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JAN 2019

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56 JANUARY 2019 COATINGSPROMAG.COM day, the external temperature drops, and any moisture is picked up by the infrared camera. You can see what is wet under the existing coating just as clear as day," said Heisler. e crew used spray paint to outline the areas that were saturated and in need of removal. According to Heisler, the infrared camera is accurate to about 12 inches (30.5 cm). is meant that the team did not have any guesswork as far as where to remove the soggy insulation board. Overall, approximately 30 percent of the insulation board below the EPDM was saturated and had to be removed. Fortunately, the polyurea and existing rubber on the roof surface could stay; the crew peeled them and put them back The EPDM (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer) and polyurea were pealing. Some of the EPDM was exposed, so the crew needed to scan the substrate and replace insulation board. Throughout the project, the crew experienced some extreme weather conditions, including heat, high winds, and rain. They took breaks, stayed hydrated, and wore sombreros to manage the heat. Roof Renovation Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0119 THE BEST IN DESIGN-BUILD NETWORKING & INNOVATION Design-Build Conference & Expo 2019 November 6–8, 2019 Las Vegas, NV The Design-Build Institute of America presents Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation and Water/Wastewater Conferences April 8 –10, 2019 Cincinnati, OH The Design-Build Institute of America presents Design-build is the fastest growing delivery process in the nation. Nearly half of America's construction dollars will be spent on design-build projects. See how at the leading design-build events of the year. There's a better way to build.

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