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News (155)

‘Thirsty’ Concrete Seems to Drink Water

A type of concrete that “drinks” water on its surface is being marketed to areas where flash flooding and puddles are a problem.

Design Hurts Deadline, Sparks Debate

The completion date for the bridge in the St. Croix Crossing project, which will connect Oak Park Heights, MN, and St. Joseph, WI, has been pushed back, the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departmen...

Labor Shortage Challenges Contractors

At a time when the construction industry is seeing an influx in demand, many companies—including those in the building, infrastructure, highway, federal/heavy and utility fields—appear to be...

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Blogs (1)

Frank Lloyd Done Wrong

From Taking it Personally by Pamela Simmons

Hard to believe, but a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright may soon be torn down—and...


Articles (99)

Liquid-Applied Waterproofing Membrane for Bridge Decks

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Joseph Haydu, CEO, and Jonathan Haydu, Bridge Preservation LLC

This article describes the use of liquid applied waterproofing membrane as a method o...

Failure of a coated concrete floor

by Dwight G. Weldon, PCS, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.

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Webinars (2)

Surface Preparation of Concrete

Concrete is one of the most common and frequently the least understood building material. Application of a coating is one method to improve the properties of the surface, the durab...

Specifying and Selecting Coatings

This webinar will provide guidance on how to properly specify and select a coating system for a specific substrate (steel, concrete, metal, previously coated), structure and enviro...


Events (48)

World of Concrete 2016

February 1 - February 5, 2016

The Concrete Convention

November 8 - November 11, 2015

Measurement of Dry Coating Thickness Using Ultrasonic Gages

September 16, 2015

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Videos (1)

Nanosilica Used to Strengthen Concrete

Researcher candidate Jon Belkowitz discusses his use of nanosilica to strengthen conc...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (2)

Church & Dwight/ARMEX

ARMEX® is an environmentally safe baking soda-based abrasive technology manufactured by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® products.

Dow Polyurethane Systems

Dow’s high-performance, protective polyurethane spray elastomer system increases durability for steel and concrete applications.


Standards (4)

Paint 44, Liquid-Applied Organic Polymeric Coatings and Linings for Concrete Structures in Municipal Wastewater Facilities, Performance-Based

issued by SSPC

This new standard establishes minimum performance standards for coatings used over concrete in ...

Standard Test Method for Replication and Measurement of Concrete Surface Profiles Using Replica Putty

issued by ASTM

5.1 For proper bonding of overlays and coatings, it is important that a concrete surface have ...

Standard Specification for Epoxy-Resin-Base Bonding Systems for Concrete

issued by ASTM

This specification covers two-component, epoxy-resin bonding systems for application to Portlan...

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Graco Mortar Pump

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Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

AW Chesterton
ARC Protective Coatings

perform reliably under the most demanding exposures in the toughest process conditions. Use our Coating Selector Tool for your application needs at

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

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

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

Use ARMEX to clean, remove paint and degrease a wide variety of substrates including metals, plastics, composites and masonry materials like brick, concrete and natural stone.

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.

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

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