Concrete Articles

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Hungry for Change on Food Facility Floor

It would take a coatings crew that was just as confident to take the nearly bare concrete and turn it into a beefy urethane floor with all the fixins.

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Night and Day: Facility Leaves Dust and Dirt Behind

The client was converting an old warehouse into a facility that needed to be Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved. It took a five-person crew and a slew of materials, but PennCoat played its part to help that come to life.

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Floors Tamed for Skeptical Vet

Second chances don’t come around very often, so when they do it’s important to make them count. That’s the mentality that Evan Tarabocchia and his crew at Imperial Flooring Systems, Inc. took with a recent renovation at a veterinary hospital in New Jersey.

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On Track With Oxygen Train Recoat

Six chambers, 40,000 square feet total (3,716.1 m²), 65 days. Coating systems that were applied to all walls, columns, and ceilings within the scope of the project. Sounds like a straight forward project, right?

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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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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.

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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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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