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A Tale of Two Clients

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

There’s a concept in martial arts that the first time a student sees a

All About Adhesion

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

As I have stated time and time again, if a protective coating does not stick to the s...

When Bad Specs Happen to Good Projects

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

As we are well aware, many factors can and do cause premature coating failure. The us...

Failure? Analyze This (or Don't)

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

So, I get a call from the manager of a tony high-rise condo on Chicago’s Gold Coast.

How Much Does a Bad Paint Job Cost?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

I’m passionate about everything pertaining to our industry. I have one company that c...

I Try to be Flexible...

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

We are in the process of getting a water tank—85 feet in diameter and roughly 80 feet...

The Perils of O-Ring Thinking

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

When it comes to failure, there are causes, and then there are causes.

The Cold War over the Cold Wall Effect

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

Reality is not always as firm a thing as we would wish, alas, even in the realm of co...

Revelations of the Magic Hammer

From Paint Dude by Tim Race

Ever hear anyone state with great authority that you can't know what surface preparat...


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Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
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Ethox Chemicals LLC
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Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

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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.

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417

GMA Garnet USA
GMA Garnet™
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CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

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