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Assessing Highway Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has given America’s civil infrastructure an overall grade of a D+ based on ASCE’s 2013 Report Card, while “Bridges” received only a slightly be...

CSB Cites Lack of Inspection, Repair in Spill

The federal agency tasked with investigating chemical accidents has said that a failure to inspect or repair corroding tanks contributed to the 2014 contamination of drinking water in Charle...

Report Reveals Factors in Bridge ‘Split’

Nearly 10 months after a new cable stay bridge in Ontario, Canada, appeared to split during a spell of cold weather, reports on the cause of the failure have been released.

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Outgassing: It’s Not Just Hot Air

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

I am intimately familiar with the fine art of “eye-rolling.” As the followers of my b...

Between a Rock and a Rusty Place

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

My eldest daughter, Jessica, 21, excitedly called me a few months ago to tell me abou...

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An Investigation of How Good Specifications Prevent Coating Failures

This webinar presents a scientific approach to the analysis and prevention of common paint and coating failures on industrial structures. It begins with a close look at the structu...


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Mega Rust 2016

June 21 - June 23, 2016

2016 NASCC: The Steel Conference

April 13 - April 15, 2016

WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference and Expo

April 12 - April 14, 2016

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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 (3)

DeFelsko Corporation

U.S. manufacturer of PosiTector coating thickness gages and inspection instruments.


DRYCO specializes in temporary industrial climate control, offering desiccant and refrigerant based dehumidifiers, SubCool units, heating and cooling options and an experienced service team.

Fischer Technology Inc.

Fischer Technology is recognized as a leader in the field of coating thickness measurement and material testing instruments. The company is able to recommend the best solution for any applic...


HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
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Fischer Technology Inc.

Paired with the PHASCOPE PMP10, Fischer’s new probe is quick and accurate for measuring thermally sprayed aluminum on stainless steel. Click to learn more.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

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Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Analyzes
Coating Failures

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations
Call 1-800-245-6379

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

PosiTector 6000 Coating Thickness Gage easily converts to a surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage with a simple probe change

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.

NLB Corporation
NLB Sure Shroud: Greater Protection and Flexibility

NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.

Sika® Industrial Floor Coatings

Click to learn about floor and wall systems relied upon for performance, durability, easy maintenance and aesthetics across the every industry and environment.

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