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Protect Industrial Equipment with Protective Coatings

on Sep 8, 2020 10:37:36 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Marine Coatings Industrial Equipment
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?”
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Why Direct to Metal Coatings Are Important - Marine Equipment

on Aug 26, 2020 7:30:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Marine Coatings
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.
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Waterproofing and Sealing Your Industrial Building

on Aug 20, 2020 1:30:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Waterproofing Industrial Projects Coatings
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.
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How Weather Conditions Impact Industrial Protective Coatings

on Jul 14, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Surface Prep
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.
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Why Senior Living Facilities Are Painting with Microbicidal Paint

on Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 2 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings
As people age, the immune system becomes less responsive. People don’t become sick from every harmful bacteria or virus they are exposed to, but elders with weakened immune systems face elevated risks. Disorders that compromise the immune system also become more likely with age. This can turn relatively mild infections into threats.
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The Difference Between Cleaning and Disinfecting Your WorkSpace

on Apr 28, 2020 2:45:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | HOA Surface Prep commercial
Keeping a workplace clean is essential to keeping it safe. Cleanliness matters under all working conditions. It isn’t just for the public’s benefit, either: A clean workplace helps your team stay healthy and gives them greater pride in the work they do.
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What are applications of nano coatings?

on Apr 9, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
Materials science constantly helps the world of industrial and specialty coatings to advance. Over the last decade, researchers have had some remarkable breakthroughs in developing new types of coatings and even entirely new materials through innovative technologies.
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What are the latest applications in HVOF coatings?

on Apr 3, 2020 2:15:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 2 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
High Velocity Oxygen Fuel coating, commonly called HVOF, is a thermal spray coating process that increases resistance to corrosion and wear by restoring a component’s initial dimensions or performance qualities. Molten or semi-molten coating materials are sprayed directly onto the substrate using a high pressure gas stream.
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Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility: The First Line of Defense against Infectious Disease Outbreaks

on Apr 1, 2020 1:31:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments |
A clean facility that protects the overall health of your customers, guests, employees, or tenants is a major cornerstone when it comes to running a successful business. Because the level of cleanliness represents an essential part of the overall look and feel of your business, it can significantly impact your success in the long run.
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