Industrial Application Articles

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Tips for Securing an Early Completion Bonus

Get five tips on how to help ensure that you’ll be getting your completion bonuses on bridge projects — new and rehab

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Composite Repair System Preserves Florida Oil Tank

When the plant manager for a Florida oil and gas operating company discovered three holes in a sour crude oil tank, this emergency repair solution allowed the client to avoid total tank replacement.

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Steel City Facility Floor Refresh

A facility in Pittsburgh needed a floor refresh and had only two days to complete it. The local contractor, Titan Floor Surface Technology, used a polyaspartic system to get the facility back and running by Sunday night.

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Flexible Coatings Crew Beats Heat at Australian Steel Plant

The Australian applicator and distributor developed a novel approach when a steel production plant needed a solution to their issues with high temperatures and chemicals, which had taken a toll on many conventional coatings at their facility.

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Epoxy Paste Protects Perimeter of Colombian Oil Tank

When the perimeter of two welding rings on Ecopetrol’s naphtha storage tank in Colombia showed metal loss, an eight-person coatings crew from nearby Imantt Solutions applied a high-strength epoxy paste to combat the corrosion.

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Steel Tank Touchup 30 Years in the Making

It’s not every day that a contractor can say they worked on a project that they’d initially coated some 30 years before, but that's what happened on this job at an industrial steel tank in Iowa. It was time to bring the tank’s system to the 21st century.

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Russian Crew Paints ‘Sweet’ Mural for Gas Storage Tank

O3-Engineering is a Moscow-based coatings company with extensive experience working with assets in demanding environments. As a result, they were a natural choice to provide anticorrosion coatings and passive fire protection solutions for Yamal LNG.

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Repainting of WWII-Era Radio Towers

LORAN towers have a history that reaches back to the early days of radio navigation. Five of these landmarks got a fresh coat of aviation orange and white in 2018, thanks to a team of painters who do all their painting while suspended by rope.

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SPF Crew Insulates Plastic Tanks From Ohio Winters

When a U.S. government vendor near Cincinnati, Ohio, contacted Spray-Tec with a roofing inquiry, the contractor made sure to mention its other capabilities. As it turned out, it was the insulation component that led to an even bigger job to protect the site’s plastic tanks.

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Tough as Steel: Korean Plant Protected by Coating System

For multinational steel manufacturer POSCO, corrosion can be an occupational hazard. Because steel mills require sufficient raw materials to produce, they are often located near marine terminals — where both raw material and finished product can be easily shipped.