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September 2018

Featured Article

Cold Opener for Floors

With one week and two brand new facilities, could this crew successfully apply epoxy-based system in Pittsburgh In the Middle of Winter?

In This Issue

  • Red Roofs Are In
  • Railcar Lining Delamination 
  • History of Coating Inspectors
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Equipment Supplement 2018

Featured Article

Don't Let Last Year's Spray Equipment Problems Affect This Year's Profit!

You've worked hard to bring opportunity and ability together, and now the busy season is upon us.

In This Issue

  • All Around Seamless Coating System
  • How Proper Tools Equip Coatings Projects for Success
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July 2018

Featured Article

Floor Coatings for NCAA Play

Before 2018 final tour, the Alamodome was getting an upgrade. The new flooring system on the plaza was for sure to swish!

In This Issue

  • Concrete Floor Friction
  • Legacy Specs for Air/Wall Barriers
  • Specialty Coatings in Winery Cellar 
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May 2018

Featured Article

Bridge Painting for Painter's Bridge

The historic Andy Warhol bridge in Pittsburgh required coordination with the Coast Guard and two seperate mobilizations to get the job done.

In This Issue

  • Phone Call Tips
  • Work Boot Comfort
  • Architectural Coatings on Concrete
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Safety Supplement 2018

Featured Article

Better Safe Than Sorry

No matter the coating system or substrate, making the proper safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) selections is a key component of any job.

In This Issue

  • Third-Party Prequalification?
  • New Beryllium Standard
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March 2018

Featured Article

Protecting and Enhancing Steel

The crew had to power through a demanding amount of material and strict specifications on this combined-cycle power plant.

In This Issue

  • Oil Terminal in China
  • Custom Concrete Colors
  • Tragedy in the Workplace
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Surface Prep Supplement 2018

Featured Article

Moisture Monitoring in Flat Roofs

Moisture ingress is the main cause of problems in flat roofing or waterproofing systems.

In This Issue

  • Surface Cleanliness
  • Deteriorating Concrete
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January 2018

Featured Article

Epoxy system Takes Flight

San Bernardino's Sheriff's Department Brought in the big guns after two failed attempts to coat a concrete hangar.

In This Issue

  • Longhorn's Steel Tank
  • Spots on Concrete Coatings
  • Harley Davidson Roof Redo 
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Concrete Covered Supplement 2017

Featured Article

Concrete and Water: Secrets to Success

Concrete is claimed to be the second most common manmade material after potable water.

In This Issue

  • Floor Overlays
  • Prep, Repair, and Top
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November 2017

Featured Article

Roof problems, Green Answers

Some clients in New Mexico are a bit weary of coatings from past experiences, but this crew convinced a school to coat three roofs.

In This Issue

  • Improve Your Toolbox Talks
  • Luxury Concrete Car Elevator 
  • Trustworthy Reps for Specifiers 
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Roof Coatings Supplement 2017

Featured Article

Before Accepting Work on a Large Roof

When the possibility of a large commercial roofing job comes along–with a very attractive payoff attached to it–it can be tempting to quickly agree to the job and excitedly dive right in.

In This Issue

  • Overview of Topside Projects
  • Picking the Right Roof Coating
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September 2017

Featured Article

Water Feature Fix

Using polyurea, this coatings crew was able to restore an iconic water feature at an office building plaza in Dallas.

In This Issue

  • Concrete Floor Served Up
  • Specs: Location Before Color
  • Interview With a Roof Contractor 
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Equipment Supplement 2017

Featured Article

The specialty Tools of Our Trade

Work in contracting long enough and you will no doubt have encountered jobs that failed to go as planned.

In This Issue

  • Hitched to a Trailer
  • Equipped to Coat
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July 2017

Featured Article

Checkered Flag for Speedway

A racer garage was showing its age, but this pit crew was able to restore its classic good looks with a new paint job.

In This Issue

  • Steel Ship Doesn't "Dazzle"
  • Concrete Floor Sweetened
  • Paint, Coating or Lining
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May 2017

Featured Article

Coatings: Keystone For Bridge

Finding lodging for the 55-to-65 person out-of-state crew on this bridge recoat turned out to be one of the easier challenges.

In This Issue

  • Failure On Structural Steel
  • Paper-Free Inspections
  • YMCA Roof Recoat
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