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Ann Arbor, Mich., is Crowned Tnemec 2016 Tank of the Year
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Ann Arbor, Mich., is Crowned Tnemec 2016 Tank of the Year

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 21, 2016)Â- - The municipal water tank in Ann Arbor, Mich., is this year’s winner of the Tank of the Year competition sponsored by Tnemec Company, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance coatings. The 500,000-gallon elevated water tank was selected by a panel of water tank enthusiasts based on criteria such as artistic value, significance of the tank to the...

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Epoxy Primer inhibits moisture vapor emissions on concrete floors.
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Epoxy Primer inhibits moisture vapor emissions on concrete floors.

Applied at 16.0–20.0 mils dry film thickness, Series 208 Epoxoprime MVT helps protects bond line between floor topping system and concrete surface. This 100% solids, 2-component, clear epoxy primer, formulated to withstand RH up to 95% and resist alkalinity levels up to pH 14, is suited for newly poured and existing concrete slabs and can be applied as early as 10 days after newly placed...

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Rapid-Cure Floor Coating offers quick return-to-service time.
Paints & Coatings

Rapid-Cure Floor Coating offers quick return-to-service time.

StrataShield Series 256 ExcellaThane, a modified aliphatic polyaspartic, provides return-to-service time of 3 hours for light traffic and 6 hours for full service. Product can be used as thin film or for building aggregate, quartz, or decorative flake-filled floor topping systems. Coating provides resistance to yellowing while offering optimized gloss and color retention. Low in VOCs and...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Mastic Waterborne Acrylic overcoats sound rusted steel.

Designed for minimally prepared sound rusted steel and previously coated surfaces, Series 118 Uni-Bond Mastic provides rust-inhibitive tie coat that can be used with acrylic and solvent-borne urethane and fluoropolymer finish coats. It is possible to apply 6–8 mils dry film thickness per coat. Single component product sprays on easily with dry-fall characteristics that minimize potential for...

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Epoxy Liner protects chemical transport tanks from corrosion.
Non-Industrial Products

Epoxy Liner protects chemical transport tanks from corrosion.

Tested for severe chemical immersion environments, Series 391 Tank Armor consists of 100% solids epoxy liner for use in transport tanks containing chemical blends or acids used in hydraulic fracturing. Applied at 20–40 mils dry film thickness, coating contains no solvents, and is both VOC-compliant and abrasion-resistant. When spray applied in single, high-build coat by plural component...

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In the City of Brotherly Love What's Not to Like?
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In the City of Brotherly Love What's Not to Like?

Deriving its name from the Greek words phila" meaning love and "delphia" that stands for brother, "The City of Brotherly Love" was recently described in an article for The Independent as "friendly, relaxed and easy to fall for." According to the article, "If New York is the alluring but aloof acquaintance that you've never really got to know, Philadelphia is the amiable guy on the bus who slaps...

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Historic Preservation 'Rocks' in the 'Cradle of Liberty'
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Historic Preservation 'Rocks' in the 'Cradle of Liberty'

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, author Jane Jacobs observed, Cities need old buildings so badly it is probably impossible for vigorous streets and districts to grow without them. By old buildings I mean not museum-piece old buildings, not old buildings in an excellent and expensive state of rehabilitation - although these make fine ingredients - but also a good lot of plain,...

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Crude Storage Tanks Need Proper Maintenance
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Crude Storage Tanks Need Proper Maintenance

In an effort to promote the integrity of operating systems and prevent leakage, the oil pipeline industry uses an arsenal of sophisticated technologies capable of detecting defects and cracks on a millimeter by millimeter basis. Through ongoing inspections and regularly scheduled preventive maintenance of pipe interior and exteriors, as well as other ancillary equipment used in pipeline...

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Floating-Roof Storage Tanks Need Heavy-Duty Protection
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Floating-Roof Storage Tanks Need Heavy-Duty Protection

Since their development in the 1920s, floating-roof storage tanks have become widely used for storing petroleum products at major refineries, fuel terminals, bio-fuel facilities and chemical plants. As the name implies, floating roofs rise and fall with the level of the fuel or crude being stored in order to reduce evaporation that occurs under normal storage and handling conditions. Typically...

