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MAY 2018

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86 MAY 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Tech Tricks Photo courtesy of Hempel (USA), Inc. Mixing Tip A void a coatings mi x mistake by setting all of the containers for each component in its ow n area. Put all of your part As in one area, your part Bs in another, and, hey, even your part Cs if you're feeling crazy! T hat w ill enable the person in charge of mi xing the materials to count each part periodically and ensure that there were no batches w ith too many part Bs and too few part Cs, for example. By giving each component its ow n area, you're making sure you're taking equal parts of A , B, and C, and if there's a chance to take a break or if there's an opportunity where the mi xer is caught up and he or she has got enough material, having the materials separated w ill allow him or her to count and make sure it's even across the board. With a mi x like that, you' ll make even Sir Mi x-A- Lot proud! CP By Nicholas White, Project Manager for Patterson Stevens WE TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF COATING AND LINING YOUR PRE-STRESSED Vulcan Painters covers everything concrete, from coatings and linings for wet environments, to secondary containment systems for harsh chemical exposures, to the lining on sewer pipe. We were among the first contractors to earn QP8, SSPC's certification for installing polymer coatings or surfacings on concrete and other cementituous surfaces. Get the extra layer of corrosion protection your concrete structures need! ISO 9001:2008 Call Vulcan Painters, 205-428-0556, ext. 735, or email P.O. Box 1010 • Bessemer AL 35021 • Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0518

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