Posts in the ‘News’ Category

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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Field Notes: Washington State Seawall Stabilization

Technical services manager David Dingler is on his way back from Washington state. He’s been providing on-site technical support for a massive residential seawall stabilization project on Padilla Bay, southwest of Bellingham. A team from Nicholson Construction out of California is pumping Prime Flex 920, a rigid structural polyurethane foam, into voids behind the seawall. In ...

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Void filling under a flooded culvert

Filling a void underneath a box culvert with expansive polyurethane foam is an increasingly common practice. It's another matter when flood waters create a massive void below a triple box culvert underneath busy I-95 and flood waters remain chest high. That's that challenge that Applied Polymerics faced after hurricane-related flooding undermined such a culvert near Lumberton, N.C. Read how they did ...

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Seawall repair options

Winter weather can take its toll on seawalls and bulkheads. Each wave or tidal cycle washes away more soil, creating larger voids behind the wall. Maybe a depression or even a sinkhole grows behind the wall. If you are the owner or the contractor hired to fix it, you've got options. There's replacement, which is expensive and disruptive though sometimes necessary. ...

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Updated product guide

Our updated product guide is online for your convenience. The individual product pages on this site have the most up-to-date information, but if you prefer to browse a catalog, this is for you. You can also access just the product application grid as a quick reference.

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RPM acquires Prime Resins

Prime Resins is pleased to become part of the RPM International Inc. family (NYSE: RPM). RPM, based in Medina, Ohio, announced the acquisition today. Prime Resins becomes part of the USL Group, and continues under the leadership of Prime Resins founder and president, David L. Barton. Production and operations remain based in Conyers, Ga., just east ...

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Undersealing an Ocean Pool

Several weeks ago we shared a field note from Sydney, Australia, where one of our customers repaired the Bronte Beach Ocean Pool. The concrete pool built at the base of a cliff desperately needed repairs, including resurfacing. Naturally, all the work had to be done at low tide. Removing the old surface and dewatering the pool revealed leaks through cracks ...

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See us in Las Vegas

If you are in Las Vegas for World of Concrete 2017 as we are, come see us. Our team would love to talk to you about our excellent solutions for slab lifting, leak sealing, soil stabilization, structural repair and concrete protection. We've got a couple of show specials too, so stop by booth S10721. Just look for the big Prime Resins blimp!...

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Michael Vargo talks I&I

It's Throwback Thursday, so we're taking you all the way back to WEFTEC 2011 in Los Angeles. Water Online Radio hosts interviewed our senior technical consultant, Michael Vargo. They discussed Prime Resins' solutions to tackling infiltration and inflow, or I&I. While it's a few years old now, this still hits the nail on the head. Polyurethanes are a cost-effective way to ...

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Happy holidays from Prime Resins

Happy Holidays! Best wishes to all for a healthy, happy and safe holiday season. In observance of Christmas and New Year's, we will be closed Friday, Dec. 23; Monday, Dec. 26; and Monday, Jan. 2. In case of emergencies, our technical support is still available 24/7.

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