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Peeling Away the Years: Taking on the job of getting old coatings off

From JAC, March/April 2007

by Deborah Slaton, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.

Because properly selected and applied coating systems deliver a long service life, consideration is not always given to the reality that coatings may be destined for eventual removal....
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Tagged categories: Air abrasive blast cleaning; Chemical stripping; Power washing; Solvent and chemical cleaning; Surface preparation; Water blasting

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