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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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How to Use Polyurethane Coatings Safely

Every user of aliphatic isocyanates must be familiar with the potential hazards and have the knowledge needed to safely handle and use these products. The potential to experience health effects depends on the exposure level (e.g., airborne concentration in the breathing zone, volume of liquid/spray mist in contact with unprotected skin), duration of exposure, and other factors, including individual susceptibility.

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On Tap at Brewery: New Floors in 3 Days

This hopping brewery has a super-stylish, 2,000-square-foot (185.8 m²) tasting room where patrons can sample its aroma-driven, flavored-focused craft beers. But in the meantime, they’d need to cook up a newly coated floor for the bottling/canning room!

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ECI and the Spray Foam Band: A Roofing Hit

The original applicator was basically just applying the foam to the surface and not with the intent of allowing the roof to drain properly,” he said. “And so my crew came in and we corrected all of the ponding issues, repaired all of the delaminated foam, and pretty much renewed the roofing system to our standards.”

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True Grit: Recoating Tanks at a New England Wastewater Treatment Facility

When it comes to wastewater treatment plants, grit tanks are important components that rid the influent wastewater of solids, such as road sand and other debris. “At the Manchester, New Hampshire Wastewater Treatment Plant, wastewater is dropped into large tanks with air diffusers that work to decrease the density of the influent.

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Flying Into Chaos: Lessons of Success From a Voyager Pilot

Metaphors for breaking records abound, and patience for “limited thinking” is in short supply. So when someone who’s flown combat missions over Vietnam and broken world aviation records talks, you listen.

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The Events Must Go On: Coating Canadian Venue

According to Jeff Kennedy of Applied Coatings and Restoration, the relatively new building was showing substantial cracking throughout the concrete concourse ring above the arena floor and also in the ticketing and main entrance area. “The concrete deck was extremely cracked; it looked like a road map.

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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.