Tag Archives: Corrosion

Holiday Testing: What It Is and Why It’s Needed

By: Rob Burckley, Induron Sales Representative

Holiday Testing Protective CoatingsThe holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. However, for those in industries dealing with protective coatings, it’s also a time to ensure that the shield guarding against corrosion and deterioration remains intact. Holiday testing, in this context, isn’t about festive decorations but rather a crucial process in maintaining the integrity of protective coatings.  Continue reading Holiday Testing: What It Is and Why It’s Needed

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

Effective Methods to Maintain and Extend the Power Grid Lifecycle

By: Kendall Smith, Induron Power Market Manager

Induron Protective Coatings is proud to announce an upcoming webinar with Marcus Evans (ME) regarding corrosion control and protective coatings for the electric utility industry, specifically the transmission and distribution (T&D) sector. 

Join Davies Hood, president of Induron Coatings and two top-level executives of electric utilities as well as specialized coatings contractors, who actually do the work on Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. EST.

Continue reading Effective Methods to Maintain and Extend the Power Grid Lifecycle

New Dehli: One Year Later

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Sales Representative

India T&DBack in the fall of 2019, I had the privilege of going to India to represent Induron Protective Coatings in a case study with Sterlite Power of India. The case study required the application of Induron’s Induraguard 9200 on a 40+ year old power transmission tower in the New Delhi area. Continue reading New Dehli: One Year Later

Restoring Transmission Towers Around the World

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Sales Representative

India Transmission TowersThe number of aged galvanized towers around the world is large and budgets are tight. The utility owners face increasing pressure to substantially upgrade transmission lines using existing infrastructure. In such cases, the use of existing and often older towers makes economic and political sense. Continue reading Restoring Transmission Towers Around the World

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

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

Induron Salesman Shares Insight with WaterTalk

Induron Water Tank Market Manager, Tex Enoch, began working in the paint manufacturing and coatings industry in 1969. Since then, he has witnessed countless changes in the coatings that protect steel water tanks. At this year’s ACE conference, Tex shared some of his industry insights on WaterTalk radio. Continue reading Induron Salesman Shares Insight with WaterTalk

Protective Coatings in Canada, Eh? (Part One)

By: Ron Bouthillier, Induron Sales Representative

Not unlike many other areas in North America and beyond, Canada has its own challenges in the protective coatings sector. Geographically, Canada has a larger land mass than the U.S., two coastlines, two major mountain chains and a diversity of weather, forestry, mining and shipbuilding in addition to wind energy, oil and gas, and hydroelectric dams. Specifically, humidity, thermal shock, corrosion, UV exposure and fluctuating temperatures cause unique coating challenges. Continue reading Protective Coatings in Canada, Eh? (Part One)