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Ecodur 201: Concrete Balcony Coating

Apartment building construction quality varies widely throughout North America as developers manage a fine line between cost of construction and making a profit. Design plays an in integral role in their longevity as well as climate of course. Denver, Colorado, where this case study of an older 45-apartment complex is focused, is a case in [...]

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Veggie-Plastic Coating Ecodur Showing Potential to Protect Hundreds of Millions of Wood Rail Ties, Following Tests

Reno, Nevada, January 30, 2017 – An all-weather test trial of wood railway ties with an Ecodur veggie-plastic coating has shown no degradation and excellent penetration through the original creosote protective layer, bringing the prospect of radically prolonging tie life and reducing toxic run-off. US railroads have 200,000 miles of tracks and on the majority [...]

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Ecodur 201: Basement Coating Project

Unfinished home basements provide opportunities for extending living accommodation as well as areas for entertainment and storage. However, they can also provide a route for damp to rise through and cause damage from mold and saturation. Damp may not be obvious in terms of visible patches once it has entered an entire floor and walls. [...]

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Veggie-Plastic Company CEO Sees ‘Cause For Optimism’ in Oil & Gas Sectors as Oil Prices Consolidating in Mid $50 Range

Reno, Nevada, January 9, 2017 – The Chairman and CEO of one of North America’s most pioneering protective coatings companies Castagra’s Peter Roosen commented today, “The proposed cutbacks by OPEC last month and oil prices seemingly consolidating round the mid-$60 range, does give us cause for optimism in the US oil and gas services sectors [...]

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Ecodur 201: Water Truck Tank Coating

With oil prices seemingly in recovery mode, maintenance programs for truck fleets are being re-energised as confidence returns and margins improve into the plus side of the oil and gas fracking business, especially in the Marcellus Shake area that covers a large part of Pennsylvania. This region also benefits from having Utica Shale beneath it [...]

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EPC coating Federal tanks with Ecodur 201

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Ecodur 201: Internal Tank Coating (before & after) project in California (EPC)

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Ecodur 201: Pretzel Factory Floor Case Study

Old buildings generally make ideal candidates for refurbishment if they are structurally sound and only require cosmetic work. In this case study, the building originated from the 1950s in Denver, Colorado, but had been empty for 20 years. It is now the site of a thriving pretzel manufacturing business, but the factory flooring had seen [...]

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Bolted Tank & Underground Water Tank Coated with Ecodur 201 (Ener-Spray)

Bolted steel tanks are one of the most enduring methods of storing liquids with great longevity and ability to hold up to 5 million gallons. Their fabrication remains almost as simple as when they were first built over a century ago. Technological improvements have largely focused on materials that ensure they do not leak or [...]

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Castagra’s Veggie-Plastic Ecodur Spreading Across the Globe as Green Coatings Market Burgeons

RENO, NEVADA, NOVEMBER 3, 2016 – A unique protective coating, Ecodur, that is made from vegetable oil and naturally occurring gypsum and has proven itself on ships and hundreds of oil and production water tanks, is now driving into foreign markets. Ecodur is in Canada, Antarctica, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Sweden, China, UK, Kazakhstan and Germany, [...]

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