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MAY 2017

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72 MAY 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 Improved Crushed Glass Abrasive for Surface Preparation Strategic Materials announced the launch of an improved air blast abrasive product, TruAbrasives, made from 100-percent recycled glass. e product first became available in April 2017. e company explains that the abrasive was developed specifically for performance and quality through blast and laboratory testing, as well as operational invest- ments in equipment and processes. e crushed glass abrasive also offers extra worker health benefits when compared with many current abrasive products. Unlike abrasives such as silica sand or slags, crushed glass abrasives do not pose the risks of free crystalline silica and toxic metal exposure. In addition, the company believes improvements to the production process will allow for a cleaner, higher performance product. For more information, contact: Strategic Materials, (281) 647-2700, www.strategicmaterials.com Reader Inquiry #3709 Titan Introduces Sealed Hydraulic Paint Sprayer Titan recently introduced the new Elite 3500 gas-powered, sealed hydraulic paint sprayer. As Titan's first sprayer outfitted with PermaStroke technology, the Elite 3500 has no piston, packings, or clutch to replace, and it is backed by a lifetime fluid pump warranty. e Elite 3500 is a versatile direct drive sprayer that delivers a consistent finish and is easy to operate and maintain, keeping contractors on the job. PermaStroke technol- ogy provides top performance at all pressures, even when using smaller tips or spraying coatings prone to shearing. Maintenance is minimal with only two wear parts, the inlet and outlet valves, which are field serviceable and can be changed with common tools. For more informa- tion, contact: Titan, (800) 526-5362, www.titantool.com Reader Inquiry #3710 Marco Releases New Remote Control Switch Surface preparation and protective coatings products provider Marco has added to its line of remote control switches with the new Blastmaster 157E remote control switch. e product is a multi-function, three- wire switch for use with an electric Blastmaster abrasive cut-off system. Benefits of the remote include allowing the operator to remotely activate and deactivate the electric remote control system from the blast nozzle. is eliminates the need for a pot tender, thus increasing productivity and reduc- ing costs. e switch also features an abrasion-resistant urethane body and an optional service kit, designed for simple maintenance and repair. For more information, contact: Marco, (800) 252-7848, www.marco.us Reader Inquiry #3711 Mule-Hide Products Introduces Walkway Granules New walkway granules from Mule-Hide Products Co. are designed to produce a durable, non-slip surface for walkways and other foot traffic areas on roofs coated with Mule-Hide's 100-percent silicone roof coating. e colored ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) granules are embedded in a freshly applied silicone roof coating, creating non-slip, damage-resistant paths to and around heating, venti- lation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, as well as other areas that require regular inspection and maintenance. e granules are broad- cast into the silicone coating, and any loose granules are vacuumed from the surface after the coating has fully cured. e granules are available in gray and yellow. For more information, contact: Mule-Hide Products, (800) 786-1492, www.mulehide.com Reader Inquiry #3712 ICP Unveils High-Yield, Fast-Grabbing Roofing Adhesive ICP Adhesives & Sealants, Inc. (ICP) announced the release of Polyset Board- Max, a new two-component, low-rise polyurethane foam adhesive engineered to secure insulation and cover boards to various roof decks and substrates. Used in conjunction with Polyset CR-20, the new kit eliminates the need for costly

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