Urethane Articles

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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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Bleacher View: Historic Stadium Gets Ready for Game Day

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, aka “The Greatest Stadium in the World,” underwent a multi-million-dollar renovation. A local coatings team was brought in for spall repairs, sealant removal and replacement, and urethane traffic coating installation — just in time for football season.

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Restoring Seattle’s Historic Aurora Bridge

Factoring in areas that needed steel repair, officials with Liberty Maintenance knew the historic bridge should have been recoated years ago. But thanks to the hard work of an innovative crew, the overdue job was completed with time to spare.

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Notre Dame Stadium Goes for Gold in Latest Revamp

The famed tunnel sign at Notre Dame Stadium, built in 1929 and home to the 11-time national championship football program at the University of Notre Dame, reads “Play Like a Champion Today.” For the nearly 80,000 fans and prospective recruits that visit on Saturdays in the fall to cheer on the Fighting Irish, they’d like the legendary stadium to look worthy of a champion, too!

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Highly Specified Floor for School Kids

The client, which has four different locations, wanted to complete the reworking on one of the building’s floors during winter break. There were no staff or children to work around, but the crew only had one week to complete the job. That meant no time for mockups, mistakes, or slow-cure coatings.

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Spooky Town: Coating the Walls and Roof of a Mausoleum

The purpose of the mausoleum was for it to house Miller’s family when they were laid to rest. Only 15 of those crypts were ever occupied, and recently the bodies were moved to a local cemetery. And it was discovered that the 100-year-old structure was in need of protection.

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Rush Order: Bay Area Café Orders up Urethane-Coated Floor

Nearly 40 years of operation and exposure to food contaminants took quite a toll on the kitchen’s original floor. The owner wanted a new floor, rebuilt with marine-grade plywood and protected with waterproofing coatings but with downtime kept to a minimum.

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Coatings X-Men Achieve Zoo Floor Reno

Before visitors could buy tickets to the new display, though, the Patterson-Stevens crew needed to deal with unexpected moisture in the concrete slab. Polar bears may prefer rivers but coatings contractors surely do not!

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Hungry for Change on Food Facility Floor

It would take a coatings crew that was just as confident to take the nearly bare concrete and turn it into a beefy urethane floor with all the fixins.

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New York Roof Coating Giants Take the Field

A sense of a team, developed safety culture, and a complex game plan to exceed the customer’s expectations are a few of the highlights. Along with the supporting staff and superintendent, the crew used those highlights from start to finish to achieve a victory on this multi-roof recoat project.

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Hog-Wild for Local Butcher’s Newly Coated Floor

The building was undergoing a bit of a remodel and that included a rehab and some new coatings for their facility’s floor. “It was pretty rough,” Keener said of the floor’s original condition.