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Ecodur 201: Coating Concrete Planter (Aquablocx)

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“There’s never been a better time to invest in US plastics,” says Peter Roosen, CEO of leading US veggie-plastic coating pioneer company Castagra.

RENO, NEVADA, JULY 23 2015 — “Despite the negative impact of oil price declines, the basic feedstock for US plastics, natural gas, remains very cheap with a limitless production horizon thanks to the shale gas industry,” says Peter Roosen, CEO of Castagra Products, Inc. “In the famous 1967 movie The Graduate, the young man’s told [...]

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Ecodur – The Natural Barrier in the Chemical World

Veggie-Plastic Ecodur is one of the best natural barriers in our ‘Chemical World’, says Castagra Products CEO, Peter Roosen, as its usage continues to extend into the world of water and piping. “The green coatings business is growing at nearly six per cent a year as customers demand natural protection that limits their exposure and [...]

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Tips to Reduce or Eliminate Coating Pinholes on Concrete

Concrete is a fantastic substrate, but from a coating perspective it can sometimes be a challenge. Concrete is porous and can act as a sponge and soak up moisture or contaminants. It also traps gas that can cause pinhole challenges when applying the coatings. The following are some of the strategies you can use to [...]

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Coating Manufacturing Representative and Independent Coatings Sales Reps Wanted

Castagra Products, Inc. has all the potential to be a leader in the global green coatings industry which is set to grow to over $85 billion by 2018. But, we can’t get there without growing our team of manufacturer’s reps with the best in the business who believe in our vision that coatings should be [...]

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Improve Safety on Worksites and Increase your Bottom Line by using Technology…

By putting systems into place to help manage the safety processes on worksites, contractors don’t have to keep reinventing the wheel. We all know that any worksite can be a dangerous place. This isn’t news to anyone who has walked through a worksite or reviewed incident rates for the industry; however, this should not automatically [...]

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4 Commonly Overlooked Internal Tank Coating Project Details

When you hear people say “don’t sweat the small stuff”, they’re certainly not talking about internal tank coating projects. The integrity of the internal tank coating can be the difference between a successfully operating storage tank and a very dangerous and expensive situation. The surface prep, the coatings selection and the inspection needs to be [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Mud Mixing Tanks (Riley Industrial)

Mud tanks are a totally essential piece of equipment for the drilling process. They contain the drilling fluid, a muddy slurry that lubricates the drill as it rips through shale rocks and tougher igneous rocks to the oil and gas seams. They are made of steel and have, for decades been protected with conventional epoxies [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating 120 BBL Tanks for XTO (Riley)

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