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Water Storage Tank Painting

on Feb 25, 2021 8:45:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Water Tanks
It was not long ago when water tank painting required tanks to be drained before work began. Condensation on the exterior made it impossible to paint a tank in service. Even quality coatings would fail duetothe moisture. This was another reason water tank painting was typically confined to summer, even though summer weather leads to peak water demand in most communities. As discussed in a previous post, difficulty developing a coating that adheredwell and cured quickly in winter was another big factor.
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How Are Water Towers Painted?

on Feb 22, 2021 10:28:58 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Water Tanks
Painting a water tower can be challenging work. Water tank painting has traditionally been among the more complex commercial painting services. There is rarely a “good” time for a water tank to be out of commission. The requirements of coating application may be in conflict with the needs of those who rely on the water tower.
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Painting Water Storage Tanks in Winter

on Feb 16, 2021 10:16:27 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Water Tanks
Advancements in containment and heating have made it easier to paint water tanks later in the year. This is significant because taking tanks out of service in the summer creates a variety of issues. Water tank painting is important, but it must be balanced against the ability to deliver water at the seasonal peak of demand. Downtime can cause significant service interruption.
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The Right Storage Tank + The Right Coatings System = Success

on Feb 10, 2021 9:00:39 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep
Water tanks can exhibit a variety of performance characteristics based on their size, design, and the material of their construction. Selecting the right tank also helps ensure many years of service through easier maintenance.
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Types of Industrial Flooring

on Jan 20, 2021 7:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Industrial Equipment
Choosing the right flooring system makes a substantial difference in how your facility performs. Your floor must resist abrasion from foot and vehicle traffic, have enough compressive strength to stand up to the equipment you use, and offer grip qualities that match your needs. Flooring also helps you with other environmental challenges, such as saving on energy use and making your space safer.
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Benefits of a Polished Concrete Floor

on Jan 13, 2021 11:30:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects
There are many floor coatings and treatments that can be appropriate in a commercial or industrial setting. Choice of flooring ultimately comes down to factors like the work environment, any special performance needs, cost per square foot, and the dimensions of the floor.
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Downtime is a Great Time For Needed Maintenance

on Jan 5, 2021 11:55:33 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Industrial Projects
As 2020 finally gives way to 2021, good news for public health is nearly here. No matter where or who you are, everyone has reason to cheer now that the spread of COVID-19 might soon come under control. But it may be months before the vaccination is readily available to everyone, and many businesses are temporarily closing their doors.
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When Should You Use Abrasive Blasting

on Dec 28, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Industrial Equipment
Whenever you are planning to update the coatings of any commercial business or industrial facility, preparing the affected substrates is crucial. Appropriate preparation of a substrate ensures that you can maximize adhesion of the new coating. That, in turn, helps deliver a full and even coat that resists environmental hazards.
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Can Industial Coatings Be Eco-Friendly

on Dec 22, 2020 8:30:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Industrial Equipment
Like most other industries, the industrial coatings space has been influenced by the modern desire to be ecologically friendly. Designing, manufacturing, and promoting eco-friendly coatings is especially important as more information comes to light about the potential risks of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in coatings.
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