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Ecodur 201: Coating Concrete Planter

When you think of planters, typically most people visualize hanging baskets and small windowsill boxes, but, out there in the commercial and multi-unit residential world, planters are often very large and heavy concrete containers that can be round or oblong. Frequently, they are large enough and certainly heavy enough, to hold small trees and shrubs [...]

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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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Castagra Launches New Foam Product Following Successful Trials

Reno, Nevada — A unique plasticized gypsum coating, widely used to protect frac tanks, has now been launched as a new foam product following its successful and extensive trial use in various applications, including a mountain water flume. Ecodur 201 MF (Manual Foam) comes in 5-gallon pails and is anticipated to be put into a [...]

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Time Lapse Video: San Antonio Water Tower Demolition

Dos Rios Water Tower Demolition from San Antonio Water System on Vimeo. San Antonio Water System removed an elevated tank used for storage of nonpotable water at Dos Rios Water Recycling Center. The welded steel tank was 134 feet tall and 40 feet in diameter, with a capacity of 150,000 gallons.

Ecodur 201: Coating Tiger Pools

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The Rise of Green Coatings in the Coatings Industry

  Since 2012, the current worth of the global green coatings market is estimated to be around $60.6 billion. By 2018, the green coatings marketing is projected to reach $85.7 billion due to the sheer increase in new environmental regulations and consumer demand.   More awareness and research has shown that traditional industrial coatings are [...]

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