Articles & Whitepapers

Linings Systems for Potable Water
View the Carboline products that meet the requirements of NSF 61 and/or NSF 600. This includes ratings for tanks, pipe, valves, and fittings for the applicable products.

Water/Wastewater Asset Protection Guide
This interactive guide takes the user step by step through the wastewater collection and treatment process and the drinking water treatment, transmission, and storage phases. Details are given on each asset, along with suggestions for coating and lining options for each substrate within the structure.

Water/Wastewater Industry Webinars & Videos
Listing of past and upcoming water and wastewater webinars, videos, and more.

NSF 600 and What It Means to the Coatings Industry
A major regulatory change is coming on January 1, 2023, that will affect the major types of coatings that can be used for drinking water applications. Carboline has been following this new standard, NSF/ANSI/CAN 600, very closely and has already identified the existing Carboline coatings and linings that will meet this standard once it goes into effect.

Glossary of Protective Coatings Terminology
Discover basic definitions and descriptions of common coatings terms with Carboline's glossary of protective coatings terminology.

Save Time and Money with Polyaspartic Technology

New developments in polyaspartic chemistry have resulted in high-performance, quick-curing coatings with better UV resistance. Polyaspartics can be high-build, one-coat and applied directly to metal, saving significant time and money.

Fight the Phenol: Baked Phenolic Railcar Linings for Extended Service
Have you ever wondered how all those products upon which we rely in our everyday personal and professional lives are delivered throughout North America? American highways are clogged with trucks, trailers and transporters of all sorts moving packaged and bulk goods throughout the country. 

Troubled Bridge Over Salt Water 
The Miami Avenue Bridge consists of a pair of 629-foot bascule bridges that sit in the heart of downtown Miami’s Brickell City Center. It is surrounded by high-rise buildings and crosses over the Miami River, a heavily utilized waterway for recreational crafts, cargo vessels, and private yachts traveling to and from the Atlantic Ocean.

Filling Primer Improves Lining Quality in Crude Oil Tanks
The trend of high-build, single-coat tank linings continues. What’s not to like? These linings save labor, place tanks in service quickly, and are very durable.

Secondary Containment: Protecting Soil and Groundwater
How often do you complete a secondary containment project only to find it needs repairing? With no spillage, all the system has to do is sit there.

Lining and Coating Advancements Save Money and Downtime
Advancements in both linings (interior) and coatings (exterior) in recent years have provided industrial customers with technology that offers superior performance over older technologies and painting practice.

Tank Linings — A Supplier’s Perspective
In the world of industrial coatings and linings, there is a stark contrast between the needs of a coating system used for atmospheric exposure and a lining that is used for a tank that is storing some commodity.

Fireproofing: Thermo-Lag E100 & Thermo-Lag 3000
Epoxy Intumescent Fireproofing Used for Major Building Renovations

Fireproofing: Fire Drill - Coatings that Protect Commercial Buildings - and Save Lives
The article pertains to how steel construction provides engineers and designers with greater flexibility than traditional concrete construction methods and has become the preferred method for commercial infrastructure construction projects.

Carboline on the iOS App Store
With the Carboline Mobile App you will be able to view products by line, application type or market. You also have quick access to product information and our world class Technical Support and Customer Service Team.

Carboline Mobile App - Android Apps on Google Play
With the Carboline Mobile App you will be able to view products by line, application type or market. You also have quick access to product information and our world class Technical Support and Customer Service Team.

The World of Zinc Primers Just Changed
How can something that has been the same for over 50 years now be greatly improved? New technology developed now allows zinc primers to be applied at thicker films, which provides more protection. The world of zinc primers just changed for the better.