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Tank Coatings Outside the Envelope

What do you get when you put a stainless steel tank inside a carbon steel tank? It might sound like a construction-only riddle, but that’s exactly the situation that brought Jim Stotler and his five-person crew to an Iowa jobsite.

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Out in the Oil Field: Tank Coating

A tight timeline, winter weather, and all of the safety considerations that come with working in an operating oil field were just a few of the factors that the NTS crew faced at the outset of the job

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Spray Foam for Family Fun Center

For a center tailored toward keeping children entertained, temperature control was a very real need. That’s where the SPF came into play.

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Never Again: 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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Fire Protection at a Fractionation Plant

At petroleum and petrochemical plants, fireproofing plant components is a vital yet daunting task. PK Industrial is currently applying intumescent fireproofing and coatings to approximately 300,000 square feet of structural steel, vessel skirts, and saddles.

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Science Behind It: Intumescent Coatings on Steel

The ever-increasing use of steel as a construction material has led to enhanced flexibility in design as well as significant time savings in the construction industry.