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News (9)

Chemist Fine-tunes Functional Coatings

Functional coatings are at the heart of research trials at a Spanish university, where a team of scientists is striving to modify the surface properties of materials to obtain specific prope...

Whiskey Glasses Stir Coatings Research

Alcohol is often cited as delivering inspiration to writers and artists, but now a team of Princeton University researchers name spirits as providing a clue to the secret to improving unifor...

Descaler Helps Prep Ship Decks

NORWALK, CT--A descaler that allows workers to rapidly remove corrosion and coatings from ship decks and other metal substrates is now available from CS Unitec.

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Blogs (1)

Revelations of the Magic Hammer

From Paint Dude by Tim Race

Ever hear anyone state with great authority that you can't know what surface preparat...


Articles (19)

Measuring Surface Profile: What’s Changed, What’s the Same

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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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 (1)

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 ...


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NACE International, The Corrosion Society
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In NACE’s CP Program, learn the techniques and procedures for testing, evaluating, and designing galvanic and impressed current CP systems.

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.

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

Hempel (USA) Inc.
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Advanced Recycling Systems

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

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
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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.

W Abrasives - Surf Prep Pack

Experts in surface preparation are not working only on greens. To discover the SURF PREP PACK dedicated to experts. Visit our website,

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