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Q&A: Cathodic Protection for Ecodur 201

Question: We have a client that lined a potable water tank with Castagra Ecodur 201 (60 mil), the client asked if cathodic protection was still required. Answer: Cathodic protection is not required for the areas that were coated with the Ecodur 201 product.

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Ecodur 201: Secondary Containment Area Coated by Global ProSys

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Women Innovators In The Oil And Gas Industry

source   Did you know women only own 15.0% of the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction businesses in the United States? Times are changing and there is a pull to get more women into the oil and gas industry in 2015. So who are the women who are already succeeding in the oil [...]

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Tips to Win More Coatings Bids

  It’s natural to assume that all your client cares about is pricing. But pricing isn’t everything. There’s also the temptation to be the low-priced bidder every time. This strategy might work, but it can also work against you. Instead, do your market research when planning your pricing strategy. Pay close attention to your clients’ [...]

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9 Most Sustainable Oil and Gas Companies for 2015

Last year, Corporate Knights ranked the world’s most sustainable companies of 2014. Ten energy companies made the list.   This year, Corporate Knights released their 2015 sustainability list and there were a few surprises regarding energy companies. Last year, Royal Dutch Shell and Cenovus were on the list in the top five positions. This year, [...]

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Ecodur 201: Using Sustainable Coatings to Coat a Business Park Fountain

Fountain features are common in thousands of business parks, housing projects and city centers throughout America. They typically consist of a containment area, piping and pumps, and electrical cables. In almost all cases, the water is highly chlorinated to kill off bacteria and potentially unsightly algae. It is the chlorine which is almost always the [...]

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3 New Innovations in Oil and Gas Technology

source: The New North Dragon Drilling Rig   The oil and gas industry is constantly changing to improve safety and efficiency. With recent technology inventions such as 3D printing and wearable technology, it’s exciting to see what will be designed next. Keep up to date with the latest trends and check out 3 new innovations [...]

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3 Methods That Reduce the Chance of Oil Spills

source   Oil disasters, such as the 2010 BP oil spill, have taught the oil and gas industry an important lesson: Changes need to be made to decrease the chance of oil spills.   So how do the government and the oil and gas industry make some of the most dangerous conditions in the world [...]

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Two Innovative Coating Technologies

January isn’t even over, and there are already new and exciting developments in the coatings industry.   A month ago, researchers at the Laboratory for Integrated Science and Engineering at Harvard University developed a technique that coats a metallic object with an extremely thin layer of semiconductor, just a few nanometers thick. I’ll go more [...]

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Q&A: Marine Coatings

Q: A big issue they have is that moisture is somehow producing mold on the inside of these containers. If this happens the products they are shipping all have to be inspected and potentially destroyed. This issue has brought up the question of whether or not Ecodur 201 would be the right product to internally [...]

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