Category Archives: Project Spotlight

Two Tanks, One Successful Coatings System

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Water Tank Market Manager

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? That was the City of Lancaster, PA’s philosophy when selecting a coating system for their new hydropillar tank. 

The coating system applied to its 7.5 million gallon ornamental ground storage tank back in 2020 was so successful that the city and their consulting engineer, AEERO Engineering, specified the same coating system for their new 2.5 million gallon fluted column “Hydropillar” that was completed this year (2021).  Continue reading Two Tanks, One Successful Coatings System

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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Protecting AQUA America’s Most Valuable Assets

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Water Tank Manager

Throughout 2021, Induron had the opportunity to work with several different contractors to specify coatings systems for the restoration and repainting of potable water storage tanks of various sizes operated by AQUA America.  Continue reading Protecting AQUA America’s Most Valuable Assets

Success Story: Coffeeville Elevated Water Tank 10-Year Inspection

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Tank interiorBack in 2011, Willis Engineering and the town of Coffeeville, Mississippi requested a coatings specification for a 250,000-gallon elevated water tank. This tank had been in service since it was built in 1996 and was in need of renovation. The original material had started to fail at its 15-year mark.  Continue reading Success Story: Coffeeville Elevated Water Tank 10-Year Inspection

Restoring the Roof of the Miller-Hungerpiller Home

By: Mitch Hungerpillar, Home owner and guest author

Roof restorationI live in a family home located in Crestwood North in Birmingham, Alabama that my wife’s grandparents built in the mid 1930’s. As the 3rd and 4th generation to live in the home, we have a particular passion about maintaining its original architectural integrity. Our home is a brick English Tudor style with a metal roof manufactured by U.S. Steel that carries a lifetime warranty. The only real maintenance for the roof is cleaning and painting it for curb appeal. Continue reading Restoring the Roof of the Miller-Hungerpiller Home

FastPrime Increases Efficiency for Maverick OilField Services

By: Jamie Laid, Induron Sales Representative

Maverick OilField Services prepares and paints for oil and gas companies across the country. Specifically, Maverick performs dry abrasive blasting onsite using an IR heated spray booth. 
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The Evolution of a Water Tank

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Representative

First, there is a need. In this case, Yalick Farms, a community outside of Dallas, PA, needed an elevated storage tank to support a growing community.  Aqua PA responded by working with GHD engineers out of Harrisburg to determine the amount and type of storage needed.  

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Induron Announces its Top Projects of 2020

To kick off 2021, Induron is excited to announce its Top Projects of 2020! Despite the challenges that 2020 presented, our team had the pleasure of working with owners, engineers and contractors across the nation to complete various projects.across the nation to complete various projects. Learn more about each project below! Continue reading Induron Announces its Top Projects of 2020

Induron Success Story: Upper Merrion Wash Water Tanks

Aqua Pennsylvania scheduled a complete repainting for two 250,000 gallon Wash Water Tanks in late summer/early fall of 2020 as a part of its ongoing tank maintenance program. Each tank was to be completely blast cleaned (interior SP 10 near white blast; exterior SP 6 commercial blast); however different prime coats were applied to each tank.  Continue reading Induron Success Story: Upper Merrion Wash Water Tanks

Induron Success Story: Industrial Metal Roof Painting

By: Jamie Laird, Induron Sales Representative

Industrial Metal Roof PaintingI have been selling paint in one way or another for the past 25 years. It’s always my greatest pleasure when I can provide a unique solution to a corrosion problem that is either difficult or not well understood. This was the case with a large galvanized metal roof in Woodburn, Oregon. 
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