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Shrink Wrap Offers Protection Option

A new heavy-duty shrink film with flame-retardant additives and UV inhibitors may replace conventional rust preventatives while extending equipment life, according to manufacturer Cortec Cor...


Industrial Cleaner Boasts Bio-Safety

Cortec Corp. has introduced a heavy-duty, bio-based cleaner and degreaser for a variety of industrial and commercial jobs.


Waterjet Boosts Safety with Distance

NLB Corp. has introduced a semi-automated waterjet system that lets the operator safely work multiple accessories from a climate-controlled cab.


New Unit Uncovers Building Air Leaks

Hidden air leakage in building envelopes and rigid air-barrier systems in the field is the target of DeFelsko's new PosiTest AIR Leak Tester.


Bot Boasts the Stroke of Genius

Industrial painting robots are nothing new, but their strength has always been technical precision and perfect replication—not sophisticated artistry.


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...


VersaFlex Launches Equipment Cleaner

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


JPCL Invites Free Buying Guide Listings

Suppliers of industrial coatings equipment are invited to submit free listings now for JPCL’s upcoming 26th annual Equipment Buying Guide.


New Lights for Hazardous Locations

Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com has announced the addition of several new products this year, including a hazardous location-approved LED light fixture and a fluorescent light fixture wit...


Pirate Brand Launches New Pipe Blaster

Pirate Brand has rolled out the Typhoon Pipe Blasting System, which does not use leather seals or require constant adjustment.


BlastPro Bows Blasting/Collector Combo

BlastPro Manufacturing has introduced a combination blasting unit and dust collector for medium and large projects.


Gritco Unveils New Blasting Helmet

Blasting and cleaning equipment maker Gritco has introduced a new helmet designed for more comfort, less fatigue, better protection, and improved productivity.


Nordson Industrial Coating Unit Grows

Nordson Corp., maker of industrial coatings equipment, has announced the acquisition of Sealant Equipment & Engineering.


Coating Thickness Gages Go Wireless

Synchronizing coating thickness data and easy updating and networking of instrumentation are the promise of new wireless technology developed by DeFelsko Corp.


Novasys Debuts Thickness Gauge Line

The Novasys Group, a leading Australian supplier of instruments for the paint industry, has unveiled a new series of gauges designed to measure thickness of surface coatings.


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...


Waterjetting Equipment Featured at WJTA Show

The WJTA-IMCA Expo, scheduled for September 10-12 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, will feature exhibits of high pressure waterjetting tools and equipment, as well as pre...


Compressor Offers High Air Capacity

Jenny Products, Inc. (Somerset, PA) has introduced the W11HGB-30P to its line of two-stage, wheeled-portable air compressors.


Valspar, JLG See Shifts at the Helm

Valspar Corp.’s president and CEO has added the hat of board chairman, while access equipment leader JLG Industries has named a new president, the companies have announced.


IL Coatings Con Game Ends in Prison

An Illinois man will serve two years in federal prison after illegally tapping millions of dollars in loans with a shell game involving bogus coating industry companies named after real busi...


Larson Adds 2 Scaffold-Mounted Lights

Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com has introduced two new scaffold-mounted work lights for industrial painting, abrasive blasting, shipyard work and other applications.


Marco Acquires BGRS Equipment Inventory

Blasting and painting equipment supplier Marco has acquired the rental equipment inventory of BGRS Inc., which provides environmental control equipment to the coating industry.


Quest Unveils Propane-Powered DH

Quest Climate Control Equipment has added the propane-powered PowerDry 4800P Pro to its family of industrial dessicants, to help control and maintain critically low dew-point environments on...


Quest Launches Portable DH Unit

Quest Portable Climate Control Equipment has introduced the PowerDry 1300 Refrigerant Dehumidifier, designed for easy portability and use in tight spaces.


TQC Unveils Krebs Viscosity Meter

TQC, the Dutch-based maker of paint and coatings test instruments, has introduced the Automatic Krebs Viscometer, for determining viscosity according to Krebs KU.


New Painting, Blasting Lights Unveiled

Larson Electronics has introduced several new lighting options for industrial and commercial painting and blast cleaning operations.


Lights, Cameras, Action at SSPC 2012

After a successful first year, PaintSquare News will reprise and expand its video project at SSPC 2012, offering an exclusive platform for industry newsmakers and companies to discuss issues...


SSPC Seeks Board Nominees

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is seeking nominations to fill three seats on its Board of Governors.


Industrial Equipment Giants to Merge

United Rentals Inc., the world’s largest industrial equipment rental company, has announced plans to swallow chief rival RSC Holdings Inc. for $1.9 billion in cash and stock, as that industr...


Free App Speeds Moisture Calculations

Psychrometric calculations for coatings projects? Yep, now there’s even an app for that.


