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Why Senior Living Facilities Are Painting with Microbicidal Paint

on Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | 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 | 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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