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Coatings Scientist: Eye on Innovation

From The Coatings Scientist by V.C. "Bud" Jenkins
Posted on 2/8/2017


Building a Good Foundation

From The Coatings Scientist by V.C. "Bud" Jenkins
Posted on 8/8/2016


Raise a Pint, Paint by Facebook

From Sketches by Jill M. Speegle
Posted on 10/3/2012


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I am the facility manager for a new amusement park that will operate year-round in a hot, humid environment. Some critical structural steel in the heart of the park needs to be protected from corrosion and at the same time to retain very good appearance properties for as long as possible, since maintenance painting is disruptive. What coating system should I select to achieve the longest useful life, given that cost is a secondary consideration, and how long will this system look good while providing corrosion protection?

Question posted May 30 to June 2, 2017


What coating or lining system, including surface preparation, should be used on an in-ground swimming pool constructed of galvanized steel in a northern climate?

Question posted May 15 to May 19, 2017


What is the best method of testing for moisture content in concrete masonry unit (CMU) walls prior to application of coatings?

Question posted May 8 to May 12, 2017


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Articles (113)


Call the Doctor – My Building Is Sick

May 2017 - ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC


AIA Conference on Architecture 2017: Coatings and Materials Preview

April 2017 - AMY WOODALL, EDITOR, D+D IN DEPTH


Acrylic Coatings 101: An Overview of the Technology

March 2017 - MARC HIRSCH, M&M HIRSCH & ASSOCIATES LLC


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D+D Panel Discussion
Concrete: Polished or Coated?

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