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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

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 II)

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

Water and wastewater treatment plants require a variety of industrial coatings due to their diverse service environments. From potable water immersion to aeration basins, each service requires a specialized coatings solution for corrosion protection. The goal of this treatment plant coatings blog series is to inform owners and engineers of the best questions to ask when communicating with contractors and paint manufacturers to determine an ideal engineering solution.  Continue reading Dirty Jobs: A Guide to Treatment Plant Coatings (Part II)

Big News: Tower Coatings Programs Can Now Be Capitalized

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

tower coatingsDid you know that one of the largest barriers to the safety, security, and reliability of the power grid in the United States has its roots in the regulation of the railroad industry following WWI?  It’s true. The misapplication of laws designed 100 years ago, for another industry, seriously impacts on our infrastructure today.  Continue reading Big News: Tower Coatings Programs Can Now Be Capitalized

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?

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)

NSF 600 is Old News

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Over a decade ago, Induron was in the process of developing several  new products for our water tank and water treatment plant clients. The nation was in the midst of adopting new standards for VOC emissions, and we wanted to make sure we were ready to deal with them.   Continue reading NSF 600 is Old News

The Most Environmentally-Friendly Method for Maintaining Aged Galvanized Steel Structures

By: Kendall Smith, Induron Power Market Manager

Rise IVF, a leading Swedish industrial research institute focusing on materials, processes and production systems within manufacturing and product development areas, recently completed a report titled the “Refurbishment of hot dip galvanized products – environmental impacts in a life cycle perspective.” Rise IVF’s goal was to form a basis for developing optimal maintenance routines for hot-dip galvanized infrastructure objects in the long term, and it turns out the Induron was the most environmentally-friendly method for maintaining aged galvanized steel structures Continue reading The Most Environmentally-Friendly Method for Maintaining Aged Galvanized Steel Structures

Know Your Niche: Induron’s Davies Hood Looks to the Future

Davies Hood, Induron PresidentInduron (once Indurall) began as a general paint maker. Today, in our 75th year of business, we know our niche. By becoming experts in not only the products we manufacture but also the markets our customers serve, we have become a highly-competitive, technically-sophisticated specialty coatings manufacturer.  Continue reading Know Your Niche: Induron’s Davies Hood Looks to the Future