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MasterSeal P 770: Xolutec® primer applied in various weather ...

“… what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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Hot stored chemicals: realistic calculation of surface temperature ...

The accidental spillage of coffee from a cup, an event that often occurs in everyday life, shows the two major principles regarding the functionality of secondary ...
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Car parks, what makes the difference

We have seen in the article Even car parks must be protected what are the key parameters to identify a waterproofing solution able to ensure durability and functionality ...
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Hot spray applied waterproofing vs. bitumen sheets

Bitumen has been a well-known waterproofing material for centuries; the bitumen sheets now available represent the final stage of evolution of this material. Bitumen is ...
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Master Protect 9000: Extra protection for offshore wind turbine ...

MasterProtect 9000 is a new highly durable coating system for offshore and marine structures developed by the Master Builders Solutions laboratory experts during several ...
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Secondary containment solutions to protect the environment and manage ...

Today, operators of processing plants such as petrochemical and other chemical plants must have plans and measures in place to contain a hazardous spill of chemicals ...
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The challenges of water containment

Water is life and ensuring its proper containment has been a priority since a early stage of humanity. Throughout history, wooden, ceramic and stone containers have been ...
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Looking for dry and safe structures? Waterproof your concrete!

Concrete is the number one building material in the world because it is strong, durable, and can provide a safe and comfortable environment in which to live and work. ...
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How to properly protect deck surfaces in a car park

A coating that provides effective protection and waterproofing plays a crucial role in the long-term structural integrity and cost efficiency of any car park. How can a ...
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Is one single solution for all types of roofs possible?

The oldest roof found by archeologists is a mammoth skin discovered in Siberia (about -40,000 BCE). Little by little our ancestors improved roofs; thatch, straw and ...
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All Information vs. Information overload

Building Information Modelling offers several advantages to architecture and engineering professionals, amongst which the possibility to plan, design, and manage ...
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Why does concrete crack? Part 3 Limiting the cracking phenomena

In view of the Part 1 and Part 2 of this article, should we conclude that the cracking of concrete cannot be avoided and resign ourselves to the premature aging of ...
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