Category Archives: Coatings

Project Spotlight: Helena, AL Three-Tank Overcoat

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Induron partnered with Garver Engineering and Robinson and Sons to complete this 3-tank exterior overcoat project in Helena, Alabama. These three tanks are the only ground storage tanks in Helena, so providing superior corrosion protection, extending the exterior warranty and making them aesthetically pleasing were the goals of this project. Continue reading Project Spotlight: Helena, AL Three-Tank Overcoat

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The Induron Difference: What Motivates Our Team

What gets you out of bed in the morning?  Several Induron team members shared what excites them about working for Induron in the videos below.  The responses ranged from the company’s potential for growth to Induron’s family-like culture. Check out the videos below to see what they had to say! Continue reading The Induron Difference: What Motivates Our Team

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All You Need to Know About Stripe Coatings

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

A stripe coat is defined as a coat of paint applied only to edges or welds on steel structures before or after a full coat is applied. The stripe coat is intended to give those areas sufficient film build to resist corrosion. Stripe coats also provide extra corrosion protection measures on edges, outside corners, crevices, bolt heads, fasteners, welds and other irregular surfaces. Continue reading All You Need to Know About Stripe Coatings

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Induron to Present at Steel Water Storage Tank Seminar

Are you an engineer, consultant, water agency, water tank owner/operator or municipality? The Steel Water Storage Tank Seminar is designed to educate those who do not usually deal with steel tanks on what to expect with steel tanks and current best practices as well as answer any questions they may have. Hosted by the Steel Tank Institute (STI)/ Steel Plate Fabricators Association (SPFA), the seminar is coming up on Tuesday, March 26 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Hilton Garden Inn . Continue reading Induron to Present at Steel Water Storage Tank Seminar

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It’s Time to Re-Think Zinc

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Ceramic epoxy technology has become a staple throughout the United States for the care of water and wastewater assets. Treatment plants, distribution pipelines and storage tanks have all benefited from the unmatched performance of Induron’s thick-film ceramic epoxy products. While these linings can be applied direct to metal, they are often paired with zinc-rich primers, both in the field and in shop environments. With the introduction of Induron’s new CeramaPrime thin-film ceramic epoxy primer, asset owners, contractors and specifying engineers are beginning to “rethink zinc” as the go-to priming option. Continue reading It’s Time to Re-Think Zinc

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Indurlux 9400: An Epoxy PolySiloxane Coating

By: Paul Powers & Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representatives

Polysiloxane coatings were first patented in the 1980s and became commercially available in the 1990s. Since then, their use has been expanded into storage tanks, offshore and bridges with overall favorable results. After evaluating the advancements and improvements in this technology, Induron announced the launch of Indurlux 9400, a high-solids, two-component epoxy siloxane with the corrosion-protective properties of an epoxy and the color and gloss retention of a polyurethane. Continue reading Indurlux 9400: An Epoxy PolySiloxane Coating

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Project Spotlight: 250K Elevated Water Storage Tank Reconditioning

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

After 25 years of service, Maryland Environmental Service’s 250K Elevated Hospital-Front Water Storage Tank located in Crownsville, Maryland was due for reconditioning.  Fortunately, the project posed no real or extraordinary challenges, according to the owner, consulting engineer, inspector and contractor. Continue reading Project Spotlight: 250K Elevated Water Storage Tank Reconditioning

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2018 in Review

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

As Induron Coatings entered our seventh decade of providing “Reliable Protection Through Innovative Coatings,” we knew that change and adaptation was necessary to continue with our mission. Don’t get me wrong, 2017 was a record year in terms of sales, team building and company culture at Induron. But, the real takeaway from our 70th Anniversary Celebration, was that in order to succeed in business, companies had to constantly adapt and continue to work to improve culture. At Induron, we have a proven track record of both. Here are a few examples: Continue reading 2018 in Review

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Induron Launches New Premium Epoxy Primer

Induron is excited to announce the launch of its newest product, CeramaPrime Epoxy Primer. With this product, Induron distilled the proven and unmatched performance qualities of our high-build ceramic epoxy linings into a thin-film ceramic epoxy primer. CeramaPrime Epoxy Primer is formulated to offer an array of benefits, including: Continue reading Induron Launches New Premium Epoxy Primer

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