The Cost of Corrosion: About $540 Billion Annually

The Cost of Corrosion: About $540 Billion Annually

The Cost of Corrosion: $276 Billion... in 2002.  The study, generated by Gerry Koche of DNV-GL, studied 57 industries in the United States and determined the percentage of corrosion costs that each incurred per year.  In 2015, that cost is somewhere in the...
Update (1.19.16): The -5 Celsius, 50 Year Coating

Update (1.19.16): The -5 Celsius, 50 Year Coating

Update from 1.19.16:  The Storm Greeter Peel & Stick (SGPS) coating system has been applied to galvanized substrates at 30 and 23 degrees Fahrenheit, (-1 and -5 C).  The substrate was then ready for service.  No curing time required. Storm Greeter is a heat-cured...
The ‘Why’ of Ovante

The ‘Why’ of Ovante

"There's got to be a better way." In one aspect, post Katrina construction failed before it even got started. In the rebuilding effort, all of the galvanized steel construction components such as joist hangers, hurricane straps and ties, reinforcing straps, and hanger...
Getting Along With Nature

Getting Along With Nature

Sun Tzu said "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." Many coatings seek to "win out" against the things nature throws at them. The Storm Greeter coating endures. The elements pound, grind, and burn paint. Storm Greeter absorbs and deflects....
Storm Greeter vs. The Splash Zone!

Storm Greeter vs. The Splash Zone!

"The Splash Zone", that in-between environment that leaves a substrate immersed or exposed, wet or dry, baking in the UV. For 13 months, Storm Greeter was washed by waves and roasted in the coastal sunshine. No rust. No corrosion. For 13 months, marine plant and...