Black Magic Dispelled?: Coal Tar vs. Modified Epoxy Technology

by Vijay Datta and Mike O’Donoghue, AkzoNobel; Tony Belk, Nucor/Skyline LLC; and Cortney Chalifoux, Pond and Company

For many years, coal tar epoxy coatings were synonymous with a level of performance and corrosion protection not thought possible from emergent light-colored, hazard-diminishing, and inspection-facilitating epoxies. But over time, much has changed. This article briefly compares the pluses and minuse...

Black Magic Dispelled?: Coal Tar vs. Modified Epoxy Technology

by Vijay Datta and Mike O’Donoghue, AkzoNobel; Tony Belk, Nucor/Skyline LLC; and Cortney Chalifoux, Pond and Company

For many years, coal tar epoxy coatings were synonymous with a level of performance and corrosion protection not thought possible from emergent light-colored, hazard-diminishing, and inspection-facilitating epoxies. But over time, much has changed. This article briefly compares the pluses and minuse...

8 Reasons to Apply Fireproofing Coatings in the Shop

by Max Tritremmel, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine

The simple act of moving steel coating application from the construction site to an off-site facility can offer key advantages related to quality, cost and efficiency—particularly when it comes to applying fireproofing coatings. This article will explore eight key benefits, which demonstrate how the...

8 Reasons to Apply Fireproofing Coatings in the Shop

by Max Tritremmel, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine

The simple act of moving steel coating application from the construction site to an off-site facility can offer key advantages related to quality, cost and efficiency—particularly when it comes to applying fireproofing coatings. This article will explore eight key benefits, which demonstrate how the...

Problem Solving Forum: Coatings Inspection Series

Even though it is often the last process completed on a coatings project, inspection of recently applied protective coatings can be the most crucial step in the success— or failure—of a project. This selection of JPCL Problem Solving Forum questions and answers, compiled from inspection-related topi...

Problem Solving Forum: Coatings Inspection Series

Even though it is often the last process completed on a coatings project, inspection of recently applied protective coatings can be the most crucial step in the success— or failure—of a project. This selection of JPCL Problem Solving Forum questions and answers, compiled from inspection-related topi...