Category Archives: Water

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 III)

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

treatement plantWater and wastewater treatment plants require a variety of industrial coatings due to their diverse service environments. From potable water immersion to aeration basins to exterior weathering systems, each service is different and requires a specialized coatings solution for corrosion protection.  Continue reading Dirty Jobs: A Guide to Treatment Plant Coatings (Part III)

Empowering Engineers: An Interactive Treatment Plant Specification Guide

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron Protective Coatings National Sales Manager

Treatment Plant CoatingsThe infrastructure bill recently passed into law allocates $50 billion dollars to improve the nation’s drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure. The need is well documented as water systems throughout the country have been ordered to upgrade their systems via EPA Consent Decree.  Continue reading Empowering Engineers: An Interactive Treatment Plant Specification Guide

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

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager


PotaWater and wastewater treatment plants offer the greatest variety of coating needs of all industrial facilities. These facilities contain an enormous variety of service environments from potable water immersion, exterior weathering service (both the chemically stressed and “regular” varieties), secondary containment, solid chemical exposure, floors, pipe interiors, pipe exteriors, bar screens, screw pumps, headworks, chlorine chambers, aeration basins…and the list goes on and on. Continue reading Dirty Jobs: A Guide to Treatment Plant Coatings (Part I)

The Magic of Ceramic Epoxies

Ceramic epoxiesThe ceramic spheres that make up part of the pigment package in Induron’s ceramic epoxies pack a lot of power to add “magical” layers of protection for both steel and concrete substrates. Ceramic epoxies are a perfect solution for water, wastewater, and treatment plants.  Continue reading The Magic of Ceramic Epoxies

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: Village Creek 3MM Gallon Wash-Water Tank

By: Jeff White, Induron Executive Vice President & General Manager

Nickelhead TankBelieve it or not, I just celebrated my 18th work anniversary at Induron Protective Coatings. As I reflect on my time with Induron, some firsts that come to mind… Continue reading Success Story: Village Creek 3MM Gallon Wash-Water Tank

Induron Makes a Big Splash in Pool Refurbishment

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

Pool RefurbishmentWelcome to Rolla, Missouri, home of the University of Missouri Rolla Engineering School, situated halfway between St. Louis and the Springfield/Branson Area. This bustling community of 21,000 people sits just on the edge of the Ozark Mountain and is the doorway to some of the prettiest land and streams in the country. Continue reading Induron Makes a Big Splash in Pool Refurbishment

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

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