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Tips and tricks for commercial and industrial contractors.

Tips and tricks for commercial and industrial contractors.

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United States

Description:

Tips and tricks for commercial and industrial contractors.

Language:

English


Episodes

When to Utilize Epoxytec Structural Epoxy Linings

4/23/2022
The Structural Epoxy System for sanitary sewer manholes provides the one of strongest epoxy-based manhole rehabilitation and lining systems available in the market. Often specified for manhole rehab projects, the system is also terrific for lining newly installed structures when high head pressure or high H2S is anticipated. The system’s primary technology is a high build, fiber reinforced polymer epoxy. Categorized as an FRP, this Epoxytec system is the highest build liner and carries the...

Duration:00:15:27

An Introduction to Structural Epoxy Linings

4/11/2022
The Structural Epoxy System for sanitary sewer manholes provides the one of strongest epoxy-based manhole rehabilitation and lining systems available in the market. Often specified for manhole rehab projects, the system is also terrific for lining newly installed structures when high head pressure or high H2S is anticipated. The system’s primary technology is a high build, fiber reinforced polymer epoxy. Categorized as an FRP, this Epoxytec system is the highest build liner and carries the...

Duration:00:13:33

"Researching and Predicting Service Life for D102 Coating Systems Pt. 2"

3/28/2022
Join Cameron and Dave Walker as they discuss their research paper that outlines which AWWA D102 water tank coating system will offer the lowest life cycle cost. Separating Fact from Fiction: AWWA D102 Coating Service Life," selecting the right coating system with the lowest life cycle cost can be much easier. AWWA D102 provides no guidance on which coating system is best, but does suggest the consideration of both site specific conditions and life cycle costing before choosing your system....

Duration:00:17:38

Researching and Predicting Service Life for D102 Coating Systems Pt. 1

3/7/2022
Join Cameron and Dave Walker as they discuss their research paper that outlines which AWWA D102 water tank coating system will offer the lowest life cycle cost. Separating Fact from Fiction: AWWA D102 Coating Service Life," selecting the right coating system with the lowest life cycle cost can be much easier. AWWA D102 provides no guidance on which coating system is best, but does suggest the consideration of both site specific conditions and life cycle costing before choosing your system....

Duration:00:15:30

How Zinc Works

1/3/2022

Duration:00:12:40

28 Day Cure

12/14/2021
Join our resident experts to discuss, green concrete, why wait 28 days before coating concrete, and the basics of how to test concrete for moisture.

Duration:00:16:27

The Future of Electric Spray Pumps

11/22/2021
Electric pumps sound great, but are they practical? Can they spray the materials you need to spray in the field, and are they worth the cost? In this episode of Coatings Decoded, Tnemec’s Cory Brown discusses the evolution of coatings and benefits of new and improved electric spray equipment with Niles Hickman, Marketing Manager with Graco.

Duration:00:15:45

R-Value and Coatings- How R-Value impacts insulating coatings.

10/25/2021
R-Value is an important measurement when installing insulation. But, when it comes to coatings, R-Value shouldn’t really come up too much. The more important value for coatings is actually thermal conductivity or k-value. In this episode, we’ll discuss the difference between the two and why thermal conductivity is important, especially when specifying or applying a thermal insulating coating.

Duration:00:14:21

Preparing for Spray Pump Repairs

10/11/2021
If you own or operate a spray pump, there will come a time you’ll need to fix your equipment on the job. We discuss some ways to be better prepared in the field with our guest, Graco’s Niles Hickman, as he offers some insight into upcoming innovations that will make repairs a little easier.

Duration:00:10:14

An Introduction to Polymer Concretes

9/6/2021
Polymer concrete are not very common, but they offer a lot of benefits. Here, we cover the ins-and-outs of polymer concretes, including the available formulations, their quick return-to-service times and the various application methods that contractors may use on the job.

Duration:00:17:39

The Importance of Quality Brushes and Rollers

8/23/2021
In this episode, we speak with Larry Schwartz, Assistant Vice President, Business Development with Wooster Brush Company, about how important it is to use the right brush or roller during your coatings project, and all that goes into making a high-quality tool for applicators.

Duration:00:21:46

Preparing for LEED & Sustainable Building Projects

8/9/2021
In this episode of “Coatings Decoded,” Tnemec experts give coatings professionals a few tips on gathering up the proper documentation and achieving the desired credits (or petals) your project is aiming to meet.

Duration:00:22:22

Understanding the Needs of Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Facilities

7/26/2021
Food and pharma projects require durable and cleanable coatings. In this episode, our Tnemec experts break down the differences between FDA and USDA compliance and help designate coating types that can limit maintenance, damage and mold/mildew in these facilities.

Duration:00:31:02

What the NACE-SSPC Merger Means For Contractors in 2021

7/23/2021
The industry is in flux as NACE and SSPC voted overwhelmingly to merge into one organization: The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP). This podcast provides the clarity and answers that coatings contractors are looking for to navigate their certifications, specifications and more!

Duration:00:22:38