7 Common Types of Industrial Coatings and Their Uses

7 Common Types of Industrial Coatings and Their Uses

 November 15, 2022

Industrial coatings ensure protection against chemical, mechanical, and environmental degradation. However, plant managers often forget the importance of industrial coatings until an asset begins corroding, breaking down, or worse – becomes unsalvageable and in need of immediate replacement. Essentially, industrial coatings are specialized paints that protect various substrates, including steel or concrete. To minimize the […]

7 Disaster-Preventive Benefits of Industrial Tank Inspections

7 Disaster-Preventive Benefits of Industrial Tank Inspections

 October 15, 2022

The United States has over 700,000 aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) or bulk storage containers, according to estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Routine industrial tank inspections are critical for Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC), avoiding accidental leaks and costly decontamination. While these tanks and vessels are built to withstand excessive precipitation, hail, high […]

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Setting Expectations: Responsibilities of QP5 Coating Inspectors

 September 15, 2022

Quality is a critical component in business. You would expect your favorite cafe to serve your coffee with the perfect cream-to-sugar ratio, or your local electrician with positive reviews to repair the light fixtures in your home in the quality you expect. If the cafe or electrician lets you down, while the disappointment is there, […]

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Importance of Hiring Independent Coating Inspectors

 August 15, 2022

“Getting paid to watch paint dry” is an oversimplification of a coating inspector’s job description. The goal of this article is to dispel such misconceptions and answer the question, “why is it important to hire an independent coating inspector?” Keep reading to understand what a coating inspector accomplishes other than “watch paint dry,” and learn […]