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News (31)

Seepage May Sink Canal Timeline

Progress toward the finish line of the Panama Canal Expansion Project lost some steam after hitting a speedbump: water leakage in the new locks.

Webinar Covers Application, Standards

From equipment to quality control, an upcoming free webinar focuses on everything you need to know when applying thermal spray coatings.

2 Cities Face Road Paint Challenges

While road markings are intended to clearly mark the way for drivers while getting from point A to point B, the striping work done recently in two towns has led to head-shaking rather than p...

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Blogs (7)

Specifications: Does Anyone Still Care?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

When I was nine or 10, my summers were spent with gun-toting workmen, driving around ...

Where It All Went So Wrong

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

I recently returned from inspecting a high-profile gas plant being developed by a maj...

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Articles (32)

On stripe coating edge-retentive primers

When and why would I need to stripe coat if I'm using an edge-retention primer?

Replica Tape: Unlocking Hidden Information

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

A surface profile is composed of a complex pattern of peaks and valleys. This article...

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Resource Guides (2)

eBook: Achieving Efficiency in Abrasive Blast Cleaning

This eBook consists of articles from the Journal of...

eBook: Quality Control

Sponsored by DeFelsko


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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Standards (2)

Standard Practice for Locating the Thinnest Spot in a Zinc (Galvanized) Coating on Iron or Steel Articles

issued by ASTM

2.1 This practice is designed to locate the thinnest portions of the zinc coating on newly coat...

SSPC-PA 2 Procedure for Determining Conformance to Dry Coating Thickness Requirements

issued by SSPC

This standard describes a procedure for determining shop or conformance to a specified coating ...


SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Climate Control...delivered.

Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
Call: 866-379-2600

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

U.S. Zinc
Products. Customized With U.S.

Our plant can produce multiple grades of zinc dust. In fact, we offer the most comprehensive product line in the industry, including special additive blends.

Safety Lamp of Houston, Inc.
Wet & hazardous area lighting solutions from SAFETY LAMP of Houston

New WOLF LED and fluorescent lights are now available, including low voltage tank lighting kits.
Call: (281) 964-1019.

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