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Ecodur 201: Coating an Asphalt Roof (Theater Chain)

Email: info@castagra.com Tel: (303) 483-3245 Asphalt roofing is one of the most popular materials used in the United States. In fact, asphalt, a naturally occurring material that can be seen seeping from the ground in many places around the world, has been used by Mankind for roofing for thousands of years. Often reinforced with natural [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Over a Cementitious Roof

Every year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, making it the most common form of cancer in the country. In the United States, one person dies of skin cancer every hour of melanoma every year. Not surprisingly UV also ravages unprotected inanimate surfaces, whether they be exposed lumber, car paint, fabrics, [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Shower Facility

All production facilities provide washrooms for workers, but many also provide showers that create additional design and protection considerations for building fabric and any coatings to be used in these wet and humid areas. This case study concerns one of the nation’s leading food production companies in Holcomb, Kansas. Problem Showers involve large volumes of [...]

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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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