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Castagra will be at Corrosion 2016 (Mar 6-10) in Vancouver

Castagra will be at Corrosion 2016 (Mar 6-10) in Vancouver. Please visit us at booth #951. The world’s largest corrosion conference and exposition, CORROSION 2016, is returning to the Great White North. After 30+ years, CORROSION is back in Canada and better than ever! Vancouver, British Columbia welcomes more than 5,500 corrosion engineers, scientists, researchers, [...]

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Castagra will be at the CRWA Annual Conference & Exhibition (Feb 8-11)

Castagra will be at the CRWA Annual Conference & Exhibition. Visit us at booth #167.

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Factory Floor with a Dock Leveler

A global leader in spunlaced nonwoven fabrics had chosen to locate in Tennessee. Their building had an extension added to the factory a few years previously by the former owner. During the expansion, the then owner had not removed the dock leveller frame or finished the area properly. Dock levelers bridge the gap between a [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating BP tanks in WY (EPC)

British Petroleum (‘BP’) is one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies with extensive operations throughout the US. This case study concerns the company’s ongoing program of maintenance for its 300 and 400 BBL tanks at its facility in Wyoming. Problem Wyoming is harsh in winter with extremely cold conditions that make any kind [...]

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Ecodur 201 mentioned in Water World Magazine (EPC)

Ecodur 201 mentioned in this months Water World Magazine. Since the interview, that took place last year, Ecodur has been used successfully on additional manholes, concrete floor and concrete tank projects. Special recognition should go to Elite Protective Coatings who was the applicator for these quality projects. http://www.waterworld.com/articles/print/volume-32/issue-1/products/product-focus/coating-technology-is-natural-fit-for-grand-junction.html

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Ecodur 201: Coating Over Polyurea at a Williams Facility

Oil containment areas are a very important safety feature at oil storage facilities. They are very much the first line of defense to provide an important window of opportunity in terms of time should a large spill happen. They are very much a standard feature, particularly in North America where companies are dedicated to securing [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Pump House in Colorado (EPC)

Aside from a number of very large water utilities, there are approximately 53,000 community water systems and approximately 16,000 community wastewater facilities. 19% of households are not served by public sewers and usually rely on septic tanks to treat and dispose of wastewater. At least one billion gallons (~2.5%) per day of treated wastewater is [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Containment Area for a Soybean Processing Facility (Coating Specialties)

Soybeans are enormously important to the US both domestically and internationally. Soy is the leading U.S. agricultural export, valued at more than $23 billion and annual US farm receipts total over $40 billion. The beans are grown on 75 million acres and they comprise some 90% of US oilseed production. The number one customer for [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Georgia Pacific Drywall Mixing Tank (ABX)

The global gypsum board industry produced 12.2 billion square meters in 2013, up 8% from 2012. North America has the largest capacity, accounting for 34%. The Asia market has rapidly expanded its gypsum board capacity in recent years, lagging only 2 percentage points behind North America in 2013. One important use of drywall is to [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Desalination Tanks (ABX)

By 2030, the world population is expected to be 8.3 billion, with a 30% increase in the demand for fresh drinking water. 47% of the global population will face water shortages by 2030. Based on current statistics, only 1% of the global population receives water from desalination. However, the United Nations expects 14% of the [...]

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