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3 Tank Coating Advantages That You May Not Have Thought Of

  When we talk about industrial tank coatings we typically talk about things like durability and adhesion, but there are many other benefits that you may have not considered.   1. Save Money on New Factory Infrastructure The oil and gas industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years. This means that productions are expanding, [...]

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Top Health & Safety Considerations for Industrial Coatings

With so many different coatings on the market, made from a variety of ingredients, safety and health procedures are an extremely important issue. It can be confusing to know what’s considered safe and what isn’t, especially when you’re on the job site that requires tight deadlines. But one simple rule to abide by is to [...]

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Yes, that’s Ecodur! (part 2 – table top)

Our applicator Kymax is getting really creative with Ecodur. Maybe they will make a house completely out of Ecodur!

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Castagra Industrial Coatings Vs Epoxy Coatings (cont…)

Adhesion Most epoxies do not stick well. The adhesion rate is typically 50%. Castagra’s adhesion rate is 98% to 100%. It bonds molecularly to cellulosic surfaces such as wood, and natural fibers, including straw. Flexibility Most epoxies are not flexible. They tend to crack and flake in heat and cold very quickly allowing moisture, oxygen, [...]

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Castagra Industrial Coatings Vs Epoxy Systems

Recognition Dragons Den winner Adhesion Most epoxies do not stick well. The adhesion rate is typically 50%. Castagra’s adhesion rate is 98% to 100%. It bonds molecularly to cellulosic surfaces such as wood, and natural fibers, including straw. The surface prep requirements are much less than traditional epoxies. Curing Rate (including cold weather application) Castagra’s [...]

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Castagra’s ‘Green’ Veggie Plastic Protective Coatings Goes Sprayable With No Toxic Solvents Involved

Protective coatings and mouldings technology company Castagra Products Inc., announced today successful spray trials of its veggie plastic protective coating ECODUR 201 without the use of solvents. The use of solvents continues to be a major environmental and health concern in the protective coatings industry. Tightening environmental regulations have resulted in the ban of many [...]

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Castagra signs agreement to test low-ricin castor with Texas AgriLife Research

LUBBOCK – Castagra, a bioproducts company, has entered into an agreement with Texas AgriLife Research, part of the Texas A&M University System, to test production of a new castor bean with less ricin. The West Texas project will investigate production potential and sustainable production practices that do not conflict with other commodities grown in the [...]

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