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What are the latest applications in HVOF coatings?

on Apr 3, 2020 2:15:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 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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Why Use Industrial Abrasion Resistant Coating Applications

on Feb 27, 2020 2:30:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Coatings
When it comes to specialty industrial coatings, abrasion-resistant coating applications are often overlooked. Facility managers focus a great deal of attention on oxidization and salt attack – rightly so – but may not realize they have additional options suited to their environment.
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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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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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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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How to Determine if a Coating Will Adhere to Your Commercial Metal?

on Dec 12, 2019 11:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
Commercial metal is notoriously difficult to paint successfully. For a paint project to produce the desired results, three things are required: Appropriate preparation of the surface, including cle aning and de-rusting Correct coating selection for commercial metal based on the environment Professional application of the coating to enhance adhesion and endurance
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