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Articles (45)

The case of…October showers bring November rust spots

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

New Products

The case of the not-so-hot roof

by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc. & Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Cases from the F-Files: The Case of...A Failure to Communicate

Cool Roofs, Hot Prospects

by Pamela Mills-Senn

With today's coatings, a sky-high opportunity awaits. Also: Selling the Savings; Wher...

2009 Annual Directory of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors

The 2009 JAC Director of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors offers informa...

Recent product releases

A green evolution in fluoropolymer chemistry

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Development of new water-borne technologies said to hold potential for significantly ...

Getting the cold treatment

The locations, buildings, and challenges vary, but the materials share the characteri...

JAC, PaintSquare sites launch Webinars & Education section

Recent product releases

The many shades of green

Top Green Projects reflect the multifaceted nature of design and materials that contr...

Getting more mileage from the metal roof

by Bob Brenk, Aldo Products Company Inc.

Restoration with reflective coatings serves multiple objectives, including enhanced e...

'Market dynamics' cited in color forecast

On second thought, what's wrong with a bonus?

by Joe Maty

Product Pipeline

by JAC Staff

Roof Coatings - Commissioning a magnum opus for philharmonic center roof restoration

by JAC Staff

Visuals and performance both loomed large when the operators of the Naples, FL, Philh...

Volunteers spruce up Dallas nonprofit agencies

by JAC Staff

Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Roof Coatings

Pausing for reflection on aging of the cool roof

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The roofing outlook: Cooling trend to continue

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Impending changes in ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and new provisions in California Title 24 p...

Stain and sealer system transforms concrete floors at Ave Maria University

Maximizing roof-coating performance in the emerging era of the cool roof

by Jim Leonard, ERSystems Inc.

Surface preparation, chemistry, and attention to application guidelines hold the key ...

JAC Buying and Specifying Guide

In the first annual JAC Buying and Specifying Guide, information from more than 160 m...

Playing a hot hand

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Coatings suppliers, users, and relevant industry trade groups seek to improve the pub...

Cool roofs: Assuming a higher profile in key building codes and standards

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

If any lingering doubts persist in the design and building professions regarding the ...

Cool-roof technologies - One cool concept: A roof-system calculator

by Andre O. Desjarlais, Thomas W. Pterie, and William A. Miller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Buildings Technology Center

A web-based program quantifies and compares the effects of various surface types on e...

Roof Coatings Directory: Company Profiles

List of companies participating in Roof Coatings Directory

Roof Coatings Directory: Product Listings

Coating products from participating companies are listed and described.

The basics on elastomerics and other roof-coatings solutions

by Jayson L. Helsel, KTA-Tator and Joe Maty, JAC Editor

In the current realm of roof-coatings technologies, the specifier, arhitect, or build...

Directory of Green Coatings

Coating products from 127 companies are listed and described.

Fluoroppolymer-coatings technology takes the plunge into waterborne chemistry

If it is conceded that the concept of sustainability in design and construction shoul...

At Dallas school district, combination of SPF, white reflective roof coating makes the grade

The insulating and seamless waterproofing properties of a spray polyurethane foam (SP...

Making the case for the SPF roof

The well established roofing system referred to here is spray polyurethane foam or SP...

Roof Coatings - Cooling it in California: Restoration approach grants new lease on life to convention center roof

Restoration approach grants new lease on life to convention center roof.

A darker shade of cool

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

New technologies offer promise of lower temperatures, broader color choices for tradi...

Durability - The roof-coatings pitch: Peak performance

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Attention to the details of material selection and application are pivotal to realizi...

Roof Coatings - Advanced chemistry

by Chris J. Marshall, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Hybrid Polyurethane thick-film coatings for metal roofs deliver an impressive package...

Roof Coatings - Cool under fire

by Scott Kriner, Akzo Nobel Coatings

Reflective-coatings technologies for metal are keeping the hot simmer from boiling ov...

Roof Coatings - Cooling trend

by George Daisey, Rohm and Haas Company

It’s not stretching things to say elastomeric roof coatings have helped to catalyze t...

Roof Coatings - New dome for Saints home

In Katrina’s wake: Superdome restoration marches forward at the speed of an NFL offen...

Roof Coatings Directory: Product Listings

The information in this Roof Coating Directory was acquired by sending questionnaires...

Chill factor: Cool-roof fever is catching on

Up on the roof, it’s green to be cool. Reflectivity, emissivity, and lighter colors a...

Platinum jewel

The Alberici Corporation headquarters building in St. Louis, recipient of the LEED Pl...

It’s a matter of degrees

by Allen Zielnik

Getting a read on ‘cool roof’ technologies and other energy-conserving coatings ideas


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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Abrasives Inc.
See the difference immediately Black Magic®

Quality blast abrasive goes farther. Use Black Magic® The Tough Stuff coal slag. Cleaner, consistent, less dust. Order yours today!
Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

Clemco Industries Corp.
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Custom blast rooms
by SAFE Systems

Don't waste time and money "making do" with a "standard" design. Let us work with you to design and build the
system that best fits
your requirements.
Call 1-800-634-7278

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