When you are looking for ways to extend the service life of your facility, it’s important to consider every inch of the building’s envelope. The strength and durability of your roof make an impact throughout your industrial facility. Its repercussions range even as far as the building’s foundations.
Industrial equipment is a major investment. It represents a big upfront cost and ongoing maintenance – and your operations usually can’t function without all the equipment you need. As soon as you introduce a new piece of equipment, your first question should be: “How can I extend its service life?”
Most of today’s coating products take the form of a two-coat solution with a primer and topcoat. Direct to metal coatings are becoming more popular and versatile, especially in the marine sector, but in most cases you will need to plan your project around priming your surfaces correctly.
Direct to metal (DTM) coatings are becoming more popular in the industrial setting as a whole and marine environments in particular. DTM formulas enable high quality coatings to be applied directly to a metal substrate without the use of a primer. They are applied by spray, brush, roll, or coil coating.
Protecting the structural integrity of your building depends on two main factors: A proactive maintenance strategy that addresses and remediates damage A coating strategy that defends against ongoing environmental hazards There are several ways these two concerns can overlap. Perhaps none is more familiar than the question of waterproof coating. Waterproofing has waxed and waned in popularity in different industries. Done right, it is an essential part of protecting any facility.
Residents might fall in love with a community at first, but what keeps them around when the initial thrill has worn off? One big contributor is overlooked by HOAs all too often: The level of care and attention taken in the upkeep of buildings, pathways, and amenities for the money paid.
The principal function of an agricultural silo is to extend the life of high-moisture grains stored inside. They can create an ideal atmosphere for long-term storage by generating a pressurized area. Modern silos are also used to support monitoring equipment that tracks the temperature and quality of contents and ensures powdered products can be handled safely.
When it comes to industrial flooring, few options are as valuable as concrete. Concrete has remarkable longevity and performance quality. It can also be enhanced by a wide variety of industrial coatings that supplement its many advantages.
When you are applying industrial coatings, you do so with the expectation of some performance benefit. A range of protective coatings can safeguard surfaces against corrosion, chemicals, salt attack, extreme temperatures, and much more.