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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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Ecodur 201: Basement Coating Project

Unfinished home basements provide opportunities for extending living accommodation as well as areas for entertainment and storage. However, they can also provide a route for damp to rise through and cause damage from mold and saturation. Damp may not be obvious in terms of visible patches once it has entered an entire floor and walls. [...]

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Ecodur 201: Water Truck Tank Coating

With oil prices seemingly in recovery mode, maintenance programs for truck fleets are being re-energised as confidence returns and margins improve into the plus side of the oil and gas fracking business, especially in the Marcellus Shake area that covers a large part of Pennsylvania. This region also benefits from having Utica Shale beneath it [...]

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EPC coating Federal tanks with Ecodur 201

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Ecodur 201: Pretzel Factory Floor Case Study

Old buildings generally make ideal candidates for refurbishment if they are structurally sound and only require cosmetic work. In this case study, the building originated from the 1950s in Denver, Colorado, but had been empty for 20 years. It is now the site of a thriving pretzel manufacturing business, but the factory flooring had seen [...]

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Bolted Tank & Underground Water Tank Coated with Ecodur 201 (Ener-Spray)

Bolted steel tanks are one of the most enduring methods of storing liquids with great longevity and ability to hold up to 5 million gallons. Their fabrication remains almost as simple as when they were first built over a century ago. Technological improvements have largely focused on materials that ensure they do not leak or [...]

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Castagra’s Veggie-Plastic Ecodur Spreading Across the Globe as Green Coatings Market Burgeons

RENO, NEVADA, NOVEMBER 3, 2016 – A unique protective coating, Ecodur, that is made from vegetable oil and naturally occurring gypsum and has proven itself on ships and hundreds of oil and production water tanks, is now driving into foreign markets. Ecodur is in Canada, Antarctica, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Sweden, China, UK, Kazakhstan and Germany, [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Rocky Mountain Wastewater Facility

World water demand is projected to grow from around 4,500 cubic kilometers in 2010 to about 6,350 cubic kilometers in 2030. Annual revenue from the US wastewater industry is about $47 billion. According to a new report from Bluefield Research, wastewater reuse for municipal utilities will increase 61% by 2025, requiring $11.0B of capital expenditures. [...]

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Ecodur 201: Sealing & Coating a Cracked Garage Floor

Email: info@castagra.com Tel: (303) 483-3245 Insurance companies fork out millions of dollars annually to repair homes affected by soil movement. The upward heaving movement of the ground beneath the buildings frequently results from clay soils grabbing back moisture after trees and undergrowth have been cleared. The vegetation had previously been wicking away huge amounts of [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Two Level Garage

More than 22 million tons of salt are scattered on the roads of the U.S. annually—about 137 pounds of salt for every American. The Colorado Department of Transport (CDOT) uses a variety of products to treat its highways during winter storms. All of the products contain salt with added corrosion inhibitors used to prevent or [...]

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