Posts in the ‘News’ Category

Brazil bottler gets a lift

Downtime in manufacturing and distribution costs big money. Any facility repair or maintenance that can be done without interrupting normal operations is ideal. Using polyurethane foam for filling voids and lifting concrete floors in industrial settings can be a huge money saver for facility owners. Examples include warehouses, manufacturing plants, and distribution centers, Technicians can typically do this work without ...

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Interior slab lifting with Precision Lift

We often get asked about whether our polyurethane foam can be used for lifting and leveling interior concrete floors. Absolutely. We have a number of customers who do this successfully. Investing in a GPR survey in advance is a good idea. Of course, utility locates are critical as with any slab lifting job. Read here how one contractor leveled ...

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The mother of invention

Caption this! You've heard us preach the gospel of flushing your drill holes. And we tell you of the need to have water on hand to activate hydrophobic resin if the injection site is not wet. We sell ...

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Dense foam used for China rail lift

Does density matter when it comes to lifting concrete with polyurethane foam? Only if you want the slab or structure to stay in its lifted position. You can lift concrete with any density foam over about a pound. Heck, you can lift concrete with water for that matter. But it isn’t going to stay there. The density of the foam ...

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Washington seawall video overview

Here is video from the big seawall job in Washington state that we've mentioned lately. The job is done now with massive voids behind the wall filled with Prime Flex 920 rigid hydrophobic polyurethane foam. Call us to discuss your seawall project and how our products can save time, money and major disruption. If you are the property owner, we ...

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When not to use a cartridge

The number one situation I find when a customer calls with a problem doing crack injection is that he is using a cartridge to seal a hairline crack. Cartridges are a great tool to have in your arsenal. We at Prime Resins are big fans of cartridges. In fact, 30 years ago we were the first manufacturer to package polyurethane injection ...

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Industry leader tapped as GM/VP

Peter Battisti is the new general manager and VP of business development for Prime Resins Inc. Battisti oversees day-to-day operations of Prime Resins and is focused on accelerating the company’s steady year-over-year growth. “We are extremely fortunate to have Peter join us at this particular time,” said Prime Resins’ founder and president, Dave Barton. “As we were recently acquired by RPM International, ...

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Register now for April Chemical Grouting Institute

Register now for the Prime Resins Chemical Grouting Institute Register now for the next Prime Resins Chemical Grouting Institute April 11-12 at our Atlanta area headquarters. This is the only chemical grouting course that gives you training in a broad range of skills. With two days of hands-on and classroom training, you will learn soil stabilization, slab lifting with foam, and crack injection ...

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Stormwater system repair

When a sinkhole or other depression forms adjacent a manhole in a sanitary, potable or stormwater system, you can bet there is significant leakage happening out of that manhole. The exfiltration of water from the system washes away soil, creating the depression. That's exactly the situation at a military housing subdivision in Richmond, Virginia. Leaking pipe connections into a manhole ...

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Box culvert and weir repair near wetland

The City of Tallahassee had a problem with a street running over a box culvert at Black Swamp. Following several heavy rainfalls, a dip in Park Avenue developed. Eventually, the depression grew so pronounced that it became a traffic hazard. City crews attempted to fix the problem several times using different methods, including replacing a section of pavement and its subgrade, and chemically ...

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