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Hubble Bubble Rising

by Carl Reed, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI), and Dr. Mike O’Donoghue and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC

This article examines the flaws of the current system of establishing and using speci...


Bedeviled Bridges: An Answer to a National Scandal

by Dr. Mike O’Donoghue and Vijay Datta, International Paint LLC, and
Glenn Hollins, Vision Integrity Engineering Ltd

The authors explore the performance of a high-ratio calcium sulfonate alkyd coating t...


Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


Single-Component Polysiloxane Topcoat for Navy Surface Ships

by Erick Iezzi and James Tagert, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

This article details a recently developed, novel moisture-curable, haze gray single-c...


The Effect of Surface Preparation on Coating Performance

by Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corporation and Paul Slebodnick, James Tagert and James Martin, U.S. Naval Research Lab

This article describes a study of the effect of profile type, profile height, the ext...


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Can pre-project testing lead to post-application performance?

by Valerie D. Sherbondy, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Coatings for the Oil & Gas Market: A Simplified Approach to Formulating for High-Temperature and High-Pressure Applications

by Andrew Recker, BASF

This article explores the significant impact that formulation additives can have on i...


Assessing coatings on buried pipelines

How do you gauge the remaining service life of an aging fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) sy...


FEVE Technology for Higher Performance Coating Systems on Bridges

by Bob Parker, AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

This article describes fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) resin technology for bridge ...


Spot Painting for Bridge Preservation

by Bobby W. Meade, Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; and Sudhir Palle and Theodore Hopwood, II, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky

The authors outline a University of Kentucky research study that provides guidance on...


IOZ : OZ

What are the significant performance differences between an inorganic zinc primer (e...


Laboratory Evaluation of Metalized Coatings for Use on Reclamation Infrastructure

by Dr. David Tordonato, P.E., and Dr. Allen Skaja, P.C.S., U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

The authors discuss the use of metalizing, or thermal spray coating (TSC) application...


The case of the compromised propane tank coating

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc. Series Editor


Developments in Raw Materials for Coatings

by Cynthia Challener, Ph.D.


Field Performance of Polysiloxanes

by Lee Wilson, Consultant

In the article, the author gives his perspective on the field performance of polysilo...


Comparing Test and Field Performance of Thick-Film Elastomeric Polyureas

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates, LLC

This article compares earlier accelerated weathering testing for UV stability to real...


Green That Gets It Done

by Cynthia A. Challener

Today's ecofriendly coatings can deliver top-notch results. Here's how. Also: Wha...


Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 2: Results of the Site Tests

by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 2 of a three-part series, the authors report on testing the coating performan...


The prospects for powder

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The coatings technology gets points for its 'green' profile and resistance properties...


 
 
   

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