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Ann Arbor, Mich., is Crowned Tnemec 2016 Tank of the Year
Paints & Coatings

Ann Arbor, Mich., is Crowned Tnemec 2016 Tank of the Year

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 21, 2016)Â- - The municipal water tank in Ann Arbor, Mich., is this year’s winner of the Tank of the Year competition sponsored by Tnemec Company, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance coatings. The 500,000-gallon elevated water tank was selected by a panel of water tank enthusiasts based on criteria such as artistic value, significance of the tank to the...

Read More »
Epoxy Primer inhibits moisture vapor emissions on concrete floors.
Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Epoxy Primer inhibits moisture vapor emissions on concrete floors.

Applied at 16.0–20.0 mils dry film thickness, Series 208 Epoxoprime MVT helps protects bond line between floor topping system and concrete surface. This 100% solids, 2-component, clear epoxy primer, formulated to withstand RH up to 95% and resist alkalinity levels up to pH 14, is suited for newly poured and existing concrete slabs and can be applied as early as 10 days after newly placed...

Read More »
Rapid-Cure Floor Coating offers quick return-to-service time.
Paints & Coatings

Rapid-Cure Floor Coating offers quick return-to-service time.

StrataShield Series 256 ExcellaThane, a modified aliphatic polyaspartic, provides return-to-service time of 3 hours for light traffic and 6 hours for full service. Product can be used as thin film or for building aggregate, quartz, or decorative flake-filled floor topping systems. Coating provides resistance to yellowing while offering optimized gloss and color retention. Low in VOCs and...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Mastic Waterborne Acrylic overcoats sound rusted steel.

Designed for minimally prepared sound rusted steel and previously coated surfaces, Series 118 Uni-Bond Mastic provides rust-inhibitive tie coat that can be used with acrylic and solvent-borne urethane and fluoropolymer finish coats. It is possible to apply 6–8 mils dry film thickness per coat. Single component product sprays on easily with dry-fall characteristics that minimize potential for...

Read More »
Epoxy Liner protects chemical transport tanks from corrosion.
Non-Industrial Products

Epoxy Liner protects chemical transport tanks from corrosion.

Tested for severe chemical immersion environments, Series 391 Tank Armor consists of 100% solids epoxy liner for use in transport tanks containing chemical blends or acids used in hydraulic fracturing. Applied at 20–40 mils dry film thickness, coating contains no solvents, and is both VOC-compliant and abrasion-resistant. When spray applied in single, high-build coat by plural component...

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Tnemec's S.W.A.T. Protocol Receives Corrosion Innovation Award

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 27, 2012) - Tnemec Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance protective coatings has received an award for its Severe Wastewater Analysis Test, or S.W.A.T. The test was nominated in September 2011 and then chosen as the recipient of the first Readers' Choice Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award, presented by Materials Performance magazine. Materials...

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In the City of Brotherly Love What's Not to Like?
Paints & Coatings

In the City of Brotherly Love What's Not to Like?

Deriving its name from the Greek words phila" meaning love and "delphia" that stands for brother, "The City of Brotherly Love" was recently described in an article for The Independent as "friendly, relaxed and easy to fall for." According to the article, "If New York is the alluring but aloof acquaintance that you've never really got to know, Philadelphia is the amiable guy on the bus who slaps...

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Celebrating America's Birthplace From William Penn to Rocky

From its beginnings as the centerpiece of American history, to its emergence as one of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., the city of Philadelphia has represented a rich mix of commercial and residential districts that intermingles a broad range of architectural styles. At the core of the City's uniqueness is its architecture, which throughout history has reflected the cultural,...

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Historic Preservation 'Rocks' in the 'Cradle of Liberty'
Paints & Coatings

Historic Preservation 'Rocks' in the 'Cradle of Liberty'

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, author Jane Jacobs observed, Cities need old buildings so badly it is probably impossible for vigorous streets and districts to grow without them. By old buildings I mean not museum-piece old buildings, not old buildings in an excellent and expensive state of rehabilitation - although these make fine ingredients - but also a good lot of plain,...

Read More »

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