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July 2012

Featured Article

5 Million Gallon Water Tank Recoat

Everything is bigger in RExas, including the water tanks and the change orders. Here's the story of one crew's race to keep Houston hydrated.

In This Issue

  • DOD Partnerships
  • Refinery Fireproofing
  • Epoxy: Resloping Floors
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May 2012

Featured Article

Coating The Robert Opie Norris Jr. Bridge

The crew from Atsalis Brothers Painting braves Mother Nature and stiff regulations in their bid to apply a new coating system to a regional landmark.

In This Issue

  • Air Barrier Coatings
  • Mortar Coatings 101
  • Never Again: Get The Lead Out!
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March 2012

Featured Article

10 Years of CoatingsPro

As we celebrate 10 years in publishing, here are 10 of our most celebrated stories!

In This Issue

  • Never Again: Importance of Profile
  • Tank Farm Containment
  • Hearing Protection Update
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January 2012

Featured Article

Concrete Wastewater Tank Is A Game Changer

An undiscovered problem lead to a coatings change order that result in new equipment and training, the crew has a choice: sink or swim.

In This Issue

  • Never Again: Roofers Or Coaters?
  • Metallic Epoxy Floor
  • LAPD Parking Garage
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November 2011

Featured Article

NASA, You Have A Roofing Problem

The problem, however, was no match for a high-flying coatings team. Steeply-sloping substrate? Check. Rappelling like Batman? Check. Battling ladybugs? Read the story and find out.

In This Issue

  • Never Again: Gaps In Fire Protection
  • Power Structure Specs
  • The Inspector's Tool Bag
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September 2011

Featured Article

Spray It Safe

A jobsite visit yields a unique perspective on one of the largest on-going coatings projects in the nation - the painting of Louisiana's Huey P. Long Bridge.

In This Issue

  • Employees And Social Media
  • Steel Tanks & Flash Rust
  • Never Again: Using Color, Preventing Failure
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July 2011

Featured Article

Innovative Coatings, Napa Wines

Concrete. steel. cinderblock, plywood - an enterprising coatings crew covers it all as a bustling winery perpares for the harvest while opening a new estate building.

In This Issue

  • Hi-Tech QC
  • Confined Space Safety
  • NAI 2011 Advanced Program
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May 2011

Featured Article

Steel Bridge Saga

When a historic bridge needed a facelift, the owners turned to the coatings crew who worked who worked the span before. But mother nature and the bridge itself had some surprises.

In This Issue

  • Coating Boat Hulls
  • Spraying Epoxies
  • End PC Paralysis
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January 2011

Featured Article

Undertaking Concrete Coatings

Working in an usnusual setting, these highly trained coatings professionals quickly find a groove doing what they do best - demoing and instlling floor coating.

In This Issue

  • Bid Government Jobs
  • Atomic Train
  • IPAD Floor App
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March 2011

Featured Article

Southern Steel Recoat

Over the course of two years, a coatings crew and manufacturer have worked together to line and protect the nations fuel storage tanks.

In This Issue

  • New York Pipeline
  • Pressure Washer 101
  • Spec Writing Q&A
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November 2010

Featured Article

Marine Coatings Protect FDNY

Coatings professionals are constantly putting out fires for their customers, but in the case one marine coating company, putting out fires is the primary job of a recent customer - the fire Department of New York.

In This Issue

  • Avoiding Dryspray
  • Pressure Washer 101
  • Locomotive Restoration
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September 2010

Featured Article

Floor Coatings Evolve

The first large-scale use of any product is always daunting. When it is on a 20,000 sq ft floor in a pharmaceutical packaging facility with a tight deadline the stakes are even higher.

In This Issue

  • Polyurethane Technology
  • Nightmare Water Tank
  • ISO Standards
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July 2010

Featured Article

The Leaking Water Tank

Relining the interior of a portable water tank is a straight-forward project that mushrooms into unforeseen problems for an experienced New Hampshire-based coatings crew.

In This Issue

  • 10 Tax Tips
  • Cruise Ship Coatings
  • Stop The Talent Drain
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March 2010

Featured Article

Intumescent Coatings Protect Newest Las Vegas Development

With heavy publicity, and safety on the line, fireproofing Las Vegas' biggest commercial development to-date is a high-stakes. all-in-or-nothing project.

In This Issue

  • Changing Power Industry Specs
  • Mutual Funds: Helpful or Hype
  • Never Again: Correcting ICFs
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January 2010

Featured Article

Coating Concrete Pools

Epoxy and polyurethane systems combine to create a waterproof rehab for the concrete pools at one of the Brookfield Zoo's most popular attractions.

In This Issue

  • Robotic Manhole Rehab
  • Corrosion under insulation
  • Never Again: Pipeline Failure
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