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News (668)


Shock, Resolve in Air Products Attack

L'ISLE-D'ABEAU, FRANCE--"Horrified and saddened" by a terrorist attack on one of its French facilities, the CEO of coating raw-materials supplier Air Products & Chemicals Inc. has announced ...


U.S. Agencies Investigate Steel Dumping

WASHINGTON--Under pressure by America's top steel producers, the federal government has launched dual investigations into the alleged dumping of steel by five other nations.


New Mortar Repairs Failing Concrete

HAMPSHIRE, IL--A new polymer-modified mortar has been developed to help renovate and repair concrete surfaces.


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Blogs (16)


Specifications: Does Anyone Still Care?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

When I was nine or 10, my summers were spent with gun-toting workmen, driving around ...


Unstoppable Ego v. Irresistible Force

From The Green Files by Michael Halliwell

As many of you know, my involvement with the coatings industry is not on the applicat...


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Articles (102)


On preparing galvanized steel for overcoating

What is the best method for preparing newly galvanized steel to be overcoated with an...


Problems with galvanizing

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


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Webinars (21)


Product Profile Webinar: A Trifecta of Corrosion Protection

When it comes to the protection of steel from corrosion there are three ways this can be achieved. Slowing down the corrosion process can be done through either barrier protection,...


Inspection Planning: Keys to Successful In-process Quality Assurance/Quality Control Inspection during Coating Operations

A protective coatings specification can be complex and sometimes confusing document to navigate through. Yet it is regarded as the project rulebook for quality control (QC) and qua...


Product Profile Webinar: Recent Discoveries in FEVE Fluoropolymer Resin Technology – Performance Beyond Weatherability

FEVE fluorinated resins have been present in high-performance coatings used in various end markets for the last 32 years. Their excellent weatherability has given them a special pl...


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Events (84)


Building Envelope
Technology Symposium

November 9 - November 10, 2015


World Maritime Technology Conference

November 3 - November 7, 2015


WJTA-IMCA Conference & Expo

November 2 - November 4, 2015


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Resource Guides (12)


Resource Guide: 2014 Blasting Resource Guide

Sponsored by Abrasives Inc.; Absolute Equipment; ADI; Barton Inc.; Bullard; Clemco; DRYCO; Ervin Industries; GBT Greener Blast; HoldTight; Industrial Vacuum; Keizer Technologies; LPI Inc.; LS Industries; Minerals Research and Recovery; Mohawk Garnet; Montipower; MST; RapidPrep; Sibelco Europe; Sunbelt; TDJ Blastox; The Warehouse

This Resource Guide includes special content and helpful information from our sponsor...


Resource Guide: SSPC 2015 Exhibitor Spotlights

Sponsored by ArmaKleen; Blastrac; Clemco; Dampney; DeFelsko; DRYCO; GeoBlaster; Graco; Greener Blast; HoldTight Solutions; HongFeng Abrasives; Dustless Blasting/MMLJ; MONTI Tools; Safety Lamp of Houston; Uni-Ram; Van Air

Get a sneak peek at the SSPC 2015 exhibition with this Exhibitor Preview.


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Videos (3)


Electrochemical Characterization of Pretreatment on 2 Alloys

Abigail Helbling from the University of Akron shares the testing methods and results ...


Measuring Internal Coating Stresses

Joel Clark of the University of Southern Mississippi gives a run-down of his SSPC 20...


The Effect of NaCl on Free Films

Robert Bennett of the University of Southern Mississippi shares the results of his SS...


 
 

Video Learning Center (1)


Coatings Inspection Instruments: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

Presented by KTA-Tator

How-to videos on the proper use of many types of coatings inspection instruments


 
 

Featured Companies (2)


Church & Dwight/ARMEX

ARMEX® is an environmentally safe baking soda-based abrasive technology manufactured by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® products.


Sauereisen, Inc.

Sauereisen offers a wide selection of organic linings and materials, providing exceptional corrosion resistance and low permeability to a variety of chemicals.


 
 
   

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    Termarust Technologies
    Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
    Active Corrosion

    Hydro Utility Penstock Overcoated in 1997. Was power washed and overcoated with major cost saving. No environmental impact with Termarust's low LC50 of 41,007 ppm.


    Binks/DeVilbiss
    Built for Tough Jobs

    From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit binks.com for more information.


    WINOA Group
    W Abrasives : Maintenance Pack

    The blasting company able to reduce your maintenance costs up to 30% by fine-tuning consumption, and increasing productivity. Visit us during the GIFA (Hall15 - D14).


    DeFelsko Corporation
    PosiTector 200 for concrete

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


    SAFE Systems, Inc.
    Enduroguard -
    The Tough Cable
    for a Tough Industry.

    Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.


    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.


    Lignomat USA Ltd.
    A dependable Source for Moisture Meters

    Lignomat manufactures pin, pinless and in-situ probe meters for concrete and other building materials. Call 800-227-2105 to find the best moisture measuring device for your application.

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