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MAY 2018

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COATINGSPRO MAY 2018 77 Coatings Group Carboline Revamps Website Coatings manufacturer Carboline recently announced the launch of its revamped website. e redesigned site offers quick and easy access to product information. e site features a clean, uncluttered design, improved functionality and enhanced content, providing quicker access to product information. e expanded product search helps visitors find product information faster and share the infor- mation easier. Coupled with the website is the launch of a new global format for product data sheets (PDS). e new additions are results of feedback from customers, analysis of website traffic, and a desire to provide a better online experience. Content on the revamped website automatically reshapes itself to maximize presentation for any screen, including tablets and smartphones. For more information, contact: Carboline, (314) 644-1000, www.carboline.com New Dust Collection System From CJ Spray To comply with new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) silica rules, CJ Spray has devel- oped a new DC-110 Dust Collection System and Hood, which is designed specifically for Graco's new CM20 Continuous Mixer and MP20/MP40 storage and offloading (FPSO) cargo tank protection, the coating is compli- ant with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) performance standards for cargo oil tanks. e coating provides resistance to contin- uous immersion in hydrocarbons, including crude oil, at temperatures up to 194 °F (90 °C). It can be applied in just two coats to achieve the required dry film thickness (DFT) for most cargo tank specifications. e high-tem- perature aspect also ensures excellent performance at temperatures where conventional pure and modified epoxy universal primers can display limited resistance. For more information, contact: Hempel, (936) 523-6000, www.hempel.com Upgraded Wet Sponge Holiday Detector e M/2 wet sponge holiday detector from Tinker & Rasor offers one instru- ment with three outputs to tackle thin-film testing of all types. e M/2 utilizes many features from the original M/1 detector, but it has been upgraded and redesigned for easier use. In addition, the M/2 has multiple output voltages and can be built to suit specific needs, including roller sponge electrodes, custom ground cable length, and paint pole adapters. e M/2 is sold individually or in kits that include a canvas carrying case and a water-wet- ter material to aide in immediate testing. e M/2 is lightweight with a durable plastic sponge holder and a water-resistant case. For more infor- mation, contact: Tinker & Rasor, (909) 890-0700, www.tinker-rasor.com ACI Unveils Middle East Website e American Concrete Institute (ACI) recently launched the www.concrete. org/MiddleEast web page — a site designed specifically for concrete professionals in the Middle East region. e website features Middle East regional events, news, training opportunities, and chapters, along with a built-in translator. Rapid Gulf construction growth has led to an increase in the use of the "ACI 318: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete" standard, described as one of the most essential and valuable standards with respect to the design of reinforced concrete structures. As such, leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council Standardization Organization agreed to cooperate with the ACI toward a better understanding and use of concrete and cementitious materials in civil infrastructure. For more information, contact: ACI, (248) 848-3800, www.concrete.org Fast-Drying Cargo Tank Coating for Offshore Industry Hempel introduced the Hempadur 15600 as a high-performance, chemi- cal-resistant, two-component epoxy coating for the offshore industry. Designed for floating production 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

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