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Gold Coating Proves a 24kt Failure

A mysterious coating failure is causing 1,200 square feet of gold—a new, half-million-dollar paint job—to crack and peel on a massive historical monument in New York City’s Central Park.


Epic Fail: $195K Paint Job Washes Out

A Toronto university official is apologizing profusely for rushing a $195,000 street painting job that was designed to “make an exciting splash”—but ended up failing fast.


Coating Allegedly Ruined $40M Deal

Shipping container manufacturer Sea Box Inc. has filed suit against the Valspar Corp., accusing the coating maker of supplying defective paint for a $40 million container coating project for...


Bridge Paint Mishap Ends Fair & Square

When you’re painting 55,000 little squares in 30 colors along a busy, four-lane bridge over the Rio Grande, you might expect some complications.


Exhibit Showcases ‘Elegant Corrosion’

If black is beautiful, is rust ravishing? Apparently so, if you’re photographer Colin Winterbottom, who documents the “elegant” face of corrosion in an upcoming exhibit at the Steamtown Nat...


Shoddy ‘Big Dig’ Paint to Cost $54M

It will take about two years and $54 million to properly replace more than 25,000 Boston “Big Dig” tunnel light fixtures that are corroding due to paint failure.


Report Paints Ugly Picture Of NY Subway Paint

It may not be news that New York’s underground subway platforms are ugly and hazardous, but now it’s been documented. And the numbers may be the ugliest part of all.


Yale Finds Reason to Watch Paint Dry

Contrary to the old saying, watching paint dry can be quite interesting when the goal is to study coatings failure, and a team of Yale researchers has developed a method to do just that.


 
 
   

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