Category Archives: Coatings

A Trip Back to Greenwood

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

In early October, I had the opportunity to attend a cooking class at the Viking Cooking Ranges facility in lovely Greenwood, MS.  This event was part of a retreat for a professional group called Entrepreneurs’ Organization that I am proud to be a part of.   Continue reading A Trip Back to Greenwood

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InduraPlan: Corrosion Protection for T&D Structures

By: Kendall Smith, Induron Power Market Manager

At Induron Protective Coatings, we find ourselves traveling across the world to visit electric utilities with T&D corrosion issues at an increasing rate. Thanks to the new age of global marketing, people in faraway places are discovering that Induron offers cost-effective solutions for protecting global T&D assets. Plus, Induron’s sales and technical service team members are certified as NACE coating inspectors and have extensive experience managing asset protection programs. Continue reading InduraPlan: Corrosion Protection for T&D Structures

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Product Spotlight: Ceramasafe 90 Ceramic Epoxy

Ceramasafe 90 Ceramic Epoxy is the ideal solution for a wide range of wastewater and treatment plant applications. While Induron’s Protecto 401 Ceramic Epoxy has been the industry standard for handling untreated wastewater influent for decades, Ceramasafe 90 brings this same 35-year track record of ceramic epoxy performance to the rest of your treatment plant assets. Continue reading Product Spotlight: Ceramasafe 90 Ceramic Epoxy

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How to Monitor and Comply with Environmental Conditions When Applying Coatings

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

Climate and weather play an important role when it comes to the application of coatings. When to apply and when not to apply is an important decision. There are many important guidelines to follow that appear on almost all product data sheets. For instance, many data sheets advise users to NOT apply when the relative humidity (RH) is above 85% or when the dew point is less than 5 degrees Fahrenheit to the ambient air temperature and substrate temperature. Continue reading How to Monitor and Comply with Environmental Conditions When Applying Coatings

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Product Spotlight: PermaGloss Fluorourethane

Are color and gloss retention the priority for your project? Induron has the coatings solution for you. PermaGloss Fluorourethane provides the best color and gloss retention of any readily available industrial coating. Continue reading Product Spotlight: PermaGloss Fluorourethane

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Project Spotlight: Hominy Ground Storage Tank Rehab

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Technical Sales Representative

When the city of Hominy, OK needed its 500,000-gallon ground storage tank rehabbed, they encountered a few challenges. First, maintenance had not been performed on the tank for more than 25 years. Plus, the interior of the tank was severely pitted with corrosion cells. And lastly, the owner requested that the tank have a white finish. Continue reading Project Spotlight: Hominy Ground Storage Tank Rehab

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A New Generation of Protective Coatings

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

 Are today’s “new coatings” superior to the “old coatings” and systems used to protect water storage tanks?  The answer is yes for many of the coatings now on the market. The protective coatings industry is navigating complicated VOC compliance regulations. The adaptation and enforcement of these new, and more aggressive VOC regulations (link to part 1) has produced a new generation of protective coatings for potable water tanks. Continue reading A New Generation of Protective Coatings

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The Challenges of OTC Regulations

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

The paint and coatings industries have made strides toward reducing air pollution dating back to the 1980s. Current regulations have lowered the amount of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from coatings products in different regions and will continue to do so in the future. This discussion is based on a regional or national standard for achieving these air quality goals. Continue reading The Challenges of OTC Regulations

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Product Spotlight: Aquanaut II Acrylic Enamel

As one of Induron’s most versatile and environmentally friendly topcoats, Aquanaut II Acrylic Enamel is ideal for previously painted structures.  While it is known for its user-friendly nature, excellent dry fall properties and lasting gloss and color retention, Aquanaut II Acrylic Enamel also: Continue reading Product Spotlight: Aquanaut II Acrylic Enamel

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