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American Galvanizing Joins Valmont

With business portfolio comprising four primary segments—coatings, engineered infrastructure products and services, utility support structures and irrigation—Valmont Industries is expanding ...

Welsh Galvanized Line Expected to Idle

A hot-dip galvanized coating line in Wales is about to come to a close for economic reasons, according to media reports.

Save the Date: Corrosion Solutions

Engineered Corrosion Solutions, in association with Chicago Corrosion Group LLC, has announced its upcoming Engineered Corrosion Solutions 2016 conference, to be held May 5, 2016, in Elk Gro...

Polyester Coating for Buildings Debuts

PPG has introduced Duraform BP coating, which the company says is a next-generation polyester coil coating designed for building product manufacturers.

Gauges Measure Steel Thickness

A quality-control company has introduced a handheld ultrasonic thickness measuring device that the company says is useful on primarily steel structures.

Descaler Helps Prep Ship Decks

NORWALK, CT--A descaler that allows workers to rapidly remove corrosion and coatings from ship decks and other metal substrates is now available from CS Unitec.

Webinar Doubles Up on Protection

PITTSBURGH--What offers the best corrosion protection for steel: painting or galvanizing? The answer is both, according to the next free webinar from JPCL and SSPC.

Deal Drives U.S. Steel's Auto Goals

PITTSBURGH--Accelerating its presence in the automotive industry, U.S. Steel has bought out the world's largest producer of electro-galvanized steel.

Acrylic Silicone Made to Take the Heat

Cortec Corp. has introduced a high-heat-resistant, water-based, acrylic silicone primer/topcoat designed to provide protection in harsh, outdoor, unsheltered applications.

Galvanizer Fined in 2nd Fatality

A second worker death in less than a year has drawn 10 serious citations and a fine for a Texas steel galvanizer.

Multimetal Protection Boasts Bio Base

Cortec Corp., a global supplier of corrosion control technologies, has introduced a certified biobased, biodegradable, ready-to-use temporary coating for multimetal protection.

New Water Issues Bedevil Bay Bridge

After spending millions on extensive testing, California officials have revealed a new round of corrosion issues plaguing the $6.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

REACH Targets Corrosion Chemicals

Nine chemicals, including one used to make coated galvanized steel and several used in anti-corrosion surface treatments, have joined the European Commission’s list of "substances of high co...

1-Part Protective Clear Coat Revamped

NEI Corp. has reformulated its Nanomyte TC-5001 nanocoating, designed to improve the corrosion resistance of zinc-plated and hot-dip galvanized steel under severe environmental and operating...

Galvanizers Unveil Inspection App

A new picture-based app offers inspectors, architects and engineers a clear visual guide to surface conditions and other critical information when evaluating hot-dip galvanized steel.

Report Assails Bay Bridge Assurances

A chorus of safety concerns by independent engineers has rapidly drowned out the fanfare over the recent opening of the new $6.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Webinar Dips into Galvanizing Coatings

Navigating the many options for overcoating galvanized steel—for both protective and aesthetic purposes—will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

Steel Saddle Can’t Save Bridge Schedule

Repairing dozens of broken bolts on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will push back the span's highly anticipated Labor Day opening by months, officials have conceded.

Agency Probed on Bad Bolt Decision

Legislators grilled California Department of Transportation officials on Tuesday, May 14, about the decision-making process that led to building the new Bay Bridge eastern span with galvaniz...

Bay Bridge Bolts Lacked Extra Testing

Missing paperwork, ignored testing, and hydrogen—all problems flagged years ago—potentially contributed to the newly cracked bolts on California’s Bay Bridge, state transportation officials ...

Bad Bolts Snag Bay Bridge Work

Construction on the east span of California’s new Bay Bridge has hit a snag after workers discovered over 30 broken bolts on the new eastern span, state transportation officials announced.

Protective Coating Skips Pretreatment

Researchers in Spain have developed a coating that reportedly offers enhanced corrosion protection to steel and other metals while eliminating the need for pretreatment.

U.S. Drives for Less Rust on the Road

Is there a solution to the thousands of miles of guardrails rusting away along American highways? The federal government is gambling yes, with a new request for proposals to find the best me...


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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

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Atlantic Design, Inc.

The smallest version of our Blast Vacuum Recyclers, this ADI 2300CFM 2-Pot is a cleverly designed power package for those smaller jobs. 866.Call.ADI

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Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
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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.

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.

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