June 21, 2010

New Webinar Registration Link

by Bob Murphy

We have automated the Sherwin-Williams Webinar series sign-up process. Just click on the title of the Webinar that you plan to attend and you will be automatically registered for that specific presentation. This is a great way to learn about topics related to Water and Wastewater Industry. It can be done during your lunch time […]

June 8, 2010

Water/Wastewater Webinar Series

by Bob Murphy

On June 3rd, the Water/Wastewater Team of the Sherwin-Williams Company launched a series of Webinars dealing with a variety of topics related to the industry. The inaugural Webinar was lead by Bruce Snyder, Business Development Manager. Over 50 individuals logged in to participate in the Webinar titled Infrastructure Linings and Rehabilitation. His talk covered corrosion […]

August 19, 2009

Long-Lasting Coating Systems for Hydrants

by Tony Ippoliti

Your fire hydrants can look as good as your water tanks by using the same Outside Coating Systems (OCS) as those found in the AWWA D102 Standard. Many municipalities hire industrial painting contractors to repaint their hydrants. Often, several dozen hydrants are contracted out in a single bid. Many times these contracts include surface preparation […]

August 12, 2009

Long-Lasting Exterior Tank Coating Systems

by Tony Ippoliti

Got a new tank project upcoming? Want the tank to last a long time? Want it to last a long time and look good, too? You’re able to do this if you’re aware of the AWWA D102 Standard and the Outside Coating Systems within it. Outside Coating Systems (OCS) are defined in Section 4.3.1 as […]

July 1, 2009

A “Second Look” at Your First Coat of Paint

by Tony Ippoliti

When we refer to coatings that protect materials of construction – concrete & steel, for example – we often refer to multiple coats of paint. Combined, these paint coatings are known as a paint system. A coating system could be comprised of a primer, an intermediate, and a topcoat. Or, the coating could be made […]