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Selecting a Suitable Industrial Coating

  The main purpose of a protective coating is, of course, to provide protection and prevention of deterioration, contamination, corrosion, or other benefits like chemical resistance, physical performance, ease of maintenance, and much more on different industrial surfaces.   But you need the right type of protective coating for the job along with a myriad [...]

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Disadvantages of Epoxy Coatings

  Epoxies are a popular type of coating, but it might not always be the best choice for your project, especially in the long run.   Epoxies are solvent-based and can cause some serious health issues which include: Any exposure to high amounts of epoxy consistently without proper equipment, asthma and sensitization to epoxy can [...]

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Ecodur 201: Concrete Repairs at Harvest Meat (PCS)

Ecodur, which can work well in sub-freezing environments, was successfully used by PCS on repairs for a major structural concrete threshold for Harvest Meats, a major food and beverage distributor in Colorado and abroad. The work was done in a few hours, rather than days, at 23ºF (-5ºC). And Ecodur has no VOCs and noxious [...]

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Components of a Basic Coating Specification

  The purpose of the coating specification is to provide a project template. It also provides certain requirements for inspectors, contractors, and applicators to adhere to to ensure the maximum lifespan of the coating application.   What generally goes into coating specifications? The coating product to be used. Include information like product sheets, technical data [...]

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Castagra Innovation and Quality Team Hard at Work [Sneak Peak]

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Q&A: Adding aggregates like silica sand, quartz, epoxy flakes, RAS to Ecodur

Q: Will adding aggregates like silica sand, quartz, epoxy flakes, RAS (for Anti Slip purposes) decrease the performance of Ecodur A: Broadcast material (aggregates like silica sand, quartz, epoxy flakes, RAS) will not have a negative effect on the performance of the Ecodur 201 coating. Adding these types of material to Ecodur is common practice [...]

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