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Using SSPC-Guide 20 for Successful Floor Coating Application


A Resilient Floor That Lost its Shine

by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.


Concrete Floor Coatings Forensics Case History — Part 1, Field Investigation Phase

by James D. Machen, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


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...


News


Products

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...


 
 
   

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