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D+D Spring 2017

D+D Spring 2017

Challenges Encountered with In-Process Cleaning and Painting of Buildings

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Get answers to questions regarding surface preparation, application and final thickness or appearance.

Moisture In CMUs: When Is It Safe To Paint?

by Zenith F. Czora, Crommelin

When it comes to concrete block, the successful coatings application often requires knowledge of the presence of moisture.

Tackling Graffiti With Technology

by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology

An arsenal of weapons — from removal methods to coatings — is available to help clean and protect surfaces from graffiti damage.

Beyond Airtightness: Factors To Consider When Selecting An Air Barrier

by Stanley Yee, Leed AP, Dow Corning Corporation

Get to know the available material options and how the materials will perform together as a system.

Suitable For Polish? Specifying A Finished Floor Surface

by John Kazalonis, Consultant

Approaching the issues involved with polished concrete from the contractor’s point of view may help a designer make the proper decision of whether to coat or polish the surface.

Building Consensus: How to Approach Moisture in Your Next Project

by Amy Woodall, Editor

Moisture intrusion is one of the biggest painting contractor concerns, and it’s important to resolve the problem before applying coatings.

Durability Of Silicone-Based Flat Roof Coatings

by Roy Cannon, Pecora Corporation

Silicone polymers reportedly boast an edge over other polymeric roofing materials in terms of UV and water resistance.




Directories/Buying Guides

2017 Building Envelope Resource Guide

Digital Facilities Corporation
Manage Paving and Hard Scape Inventories with
FM-Pro™ is designed with a comprehensive paving asset area module to inventory and manage paving and hardscape areas, including system details, and is suited for building owners, paving service providers, consultants, and product suppliers.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Portable Air Filtration Systems
Air Scrubbers/Negative Air machines for restoration, abatement, dust & odor control, hazardous contaminant removal from job sites to clean rooms and hospitals. Portable, affordable!

PPG Paints
This high-hiding, low-VOC, low-odor paint enables a space to be painted while occupied and delivers the durable product performance professionals require.

Shield Industries, Inc
FireGuard® E-84 Intumescent Coating - Shield Industries, Inc
Trust the certified protection of the industry’s most innovative intumescent coating FireGuard® E-84 to provide you with the 1 and 2 hour fire ratings you need.

Garland Company
Architectural Wall Coating Damproofs and Beautifies
Tuff-Coat™ multi-functional coating bridges hairline cracks, hides stains and discoloration, and reduces wall temperature, increasing the wall's life cycle.

EMME Controls
EMME (Energy Management Made Easy)
• Achieve a zone in every room for 1/2 the cost
• Save up to 40% in energy consumption
• Works in any size building
• Can be installed in as little as a few days without remodeling
• Comfort results guaranteed in writing

Keim Mineral Coatings
Mineral Silicate Paints + Stains Fuse to Concrete
• Forms permanent chemical bonds
• Becomes part of the concrete
• Will never peel
• Looks completely natural

Atlas Material Testing Technology
Helping You Put Your Products To The Test
  • Outdoor Accelerated Weathering
  • Laboratory Testing Services
  • Accelerated Weathering Instruments

  • www.atlas-mts.com

Dow Coating Materials
Need smooth, durable and appealing coatings?
Dow Corning® 52 Additive improves abrasion resistance & slip in:
• Waterborne paints, inks &
• Wood coatings
• OPVs
• Exterior & interior paints
Samples available.


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