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Fireosaurus Rex: King of Epoxy PFP in Hot and Cold Climates

from JPCL, August 2018 ; by Dr. Mike O’Donoghue; Vijay Datta, MS; Ravi Nagarajan; Bill Dempster; Robin Wade, MA; and Sherman Spear, International Paint LLC

This article explores the footprint and characteristics of a novel and solvent-free, ...


Comparing Fire Testing Standards

from JPCL, November 2017 ; by By Bob Glendenning, The Sherwin-Williams Company


Fire Resistance — It's Not As Easy As It Looks

from D+D Print, Fall 2017 ; by Bill McHugh, Firestop Contractors International Association

Understanding the complexity involved in achieving effective fire-resistance-rated as...


Choosing an Air Barrier System: Know Your Variables

from D+D In Depth, June 2017 ; by PHIL KABZA, FCSI, CCS, AIA, SPECGUY SPECIFICATIONS CONSULTANTS

When it comes to specifying air barrier products, a wide array of variables come in t...


Intumescent Coatings: A Review of Current and New Technologies

from D+D In Depth, November 2016 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Intumescent coatings have unique properties and challenges that must be considered be...


Fire Drill: Coatings that Protect Commercial Buildings – and Save Lives

from D+D In Depth, July 2016 ; by Sean Younger and Jim Rippe, Carboline Company

In the event of a fire, steel’s load-bearing capacity diminishes as its core temperat...


Diagnosing Failure in Fireproofing

from D+D Online Features, October 2015 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA Tator Inc.

The project specification for a recent building addition at a pharmaceutical manufact...


Standardizing Fire Protection Coatings

from PS Online Features, July 2015 ; by Bill Allen


Profiles in Exterior Surfaces

from D+D Print, March 2015


Passive Fire Protection: Intumescent Coatings

from JPCL, September 2014 ; by JPCL Staff

This article describes how intumescent coatings can achieve passive fire protection i...


Coatings + Materials Buying Guide

from D+D Print, September 2014

Whether you're coating walls or stripping them, building new or restoring the histori...


Fighting Fire with Fire Protectives

from D+D Print, June 2014 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Modern intumescents have advanced significantly in both fire performance and aestheti...


2013 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

from JPCL, October 2013 ; by JPCL Staff

The 2013 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,400 recommendations for ...


Coatings + Materials Buying Guide AND Tools + Equipment Buying Guide

from D+D Print, September/October 2013

From air/vapor barriers to wood coatings, stains and finishes, you’ll find a comprehe...


Paint & Coatings—Where Are We Now?

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Brian Goldie, Technical Editor, JPCL


Tips on In-service Inspection of Offshore Passive Fire Protection

from JPCL, August 2013 ; by David Hunter, Mascoat, and Kevin Turpin, PK Technology


Intumescent Casting Technology Takes The Heat

from D+D Print, June 2013 ; by Bill Dempster, International Fire Protection, North America

Behind schedule and at the mercy of Mother Nature, the decision was made to use epoxy...


Top of the News

from JPCL, March 2013


Intumescents & Interiors: Function Meets Aesthetics

from D+D Online Features, September 2012 ; by Allen Zielnik

There is, perhaps, no functional coating type that can have a greater impact than thi...


Sentinels of Safety: Fire-Resistive Systems Stand Ready to Serve

from D+D Online Features, September 2011 ; by Walter Scarborough

Paint, coatings and related materials can play a pivotal role in helping to protect b...


New Products

from PWC, November/December 2010


Premanufactured intumescent fire protection: Aesthetics, performance, application flexibility

from D+D Online Features, July 2010 ; by Bill Dempster, International Paint LLC

The recent development of premanufactured intumescent fire protection for architectur...


Maintenance Tips: Passive fire protection application with plural-component gear

from JPCL, February 2010


2009 Annual Directory of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors

from JAC, October/November 2009

The 2009 JAC Director of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors offers informa...


Coating System Guide for Specialty Functions

from JPCL, October 2009


Fire drill: The basics on coatings that protect

from JAC, August/September 2009 ; by Jayson Helsel, KTA-Tator Inc.

Attention to specification and application details make all the difference with use o...


Expansion mechanism

from JAC, May 2009 ; by W. Casey West, StanChem Inc. and Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Combination of aesthetics, performance, and cost effectiveness broadens the horizons ...


New Directions in Specialty Coatings: A Sampling of Trends and Products

from JPCL, April 2009 ; by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL


Product Pipeline

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by JAC Staff


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Fire-resistive coatings

from JAC, December 2008


No Shortage of Energy for Protecting New LNG Terminals

from JPCL, December 2008 2008 ; by Lori Huffman, JPCL

The author describes coating work on two recently constructed large liquefied natural...


Fire protection, fast

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Bill Dempster, International Paint LLC

The factory-application process for intumescent coatings can contribute to an acceler...


Intumescent paints: High-tech defense mechanism

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Key factors in the selection and use of fire-protective coatings for structural steel...


Fire protection: A headline story for NY Times building

from JAC, August/September 2007 ; by Max Tritremmel, International Paint LLC

The New York Times building stands as one of the newest and most spectacular addition...


Directory of Green Coatings

from JAC, April/May 2007

Coating products from 127 companies are listed and described.


Fire Resistive Coatings: Architectural designs figure prominently in use of thin-film intumescent coatings

from JAC, March/April 2007

The use of intumescent fire - resistive coatings figured prominently in a shimmering,...


From Russia, with style

from JAC, March/April 2007

Several types of passive fire protection technologies are used on structural steel in...


Building a better firewall

from JAC, August/September 2006 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

The Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy has helped spark demand--and supply--of advanced fire-res...


Taking the heat in style

from JAC, August/September 2006 ; by Donald F. Falconer, P. Eng., Carboline Co., Fireproofing Division

Who says fire-resistant materials can’t look good? Intumescents have changed all that...


Insights on intumescents

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Unique technology can deliver fire-protective functionality—and look good doing so. n...


Intumescents: Origin and evolution

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Ian Rowell, International Paint LLC

The use of intumescent coatings is gaining momentum, fueled by heightened fire-protec...


Institute announces industry-government plan to develop projects, strategies for leftover paint

from JAC, July 2005

The Product Stewardship Institute (Boston, MA) recently announced an industry-governm...


Research project reported to signal significant stride for water-borne, intumescent-coatings technology

from JAC, July 2005

Development efforts being pursued by Eliokem, a supplier of resins for coatings, are ...


The art and science of intumescents

from JAC, July 2005 ; by Dan Heemstra

Thin-film intumescent coatings are seeing increasing use as a tool that offers fire-p...


Less Pricey Protection

from JAC, January 2005 ; by Jeff Schmucker

Surprise: More steel, less intumescent coating might save money in specifying fire-re...


 
 
   

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