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New Intumescents Made for Commercial, Industrial Use

Two new coating products from manufacturer Carboline Company (St. Louis) are made to provide fire protection for structural steel, inside and out.


European Fire Forum to Explore Coatings, Specs

Intumescent coatings, specifications governing reactive coatings for steel protection and a new fire-retardant polyurethane binder will be some of the topics discussed at this year’s Europea...


European Fire Forum Explores Intumescent and More

Intumescent coatings, specifications governing reactive coatings for steel protection, and a new fire-retardant polyurethane binder will be some of the topics discussed at this year’s Europe...


A Contractor Talks Industrial Fireproofing

MJ Painting Contractor’s manager of sales and marketing, Pete Dandrea, spoke with PaintSquare News about some of the challenges and rewards of working with specialized coatings for fi...


Jotun Opens $5.6M Intumescent R&D Site

Coatings manufacturer Jotun has announced the opening of a new research and development center focused on passive fire protection and insulation coatings at its facility in Flixborough, U.K.


Surface Prep, Solar Tech Star in New Issue

The latest issue of D+D In Depth is now available online. The November issue includes four expert-written articles covering technology advances in commercial and architectural coating...


PPG Bows Waterborne Intumescents

PPG has announced new products in the Steelguard range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.


Dunn-Edwards Expands Its Catalog

Architectural, industrial and high-performance paint manufacturer Dunn-Edwards is growing its industrial coatings lineup with the addition of US Coatings products, the company announced Tues...


Binder Helps Metal Coatings Take the Heat

Michelman Inc. has announced the availability of its waterborne binder designed for use in the formulation of intumescent coatings that protect structural and architectural steel.


Bill to Require Fire-Resistant Coatings

Fire-resistant coatings would be mandatory in all new commercial buildings in Philadelphia, under a newly introduced bill.


Coatings for the Oil & Gas Industry

The unique challenges of coatings for the oil and gas industry is the focus of the next free webinar from JPCL and SSPC.


Zero-VOC Intumescent Finish Launches

A new zero-VOC intumescent product for wood structures is now available.


Intumescent Finish for Wood Launched

PyroTech has introduced a two-component, thin-film intumescent coating formulated for existing and new wood structures.


RPM Expands Intumescent, Wood Lines

MEDINA, OH—The UK's largest manufacturers of fire-stopping products and high-performance wood finishes are both joining the family of Rust-Oleum, Zinsser, Stonhard, Tremco and Dryvit.


Tackling Specialty, Pipeline Coatings

Fire protection, pipeline integrity and other critical structural issues depend on choosing the right protective coating system—decisions informed by new, free technical resources from JP...


Steel Structures Get New Fire Option

Fast-drying fire protection for steel beams, columns and braces in major building projects is the promise of Sherwin-Williams' new Firetex FX6000.


Steel Intumescent Made for Fast Cure

A new fire-protective coating for steel structures promises one-hour drying and high durability.


PPG Debuts New Intumescents for Steel

Specifiers on steel structures have several new intumescent coating options for hollow and solid building components.


PPG Adds Steel Intumescent Coatings

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings has announced new products in the Steelguard range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.


Scientists Milk Dairy to Repel Flames

Italian scientists have churned up a recipe for non-toxic flame retardants using a byproduct of milk.


Coating Maker Cited in Chemical Lapses

Federal authorities are accusing a longtime New England specialty coating maker of mishandling highly hazardous chemicals at its headquarters.


OSHA Fine Follows Chemical Spill

A longtime manufacturer of intumescent and specialty coatings is facing a raft of serious federal safety citations alleging mismanagement of highly hazardous chemicals at its Connecticut hea...


Carboline Launches New Intumescent

Fire protection for commercial structural steel elements has a new option in Carboline Company’s Thermo-Lag E100, an advanced epoxy intumescent.


New Fire Protection for Structural Steel

Carboline Co. has introduced Thermo-Lag E100, an advanced epoxy intumescent for the protection of exterior and interior commercial structural steel elements.


Bids Invited for $2M Fireproofing Job

Authorities are seeking a new round of bids for a project to fireproof metal surfaces in a new eight-story academic building at the New York City College of Technology.


Jotun Offers Mesh-Free Fire Protection

Jotun has announced a new, mesh-free passive fire protection coating system for steel.


PPG Adds Dual-Performance Coating

PPG Industries has launched a new application of an epoxy-based coating to protect against extremely high and low temperatures in marine and industrial environments.


New eBook Covers Specialty Coatings

Free technical guidance on choosing and buying specialty function coatings, such as anti-graffiti, fire-resistant and heat-resistant coatings, is the focus of two new eBooks published by ...


Webinar Highlights Cast Intumescents

Cast intumescent fireproofing as an alternative to spray-applied coatings will be the focus of a free upcoming product-oriented webinar hosted by Durability + Design.


Webinar Targets Offshore Fireproofing

Understanding the critical requirements and certification needed to use passive fireproofing materials offshore will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


New Coatings Catch: Fire-Retardant Fish

Italian researchers see a new bio-based future for flame-retardant coatings in a novel source: DNA extracted from the sperm of herring.


Fish Sperm Holds Hot Coating Potential

DNA extracted from—believe it or not—the sperm of herring may unlock a new bio-future for flame-retardant coatings, according to novel research being conducted by Italian researchers.


Fireproofing Epoxy for Offshore Market

A new offshore fireproofing coating from Carboline is designed to benefit owners, engineers and contractors in coastal and offshore environments.


New Graco XM Made for Intumescents

Graco Inc. has introduced a plural-component sprayer with data technology that ensures on-ratio application of fire-protective coatings.


Sprayer Hones Fireproofing Accuracy

Data reporting technology that helps contractors ensure accurate, on-ratio application of fire-protective coatings is the key to Graco's new XM PFP Plural-Component Sprayer.


 
 
   

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