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What to Expect From a Coating Inspector

In many industries, achieving a high-quality result is too important to leave to chance. Moving on is not an option. The stakes are just too high to trust the workmanship to a contract and a handshake.

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Historic House of Worship Goes Green

But despite the historic and cultural significances, the exterior of the building was in a bit of disarray. In particular, the building’s crown jewel — its emerald-colored dome — was leaking.

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Coated SPF Roof Gone to Market

Not only did the three-person United Thermal crew need to go out on a limb, aka man lift to get this job done, but the project itself was for Sunset Fruit & Vegetable Company.

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New Shift in Manufacturer’s World

Paint giants in the United States have stores and centers throughout the country. This gives the contractor immediate access to the products needed. However, there are several specialty and global manufacturers that do business in the United States and do not have the same distribution outlets.

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Traveling South: SPF on Bean Tanks in Belize

For many, Belize is a place to rest and relax. It’s a small country, and a place where cultures and languages mix. It’s also a place where beans and rice are food staples, which explains why a new facility was being built and why a crew came down not for vacation but to apply spray polyurethane foam (SPF) and coatings on seven bean-holding bins.

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The Case of the Pipe With Metal Loss

At a coal-fired power project in South East Asia, our team was asked to look at the cooling water pipe during the shutdown of a unit. It had been in service for six months.