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Fully Contained: Newly Coated Tank Protection at Chemical Plant

When Eastman Chemical opted for a new urethane coating system on tanks at the front of its flagship plant in Tennessee, not just any applicator could do. The client needed expertise in access, aesthetics, and containment for removal of the prior lead-based coating.

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Restoring Seattle’s Historic Aurora Bridge

Factoring in areas that needed steel repair, officials with Liberty Maintenance knew the historic bridge should have been recoated years ago. But thanks to the hard work of an innovative crew, the overdue job was completed with time to spare.

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PermaClean 100: A Proven Track Record

When an iconic 7.5 million-gallon standpipe in downtown Lancaster, PA began to show signs of corrosion, Induron Sales Representative Tex Enoch was once again asked to provide a coatings recommendation.

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The Case of the Delaminating Red Lead Primer

When the new topcoat on a bridge’s primer started to delaminate, the asset owner laid blame on the contractor. But could it have been caused by something else?

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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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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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Moos and Blues: Dairy Farm Barn Roof Goes Baby Blue

A 1940s barn roof on a Wisconsin dairy farm was showing signs of age and even had bullet holes in its metal panels. Gardner Roof Coatings coated the panels with an elastomeric coating that included a colorful topcoat — much to the delight of the farmer’s wife.