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Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic

Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic: Which to Use and Why Chemical grouts are a cost-effective solution for many leak sealing, void filling and soil stabilization projects. Choosing the right material and installing it correctly are critical to the long-term success. Chemical grouts fall into two classes: hydrophilic grouts that have an affinity for water and seek it out and hydrophobic grouts that repel water and ...

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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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Revolution hose storage

Procedure: Storing Revolution heated hoses The Revolution pump itself cannot be winterized or otherwise stored long-term because of the reactive nature of the A-side material. We do, however, offer a flushing procedure for your heated hoses that allows you to remove and store them. This may save you from replacing a $600 ...

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Securing a lighthouse foundation

The brick Georgetown Lighthouse near Charleston, S.C., has weathered more than 200 years of waves, wind and rain relatively well. Its foundation, however, showed deterioration during routine inspection by its owner, the U.S. Coast Guard. Read how curtain grouting with polyurethane stabilized the base of this historic structure. Case study

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Dam and Lock Repair

Polyurethanes and epoxies from Prime Resins have been used for leak sealing and structural repair of locks and dams for nearly 40 years. These repairs include dam structures, power stations, pumping stations and lock chambers. Age and nature take their toll on structures that are often more than 50 years old. Newly poured concrete is susceptible to leaking as well ...

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Coating Coverage Chart

Coverage for Coating or Membranes Thickness of coating applied (1000 mils = 1 inch) Coverage per U.S. gallon 100% solids system 250 mils = 1/4" 187.5 mils = 3/16" 125 mils = 1/8" 100 mils 62.5 mils = 1/16" 50 mils 31.25 mils = 1/32" 20 mils 15.625 mils = 1/64" 10 mils 5 mils 1 mil...

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Repairing an historic landmark

The Daytona Beach Bandshell has been a destination for concertgoers for nearly 80 years and is on the U.S. Register of Historic Places. But age can take its toll, especially since the venue is constructed of coquina stone, a sedimentary rock composed of fossilized seashells and coral. The porosity of this stone was one challenge that had to be overcome when ...

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Estimating lifting foam

How to Estimate Material for Concrete Leveling With Foam When I talk to mudjackers who want to get into foam lifting, they almost always want to know the difference in estimating how much material is needed. In fact, anyone new to slab lifting with polyurethane foam will ask how to estimate material, not just people experienced in mudjacking. If you use a ...

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Cross-sell services to boost revenue

Watching for opportunities to offer additional services to your customers can translate into significant new business. Take the example of Richard Ross, owner of Manicured Concrete Solutions in Edmonton, Alberta. He is a concrete contractor who was asked to bid on a driveway sealing project for a spacious riverside home in Edmonton. He gave an estimate, but also noticed the damaged decorative ...

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Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic

Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic: Which to Use and Why Chemical grouts are a cost-effective solution for many leak sealing, void filling and soil stabilization projects. Choosing the right material and installing it correctly are critical to the long-term success. Chemical grouts fall into two classes: hydrophilic grouts that have an affinity for water and seek it out and hydrophobic grouts that repel water and ...

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