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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

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

Back in 2018, Induron teamed up with Texarkana Water Utilities (TWU) to develop specifications for several of their uncoated aging settling basins, which were in critical need of refurbishment. After several discussions, reviewing the condition of the basins, and working within the regulations unique to the region, the specifications for refurbishing the settling basins were ready to go.  Continue reading What Do you Get When High Performance Coatings and Quality Craftsmanship Meet to Take on Settling Basins?

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

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

A Ceramic Epoxy Coating that Works TOO WELL

PermaSafe 100 Ceramic Epoxy is a unique and outstanding barrier coating formulated for the protection of steel and concrete in corrosive environments. It’s one of our most popular products and one of the toughest products for protecting wastewater treatment plants. Believe it or not, we’ve actually been told that PermaSafe 100, works TOO WELL.  Continue reading A Ceramic Epoxy Coating that Works TOO WELL

Mortarchem: Improving Applicator Outcomes in the Field

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

MortarchemWhen visiting field industrial painting projects, the complexity on display is truly amazing. First off, millions of dollars worth of equipment has to operate in coordination to allow work to progress. If any part in any one piece of the system fails to operate, production comes to a stop. In the field, replacement parts, tools, and mechanics can be extremely hard to come by.  Continue reading Mortarchem: Improving Applicator Outcomes in the Field

Enduring Supply Chain Challenges the Induron Way

By: Davies Hood, Induron President 

Supply Chain ChallengesYou’ve probably heard that we’re living in “unprecedented times,” and that overused phrase does NOT exclude the paint manufacturing industry.  

“This is going to be the most challenging time in our professional career.” 

If I’ve said that phrase once in the last month, I’ve said it a hundred times. Because supply chain disruptions are causing significant and immediate price increases as well as challenging, uncharted lead times, those of us in the chemical industry are facing unprecedented challenges due to these unknown and/or undefined constraints.   Continue reading Enduring Supply Chain Challenges the Induron Way

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

Application Instruction: Perma-Clean 100

By: Ben Rowland, Technical Services Director

Perma-Clean 100 Ceramic EpoxyFor more than 10 years, Perma-Clean 100 Ceramic Epoxy has been Induron’s flagship product for lining potable water storage tanks. The product offers proven performance with features such as minimal undercutting, high film build, low permeability and a non-ablative surface. These attributes are delivered through an environmentally-conscious, solvent-free epoxy coating modified with ceramic pigments.  Continue reading Application Instruction: Perma-Clean 100