Category Archives: Industrial Coatings

When Concrete May Not be the Best Choice

Concrete construction has been around since about 1200-1400 B.C. It is one of the most durable man-made building materials used around the world. The Romans used it and even today, the concrete dome of the Pantheon in Rome still exists. Concrete seems like it can last almost forever. To get rid of it requires concrete saws, demolition hammers,…
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The Two Ways to Clean a Polished Concrete Floor

Polished concrete is a wonderful alternative for industrial flooring with many great benefits. And one of the benefits is that it's a beautiful "low maintenance floor". But don't make the mistake and assume that means "no maintenance" or that the floor can be cleaned just any old way.  Both assumptions are wrong. There are two ways…
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Controlling Rust is Saving Dollars.

$300 billion. That's an estimate of the annual cost of corrosion in the U.S. And that includes just about every industry sector in the U.S. [caption id="attachment_979" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rusted equipment frame plate.[/caption] Corrosion is a term used to describe the deterioration of a material as it reacts with its environment. If you are talking about iron,…
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Preventive Maintenance is a Key Part of Preventing Emergency Shutdowns

"My daughter believes in preventive medicine" the mother said to the doctor. "Oh, really" replied the doctor. "Yes. She tries to prevent me from making her take it!" When it comes to our health, most of us probably understand how important it is to eat the right foods, exercise regularly, have a yearly physical, and…
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