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Protecting Steel Structures in the Oil and Gas Industry from Corrosion

Oil and gas asset owners are increasingly looking for longer performance from their corrosion protection methods, but at the same time wish to reduce their overall capital expenditure budget in all areas.

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ArmorThane Shows New Blast Mitigation Process to Iraq Officials

Because terrorism is a growing occurrence in many parts of the world today, governments have amplified their hunt for new ways to protect people and property. ArmorThane has developed a powerful new polyurea spray coating to aid in that protection, UltraBlast.

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Achieve Longer Lasting Coatings Through Superior Surface Preparation

Achieving total cleanliness will ensure longer-­lasting coatings. The final stages of surface preparation are the most critical and the most often neglected. Many of the available tools simply do not deal with late-stage surface preparation adequately or efficiently.

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Chemical Resistance of High-Performance Mortars in Wastewater Environments

In order to preserve the concrete structures, the ideal plan of action has been to coat the concrete with a barrier material. These materials have typically been epoxy and urethane-based.

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Analysis of the Direct or Indirect Measurement of Solar Reflectivity of Coated Roof Surfaces

The purpose of this paper is to outline the results of testing, either directly or indirectly, the solar reflectivity of a coated roof surface as defined by ASTM C1549 using instrumentation that is not currently recognized by ASTM Subcommittee C16.30 for testing reflective roof coatings.

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