CoatingsPro Magazine

MAR 2018

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72 MARCH 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM range of operating temperatures, the access points are IP67-rated to protect against dust and water submersion. In addition, a mobile app provides detailed steps to guide users through the setup process without requiring a technician. With both vertical and horizontal mounting options, the access points can be installed to a user's optimal orientation on a carabiner, anchor, tripod, or wall mount. As the jobsite changes, the access points self-heal and adapt, retaining connectivity on site and keeping users connected to their data. For more information, contact: DeWalt, (800) 433-9258, www.dewalt.com Kemper System Adds Construction Sealants Kemper System America, Inc. now offers a family of commercial-grade construction sealants to address a variety of applications for the building envelope. e family spans Kempertec joint sealant and three GreatSeal brands from STS Coatings, acquired by Kemper System in 2016. e GreatSeal line includes two high-performance, multi-purpose products — the GreatSeal PE-150 joint sealant and the GreatSeal LF-100 liquid flashing — along with the GreatSeal LT-100 liquid tape for use with Wall Guardian air barrier assemblies. Beyond sealants, the company offers a range of liquid-applied Kemperol reinforced roofing membrane systems, Wall Guardian air barrier products, Roof Guardian elastomer-based roof coatings, and COLEAN traffic coatings. For more information, contact: Kemper System, (800) 541-5455, www.kempersystem.net Hempel Unveils Epoxy, Vinyl Ester Linings Range Coatings manufacturer Hempel intro- duced its new Hempaline Defend epoxy and vinyl ester range of protective coatings to North American customers. Designed for the oil, gas, and power industries, the Hempaline Defend epoxy and vinyl ester linings are specifically tailored to protect equip- ment used in hostile and challenging conditions. is includes storage tank bottoms, process vessels, secondary containment areas, produced water tanks, power plant flue gas desul- phurization ducting, and absorbers. According to the company, these indus- tries suffer from extreme pH swings, high abrasion, and elevated tempera- tures. In turn, the lining range delivers high-performance corrosion resistance. e coatings can be used as tank linings and also protect concrete surfaces from aggressive cargos. For more informa- tion, contact: Hempel, (936) 523-6000, www.hempel.com BASF Launches Concrete Now! App BASF's versatile smart phone applica- tion, Concrete Now!, is now available in the United States and Canada, allow- ing for instant access to information on concrete properties. Intended for contractors, engineers, architects, and producers, the free mobile app serves as a channel to basic knowledge on the fundamentals of concrete use. e app includes items such as concepts and design factors, as well as interactive tools that provide answers related to concrete slump, air, finishability, and set time. e app offers a synthetic fiber dosage wizard tool, which helps deter- mine the type and proper dosage of synthetic fibrillated fibers or macrofi- bers required to replace small diameter bars or welded-wire reinforcement used as temperature and shrinkage reinforcement. For more informa- tion, contact: BASF, (800) 526-1072, www.basf.com Titan Introduces Helix VR2.3 Spray System Spraying technology company Titan Tool has expanded its line of protec- tive coatings sprayers with the new plural component Helix VR2.3 system. Featuring Titan's exclusive SureFire heating system and electron- ically integrated proportioning, the lightweight and portable Helix VR2.3 is designed to apply protec- tive coatings that require consistent, accurate material temperatures and precise variable ratio control. e product's Smart Select variable ratio proportioner enables contin- ual communication between pumps, communicating back and forth more than 60 times per revolution. For more consistent chemical processing, it has a smart connect dual pump system that precisely meters the A and B New & Noteworthy

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