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Project Spotlight: West Blocton Tank Rehab

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Induron partnered with The Kelley Group and Robinson and Sons Construction to complete a rehabilitation of three existing ground storage tanks located in West Blocton, Alabama. The relationships we maintain with The Kelley Group and Robinson and Sons helped Induron secure this project, which demonstrates just how much relationships matter in the industrial coatings business. Continue reading Project Spotlight: West Blocton Tank Rehab

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Five-Year Anniversary Inspection on PA American Tank

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Representative

In 2011, Pennsylvania American Water Company put a number of tanks out for repainting work.  Among them were two 1,000,000-gallon standpipes located in Berwick, PA. These tanks were last painted in the late 1980s and were in desperate need of refurbishment. They had an exterior urethane system and an interior epoxy system. The original paint was supplied by Pennsbury Coatings Corporation. Continue reading Five-Year Anniversary Inspection on PA American Tank

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A Large Undertaking

By Davies Hood, Induron President

Aqua Pennsylvania Sproul Road Water TankWhen it comes to potable water storage tanks, the Aqua Pennsylvania 10-million-gal Sproul Road ground storage tank in Philadelphia is about as big as they come. At 225 ft across and 40 ft high, this tank is critical to the Aqua Pennsylvania system. During the beginning of budget year 2014, the company determined that the massive tank needed to be recoated inside and out in order to be effectively maintained.  Continue reading A Large Undertaking

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Induron: Rescuing Tanks from Kids with Rocks

By: Linc York, Induron Sales Representative

Boys will be boys. And boys will throw rocks.

In Olathe, Kansas, those thrown rocks turned into a huge recoating project when the city planned to coat their 4.5 million-gallon standpipe, called Black Bob 2. Because the tank is located in a busy city park, some of the town’s youngsters threw rocks at it, chipping off the paint and causing corrosion and undercutting. Continue reading Induron: Rescuing Tanks from Kids with Rocks

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