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Fox River News: Elevated Tank

When a new potable water tank was being built for the residents of St. Charles, it was decided that the tank would showcase the town name and its symbol.

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Coatings Crew Hits Goal at Everton

The stadium has experienced ample wear and tear over its 125 year history, considering that more than 20 home matches each season are played there.

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Tour-Ready Floor at Meat Production Facility

The floor needed to have high wear resistance, impact resistance, ultraviolet (UV) stability, and thermal shock resistance. It needed to counter pooling water and be nonporous. It was a tall order, and on top of all of that, “in a facility that’s surrounded by glass, it needs to look its best at all time,” Winters elaborated.

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Leak-Proof Roof Recoat With Gleaming Results

Is there ever a good use of the word “leak”? No one enjoys a car window, a sink pipe, or even a water glass that leaks. Certainly roofs can be added to that category of things you don’t want to leak in the night.

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Coatings Crew Goes Cold Turkey on Raw Concrete

After offering ridiculous portions of turkey to hungry fair-goers for almost six decades, the stand was in need of an update. The flooring was cracked and damaged, in addition to being greasy and dangerous to work on.

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Fun Ride: Coating an Amusement Park

When you think of amusement parks, you may think of a variety of images: roller coasters, Ferris wheels, popcorn, cotton candy, long lines, hot summers, the list probably goes on. But for a coatings contractor, that list may expand to the many, many different substrates with different kinds of coatings.

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Pipe Dreams: Round the Clock Work to Recoat Pipe

Some jobs only require a week or two of work. Others mandate shifts that span 24 hours a day, seven days a week and take three years to finish. This was the second kind of job. It started when The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District decided to recoat an irrigation pipe that ran along a canal. The goal was to extend its life by up to 30 years.

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Fresh Ingredients for Farmers Market Roof: SPF and Silicone System

When the Atlanta Farmers Market’s 22-year-old roof started leaking over vendors, goods, and customers, the owners knew that a solution was essential. After all, it wouldn’t be right if the market’s roof was leaking on those famous Georgia peaches

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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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Snack Attack! Food Service Floor Back in Service

With any coatings job, there’s a recipe for success. The ingredients depend on the project, but the general equation is the same. Substrate + Intended Use + Proper Coatings and Application = System Success.

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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.