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How to Use an Air Cartridge Gun

Surface Preparation Prepare the surface by removing all loose scale, rust or any other foreign matter in accordance with SSPC SP-10 “Abrasive Blasting”. Refer to the Protal Application Specification Guide for additional information. All personnel should be trained by a specialist prior to application. Attach Air Supply Attach the air supply hose to the air…
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Industrial Roof Renovation

By: Stormy Shaw Because of its exposure to the elements, the roof is the most vulnerable part of a building. UV exposure, wind, ice, rain and snow, extreme heat or cold can all take their toll on roofs and cause leaks or failures. Keeping a good roof over your head is very important with any…
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How to Use a Holiday Detector

By Stormy Shaw Holiday Detection The premature corrosion of a substrate is usually due to a coating failure which is largely from flaws in the finished coating. Holiday tests are used to detect holes, known as holidays or breaks, in a coating. Holiday testing allows the detection of even the smallest coating flaws invisible to…
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Pipeline Construction and Trends

By Stormy Shaw Global energy trends and forecasts in the first quarter of 2019 continue to support a usually strong outlook for oil and gas production and infrastructure construction to meet growing demand and evolving patterns of trade. An improved world economy is expected to reinforce increases in the trade of both crude oil and…
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5 Water Projects to Consider this Spring

By Stormy Shaw Across various industrial sectors projects to update and maintain proper water and wastewater processes are constantly underway. The trials and tribulations of outstanding industrial projects and honor of those successes are of high interest in these industries. You would expect the typical equipment refurbishment of equipment to keep things running but complete…
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5 Ways to Help Preserve your Warehouse Floors

By Stormy Shaw If you don’t think your warehouse takes a lot of abuse, then think again. As the substrates that support all the accomplishments that take place inside the four walls every day, floors tend to get overlooked until they fail. Then, you are scrambling to fix the problem to avoid safety problems or…
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Duromar 100% Solid Linings

By Stormy Shaw HPL-1110 HPL-1110 is a flexible, low viscosity, easy to use coating system. It is used on structural steel, tank exteriors or other areas where extra corrosion resistance is required. HPL-1110 has an average pot life of 45 minutes. This multi-functional epoxy has a uniquely modified alkyl-amine. This product has a minimal shelf…
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HAR & SAR Solutions

By Stormy Shaw HAR and SAR are ceramic putties used for engineering solutions through repair and maintenance. HAR is a more abrasion resistant putty than SAR, which is used primarily in areas requiring more resistance to fine slurries either in liquid or powder form. Common applications are in coal mills, chutes, ash hoppers or deflector…
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Engineering Product Solutions

By Stormy Shaw The best way to minimize and reduce downtime costs in an engineering facility is to identify the problems before they start. The most common problems are worn shafts, scorned RAM’s, sloppy keyways, leaking pipes and worn bearing housings. When dealing with a worn shaft you can minimize downtime and reduce costs instead…
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Planning Projects in 2019?

By Stormy Shaw Flooring Unconventional Solutions offers many kinds of flooring to fit every need. We have both epoxy and urethane coatings for refinishing. We also have repair systems that can increase the life of your existing floor. Whether it be patching, chemical resistance, adding grip or a smooth easy to clean finish USI has…
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