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eBook Tackles Graffiti Solutions

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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The latest tools and technologies to fight the multibillion-dollar epidemic of graffiti defacing U.S. buildings and infrastructure are the topic of a free new resource by Durability + Design Magazine.

Selecting and Specifying Anti-Graffiti Coatings is a 37-page compilation of expert-written articles on attacking graffiti, a problem that strains budgets and spreads blight nationwide. (The Michigan Department of Transportation spends $500,000 a year on graffiti cleanup in Detroit alone, one expert reports.)

Graffiti
Pamela Simmons / Technology Publishing Co.

New coatings technology may be effective against the multibillion-dollar scourge of graffiti on public and commercial structures, experts report.

The articles focus on how and which coatings can be a cost-effective tool for fighting graffiti on commercial and public structures and transportation.

From Costs to Cleanup

The eBook features these articles:

  • "Graffiti Costs and Cleanup: How Coatings Can Help";
  • "New Weapons in the Graffiti Wars";
  • "Greener Gambits in the Anti-Graffiti Game";
  • "Specialty Coatings";
  • "Durability: Rules of the Graffiti Game"; and
  • "Anti-Graffiti Coatings: Taking Aim against Tagging."

The authors include experts from Atlas Material Testing Technology and Bayer MaterialScience.

The volume is sponsored by Coatings for Industry Inc.

Download Selecting and Specifying Anti-Graffiti Coatings free now.

Other Free eBooks

D+D has recently published two other expert-written eBooks that are also available for free download. The new titles are Renovation of Historic Structures and Polishing Concrete.

Polished Concrete Historic Structures
Decorative Concrete Institute (left); Dumond Chemicals (right)

Other free new eBooks in the D+D series focus on polished concrete and renovation of historic structures.

These titles and many others are available in the D+D Store.

   

Tagged categories: Atlas Material Testing; Bayer MaterialScience; Coatings Technology; Durability + Design; eBooks; Graffiti; Graffiti-resistant coatings; Permanent antigraffiti coatings; Sacrificial antigraffiti coatings; Semi-permanent antigraffiti coatings

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