Shot-blasting Cabinet Has Dual Stations

Guyson Corp. has introduced a wide-body industrial pressure-blast cabinet with two work stations, each with a viewing window and independently adjustable blast nozzle.


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...


Waterjet Group OKs Hose Color Coding

Hoses of red, silver, green, blue, orange and yellow will soon color the waterjetting landscape, as the industry begins to adopt a new safety scheme designed to better identify the pressure ...


3 New Lights are Explosion-Proof

Larson Electronics has unveiled three new Magnalight explosion-proof lights for painting, petrochem, offshore and other hazardous applications.


2 Fall-Arrest Lifelines Self-Retract

Fall-protection equipment manufacturer Capital Safety has introduced two new self-retracting lifelines, designed to withstand the harshest operating environments.


Powerful Underground Light Hangs Clear

Larson Electronics’ Magnalight has introduced an innovative manhole entry light for use in a wide variety of underground and enclosed work spaces.


Blastrac Powers Up Global Shot Blaster

Blastrac N.A. has introduced a new, more powerful 500E Global portable shotblast cleaning system.


Dew Point Meter Offers Probe Options

DeFelsko’s new PosiTector DPM Dew Point Meter measures and records a variety of climatic conditions with two probe options and easy conversion to other gage functions.


Hughes Customizes Tanker UHP System

Hughes Pumps has designed and manufactured a custom pumping system for MOL Tankship Management (Europe) Ltd., for repair and maintenance of the company’s methanol tankers while at sea.


HEPA System Made for Paint Booths

Air filtration systems provider A.J. Dralle Inc. has introduced the HEPA-XFP, a third-stage filtration system meeting HEPA-level efficiencies, NESHAP Method 319, and ASHRAE 52.2 testing.


TQC Updates Cupping Test

TQC, the Dutch developer of paint test equipment, has launched a new generation of Cupping Testers with complementary color selection and other updated features.


New EDCO Saw Cuts Metal, Concrete

Equipment Development Co. Inc. (EDCO), provider of surface preparation equipment, has introduced a new Hand-Held Saw that can cut through concrete, masonry, asphalt, stone and metal.


Larson Unveils Light for Blasting

Larson Electronics has introduced the high-powered Magnalight BL40-LED Blasting Light, designed to withstand the demanding conditions found in sand, water and media blasting operations.


Pulsed Holiday Detector Aids Safety

Elcometer has introduced the 280 Pulsed DC Holiday Detector, designed for greater safety, ease of use and reliability.


Worker Survives Nail-Gun Shot to Head

A Texas construction worker is expected to make a full recovery after being accidentally shot in the head with a four-inch nail.


Surface Salt Detection Made for Field

Louisville Solutions Inc. has introduced the SaltSmart Heavy Duty Field Kit, packaging all the components that contractors need to detect soluble surface salt using the new company’s SaltSma...


‘Elcometer U.’ Makes Debut with Class

Elcometer Inc., a global provider of coatings inspection equipment and software, has capped and gowned its customer training and support component with a wide-ranging new website known as El...


Truck Makers Green-Light New Fuel Rule

Truck and vehicle manufacturers are giving a surprising thumbs-up to the nation’s first fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution standards for work trucks, buses and other heavy-du...


Blastrac Expands Dust Collector Line

Blastrac has just added a heavy-duty dust collection system for multiple uses that is designed for durability and power, yet is “remarkably quiet.”


NLB Expands Typhoon Nozzle Series

NLB Corp., supplier of high-pressure water jet technology, has introduced two new Typhoon 10 series self-rotating cleaning nozzles for tubes with diameters of at least 0.75 inches.


Industrial Vacuum Opens Online Store

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp. has launched a new website with expanded offerings and a new online parts store.


Firms Admit Corrosion Monitoring Scam

Two UK companies have reached an out-of-court settlement with California’s Rohrback Cosasco Systems, admitting that they misrepresented equipment supplied to oil and gas customers as having ...


Contractor Software Offers New Tools

Maxwell Systems Inc., maker of construction business management software, has released ProContractorMX version 2.7, which offers new capabilities to construction companies of varying sizes a...


High-Volume, Electric-Powered Compressor Offered

Jenny Products, Inc. (Somerset, PA) offers a new high-volume, electric-powered air compressor said by the company to be ideal for running multiple tools simultaneously.


Spider Debuts Access Platform

Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, has launched what it calls the first modular 360° blade access platform, designed to be easily reconfigured for a variety of inspection and access needs...


Elcometer, Polyguard Expand in South

Elcometer Inc. and Polyguard Products have both announced new moves in the South, with expanded service for the U.S., Latin American and Caribbean markets.


National Lift Safety Program To Come from Student’s Death

The death of a University of Notre Dame student employee will bring forth a new nationwide safety program on scissor lifts, under a unique settlement the university has reached in the case.


