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Ecodur 201: Coating a Shaker Table

Shaker tables are very tough items of equipment. Widely used in mineral exploration, inspection and mining, they are substantially made of steel and have to be extremely robust, particularly as heavy vibration involves their entire frame coupled with the movement and flow of abrasive materials. Shaker tables are generally overbuilt to more than meet the [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Flea Market Stalls

One form of traditional retailing that is surviving and thriving despite the explosive surge of sales on the Internet is the flea market. The US has hundreds of flea markets all over the country and some even attract tourists from as far away as Japan and are listed in leading travel publications. The Internet simply [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Project at Mile High Stadium

The Mile High Stadium, officially called Sports Authority Field at Mile High, in Denver, Colorado, has a capacity of over 76,000 for NFL games and is the home of the Denver Broncos. It was opened in 2001, replacing the original stadium that was built in 1948 at a different location. It has sold out every [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Concrete at a Wastewater Facility

Hundreds of drinking water and wastewater plants in the US have either reached or long surpassed their projected service lives. In Littleton, Colorado, community demands and increasing repair costs had finally meant the death knell for its water treatment plant that was built in 1958. Construction on the new waste treatment plant is well advanced [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Commercial Catfish Facility

Commercial catfish is an all American product contributing $4 billion dollars to each of the four main producing states, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. 10,000 people are employed in the state of the art facilities and associated businesses. The fish is the freshest of all fish products consumed by the American public, going from a [...]

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Ecodur 201: Trench Drain Coating

Terminals, whether at ports or inland locations, are the great portals of industry where vast quantities of goods and raw materials are handled. By their very nature, they are tough on infrastructure. Equipment and infrastructure has to be rugged. In this case study, a stretch of concrete trench drain at a terminal in Knoxville, Tennessee, [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Manholes in Kansas

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Ecodur 201: Coating the Foundation of a High-Rise Building (Ener-Spray)

High rise development in cities is constant. New buildings often get grafted onto the side of old ones, presenting unique problems for engineers and architects. In nearly every instance the old building has finished settling, but the new one will start its process even before it is completed. In this case study involving the construction [...]

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Ecodur 201: Applicator Coats a Structure at a Food/Grain Production Facility

Corrosion will cost the U.S. $1.1 Trillion in 2016. At over 6.2% of GDP, corrosion is one of the largest single expenses in the US economy. A landmark study by NACE that estimated (direct) corrosion costs were $276B in 1998. The steep rise is a reflection of aging industrial structures and the vast proliferation of [...]

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Historic water tank gets coated with Ecodur

America’s age of steam locomotion is long past, but not the need to preserve key examples of its heritage, even humble water tanks that played such a vital role. One such is at Sedalia, Colorado, on what was the Denver and Santa Fe Railway, now the BNSF. It was built in 1906 and is an [...]

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