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Your Aircraft Hangar and Industrial Coatings

on Nov 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Safety
Private and charter jets have seen plenty of activity throughout 2020. Travelers want to take trips with minimum human contact. Companies that provide on-demand air service are expanding and updating facilities. No matter whether you have a state of the art jet or a small hobby aircraft, however, the hangar where you keep your aircraft is one of your most important investments. During an aircraft's downtime, conditions inside the hangar determine a great deal about its longevity and maintenance.
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Why Industrial Coatings Are Needed

on Oct 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Industrial Equipment
Over the last few years, advances in material science have increasingly been realized in the form of new industrial coatings. These coatings not only provide standard protection against hazards in the industrial environment but often enhance a substrate’s performance in other ways.
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Why Industrial Facilities Choose Epoxy Flooring

on Sep 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Surface Prep
Choice of flooring is an important one for an industrial facility. You need a floor that will stand up to traffic and any environmental hazards the workplace presents. Flooring failure can cost thousands of dollars and may leave your workforce and the public at risk.
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5 Reasons Your Industrial Roof Benefits From Proper Coatings

on Sep 17, 2020 3:15:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
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.
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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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Galvanizing or Inorganic Zinc Primers - Corrosion Prevention

on Aug 31, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Marine Coatings
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.
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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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5 Tips for Your Silo Rehab Industrial Project

on Jul 30, 2020 8:15:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings
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.
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