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Greatest Hits: Personal Fall Protection Developments

Fall protection has long been a focal point for industries that have people working at height, with coatings contractors chief among them. This year, fall protection moved from an emphasis to a defined mandate.

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Historic New Zealand Viaduct Gets 21st-Century Makeover

Concerns over the deteriorating paint system, ongoing corrosion of the carbon steel, pooling water, suspect rivets, and a need to boost capacity prompted owner KiwiRail to seek out solutions to keep the viaduct operational heading into its second century.

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Ornamental Plumage for Miami Zoo Roofs

For the animals at Zoo Miami, it’s the heat, humidity, and ultraviolet rays that make this city home. The qualities that the African elephant, clouded leopard, and greater one-horned rhinoceros, for example, may find familiar are also the sources of wear and tear on the zoo’s roofs — three roofs to be exact.

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Coating Failure or Client Flop?

Our procedure under these conditions is to pin the garage above the threshold to minimize contaminate blow-in on a calm day. We then tidied up and departed the site, leaving instructions with the owner to keep vehicles off the floor for three days

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Greatest Hits: A Lasting Polyurea Roof System

Not only did the crew have to contend with inclement weather, overspray, and working at heights, but they also had to come up with a solution to stop the condensation from “raining” on the inside of the building.

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High Grades for Sealing Success at Texas College

In a region prone to extreme heat and flooding rains, proper insulation from the elements is essential. So when a nearby college called Western Specialty Contractors with reports of leaks in its main building, they understood the potential consequences.

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72-Hour Countdown for Water Tank Repair

Imagine the stopwatch starting before you even get to the jobsite for a steel tank lining and coating job. Imagine on top of that, when you arrive on site, there are enough holes in the steel to make it look a bit like Swiss cheese. Finally, imagine that this is the town’s only water source.

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Touchdown: New Logo for Dolphins’ Stadium Roof

With that rebranding came a name change on the stadium itself. The roof of the stadium needed two logos with the famous Hard Rock font and circle behind — each to be about 16,000 square feet (1,486.4 m²) — and they needed a superstar crew to complete the transformation.

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Hybrid Sealants — Another Option

Hybrid sealants can be applied anywhere traditional sealants can be applied and even offer additional application versatility, such as adhesion over coated surfaces or over residual silicone base products.