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Tackling Specialty, Pipeline Coatings

Fire protection, pipeline integrity and other critical structural issues depend on choosing the right protective coating system—decisions informed by new, free technical resources from JP...


Steel Intumescent Made for Fast Cure

A new fire-protective coating for steel structures promises one-hour drying and high durability.


PPG Adds Steel Intumescent Coatings

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings has announced new products in the Steelguard range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.


Coating Maker Cited in Chemical Lapses

Federal authorities are accusing a longtime New England specialty coating maker of mishandling highly hazardous chemicals at its headquarters.


New Fire Protection for Structural Steel

Carboline Co. has introduced Thermo-Lag E100, an advanced epoxy intumescent for the protection of exterior and interior commercial structural steel elements.


Jotun Offers Mesh-Free Fire Protection

Jotun has announced a new, mesh-free passive fire protection coating system for steel.


PPG Adds Dual-Performance Coating

PPG Industries has launched a new application of an epoxy-based coating to protect against extremely high and low temperatures in marine and industrial environments.


New eBook Covers Specialty Coatings

Free technical guidance on choosing and buying specialty function coatings, such as anti-graffiti, fire-resistant and heat-resistant coatings, is the focus of two new eBooks published by ...


Webinar Targets Offshore Fireproofing

Understanding the critical requirements and certification needed to use passive fireproofing materials offshore will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Fish Sperm Holds Hot Coating Potential

DNA extracted from—believe it or not—the sperm of herring may unlock a new bio-future for flame-retardant coatings, according to novel research being conducted by Italian researchers.


Fireproofing Epoxy for Offshore Market

A new offshore fireproofing coating from Carboline is designed to benefit owners, engineers and contractors in coastal and offshore environments.


Sprayer Hones Fireproofing Accuracy

Data reporting technology that helps contractors ensure accurate, on-ratio application of fire-protective coatings is the key to Graco's new XM PFP Plural-Component Sprayer.


Coating Aims to Protect in Rail Fires

Global engineering group Trelleborg has introduced a fire-retardant protective coating designed to slow combustion of trains and save lives.


New Dow Resin Toughens Polysiloxanes

Dow Corning has rolled out a new resin designed to improve the chemical resistance and flexibility of polysiloxane coatings beyond that of traditional epoxy topcoats.


Safway Acquires N. American Coatings

Strengthening its position as a full-service provider for industrial coating projects throughout the U.S. and Canada, scaffold and access equipment supplier Safway Group has acquired North A...


Hempel Adds 2 Intumescents for Steel

Hempel has launched a new range of intumescent coatings for passive fire protection of steel structures.


Carboline System Made for Dual Extremes

Carboline Co. has completed testing of a new dual cryogenic and fire-protection system that includes its new Carbotherm 730 coating.


Free Intumescent Webinar Gets Fired Up

From specifying to application, industry professionals can learn the latest about the fast-changing technology of intumescent coatings in a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


With New Coating, ‘Cotton Doesn’t Burn’

Materials scientists at Texas A&M University have unveiled an eco-friendly polymer coating that could keep everything from airplane seats to military tents from going up in flames.


Fire Retardant Forms Insulating Layer

Flamebloc GS 500 is part of Buckman’s new Flamebloc GS portfolio of specialized products designed to offer fire-retardant protection to a broad range of substrates.


RPM, AkzoNobel Expand European Industrial Portfolios

Coatings giants RPM International and AkzoNobel are reaching ever deeper into Europe, with RPM acquiring the Spanish fire-protection business Grupo P&V and AkzoNobel swallowing German’s Schr...


Flame Control Names New President

Flame Control Coatings LLC has announced the appointments of Tim Miller as the company’s new president and Ryan Najmulski as marketing manager.


Hempel Expands Fire Coating R&D

Protective coatings maker Hempel has announced significant expansion of its R&D effort into intumescent coatings.


Sherwin-Williams Buys Leighs Paints

The Sherwin-Williams Company has sealed a deal to acquire Leighs Paints, the UK’s leading independent manufacturer of protective, marine and fire protection coatings.


Growth, Green Demand Seen For Global Protective Coatings

From acrylic resins to protective coatings, the global paint and coatings market is rebounding, but manufacturers will have to scramble to satisfy the market’s ever-growing eco-friendly prod...


International Paint Introduces ‘Firesthetics’ Technology

AkzoNobel’s International® Paint, a manufacturer of high-performance protective coatings and fire-protection products, formally introduced Firesthetics™, fire-protection solutions, describe...


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: SPF/Fire-Resistive Coating System

No-Burn Inc. said it has collaborated with BASF Polyurethane Foam Enterprises LLC to complete fire-rating testing of a combined polyurethane foam/intumescent coating system.


New Intumescent Protects SPF from Fire

Specialty Products Inc. introduced Flame Seal Spray-Applied Thermal Barrier, a thermal barrier-equivalent fire-resistive coating system for application over spray polyurethane foam (SPF) sys...


Leighs Paints Aces Wimbledon Roof Protection

Leighs Paints, a UK-based manufacturer of fire-protective coatings, supplied approximately 20,000 liters of intumescent coatings for application to steel trusses of the new retractable roof ...


 
 
   

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Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

View your coating thickness readings from any angle with rotating display screen. New graphic display with easy menu navigation. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417


ABKaelin, LLC
Quality is our bottom line

Services include:
• Environmental, Health &
  Safety
• Contractor QP Certification
• Quality Assurance Programs
  and Auditing
• SSPC C3/C5 and other
  Training
• Coatings
• Design/Construction
See our website at abkaelin.com or contact us today abkaelin@comcast.net


AGC Chemicals
LUMIFLON® Coatings Dominate The International Bridge Market

LUMIFLON based coatings can last up to 30 years without fading, reducing life-cycle costs, re-application or replacement of underlying surfaces. Contact: 1-610-423-4300


Atlas Material Testing Technology

Helping You Put Your Products To The Test

• Outdoor Accelerated
Weathering
• Laboratory Testing
Services
• Accelerated Weathering
Instruments

www.atlas-mts.com atlas.info@ametek.com


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rush inhibitor prevents flash rust by removing surface contaminants.
Contact us for your nearest distributor. (800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


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.


Mohawk Garnet
Mohawk Garnet™ – North American Hard Rock

Rough around the edges – which is what you want in your abrasive. More information at 1.866.642.7638 or info@mohawkgarnet.com


Hempel (USA) Inc.
HEMPEL PROTECTIVE COATINGS

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

 
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