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Sulfuric Acid Damage to Concrete Floor

Sulfuric acid damage to a concrete floor.While coated flooring often requires less maintenance than other type finishes, cleaning and removal of any chemical spills must be performed.  Chemical spills should be neutralized, washed down with water, and removed as soon as possible. This is typically achieved by using a squeegee to remove the excess to…
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#1 Cause For Loss of Polished Floor Shine. . .

There are 3 primary causes that result in premature shine deterioration of a polished concrete floor:Using harsh chemicalsUsing harsh brushes and padsDoing nothing  But the number one cause is . . .  DOING NOTHING! That's right.  The number 1 cause is neglect (or just using water). The final sheen of a polished floor is created by using finer and finer…
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OSHA Training . . . a High Priority at Blackwell’s Inc.

Clint Greathouse, Safety Coordinator at Blackwell's Inc., recently completed the OSHA Course Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Occupational Industry at the OSHA Training Institute Education Center at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta.This training is one of two OSHA courses that, once completed, will authorize Clint to train employees from the construction industry in occupational…
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Dry Ice Cleans Machinery (And Freckles!)

"Freckles Frozen Off With Dry Ice"That was a headline from an article printed in 1933 about an Italian doctor using dry ice to remove freckles. Keep in mind now that dry ice is minus 109 degrees F. That's COLD. The article went on to say that the dry ice was in contact with the freckle for about…
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