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Cold Concrete Substrate Causes Epoxy Failure?!

Posted on February 17th, 2016

Volume 33 – Feb 2016 The CrossLink Update: LININGS – FLOORINGS – COATINGS – GROUTING &  SPECIALTY   INDUSTRIAL   SYSTEMS   –   R&D With winter in full swing, how do we continue to provide quality industrial epoxy coatings/flooring  without compromising chemical resistance, bond/adhesion, cure time and finish?  In a May 2012 article from the US Dept of […]

Moisture Causes Coatings Failure?!

Posted on October 21st, 2015

The CrossLink Update: The challenge is: Excessive moisture from concrete floor slabs can cause floor coating systems to fail.  Not easily defined, this delamination can be a result of a high water table, below grade pour, inadequate or non-existent vapor barrier.  These failures (as seen below) can include debonding of coatings, variable pH attack, microbial […]

Epoxy Coatings Created Equal?

Posted on June 26th, 2015

The CrossLink Update: ARE ALL EPOXY SYSTEMS THE SAME? The answer is a most definite “NO”.  In the August 2013 American Chemistry Council article ABOUT BPA: EPOXY RESINS, Steven Hentges, Ph. D. states “Epoxy resins…made from bisphenol A [BPA] are essential….They are used in industrial applications because of their toughness, strong adhesion, chemical resistance and […]

Extreme Abrasion Resistant Concrete/Coatings

Posted on April 15th, 2015

The CrossLink Update: In a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics article entitled ABRASION RESISTANCE OF HIGH-STRENGTH CONCRETE MADE WITH CLASS-C FLY ASH, Tarun Naik Ph.D., P.E. et al concluded that abrasion resistance of concrete was strongly affected by its compressive strength.  The study  further concluded that compressive strength is decreased with increasing […]

Pulp and Paper Coatings

Posted on October 30th, 2014

The CrossLink Update: “A Paperless Society? NOT SO FAST.” is the title of a Los Angeles Times article authored by Nicholas A. Basbanes published December 8, 2013.  The article poses the question and critical predictions “of a paperless society” which has  been debated for the past 50 years “driven by an unbridled faith that technology […]

Dairy Industry Coatings Opportunities

Posted on August 17th, 2014

Volume 28-Aug 2014 The CrossLink Update: LININGS – FLOORINGS – COATINGS – GROUTING & SPECIALTY INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS – R&D “America’s Move to Soy Hobbles Dairy” is the title of a Wall Street Journal article which appeared in the July 19-20, 2014 issue in the Business & Finance section. The article states that the recent consumer […]