Category Archives: Wastewater Industry

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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Case Study: Texarkana Water Utilities Clarifier Rehabilitation

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Sales Representative

This case study was originally published in Water & Wastes Digest.

Texarkana Water Utilities needed to rehabilitate a concrete clarifier in the Millwood Potable Water Treatment Plant in Ashwood, AR for the facility to effectively treat the potable water used in the surrounding community. Continue reading Case Study: Texarkana Water Utilities Clarifier Rehabilitation

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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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7 Facts About Ceramic Epoxy Technology

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Bringing innovative and unique technology to market can be a challenge. How do you show clients who have been doing things successfully that making a change is worth the effort? How do you explain the upgrade over the status quo? One part of this challenge is simply recognition. Are your partners aware you have something unique? The second part is harder: Do your partners understand why it’s unique and how it would help them? Answering these two marketing questions is one of the most important things we do at Induron.   Continue reading 7 Facts About Ceramic Epoxy Technology

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Project Spotlight: West Blocton Tank Rehab

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Induron partnered with The Kelley Group and Robinson and Sons Construction to complete a rehabilitation of three existing ground storage tanks located in West Blocton, Alabama. The relationships we maintain with The Kelley Group and Robinson and Sons helped Induron secure this project, which demonstrates just how much relationships matter in the industrial coatings business. Continue reading Project Spotlight: West Blocton Tank Rehab

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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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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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