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MAR 2016

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72 MARCH 2016 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Graco Introduces New ToughTek Portable Stucco Pump Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fuid handling equipment, recently introduced the ToughTek Portable Stucco Pump for stucco and EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) materials, the newest addition to Graco's ToughTek product line. Compact and portable, ToughTek pumps use piston pump technology to deliver abrasive materials with a smooth, steady fow. "Tese new ToughTek stucco pumps can handle the stucco and EIFS materials required for the job, allowing contractors to use one pump from start to fnish," said John Lihwa, Graco product manager. "Plus, the ability to use long hose lengths makes it a great ft for any size project." For EIFS applications, the ToughTek S340e Stucco Pump handles air/water-resistive barrier materials, EIFS base coats, and fnish coats. For stucco applications, the unit handles scratch coats, brown coats, and fnish coats. For more information, contact: Reader Inquiry #3599 Industrial Finishes & Systems Introduces the First Zero Isocyanate Industrial Coating Industrial Finishes & Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a defnitive exclusive national distribution agreement with Hybrid Coating Technologies (HCT) for several of HCT 's coating formulations. HCT has developed Green Polyurethane, the frst-ever modifed hybrid polyure- thane (currently used in coatings and paint) manufactured without the use of toxic isocyanates throughout the entire production process. Te result is TRUE Green Poly, a substitute for conventional polyurethane and epoxies that is hundreds of times less toxic, has superior properties, and may provide up to 30–60 percent in reduced applica- tion costs. TRUE Green Poly featuring Green Polyurethane is the frst and only commercially available zero isocyanate hybrid polyurethane coating. Recently, Green Polyurethane was the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooper- ation with the American Chemical Society. For more information, contact: Industrial Finishes & Systems, (800) 531-1305, Reader Inquiry #3600 Wagner Meters' New Online Relative Humidity Estimator Wagner Meters announces the exclu- sive release of an online Service Temperature Estimator webApp that easily and quickly estimates the relative humidity (RH) at service condi- tions from concrete at non-service conditions. Now, fooring experts and general contractors can access vital information to help determine realistic project deadlines and ensure compli- ance with the ASTM F2170 standard for concrete slab RH measurements. More importantly, properly conducted RH measurements will decrease the risk of moisture-related fooring problems, costly delays, callbacks, and even lawsuits. Te Service Temperature Estimator webApp, via a licensing agreement with the CTLGroup, is now available for all Wagner Meters custom- ers. For more information, contact: Wagner Meters, (541) 582-0541 x235, Reader Inquiry #3601 The Most Versatile Portable Fume Extractor Now Available From Allegro Industries Designed for feld work, maintenance, and production welding, this light- weight, portable unit creates added safety in an ofsite work environment. Tis versatile unit ofers portable extraction with high (226 CFM, 6.4 m³/min.) and low (113 CFM, 3.2 m³/ min.) capability for metal inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), and soldering work. Te Allegro Portable Fume Extractor is easy to use and comes equipped with a wide array of pre-flters and main flters for a variety of work, including HEPA fltration to capture and control Hexavalent Chromium. It comes with a 10-foot (3.1 m) durable extraction hose with fexible steel tube hood assembly, 10-inch (25.4 cm) slot nozzle, magnetic support base that allows for hands-free operation, flter change status light-emitting diode (LED) light, and a built-in spark trap for fre safety. Te Allegro flters and pre-flters are ofered in six diferent combina- tions and allow maximum fexibility for varying work applications including HEPA for Hexavalent Chromium control and 95 percent for carbon steel weld fumes. For more information, contact: Allegro Industries, (800) 622-3530, CP Reader Inquiry #3602 New & Noteworthy

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