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Traveling South: SPF on Bean Tanks in Belize

For many, Belize is a place to rest and relax. It’s a small country, and a place where cultures and languages mix. It’s also a place where beans and rice are food staples, which explains why a new facility was being built and why a crew came down not for vacation but to apply spray polyurethane foam (SPF) and coatings on seven bean-holding bins.

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The Case of the Pipe With Metal Loss

At a coal-fired power project in South East Asia, our team was asked to look at the cooling water pipe during the shutdown of a unit. It had been in service for six months.

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Avoiding Damage to Adjacent Materials

Care should be taken when applying coatings of any kind to building exteriors so that the solutions or emulsions used do not cause damage to other building components.

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Greatest Hits: The Case of the Yellowed Epoxy

When it came time for the final inspections of visual appearance and dry film thickness, everyone on the project was amazed. The structural steel looked like a spotted cheetah!

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Fox River News: Elevated Tank

When a new potable water tank was being built for the residents of St. Charles, it was decided that the tank would showcase the town name and its symbol.

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Stopping Leaks in the Lone Star State

When Dixie Safe and Lock Inc. in Houston realized their 25-year-old corrugated metal roof was beginning to rust and leak into their building, they felt anything but secure.

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Cracking the Code on Concrete Repair

Failing to spot and document mistakes in concrete before applying a coating system may result in losses for your coating contracting company. It is not enough to have 20 years of experience with coatings. If you don’t understand the concrete you are applying coatings on, experience won’t help.