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Ecodur 201: Coating Heater Treaters for Wesco (ICS)

ICS used Ecodur 201M product to coat heater treaters for Wesco. The work was done in Fallon County in Montana.

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Proper Record Keeping Will Make or Break Your Coating Business

  An applicator was hired to coat a few dozen production tanks for a large E&P company. The E&P company had hired a service provider to do surface preparation on the tanks. When our applicator arrived on site to begin surveying the worksite and inspecting the tanks, it was determined that one of the tanks, [...]

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Q&A: How does Ecodur hold up in high abrasion application areas?

Abrasion resistance of coatings really has more than one determinant property and is a fairly complex subject. The simplest property is to relate the respective hardness values with the material of higher relative hardness causing the one of lower relative hardness to yield or wear away when both are in contact under sufficient stress for [...]

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What Our Ecodur Coating is Used On

We specialize in tank coatings for the oil and gas and water and wastewater industry, but over the years Ecodur technology has proven to be very versatile from industrial field-applied coatings to works of art. Some examples are below. 1. Wood-inspired Plank To the naked eye, this looks like any generic 2×4. But upon closer [...]

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A Comprehensive List for a Career in the Coatings Industry

Want a job in the coatings industry but don’t know where to start? Check out our comprehensive list of resourceful websites to help you get started. If you know of any, email us at marketing@castagra,com or tweet us @castagra.     SpecSource Global   One of the top leaders in industrial coating, it’s worth it [...]

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It’s Bite the Bullet Time for U.S. Infrastructure Now That the Economy is Rebounding,’ says Coating Boss

Gulf Restoration Network RENO, NEVADA, JULY 14, 2014 – Industrial coatings company Castagra Products’ CEO, Peter Roosen, says now is the time for the US to really bite the bullet with the economy rebounding and address major infrastructure deficits such as the state of drinking water and wastewater installations and pipes. “With employment on the [...]

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Coatings CEO Says Detoxifying the Industrial Environment is as Equally Important as Sustainability

Castor Beans   RENO, NEVADA – June 23, 2014 — Castagra Products Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen, says fracking going global should make focussing on detoxifying industrial process and practices as equally important as sustainability policies.   “All too often in the passionate rhetoric about sustainability, the vital need to eliminate even smallest amounts of highly [...]

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3 Impressive Industrial Coating Projects

The world’s most iconic landmarks are iconic for a reason. They are amazing feats of artistic talent and design that made the world stop and take notice. But we often don’t think about how each of these landmarks stay maintained to continue to look the way they look as each year passes. So read below [...]

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Applicator AquaBlocx Coating Buckhead Beef Facility with Ecodur 201S

A leading US meat and fish products company in Atlanta relies heavily on the uninterrupted efficiency of its freezers and coolers, as failures lasting more than a few hours can prove catastrophic. Established in 1983, Buckhead Beef® has been ranked #1 for the previous nine years of Certified Angus Beef® worldwide and grew to become [...]

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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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