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Never Again: The Case of the Fire Truck Coating Failure

Various experts including metallurgists, corrosion engineers, fatigue analysts, and welding examiners were able to somewhat agree that the cause of the structural failure was improper weld repair in various areas

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Recoat Heats up on Steel Exhaust Stacks

Industrial Fabrications contacted PennCoat through its website, but when the coatings contractors arrived onsite, they found a few hurdles to overcome on this recoat project.

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Delta Air Lines Flying High With Containment Coatings

Keeping the airline’s fleet of 725 planes in top shape is priority one for the carrier and is managed through the company’s Technical Operations Centers (TOC).

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Never Again: The Case of the Yellowed Epoxy

When it came time for the final inspections of visual appearance and dry film thickness, everyone on the project was amazed. The structural steel looked like a spotted cheetah!

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Fire Protection at a Fractionation Plant

At petroleum and petrochemical plants, fireproofing plant components is a vital yet daunting task. PK Industrial is currently applying intumescent fireproofing and coatings to approximately 300,000 square feet of structural steel, vessel skirts, and saddles.

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Science Behind It: Intumescent Coatings on Steel

The ever-increasing use of steel as a construction material has led to enhanced flexibility in design as well as significant time savings in the construction industry.

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Wrap It Up: Aging Water Pipeline Receives Unique Facelift

Even under the best of circumstances, coating an existing pipeline out in the field can be difficult to say the least. If the pipeline is a 60-inch (152 cm) welded steel pipe coated with coal tar and asbestos paper that is located in an environmentally sensitive area, the rehabilitation job becomes even more challenging.