CoatingsPro Magazine

MAR 2015

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6 B FEATURES Follow us on Twitter! @Coating sProMag Like us on Facebook! / Coating sProMag XX DESCRIPTION GOES HERE In This Issue MARCH 2015 VOL. 15, NO. 2 NEVER AGAIN » How to Make a Comeback » Seafood Factory Floor » Coated Crude Oil Terminals » Custom-Made Epoxy Floor ON THE COVER To allow for configurations other than a straight pipeline, pieces are welded to the ends of pipe section to create a "bend" in the pipe section. —Photo courtesy of Northwest Pipe Company ©2011. Photo by Lincoln Barbour. HULL OVERHAUL 38 ON THE COVER (A) Turn to page 46 to see how this coatings crew helped turn the St. Louis cityscape into a usable park. —Photo courtesy of Creative Polymers Inc. ON THE COVER (B) The hull of the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown desperately needed a new hull. Find out on page 38 to find out how the museum is making it a reality. —Photo courtesy of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. 46 38 38 Historic Hull Overhaul The decommissioned USS Yorktown is undergoing a much-needed recoat within the scope of a maritime museum crew. 46 Polyurea for St. Louis Park With a backdrop as famous as the St. Louis Arch, find- ing the right coatings system for the new concrete deck on this project was crucial. 54 Coated Pipelines Extend Oil When a pipeline in Mexico needed to be lengthened, the design relied on a fresh coat and a knowledgeable contractor. NEW! Spanish version included. 60 Greening an Existing Roof Avoiding roof removal and using a reflective coating helped to keep this at-height project sustainable. 66 Curling Concrete Investigated Squares telegraphing in a grid were symptoms of a larger problem hiding underneath the epoxy coating of this floor. WEB CONTENT

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