Waste Silo Structure

Waste Silo palletized media blasted polyurethane finish paint

The Project: Waste Silo We just finished up a very interesting project, a 25 foot tall waste silo and structure, for a foreign company (local builder/fabricator). The project involved blasting, epoxy coating, and finish coating a large vessel and multiple heavy components. Late Before We Even Started We had submitted our proposal for this project a few months in advance of it’s actual start date, and we had proposed a 9 day completion for the entire project. … Read more…

Spreader Beam!

TandemLoc Spreader Beam

Today we received our new TandemLoc spreader beam. Spanning twenty feet long, a single large bail, with 6 swivel pick up points, and a whopping 20,000 pound capacity. The beam was delivered 8 business days after TandemLoc received the order, as advertised. This beam is a thing of beauty and we couldn’t be happier with the finished product. Our crane capacity in the blast booth is 20,000 pounds, and there is nothing more reassuring than … Read more…

Adhesion- Paint’s Best Friend

We recently took a contract with a company that builds amusement parks. In this particular contract, we were asked to paint the aluminum bumper rails of a mini golf course. The customer was to supply PPG’s Durethane in a custom color. Durethane is a self-priming, mastic urethane that we assumed would be a great fit for the aluminum rails, but we did not anticipate any issues with adhesion. After receiving the 53, 25 foot long, … Read more…

Lawn furniture. Paint it black.

Lawn Furniture Restoration- Epoxy Primer

Lawn furniture restoration is a continuous and rewarding part of our business. We love nothing more than a happy customer. Here Mike is priming a customer’s lawn furniture with Sherwin Williams MacroPoxy  646. After reviewing the available options with our customer, we decided to media blast to remove all the old paint. Prime it all with epoxy. Then finish it with Sherwin Williams Acrolon 218 in Black (semi-gloss). The media blasting will ensure that the … Read more…

Pipe Rehab- Protective Coatings

Underground Pump and Pipe Rehab- Epoxy and Urethane Coating System

  Pump and Pipe Rehab are a specialty of ours here at ABC. Here, our finish painter Mike, is getting after some underground pipes and a pump for a local contractor.  I wish that I had taken pictures of these pipes before we got to work on them! We media blasted all the rust off with Black Beauty. Then primed it with Sherwin Williams MacroPoxy 646 in white. Pictured here, we are finish coating the pipes with Sherwin Williams … Read more…