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Pipe Dreams: Round the Clock Work to Recoat Pipe

Some jobs only require a week or two of work. Others mandate shifts that span 24 hours a day, seven days a week and take three years to finish. This was the second kind of job. It started when The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District decided to recoat an irrigation pipe that ran along a canal. The goal was to extend its life by up to 30 years.

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Fresh Ingredients for Farmers Market Roof: SPF and Silicone System

When the Atlanta Farmers Market’s 22-year-old roof started leaking over vendors, goods, and customers, the owners knew that a solution was essential. After all, it wouldn’t be right if the market’s roof was leaking on those famous Georgia peaches

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Tank Coatings Outside the Envelope

What do you get when you put a stainless steel tank inside a carbon steel tank? It might sound like a construction-only riddle, but that’s exactly the situation that brought Jim Stotler and his five-person crew to an Iowa jobsite.

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Snack Attack! Food Service Floor Back in Service

With any coatings job, there’s a recipe for success. The ingredients depend on the project, but the general equation is the same. Substrate + Intended Use + Proper Coatings and Application = System Success.

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Spray Foam for Family Fun Center

For a center tailored toward keeping children entertained, temperature control was a very real need. That’s where the SPF came into play.

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Hospital Support: Newly Installed Green Roof

When the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., began the new construction on a massive, four-phased project, a green roof was to be an invaluable addition to several new structures

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D.C. Courthouse Gets Ruling on Roof

Washington, D.C., is known across the country for many things, austere buildings being one of them. But not all of the buildings are created equal. And when the H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse, home to D.C's Superior Court, needed a few upgrades, the crew from Tecta America came in to help.

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Tank Coatings And Trout Fishing

Tank coatings and trout fishing? Two worlds that must be kept separate – at least until the work day is over. But what happens when the work day and the fishing hole collide? Well, not exactly collide…but more accurately are separated by a distance of 30 feet (9.14m).