Category Archives: Induron

Defining Industry Challenges

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

Aqua Pennsylvania Sproul Road Water TankBack in 2017, Induron’s National Sales Manager, Andy Odorzynski wrote an article emphasizing the need to define the challenges our industry faces in standardizing its approach to coatings in the water industry at large. Now, five years later, the water industry is still facing these fundamental issues. Below, I categorize, itemize and discuss some of these challenges.  Continue reading Defining Industry Challenges

What are Ceramic Epoxy Coatings?

Davies Hood, President and Owner of Induron Protective Coatings, recently discussed epoxy coatings, the advantages of ceramic epoxy coatings, how they’re manufactured, what applications utilities should use them for, and how the NSF 600 regulatory changes will impact the technology in an interview with Water and Wastes Digest.  Continue reading What are Ceramic Epoxy Coatings?

Notes from the Field: NSF 600

By: William Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

Lately, in both the industrial coatings and water infrastructure industries, there has been much buzz about the upcoming changes to potable water lining standards. The standard we are all intimately familiar with, ANSI/NSF 61, is being replaced by ANSI/NSF 600. This change goes into effect January 1, 2023 and will  have some effect on nearly all potable water linings installed in the United States. Continue reading Notes from the Field: NSF 600

Meet the Newest Member of the Induron Team: Joey Thomas

We are thrilled to welcome Joey Thomas to the Induron family as our Business Development Manager with the goal of growing our position in the marketplace. Joey not only brings a go-getter, up-for-a-challenge work ethic, but also 19 years of experience in the water storage industry. Learn more about him in this Q&A:  Continue reading Meet the Newest Member of the Induron Team: Joey Thomas

Understanding Ceramic Epoxies and NSF 600

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Ceramic EpoxyFor more than 35 years, Induron Protective Coatings has manufactured ceramic epoxies for various corrosive environments, including potable water storage tanks and water treatment facilities. On Jan. 1, 2023, the industry will undergo a change as the requirements NSF/ANSI/CAN 600 are adopted into the NSF Std 61 Health Effects Evaluation and Criteria for Chemicals in Drinking Water standard.  Continue reading Understanding Ceramic Epoxies and NSF 600

Dirty Jobs: A Guide to Treatment Plant Coatings (Part II)

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

Water and wastewater treatment plants require a variety of industrial coatings due to their diverse service environments. From potable water immersion to aeration basins, each service requires a specialized coatings solution for corrosion protection. The goal of this treatment plant coatings blog series is to inform owners and engineers of the best questions to ask when communicating with contractors and paint manufacturers to determine an ideal engineering solution.  Continue reading Dirty Jobs: A Guide to Treatment Plant Coatings (Part II)

Big News: Tower Coatings Programs Can Now Be Capitalized

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

tower coatingsDid you know that one of the largest barriers to the safety, security, and reliability of the power grid in the United States has its roots in the regulation of the railroad industry following WWI?  It’s true. The misapplication of laws designed 100 years ago, for another industry, seriously impacts on our infrastructure today.  Continue reading Big News: Tower Coatings Programs Can Now Be Capitalized

What Do you Get When High Performance Coatings and Quality Craftsmanship Meet to Take on Settling Basins?

By: Paul Powers, Induron North Central Regional Manager

In 2018, Induron teamed with Texarkana Water Utilities (TWU) to develop specifications for their uncoated, aging settling basins. The basins were in critical need of refurbishment. After several inspections to assess the condition of the basins, and working within the regulations unique to the region, specifications were written for the rehabilitation of the structures.

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Induron Honored in 2021 JPCL Prestige Awards

JPCL Prestige AwardsInduron is thrilled to announce that we have been honored in three different categories of JPCL’s 2021 Prestige Awards: Top People, Top Project and Top Product. The JPCL Prestige Awards is an annual program dedicated to recognizing influential individuals, impactful products on the market, and noteworthy projects within the past year.  Continue reading Induron Honored in 2021 JPCL Prestige Awards

Tex Enoch Honored as a “Top Person” by JPCL Prestige Awards

By: Davies Hood, President of Induron Protective Coatings

I am beyond proud to share that the Journal Of Protective Coatings and Linings (JPCL) Prestige Awards honored Alfred “Tex” Enoch as a “Top Person.Tex has been in the protective coatings industry for 50 years. He is well-known for his commitment to the industry, specifically the potable water storage tank industry, through participation on standards committees and industry-supporting organizations. Most notably, Tex has earned the respect of his peers, including customers, co-workers and even competitors. Continue reading Tex Enoch Honored as a “Top Person” by JPCL Prestige Awards