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102 JANUARY 2017 COATINGSPROMAG.COM New & Noteworthy Send information and photos (transparencies, prints, or high-res JPG digital files at 300dpi) to Editor, CoatingsPro Magazine, 4501 Mission Bay Dr., Ste. 2G, San Diego, CA 92109 or by e-mail with attachments to news@coatingspromag.com self-leveling underlayments; specialty shaped concrete slabs; concrete piers, pipes, and pillars; reinforced marine concrete structures; and steel-re- inforced bridges, highways, roads, and buildings exposed to corrosive environments. For more informa- tion, contact: Cortec, (800) 426-7832, www.cortecvci.com Reader Inquiry #3672 3M's Personal Safety Division Launches New Safety Blog To help customers cut through the clutter of confusing health and safety information, the personal safety division of 3M has launched Safety Now & Next, a new blog that can serve as a go-to resource for worker health and safety news, tips, and questions. e blog provides relevant and easier-to-understand informa- tion from many different personal protective equipment (PPE) offerings, according to the company. ese offer- ings include active safety, detection solutions, fall protection, head and face protection, hearing protection, indus- trial ergonomic devices, protective apparel, protective communications, protective eyewear, reflective material, respiratory protection, and welding safety. e blog will also examine issues related to regulations and compliance, training and education, and industry trends. For more infor- mation, contact: 3M, (800) 328-1667, http://workersafety.3m.com/safety-now Reader Inquiry #3673 New Coatings Application System for Bolted Tanks Tarsco Bolted Tank, a TF Warren Co., recently announced the utilization of a new, advanced coatings application system for the bolted tank industry. e equipment and process improvements became operational on October 20, 2016, according to the company, which noted that the new coating application process offers improved overall durability, Chicago Pneumatic Upgrades Cordless Wrench for More Power Chicago Pneumatic has upgraded its CP8848, ½-in. (1.27 cm) cordless impact wrench to provide 10 percent more power. is impact wrench, which is the flagship product in its cordless range, is an ideal companion for those working in the automotive or mainte- nance sectors, and it offers superior power and battery performance for increased productivity, durability, ease of use, and mobility, according to the company. e advanced technology of the 20-Volt/4Ah CP20XP lithium-ion batteries provides operators with more power as well as run time that can double other conventional products. e shock resistant and durable batter- ies slide smoothly into a tool 's cradle, and they are released via a quick release button. For more information, contact: Chicago Pneumatic, (877) 861-2722, www.cp-cordless.com Reader Inquiry #3669 Redesigned Low Voltage Holiday Detector Tinker & R asor is pleased to announce that the Model M/1 Low Voltage Holiday Detector has been redesigned w ith new capabili- ties. T he lightweight portable unit is the best choice for the inspection of thin film coatings on conductive substrates, such as tanks and concrete. T he easy-to-use lightweight instru- ment has a new sponge system and wand connector. For more informa- tion, contact: Tinker & R asor, (909) 890 - 0700, w w w.tinker-rasor.com Reader Inquiry #3670 ACI Offers Guide to Code for Concrete Buildings e American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new publication for industry professionals titled "Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings." Published jointly by ACI and the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), the guide provides assistance and examples to professionals engaged in the repair of concrete buildings and is available as a printed and digital book. e guide has been developed to serve as a companion to "ACI 562-16 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures and Commentary." For more information, contact: ACI, (248) 848-3700, www.concrete.org Reader Inquiry #3671 Cortec Releases New Organic Migrating Corrosion Inhibitor e new, patented MCI-2008 ViaCorr from Cortec is an organic-based concrete admixture in powder form, which combines Cortec's exclusive migratory corrosion inhibition technol- ogy with a polycarboxylate-based, superplastisizing viscosity modifier. MCI-2008 is recommended as an additive for self-leveling concrete used in a variety of structures, including all reinforced, precast, prestressed, and posttensioned concrete structures;

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