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JUL 2013

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& N e w Noteworthy new ProAPP for Roofing Contractors Atlas Roofing's new ProApp operates on the Cloud and includes several features to allow contractors to create, calculate, and manage opportunities directly from their iPads. Features such as "My Projects" allows contractors to input and access complete wall-to-wall project management in one place and gives them the ability to send that information directly to the estimates feature to generate quick and accurate on-site estimates. The ProApp can even show a list of leads in a specific area, courtesy of Atlas Roofing, and it covers everything from "Testimonials," "Presentation Builders," and "Shingle Visualizers" to "Storm Tracker," "Locate a Distributor," and "Warranty Submission." The Atlas ProApp is available for download through the Apple App store. nACe international introduces free Corrosion App NACE International introduces its new free Corrosion App, available at the iTunes Store and Google Play for iPhone, iPad, and Android OS 4.0 or higher. Coatings professionals have access to the app's nearly 60 calculators, including a unit converter and 30 coatings-specific calculators, including dew point, coatings coverage, pressure drop in fluid hose, surface area, and heat calculation. The toolset also includes 10 coatings charts for quick reference. "Coatings professionals are constantly on the go," said Bob Chalker, NACE executive director. "A coatings applicator can use the app to get a quick unit conversion; an operator seeking training opportunities for 74 coatingsPro g July 2013 S en d i n forma ti on an d pho t os (t rans paren ci es, p rin ts, or 500k JP G di g i ta l fi le s at 300dpi ) t o E di t o r, C oati ng s Pro Ma gazine, 4501 M iss io n Ba y Dr. , S te . 2G , S an Die g o, CA 92109 or b y e -mai l wi th att ach men t s to ne ws@ fou rpo in tp ub .c om. winners are selected by a vote of qualified Plant Engineering subscribers who are responsible for buying, specifying, and recommending — the very people who use t he products. The E90 0H Electric Portable Air Compressor, the only 900 cfm electric portable in the domestic 460/60 market, is the sixth in a line of distinguished Sullair products to have earned the Product of the Year Award. For more information, contact: Sullair, (219) 879-5451, www.sullair.com Reader Inquiry # 3341 end of Mixing Chamber scoring for sPf Contractors For more information, contact: Atlas Roofing, www.atlasoofing.com Reader Inquiry # 3353 personnel can search nearby course offerings. The app makes it easy to get information immediately wherever you are." For more information, contact: NACE, (281) 228-6200, www.nace.org Reader Inquiry # 3340 sullair Wins Competition for Portable Air Compressor Sullair is pleased to announce t hat its new E900H Electric Portable Air Compressor earned a Product of the Year Award in a competition sponsored by Plant Engineering magazine. This prestigious award is for innovative manufacturing products and is highly regarded in the industry because the Bet ter Side Sea ls ha s developed a product that prevents the meta l-tometal scoring of mixing chambers and origina l side sea ls. The Better Side Seals cup washer acts as a combination f lat ba ll bearing squeegee that removes the lithium grease from the sides of the mixing chamber inlet ports as well as residual chemicals from the outside of the ports after spraying. The cup washer eliminates scoring of the mixing chamber by reducing the contact between the chemicals being applied and the lithium grease, which results in crystallization, resulting in reduced down time and increased productivity. Better Side Seals cup washers are available for the Graco Air Purge and Probler P1, P2 plural component guns. For more information, contact: Better Side Seals, www.bettersideseals.com Reader Inquiry # 3342

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