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Blogs (8)

Should You Demand an OSHA Warrant?

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

Perhaps the most common question I am asked about OSHA inspections is

Standards: Guidelines or Gospel?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

In coatings, as in every other profession, you can go by the book or you can go with ...

When Bad Specs Happen to Good Projects

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

As we are well aware, many factors can and do cause premature coating failure. The us...

Game of Pros: Experience v. Credentials

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

Inspectors and others in the protective-coatings field often ask me which is “better”...

Where It All Went So Wrong

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

I recently returned from inspecting a high-profile gas plant being developed by a maj...

Coating Inspectors: Are We Necessary?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

Over 30 years in the industry, I’ve been on most sides of many paint issues. I’ve own...

The Perils of O-Ring Thinking

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

When it comes to failure, there are causes, and then there are causes.

Revelations of the Magic Hammer

From Paint Dude by Tim Race

Ever hear anyone state with great authority that you can't know what surface preparat...


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

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.

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

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector 200 for concrete

Rugged, simple and affordable coating thickness gage for concrete measures protective coatings including polyurea.

Dampney Co., Inc.
High Temperature White Paint

New Coating with not yellow, remains white and will withstand temperatures up to 1,200ºF

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Analyzes
Coating Failures

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations
Call 1-800-245-6379

AW Chesterton
ARC Protective Coatings

perform reliably under the most demanding exposures in the toughest process conditions. Use our Coating Selector Tool for your application needs at

Oxford Instruments Coating Measurement

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