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3 Key Factors to Steel Surface Preparation

on Feb 17, 2020 2:00:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
The exceptional hardness, durability, and strength of steel have made it the material of choice for industrial applications stretching back through history. Even as today’s advanced science continues to redefine the possibilities in materials engineering, steel remains the optimal solution for challenging environments.
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Understanding What Corrosion and Salt Spray Can Do To Your Apartment Complex

on Feb 14, 2020 3:23:30 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Waterproofing Maintenance HOA
Recently, much attention has been given to the power of sea air and salt spray to erode centuries-old historical buildings. Articles are proliferating on the future of the Coliseum in Rome and other important landmarks vulnerable to deterioration through salt-rich water droplets carried by wind.
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What is Industrial Coating Application - NACE

on Feb 11, 2020 12:12:16 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
Professional painting contractors recognize the unique qualities and limits of the coatings they work with. In the industry, the term protective coatings refer to thin layers of solid material applied to a substrate to inhibit or prevent corrosion – including the paint layer.
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5 Tips For Surface Preparation & Coating Application for Commercial Buildings

on Jan 29, 2020 3:45:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
From retail to resorts and even in hospitals, commercial painting is a great way to reinvigorate your facilities. It helps employees stay in a positive mindset and makes a strong first impression on customers.
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3 Key Factors for Industrial Surface Preparation

on Jan 24, 2020 3:15:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
Nearly as important as selecting the right industrial coating is preparing the surface properly to optimize its effects. Without appropriate surface preparation, you’ll often find coatings do not stand up to environmental hazards as they should – requiring rework sooner rather than later.
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Prevent Rust and Corrosion with Industrial Coatings

on Jan 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
Corrosion is the gradual destruction of materials by natural interactions with the environment. Corrosion arises from chemical or electrochemical interactions that are happening all the time.
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Industrial Coatings FAQs

on Jan 7, 2020 2:41:06 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
What Are Industrial Coatings Used For? Industrial coatings have special properties that protect a substrate or enhance its performance qualities. These coatings work together with the paint and primer in your industrial environment. They can improve the longevity and appearance of your paint job.
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Industrial and Protective Coatings - What You Should Know

on Dec 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
Specialized coatings are used in the industrial environment to protect surfaces from corrosion, oxidization, and other hazards. These coatings work with the paint and primer to raise longevity of the paint job and maintain performance characteristics of the substrate.
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What are some ways to prevent rusting of iron equipment?

on Dec 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
A good paint job is essential to preserving equipment in industrial and commercial workplaces. Rust, also known as iron oxide, is a perennial problem in the industrial environment. Every time you take action against rust, you’re fighting a natural process that’s always unfolding.
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