Category Archives: Wastewater Industry

Rethink Your Primer: The Benefits of Ceramic Epoxy

Benefits of Ceramic EpoxyInduron’s Ceramaprime brings performance to the marketplace that requires coatings contractors to rethink their priming options. Whether you are using MCU zinc primers, one-coat DTM technology, or other epoxy primer options, Ceramaprime delivers increased throughput, the elimination of isocyanate, and the performance of ceramic epoxy technology, which often results in cost savings.  Continue reading Rethink Your Primer: The Benefits of Ceramic Epoxy

Success Story: Formoso, KS Cone-Top Tank

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

Formoso, KS Tank The right coatings and an experienced applicator brought an old-style “Cone – Top Tank” located in Formoso, Kansas out of the past and into the future! Continue reading Success Story: Formoso, KS Cone-Top Tank

Success Story: Not One, But Two Idabel, OK Storage Tanks

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Sales Representative

Idabel, OK Tank Induron Protective Coatings recently had the privilege of working with both Wall Engineering and the city of Idabel, OK. For this project, the city needed to replace two existing potable water tanks with two new 500,000 gallon composite elevated tanks. Landmark Structures out of Fort Worth, Texas was awarded this project.     

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Cold Weather Coatings Guide for Water Tanks

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

Applying coatings in cold weatherThe temperature of everything from the paint material itself to the air to especially the substrate being painted is a very important factor to take into consideration in the application of protective coatings.  Continue reading Cold Weather Coatings Guide for Water Tanks

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

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

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

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

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