Epoxy Articles

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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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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

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Recoated Ferry Freed by Shipyard

As a scope, blasting and coating a car and passenger ferry might not sound like a challenging endeavor. But for Puglia Engineering, doing business as Fairhaven Shipyard with an 80- to 200-person yard, the details of the M/V Kaleetan project were complex.

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Sin City’s Convention Center Gets a Modern Makeover

The Beatles performed two sold-out shows there. Boxing legend Muhammad Ali defeated Floyd Patterson there. Led Zeppelin was supposed to wrap up its 1970 North American tour there (they had to cancel after lead singer Robert Plant fell ill).

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Green Light for Car Barn Floor

For the owner of specialty cars in Western Pennsylvania, who wishes to remain unnamed, a barn is used to house his collection — one that perhaps even Jay Leno would be proud of.

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Working Safely With Epoxy Coatings

Coatings applicators need to understand the potential risks of using epoxy products and know how to safely handle and apply these systems.

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Attracting New Lessees With New Floor

It seemed like an easy enough project: Recoat an existing 2,600-square-foot (241.5 m²) pockmarked floor. And indeed it was, except for the extremely stringent codes and directives from the client, a pharmaceutical company that wishes not to be named.

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True Grit: Recoating Tanks at a New England Wastewater Treatment Facility

When it comes to wastewater treatment plants, grit tanks are important components that rid the influent wastewater of solids, such as road sand and other debris. “At the Manchester, New Hampshire Wastewater Treatment Plant, wastewater is dropped into large tanks with air diffusers that work to decrease the density of the influent.