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Cresco Concrete Products Introduces a Superior Alternative to Painting and Staining Concrete Surfaces

Feb 12, 2014

Cresco Concrete Products, LLC, introduces the Premocoat™ product line featuring Microrender.  Premocoat™ Microrender is a Portland cement based coating specifically designed to finish masonry surfaces.  Microrender is available as a fine dry powder in gray, white or a specified color.  Only water needs to be added before application by spray, brush or roller. A single coating... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Sprayed Refractory Cement provides fire protection in tunnels.

Feb 11, 2014

Able to withstand exposure to elevated temperatures, FireMaster® FireBarrier™ 135 can provide concrete tunnel lining fire protection and fire protection of ventilation shafts, escape tunnels and refuges, as well as critical systems. Product offers single layer application onto concrete or metal substrates using standard spray equipment and adheres to most construction materials with... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Championship Bout Held at ICI Expo: Alumina vs. Fused Silica

Nov 18, 2013

PECATONICA, IL – Which of Ipsen's special formulas do you prefer – the refractory body of Alumina that can withstand exceptionally high temperatures and reduces cracking during thermal cycling or the flexible, clay-bonded body of Fused Silica which provides more thermal shock resistance? Ipsen engineers developed both formulas over several years to be long-lasting, handcrafted and durable.... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Preprufe® Meets the Waterproofing Challenge at Four Mumbai Developments

Jun 11, 2013

When building in areas with high groundwater levels, it is absolutely vital to get the right waterproofing system in place from the start. Prevention is always better than cure, as an inadequate waterproofing system or one that fails can have disastrous consequences – from structural damage to health dangers and costly repairs. As more structures are now built near to the coast or in direct... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

BASF Exhibits at Windpower Conference and Exhibition 2013

May 10, 2013

Portfolio comprises materials for blades, towers and bases and nacelles FLORHAM PARK, NJ - BASF will showcase its current portfolio of innovative solutions for the fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines at the Windpower Conference and Exhibition, booth 801, May 6-8, 2013, at McCormick Place convention center, Chicago, Illinois.   BASF's portfolio for wind power includes... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Construction Equipment and Supplies

Barrier One Receives International NOVA Award for High Performance Concrete Admixture System

Dec 10, 2012

International - Barrier One Inc., of Ocoee, FL, has been recognized with a prestigious 2012 NOVA Award for its High Performance Concrete Admixture. This coveted international award recognizes construction techniques and methods that improve quality, productivity and safety, while reducing the ever-increasing cost of construction. More than 30 innovations from across the globe were considered, yet... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Urethane Mortar System can be applied below 40°F.

Jan 30, 2012

Applied at 1/8-3/8 in. dry film thickness via trowel or slurry, PC-CRETE® U can be used to form containment beams or integral cove bases for seamless wall to floor protection as well as to slope floors in horizontal applications. This 3-part, heavy-duty, 100% solids, aromatic, cementitious urethane mortar system has textured matte finish and provides barrier against hydrostatic pressure and... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Precast Concrete Accounts for 30 Percent of UAE's Concrete Construction Market

Jul 11, 2011

MAPEI introduces specially developed admixtures that enhance key attributes of precast concrete as building material of choice MAPEI, the leading global manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for buildings, has announced that it has recently introduced a new range of specially developed precast concrete admixtures in light of the growing demand for precast concrete, which now... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

BASF Showcases Oilfield Products Portfolio at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Oct 08, 2009

Company to highlight solutions that support petroleum engineers involved in oil & gas exploration, production HOUSTON, TX, September 30, 2009 -- BASF is featuring a broad portfolio of products for all aspects of oil and natural gas exploration and production at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SPE ATCE), Oct. 5-7 at the Morial Convention Center in New... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Composite Cement is lightweight and flexible.

Oct 05, 2009

Xtreme Lightweight Series is blend of cement with lightweight aggregates and reinforcing fibers. Fireproof, termite-proof, and mold-resistant, it can be cut, trimmed, nailed, molded, and formed into any shape. Product also allows any finish or any texture of wood or stone to be simulated; it attaches to gypsum, wall board, and concrete block, wood, and metal and can be stained, painted, or... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean

Adhesives and Cements meet EPA VOC regulations.

Aug 13, 2009

Silaprene brand Low Volatile Content contact adhesives and cements, compliant with latest EPA VOC regulations, contain less than 250 g/L of VOCs. Product performance is maintained, making adhesives and cements suitable for use in transportation, assembly, foam and furniture, HVAC, recreational vehicles, and marine industries. Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

BASF Develops First-of-its-Kind Concrete Admixture for Workability Control

Jul 24, 2009

CLEVELAND, OH, July 22, 2009 -- The Admixture Systems business of BASF Construction Chemicals today announced the launch of the RheoTEC(TM) series of workability-retaining admixtures. The revolutionary new technology behind RheoTEC admixtures is only available from BASF and provides a distinct mechanism for achieving flexible amounts of slump retention and workability control without retardation.... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

BASF to Showcase Broad Offering for Wind Turbines at WINDPOWER 2009

May 11, 2009

Proven, innovative solutions for fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines FLORHAM PARK, NJ, May 1, 2009 - BASF today announced that it will showcase its innovative portfolio of solutions for the fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines at booth 5108 at the WINDPOWER 2009 Conference to be held May 4-7, 2009, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Water-Repellent Admixtures aid concrete product production.

Mar 04, 2009

Suited for light swipe (RheoFIT(TM) 900) and moderate to heavy swipe (RheoFIT 900 S), plasticizing admixtures enhance production efficiency and aesthetic appeal of manufactured concrete products. They exceed traditional plasticizing chemistries by dispersing cement, pozzolans, and integral pigments. Also, both versions reduce compaction resistance while optimizing compressive and flexural... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Color Admixtures are formulated for decorative concrete.

Jan 19, 2009

Suited for decorative concreting applications like driveways, pool decks, patios, and architectural decor, RHEOCOLOR® L comes in 50 shades, including warm reds and golds to cool grays and browns. Custom colors can be made using base colors such as light red, medium red, yellow, and black. It is added during batching process, and provides color uniformity, fade resistance, color consistency,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Services

OSHA settles BCTD challenge to hexavalent chromium standard.

May 15, 2007

On April 6, 2007, OSHA signed an agreement with Building Constructions Trade Department, AFL-CIO, and International Brotherhood of Teamsters to settle challenge to hexavalent chromium standard. OSHA will issue new document titled Portland Cement Inspection Procedures, which provides specific enforcement procedures for compliance officers to follow where employees are working with portland... Read More