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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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Safety Supplement 2017

Featured Article

The Importance of Safety

Each and every day and on each and every coatings job, the first priority is safety.

In This Issue

  • OSHA Updates
  • Who's Competent?
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March 2017

Featured Article

Offshore Oil Platform

Located a mile (1.6 km) offshore meant that this crew had to contented with weather, safety, and the seas.

In This Issue

  • Increasing Productivity
  • Metal Roof Failure
  • Eyewear Safety
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Surface Prep Supplement 2017

Featured Article

The Wide World of Surface Preparation

In the coatings industry, success can begin and end with surface preparation.

In This Issue

  • Moisture in Concrete
  • Tool Selection Tips
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January 2017

Featured Article

Park It: Concrete Coatings

This parking garage, attached to a National Register of Historic Places was once condemned. Could this crew bring it back to its glory of past days.

In This Issue

  • Tick Tock for SPF Proof
  • Steel Flue Climbers
  • Online Reviews 
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Concrete Covered 2016

Featured Article

The Concrete Truth: The 411 on a Common Substrate

From bridge decks to pool decks, airplane hangars to brewery floors, even on rooftops, concrete is everywhere.

In This Issue

  • Tips for Grinding
  • Company Profiles
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November 2016

Featured Article

Jacked Up Tank Job

Access is everything on some coatings jobs. To reach the ceiling and rafter on this tank, the coatings crew had to jack it up.

In This Issue

  • Spec'ing Static Discharge Floors
  • Dehumidification Q&A
  • Job Coating: The Truth
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Roof Coatings Supplement 2016

Featured Article

Roof Coating System vs. Re-Roof or Re-Cover

I remember when thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) began to enter the market as an affordable alternative to traditional bituminous roofing products.

In This Issue

  • Choosing the Right Rig
  • Coatings Plus SPF
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September 2016

Featured Article

Buzzer Beater fro Athletic Center's New Floor

It was a slam dunk finding a coatings applicator that could get the job done on tome at Georgetown University's new athletic Center.

In This Issue

  • Fines Through The Roof
  • Concrete School Pool
  • Overtime Change
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Equipment Supplement 2016

Featured Article

Take the Hard Work out of Renting Equipment

The guesswork going into renting equipment can sometimes lead to unnecessary headaches.

In This Issue

  • Rental Dos and Don'ts
  • Electrostatic Equipment
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July 2016

Featured Article

Crew Throws a No-Hitter on Cardinals Stadium

For this local crew from Missouri, recoating the structural steel at St Louis Cardinals baseball stadium has been a grand slam!

In This Issue

  • Green Roofing in Session
  • Respirator Ins and Outs
  • Pigeonholing Pinholes
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Safety Supplement 2016

Featured Article

Priority #1 on the Job

Jobsite safety is always a hot button topic in the coatings industry for many reasons.

In This Issue

  • Mitigate Hazards
  • Top to Bottom PPE
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May 2016

Featured Article

Finish Line Approaching Fast! On Bridge Recoat

A few bumps on the road couldn't keep this contractor from completing the recoating of this 64-year old drawbridge.

In This Issue

  • Branding Attitude
  • Outreach Blueprint
  • Concrete Floor Haven
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