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Breaking the Cycle of Repetitive Floor Coating Failures

Posted May 14th, 2018 by Peter Collins

Although the installation of protective floor coatings isn’t rocket science, if there’s a parallel between space flight and the installation of effective, durable floor coatings it would be that, ensuring success in both fields needs to be approached with a thorough understanding of the dynamics that will guarantee that success before execution of the project ever actually begins.


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How and When to Use Each Type of Polymer Mortar Cove

Posted April 19th, 2018 by Steve Heskett

There are two types of cove when it comes to seamless polymer flooring (epoxy, cementitious urethane, etc.): radius cove and cant cove. Both use a polymer/sand combination and are applied by trowel, although one should be applied by a very skilled technician


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The Perils of Pantone Colors in the Coatings Industry

Posted March 8th, 2018 by Jim Essig

Once upon a time, industrial coatings companies typically had a company color chart with six to nine colors. They didn’t have a provision for doing custom match colors without painstakingly matching by eye, and then obtaining the necessary pigments and grinding them into the paint base


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Why ESD Control Flooring is Essential for Electronics-Related Industries, and How it Works

Posted February 28th, 2018 by Peter Collins

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” -   John Wooden   Most drivers don’t need to know the technical details of how an internal combustion engine works in order to competently operate a vehicle


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