Articles (37)


A Waterborne UV Wood Coating That Goes with the Grain in a Unique, Sustainable Floor

from D+D In Depth, September 2017 ; by Steven Reinstadtler and Robert Wade, Covestro LLC

The evolution of water-based UV-cured wood coating technology has led to the availabi...


The Exterior Wood Care Industry: An Insider’s Look

from D+D In Depth, September 2017 ; by MIKE KOZLOWSKI, THOMPSON’S WATERSEAL

Consumer trends, the housing market and the economy play significant roles in the pro...


Your Playbook of Sports Floor Surfaces and Finish Requirements

from D+D In Depth, May 2017 ; by ERIC D. LUSSIER, CSI, CDT, PRECISION ATHLETIC SURFACES

With all the different types of sports floor surfaces available, there is no one-size...


From Stradivarius to Hardwood Floors:
How Coatings Protect and Beautify Wood

from D+D In Depth, August 2016 ; by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology LLC

Wood is one of our most versatile and beautiful building and decorative materials, bu...


Profiles in Exterior Surfaces

from D+D Print, March 2015


The Cure for Wood Floors

from D+D Print, March 2015 ; by Steven Reinstadtler, Charles A. Gambino and Bob Wade, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Lab and field work explore the performance of site-applied UV-cured coatings as a ren...


Building in Versatility and Durability

from D+D Print, February 2015 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Wood is one of our most used and adaptable building materials — staining, coating and...


Wood Restoration

from D+D Print, July/August 2013 ; by Alan Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Restoration involves preserving materials from a particular period of significance, a...


Restoring and Protecting Bridge Piles

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Carl W. Scheffel, P.E., and H. Michael Simpson, Fox Industries

The authors describe the requirements for repair systems that would be effective on c...


The Dunmore Bridge: Challenges in working on a rare and historic bridge

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Mike Rooney, Contract Resources Pty Ltd


Technology Tips from the Paint Lab: Making Paint Stick to Weathered Wood

from D+D Online Features, September 2011 ; by V.C. Bud Jenkins

Painting over weathered wood essentially involves the same processes and procedures a...


Superior Exteriors

from PWC, March/April 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Geography, substrate, laws and more shape today's options for exterior coatings. Als...


Making History

from PWC, December 2009 ; by John Leeke

Painting old and historic buildings raises special issues. Here are some key consider...


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...


Department of defense: Protecting wood exteriors

from JAC, June/July 2009 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Successful strategies are built on attention to substrate condition, selection of coa...


Recent product releases

from JAC, June/July 2009


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 ...


Trees ravaged by wood-boring beetle find use in Ann Arbor, MI, library

from JAC, March/April 2009

Wood-finishing materials supplied by Sikkens, Synteko


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Repair materials, wood and concrete

from JAC, December 2008


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Wood coating

from JAC, December 2008


CSI formally introduces 'GreenFormat' web program

from JAC, December 2008 ; by JAC Staff


Slam-dunk finishes for athletic wood flooring

from JAC, June/July 2008 ; by Joseph Berchenko, ARCOM Inc.

The dazzling color and gloss of wood athletic floors in venues ranging from NBA arena...


Durability - The Changing World of Wood

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlast Material Testing Technology LLC

The evolution of wood substrates and coatings adds to the complexity of evaluating co...


Wooded landscape

from JAC, January/February 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The outdoor deck has evolved in variety and complexity of materials. Choices of treat...


JAC Buying and Specifying Guide

from JAC, December 2007

In the first annual JAC Buying and Specifying Guide, information from more than 160 m...


New Products

from JAC, June/July 2007

Valspar Flooring introduced Valsport WP-14, a solventborne, oil-modified urethane woo...


Shuffling the Deck

from JAC, June/July 2007 ; by Greg Portincasa, Akzo Nobel, Sikkens Decorative Wood Finishes North America

‘Exotic’ hardwoods and composite materials add a new dimension to finishing considera...


Anti-mold wood treatment garners ‘green’ credentials

from JAC, April/May 2007

Arch Wood Protection Inc. says it has obtained important “green” credentials for the ...


Battling the march of time

from JAC, April/May 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

At the site where Washington took the fight to the British, craftsmen work to preserv...


Directory of Green Coatings

from JAC, April/May 2007

Coating products from 127 companies are listed and described.


Conference on Coating Wood Designed for Architects, Specifiers

from JAC, March/April 2007

Specifying and using coatings is a main focus of the Conference, “Coating Wood and Wo...


Sturm und drang, yin and yang: Color trends take cue from the times

from JAC, August/September 2006

Standard for recycled paint hailed as key to greater use


Coatings for Wood - Industry and inspiration

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

At the Cornwall iron furnace, which traces its origins to the American Revolution, th...


South Coast AQMD moves forward with tougher VOC limits on coatings

from JAC, June/July 2006

Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in Southern California has moved forward with st...


What works with wood

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Condition of substrate, preparation, and choice of finishes loom large


Cool house, warm wood

from JAC, July 2005 ; by David Hertz

Architect Hertz relates how he integrated design and finishing concepts in creating a...


Wood Coatings: Don’t get (sun) burned

from JAC, July 2005 ; by R. Sam Williams

Contrary to popular myth, allowing wood to weather before applying a finish does not ...


 
 
   

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