiers from the enemy and protecting their faces and hands from the searing heat of bomb blasts, researchers say.


With New Coating, ‘Cotton Doesn’t Burn’

Materials scientists at Texas A&M University have unveiled an eco-friendly polymer coating that could keep everything from airplane seats to military tents from going up in flames.


Firms Cited in Border Scaffold Failure

Three contractors have been cited in a massive scaffolding collapse that crushed cars and injured motorists and employees at California’s San Ysidro border crossing in September.


NYC May Ban Protective, IM Coatings

Protective, fire-resistive, maintenance and other industrial coatings would be banned from sale or application in New York City, if the City Council approves new limits on VOC content next w...


Hempel Expands Fire Coating R&D

Protective coatings maker Hempel has announced significant expansion of its R&D effort into intumescent coatings.


Non-Toxic Coating Developed To Slow Fire, Reduce Smoke

Taiwanese researchers have developed a non-toxic, ignition-resistant, fire-protection technology that can be used as a coating, composite or a variety of other materials.


AkzoNobel Expands Fire Protection R&D

AkzoNobel has opened a $10.2 million fire protection coatings research facility at its Felling site in the UK—part of a $14.6 million research, development and innovation initiative.


Industrial Nanotech Taps Steam Market

Industrial Nanotech Inc. is piloting projects with hospitals and universities nationwide to use its thermal insulation and corrosion prevention coating to increase the efficiency of their st...


Fire Coating Boasts 2-Hour Protection

Fire protection coatings manufacturer Leighs Paints has developed what it touts as a “one-product solution” that provides fire protection for up to 120 minutes.


Park Service Taps Line-X for Desert Coatings

The National Park Service will award a no-bid $310,000 contract to Line-X Protective Coatings of Huntsville, AL, to coat comfort stations and recycling bins in California’s Joshua Tree Natio...


Huber Acquires Sherwin-Williams’ Kemgard Line

Huber Engineered Materials has acquired the Kemgard flame-retardant and smoke-suppressant business of Sherwin-Williams.


International Paint Introduces ‘Firesthetics’ Technology

AkzoNobel’s International® Paint, a manufacturer of high-performance protective coatings and fire-protection products, formally introduced Firesthetics™, fire-protection solutions, describe...


1500 Registrations for the SSPC-JPCL Webinars Thursday and Friday

More than 1500 registrations have been received for the SSPC-JPCL Training Days Webinars to be held this Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26.


1500 To Attend SSPC-JPCL Webinars Thursday and Friday

More than 1500 participants have registered for the SSPC-JPCL Training Days Webinars to be held this Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26. The 5 webinars on these days are part of a 2...


Webinar on Fire-Resistant Coatings To Be Sponsored by Quantum

The Quantum Group of Companies will sponsor the SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar on “Fire-Resistant Coatings,” one of 20 webinars in the series to be offered during 2010.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: SPF/Fire-Resistive Coating System

No-Burn Inc. said it has collaborated with BASF Polyurethane Foam Enterprises LLC to complete fire-rating testing of a combined polyurethane foam/intumescent coating system.


Architectural Coatings Handbook Published

Technology Publishing/PaintSquare has issued a new book called Handbook of Architectural Coatings to provide guidance to specifiers, architects, and contractors on selection and use of coati...


New Intumescent Protects SPF from Fire

Specialty Products Inc. introduced Flame Seal Spray-Applied Thermal Barrier, a thermal barrier-equivalent fire-resistive coating system for application over spray polyurethane foam (SPF) sys...


Leighs Paints Aces Wimbledon Roof Protection

Leighs Paints, a UK-based manufacturer of fire-protective coatings, supplied approximately 20,000 liters of intumescent coatings for application to steel trusses of the new retractable roof ...


Akzo to Integrate Two Major Brands

Akzo Nobel announced plans for a two-year integration program for its International Paint Protective Coatings and Devoe High Performance Coatings companies.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY Thermal-Barrier Treatments

Isolatek International introduced the Thermal Barrier (TB) product line, designed for the protection of polyurethane foam insulation.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Coatings Website Launch

International Protective Coatings announced the launch of a revamped company website offering information on the company’s passive fire-protection materials and protective anticorrosion coat...


 
 
   

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