Monthly Archives: July 2011

The value of vacation

by Davies Hood, Executive VP, Induron Coatings

It’s getting to be the Dog Days of summer, and vacation seems to be on everyone’s mind. I know this is a crazy topic to address on a paint company blog, but it’s an issue we all face as business owners, managers and employees, regardless of profession.

I say, let vacation time be true vacation time. Take a little time to smell the roses, or better yet, take a little time to truly enjoy your family. Do something that you enjoy and really recharge your batteries. We all need it. Continue reading The value of vacation

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MLB players dream of scores as high as ours

by Jeff White, Sales Manager, Induron Coatings

It’s hot, and baseball season is in full swing. Guess what else is hot? Induron’s Perma-Gloss Fluorourethane.

Perma-Gloss knocks it out of the park when compared to the minimum requirements of AWWA D-102-06 for a finish coat on Outside Coating System No. 4 (OCS-4).

OCS-4 minimum requirements (not sure if you can really call it minimum, as it is one of the toughest requirements out there) is 95% gloss retention after a minimum of 1252 MJ/m sq exposed per the EMMAQUA test procedure. Continue reading MLB players dream of scores as high as ours

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Zero Defects! The call of the monthly Cycle Count…

David D. Hood, President, Induron Coatings

“Zero Defects!” So proclaimed a huge sign over the entrance to Lockheed Martin‘s production facility in Marietta, GA. It was 1966, and I was a newly minted junior engineer doing structural analysis on the forward bulkhead of the C-5A Galaxy. It seemed pretty obvious that defects in manufacturing an aircraft capable of lifting 800,000 pounds into the air were not well tolerated. Continue reading Zero Defects! The call of the monthly Cycle Count…

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Hidden in prep is the danger of peening

by Jeff White, Sales Manager of Field Technical Services, Induron Coatings

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I would like to highlight a particular point that we at Induron think is of the utmost importance for coatings used in immersion. It’s mentioned in this excellent article written by William Corbett for thefabricator.com,  published by Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, InternationalContinue reading Hidden in prep is the danger of peening

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The high points of repainting water storage tanks

 by Davies Hood, Executive VP, Induron Coatings

Helping engineers, owners and contractors develop specifications for repainting water storage tanks is a big part of the service we offer here at Induron Coatings. In this month’s MP Materials Performance, a NACE publication, there is an excellent article by Robert Boswell Continue reading The high points of repainting water storage tanks

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