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Flexible Approach Restores Texas Water Pump Station

When Corrosion Control Resources, Inc. arrived to refurbish a water pump station near Dallas, they initially expected to hand blast with coal slag before applying new coatings. However, they changed course after unexpectedly discovering the pipe was lined with coal tar enamel, rather than epoxy.

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Newly Approved Epoxy Lining Protects Texas Water Tanks

Maguire recently partnered with Sherwin-Williams to recoat the interior of an elevated water storage tank in Hitchcock, Texas. This project was the first time in which the newly NSF 61/600-approved Sherplate 600 potable water epoxy coating was applied since its certification for use on water storage tanks.

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Notes From the Field: NSF 600 Compliance

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the ANSI/NSF 61 standard is being replaced by ANSI/NSF 600. This change is likely have some effect on nearly all potable water linings installed in the United States. Here’s a look at what this could mean for the industrial coatings and water infrastructure industries.

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Coating Removal by Heat Induction

Businesses are looking for environmentally friendly methods of surface preparation. This article discusses the use of heat induction as a method of removing various coatings on steel substrates.

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Fully Contained: Newly Coated Tank Protection at Chemical Plant

When Eastman Chemical opted for a new urethane coating system on tanks at the front of its flagship plant in Tennessee, not just any applicator could do. The client needed expertise in access, aesthetics, and containment for removal of the prior lead-based coating.

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PermaClean 100: A Proven Track Record

When an iconic 7.5 million-gallon standpipe in downtown Lancaster, PA began to show signs of corrosion, Induron Sales Representative Tex Enoch was once again asked to provide a coatings recommendation.