Polyurea Articles

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Coated SPF Plugs Leaks at Arctic Radar Complex

Over the years since, many patching solutions were tried, but nothing ever completely stopped the leaks. As a result, ARCTEC and the U.S. Air Force contacted regional contractor Polyseal Insulation to develop a spray polyurethane foam (SPF) system for the entire 44,000-square-foot roofing area.

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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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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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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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Power Plant Leaks Are Dust in the Wind

At the Ameren Missouri coal-power plant, the areas that are used to convey coal into furnaces, called tripper rooms, were fraught by a cloud covering. The facility owners at this plant needed to do something about it.

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Fountain Coating 90210 Style

"The existing pond was not in good shape for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was age. It was not restorable so it was gutted, the concrete was removed, and new concrete was poured.”

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Secondary Containment Upgrade Heats Up!

Concrete and polyurea seem to go hand in hand in the secondary containment world. This winning duo was no different at the Leffler Energy jobsite in Lancaster, Pa., when the containment that was supposed to be protecting the ground from accidental oil spills started showing signs of aging.

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Top Shelf Coatings for Japanese Bar

When Tokyo Rhino, a coatings contractor in Japan, got the call for a restaurant floor project in the Kanto region, they knew their exclusive distribution agreement with the U.S.-based Rhino Linings Corporation was the ideal match for the job.

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Cold Brew: Recoating the Interior of a Post-Fermentation Tank

Everyone knows Colorado winters can be brutally cold. And no one knows this better than the Utility Maintenance Contractors (UMC) crew that was tasked with repairing, prepping, and coating the interior of a 14,000-square-foot (1,300.6 m²) bolted steel tank at a well-known brewery that wishes to remain unnamed.

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Polyureas for Pumped Storage Facilities

To optimize hydropower pumped storage and resolve groundwater leakage issues such as infiltration and exfiltration, more facilities are turning to advanced waterproofing methods such as polyurea coatings and linings.

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Trucks, Plains, and Oil Terminals: Coating Containments

To transfer the oil from the trucks, secondary containment areas needed to be built at the crude oil gathering terminal. For use during the oil transfer, Hawkeye Oilfield created and coated three of those secondary containment areas.