Mobile Tower Lights Up to 7 Acres

Larson Electronics has introduced the Magnalight HAL-WCDE-4X1000, a stand-alone, 30-foot-tall light tower package with water-cooled diesel engine and 10,000-watt generator for areas up to se...


New JPCL Equipment Guide Now Available

JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings has just released its 24th Annual Equipment Buying Guide, listing more than 4,500 products, equipment and supplies for protective and marine co...


Binks Unveils Greener Spray System

Binks has announced the launch of its Century FRP equipment platform, featuring an advanced resin and catalyst pump and a choice of lower-emission spray guns.


Larson Shrinks Paint Booth Light

Larson Electronics has expanded its Magnalight line of explosion-proof lights with a two-foot version of its UL 844 LED light for paint spray booths.


Jet Edge Introduces Intensifier Pump

Jet Edge Inc. has unveiled its new iP60-150 waterjet intensifier pump, designed to produce up to three gallons per minute (11.4 l/min) of ultra-high-pressure water for precision water jet cu...


Rip-R-Stripper Made for Floor Removal

General Equipment Co. has introduced the CTS12 Rip-R-Stripper, designed to remove ceramic tile, hardwood and other tough floor coverings.


Lights, Fans, Action from Air Systems

Air Systems International has rolled out several new light and fan models and upgraded some old favorites for hazardous and non-hazardous locations.


Notre Dame Sees No Fault in Lift Death

No one individual is responsible, or will be disciplined, for the death of a University of Notre Dame student videographer who perished in a 39-foot fall from a mobile lift in a windstorm, t...


VertaJet Targets Mid-Size Prep Jobs

NLB Corp.’s new VertaJet SRT-6LT is designed to remove coatings from steel structures and other vertical surfaces that are too large for manual surface preparation but too small for fully au...


Advance Speeds Powder Coating Work

Dutch coatings machine maker EMB Technology has finally unveiled a machine that it says can provide high-speed, no-contact application of powder coatings in thin layers on web- and sheet-bas...


Farrow Heats Up Coatings Removal

“What I wanted to be was the first man to clean the surface of an object without damaging it.”


Robot to Test 10,000 Chemicals for Toxicity

Several federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, unveiled on March 23 a high-speed robot screening system that will test 10,000 different chemicals for potential toxici...


Proceq Unveils Concrete Moisture Meter

Swiss testing instrument maker Proceq has added the Hygropin Moisture Meter to its family of concrete testing instruments.


Vacuum Loader Powers Up, Quiets Down

Guzzler Manufacturing has redesigned its Guzzler NX industrial vacuum loader with a more powerful blower and quieter operation.


DOD Deploys Robots for Coating Removal

The Department of Defense is training a new soldier in its war on corrosion: robots that can remove coatings.


Temp-Gard Monitors Curing Process

BYK-Gardner has introduced the temp-gard temperature recorder system, for measuring and saving object and air temperature during the curing process.


Water Barriers Protect Infrastructure

Swiss security engineering developer Geobrugg AG has introduced fixed and floating waterside barriers to protect oil and LNG terminals, ships, nuclear facilities, dams, bridge piers and othe...


Atlas Upgrades Weather-Ometer Unit

Atlas Material Testing Technology is introducing a new version of its Ci4000 Weather-Ometer, with enhancements that include Specific Specimen Surface Temperature and a sealed lamp.


JLG Unveils 34-Foot Boom Lift

JLG Industries Inc., global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has introduced the 340AJ boom lift.


Coatings Removal Unit Uses Heat, Green Media

Farrow System USA has just unveiled the Farrow 650MAX self-contained coatings removal machine, which uses heat and green media to remove corrosion-control coatings.


Polygon Offers Direct-Fired Heaters for Drying

Polygon has added direct-fired heaters to its construction drying services, to help general contractors and construction personnel maintain proper temperatures on job sites during the winter...


JLG Launches Self-Propelled 150-Foot Boom Lift

JLG Industries Inc. has unveiled what it calls the industry’s largest self-propelled boom lift.


Pocket UT Offers 5 Instruments in 1

The Mistras Group has introduced the Pocket UT, a battery-operated, hand-held, stand-alone, full C-Scan data acquisition system.


Magnalight Extends Light Mast Boom to 25 Feet

Larson Electronics has introduced the Magnalight LM-25, a 25-foot-tall, steel, two-piece light mast modeled after its 20-foot LM-20.


Tote Heaters Insulate Sensitive Materials

Powerblanket has introduced a new line of flexible, wrap-around tote heaters for warming IBC totes and other portable bulk containers.


GA Heist Nets $100K+ in Painting Equipment

A former supervisor for a Georgia industrial painting contractor is being sought in connection with the theft of more than $114,000 worth of trucks, trailers and painting equipment from his ...


 
 
   

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