Tag: protective coating

Water towers, iconic symbols scattered across the United States landscape, supply vital water infrastructure to local municipalities. Preserving the structural integrity of these storage tanks and towers is, by extension, how stored potable water lasts longer.Therefore, tough protective coatings are necessary. In today’s blog, we’ll explore:Why is Water Tank Protection Critical?Water tanks are crucial in […]

In a world where urban art and vandalism often collide, the battle against graffiti is a constant struggle for municipalities. Technological advancements have led to a game-changing solution: anti-graffiti protective coatings. These innovative coatings shield against unwanted graffiti and offer benefits beyond mere surface protection.How Do Anti-Graffiti Coatings Work?Anti-graffiti protective coatings function two-fold: prevention and […]

Water tanks play a crucial role in our infrastructure, providing a stable water supply for various purposes. However, there are instances when these tanks unexpectedly collapse, leading to significant consequences. In today’s blog post, we’ll delve into the reasons behind water tank collapse, shedding light on the key factors contributing to these incidents.Staving Off a […]

The primary function of protective coating pigments is to enhance the longevity and resistance of coatings by introducing desirable protective properties.Pigments aid in the protection of a surface substrate against environmental factors such as ultraviolet radiation, moisture, chemicals, and abrasion. They act as a shield, forming a protective barrier on the surface that helps prevent […]

Surface preparation is a crucial step in asset management. The process involves stripping away remnants of protective coatings or contaminants to leave behind a clean, clear surface to apply new coating layers. The goal is to ensure proper adhesion, durability, and overall quality of the final product.One commonly used method of surface preparation is shot […]

Industrial water tanks are crucial in various industries, providing a reliable water source for manufacturing processes, cooling systems, and other essential operations. However, ensuring the proper maintenance of these tanks is often overlooked or underestimated.Today’s blog will delve into the importance of industrial water tank maintenance services and highlight the significance of safety and efficiency. […]

Water tank freeze protection is a crucial aspect of winter maintenance for water asset managers. Freezing temperatures can cause significant damage to a water storage tank, leading to costly repairs and disruptions in water supply.Knowing how to prevent freezing water in storage containers is crucial for optimal performance and longevity. By taking necessary precautions, you […]

Protective coating services play a crucial role in various industries by providing surface defense. Those coatings are designed to enhance the durability and longevity of materials, as well as provide resistance against:Industrial coatings are commonly used in water asset management, manufacturing, construction, automotive, aerospace, and marine industries. Standard industrial coatings protect substrate surfaces, such as:These […]

When it comes time to hire a NACE Coating Inspector, there are a few things you should look for when hiring an experienced professional for your municipalities next water tower restoration project:Hire An Experienced Professional A NACE Coating Inspector should comprehensively understand coating systems and their application. They should be knowledgeable about surface preparation, coating materials, […]

Concrete spalling is a common yet detrimental issue for municipal water towers and other structures constructed of concrete or masonry material.Spalling occurs due to corrosion caused by moisture penetration into the concrete structure. As this corrosion progresses, it causes the surrounding concrete or masonry to expand, eventually forming cracks in the concrete tower.Caring for A […]