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Flame Retardant Coatings To Hit Over A Billion Dollars A With “Growing Opportunities” For Green Formulas, Castagra CEO

Phoenix, Arizona – The burgeoning flame retardant coatings industry is benefiting from the move into safer formulas as awareness grows of just how potentially harmful previous chemicals can be, says Castagra Products, Inc., CEO, Peter Roosen. “The flame retardant coatings industry is now worth around a billion dollars a year within the overall $12 billion [...]

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Ecodur 201: Garage Floor Coating Project

There are 253 million cars and trucks on U.S. roads with an average age of 11.4 years. A very high percentage of them get housed snugly in garages away from the glare of UV, snow, salt, rain and ice. But, many Americans live in climactic conditions where they do not have to cosset their cars [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a South Carolina Pump Room (Heritage Water)

Water treatment plants require special consideration when comes to the use of coatings as it is paramount that no contamination takes place, not matter how seemingly trivial. Over time it has been shown that some chemicals can be carcinogenic or cause other genetic damage even in nearly undetectable trace amounts. Other chemicals can be corrosive [...]

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Ecodur 201: Commercial Kitchen Floor Coating

Pizzas’ popularity in the US is unflagging. There are an estimated 70,000 pizzerias in the country and the combined annual sales of the fast food is worth $38 billion. On average, 3 billion pizzas are sold a year. This particular food favorite dates back to at least AD 997 in Gaeta with the first known [...]

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Ecodur 201: Columbia University Mechanical Room Coating (Acid Waste Management)

Grease and kitchens go hand in hand, especially large institutional ones such as those found at universities where some grease gets airborne and some just follows the effects of gravity and ends up on floors. In this case study, a large amount of grease had accumulated on the floor of the mechanical room directly below [...]

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Ecodur 201: Vac Truck Tank Coating (EPC)

Haulage trucks are as vital to the oil and gas industry as red blood corpuscles are to the human body. They can haul efficiently on highways, but, most importantly, they can access the thousands of miles of rough roads encountered close to many production sites. The industry has benefited from the recent price improvement with [...]

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Ecodur 201: Rail Bridge Coating

With America’s infrastructure that includes, bridges, pipelines, highways etc. getting a constant ‘D’ rating and in need of urgent rehabilitation that could run into the trillions of dollars if ever such a program is fully implemented, simple solutions such as extremely long lasting coatings are a highly cost-effective answer to extending the life of steel [...]

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Bringing New Life To Old Dams – Ecodur Shown To Be Effective Overcoat For Coal Tar Enamel

Reno, Nevada – One of the oldest protective coatings known to Man, coal tar has met its match in the form of a completely non-toxic veggie-plastic coating Ecodur that can overcoat it and give it decades more life in critical installations in the U.S. such as hydro-electric, waste-water and drinking water facilities. “Coal tar has [...]

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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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