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News (98)


Elcometer Launches New Bresle Test Patches

Inspection equipment manufacturer Elcometer Limited (Manchester, England) has released a new tool for measuring the level of soluble salts on uncoated surfaces in accordance with ISO 8502-6.


Get Pro-Level Knowledge from Free Videos

From corrosion protection to access equipment, a selection of new titles in the free PaintSquare Pro Video Series can help you stay on top of a variety of important industry topics.


Bridge Painter Faces Multiple Charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Western Pennsylvania painting contractor on environmental, embezzlement, false statement and fraud charges related to a state bridge project.


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Blogs (5)


Blast It Fast: Factors that Contribute to Sandblasting Speed

From Equipment Insights by Patrick Harmon

As a contractor, the speed at which you can prep a surface or remove contaminants can...


A Tale of Two Contractors:
The Hidden, Staggering Costs of Inefficiency

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

It was early spring of 2007 when my old coating company got the call from Grainger Wo...


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Articles (87)


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...


Top of the News


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Webinars (2)


Surface Preparation by Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning

This webinar will cover industry standards, procedures, equipment, and materials used in a variety of air/water/abrasive, water/abrasive, and water-pressurized abrasive blast clean...


Product Profile Webinar: Advancements in Vapor Abrasive Blasting Technology

Methods of combining water with abrasive blasting to reduce dust in coating removal, cleaning and other general surface preparation applications have existed for decades; yet the p...


 
 

Videos (2)


Water: a Growing Trend in Surface Preparation

Sponsored** by HoldTight Solutions

Peter Petkas explains how using water with surface preparation has become a growing t...


Phil Calvo on Changes in the Coating Industry

Karen Kapsanis of the JPCL talks to Phil Calvo of Eagle Industries about his experien...


 
 

Video Learning Center (8)


Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

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

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


Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

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

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


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Featured Companies (10)


Advanced Recycling Systems, LLC.

ARS RECYCLING SYSTEMS, LLC specializes in the design and manufacture of abrasive blasting, vacuuming, recycling and dust control equipment.


Atlantic Design, Inc.

Atlantic Design specializes in dust-collecting equipment sales and rentals for the abrasive blasting industry.


Axxiom

Axxiom Manufacturing, Inc. is the exclusive North American provider of SCHMIDT abrasive air blast equipment, air blast parts and custom equipment. Our mission is to design and manufacture e...


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Standards (3)


Standard Practice for Preparation of Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coated Iron and Steel Product and Hardware Surfaces for Painting

issued by ASTM

This practice describes the procedures that can be used to prepare new and weathered zinc-coate...


Standard Practices for Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Surfaces for Painting

issued by ASTM

1.1 These practices cover four types of treatment for preparation of aluminum and aluminum-allo...


Standard Practices for Preparation of Hot-Dip Aluminum Surfaces for Painting

issued by ASTM

1.1 These practices describe procedures for the preparation of hot-dip aluminum surfaces for pa...


 
 
   

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Dust - Free Surface Prep
Made EASY!

Efficient-Fast clean/remove
Advanced Containment
Safe - Well Below OSHA
Yes! - Innovative Solutions!
DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.
www.descomfg.com
800-337-2648


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.


Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!

CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.


Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com


N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.


able equipment rental
RENTALS | SALES | SERVICE | PARTS

Construction equipment, plus compressors up to 1,800 cfm of air power & a fleet of service vehicles providing repairs to customer owned fleets. 866-468-2666.
www.ableequipment.com


Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800


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.

 
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