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Articles (43)

On removing thick-film elastomeric floor coatings

The contractor who almost got floored

by Raymond S. Tombaugh, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard A. Burgess, PCS, Series Editor

Trowel-Applied Mortar Systems for Floors: Tips for Specifiers and Installers

by Casey Ball, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Cases from the F-Files: Who Reads Instructions Anyway?

by Rick A. Huntley, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

The Case of the Failing Floor Coating

News - Products

2009 Annual Directory of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors

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

Effective formulas for the polymer floor

by Robert Cain and Eric Borglum, Key Resin Company

Performance success is driven by optimum mix of chemistry, composition, and applicati...



Product News: Floor Coating Cures with UV; Accelerated Test Can Mimic 63 Years of UV;...

Gray? No way!

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

A varied palette of color and design options creates a host of choices for the concre...

Product Pipeline

The many shades of green

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

Product News

Product Pipeline

Special Advertising Gallery: Concrete coatings and treatments

A sampling of materials that offer an expanding array of choices to boost the appeara...

Special Advertising Section: Concrete Polishing

by Technology Publishing

Concrete polishing: Durability, sustainability, creativity.

Slam-dunk finishes for athletic wood flooring

by Joseph Berchenko, ARCOM Inc.

The dazzling color and gloss of wood athletic floors in venues ranging from NBA arena...

Product Pipeline

Reactive concrete stains create varied palette of colors, effects

Pictured are a variety of facilities that colorfully showcase reactive, penetrating c...

Sika acquires Valspar polymer flooring business

Sika AG recently announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Sika Corp., has acquired the com...

Waterproofing-membrane brochure

Kemper System Inc. issued a brochure offering information on the specification of Kem...

JAC Buying and Specifying Guide

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

Aiming for the fences (and the rest of the stadium)

by John C. Williams, HOK Sport+Venue+Event

A winning maintenance-coating game plan for sports facilities must take into account ...

Concrete Protection and Decoration, Concrete and coatings: A complex relationship

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Reviewed here are performance requirements for concrete coatings used for a variety o...

Playing with color at Wiggles World

A photo montage of the coated concrete surfaces of the play area at Wiggles World, pa...

Waterproofing Paint

Concrete Floors - Dogs get their day at designer-style digs

The name says the facility is for the dogs, but the look has dog owner written all ov...

Directory of Green Coatings

Coating products from 127 companies are listed and described.

Polymer cement underlayment reported to allow application without the usual surface preparation

A polymer cement underlayment is reported to allow application without the usual surf...

Topped off with polyureas

High-performance clear polyurea coatings supplied by Versatile Building Products, Car...

Grit and polish

by Charels H. Holl, Dayton Superior Specialty Chemicals

Designers and owners are taking a shine to the varied decorative and performance effe...

Natural themes permeate PPG’s color-trends forecast

A connection to the natural world and its elements figures prominently in PPG Industr...

Directory of Floor Coatings for Concrete

This Directory of Floor Coatings (and related products such as stencils, stamping too...

Floor Coatings Company Profiles

List of companies participating in Directory of Floor Coatings for Concrete

Sturm und drang, yin and yang: Color trends take cue from the times

Standard for recycled paint hailed as key to greater use

Water woes

by Charles Holl, Dayton Superior Speciatly Chemicals

Moisture vapor and hydrostatic pressure can wreak havoc with protective and decorativ...

Creating decorative concrete: Methods and materials

by Jamie Farny, Portland Cement Association

Concrete occupies a long and storied place in the construction world, but decorative ...

Gehry, associates to discuss ‘Building Information Model’ at CSI Show keynote program

Renowned architect Frank Gehry and two associates will discuss the “Building Informat...

Concrete Coatings: New look, new life for ‘Mill City’ landmark

An ambitious renovation project set in a once-bustling grain-milling district sought ...

Flooring flourishes from the Left Coast

Flooring creations that combine color, design, and utility are making bold statements...

Aligning facilities tradition with education: Considering the big picture in charting coatings material and application strategies

by Peter Brown and Andrew Wilson

This review explores current directions in school planning and design and examines im...

Study in contrast: Casino, natural-foods co-op put their money on variants of deco-floor theme

What could a high-rolling Atlantic City casino and a natural-foods co-op in the Pacif...

Design team prescribes resin-based material for hospital expansion

When Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, undertook a $53 million exp...


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

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

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

ITW Binks
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 for more information.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at,


NLB Corporation
Water Jets in Action

Video demo shows how
easily Vortex™ removes
coatings and more. Lawn-
mower-style water jet unit strips floors, ship decks, etc. quickly and keeps debris contained.

Avalotis Corporation
Choose experience. Choose quality. Choose safety.

Avalotis Corporation has been meeting and exceeding clients’ specifications and expectations for almost 50 years. The first name in painting and protective coatings: Avalotis.

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

IBIX North America
Portable Powder Coating System

All-in-one skid mounted system for on-site repairs. Durable coating for industrial, structural steel, pipeline and marine applications. 727-322-4611

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