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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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November 2009

Featured Article

Painting a Power plant Penstock

Rugged job site, unique safety issues, and a challenging structures makes things "interesting" for the crew coating a penstock on a New Jersey mountainside.

In This Issue

  • End-of-job PPE
  • Testing Offshore Coatings
  • Never Again: Ballast Tanks
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September 2009

Featured Article

Hot Lava Garage Floor

From blow torches to pouring red lava epoxy, a motivated coatings team uses muscle to turn a problem garage floor into a dream auto showroom.

In This Issue

  • Steel Tank Lighthouse
  • Pump Cavitation Solutions
  • Never Again: Responding to Faliure
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July 2009

Featured Article

Intense Tents: How Coatings Helped Our Armed Forces

Innovative coating and insuation technology is helping the Army not only cut fuel use and emissions, but is also saving lives.

In This Issue

  • Food Safe Floor
  • Steel & History - The Trieste II
  • Never Again: Auto Prep Nightmare
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May 2009

Featured Article

Bridge Coatings Drive Technology

Keeping California's famed Vincent Thomas Bridge coated and "close-up-ready" is a full-time job for a dedicated crew of coatings applicators.

In This Issue

  • Pre-Job Safety
  • Stripe Coating Q&A
  • Specifying Sanitary Sewers
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March 2009

Featured Article

Lake Michigan Pyramid: The Eight Wonder of the Coating World

Coating the exterior of an unusual home provides coatings applicators with a unique glimpse into ancient history.

In This Issue

  • Coating Offshore Drilling Platforms
  • Ultra-Thick Pipeline Coating Helps Tap Deep Oil
  • Manhole Renovation
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January 2009

Featured Article

Theme Park Floor Push

With two floors, each over 6,000 sq. ft., and strict job site requirements — as well as an intense design stage — the recoating project at a popular theme park required careful planning and round-the-clock work.

In This Issue

  • Re-Roofing Paradise
  • Polyurea Team Keeps Fountain Flowing
  • Coating the Chatham Tank
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