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What Are The Advantages of Dip Coating?

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 8:38:00 AM by Chris Hren


Some complex parts that need coating do not lend themselves to spray, powder, or other widely used application methods. Dip coating is the process of choice for finishing materials full of nooks, crannies, and other hard-to-reach areas, provided these hard to reach areas can be drained.

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How to Choose the Best Traffic Paint for Your Needs

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 9:13:00 AM by Chris Hren


The stripes in your parking lot have seen better days and if you wait much longer, visitors won’t be able to tell where one parking stall ends and another begins. Decades ago, there would only be one or two choices for the type of traffic paint used to stripe parking lots. Today, however, competition and innovation have given way to a multitude of line striping paints specifically formulated for different weather, vehicle traffic intensity, and regulatory environments. What type of paint is right for you? Considering these factors will help you choose the best traffic paint for your needs.

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Why a Custom Coating Formulation Is Better than “Good Enough”

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 4:15:26 PM by Chris Hren


The coating on an industrial end product might seem like an afterthought, but it’s far from it. Choosing a coating affects the aesthetic, durability and usability of any product. If you’re involved in the manufacturing process of industrial products, you also know that every material you use affects your process and your bottom line.

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How to Work Sustainability into Your Budget

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 9:16:00 AM by Chris Hren


As the effects of global climate change become more apparent, it’s becoming more important for organizations to utilize sustainable purchasing strategies. While some eco-friendly alternatives may have a higher cost up front, they could actually cost less than incumbent products over their product life cycle.

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Video: Timelapse of BioStripe® Lasting Through a Harsh Ohio Winter

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 11:09:07 AM by Chris Hren


At Aexcel, we understand the types of questions commonly associated with sustainable or environmentally friendly products. Consumers are understandably apprehensive that an eco-friendly product might not perform as well as the traditional alternatives.

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5 Signs You Should Invest in Your Parking Lot

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 8:04:00 AM by Chris Hren


Some signs that a parking lot requires attention are quite obvious, like when pavement has eroded beyond the point where it can be fixed by simple patching.When a property owner allows the striping to fade to the point where parking spaces are indiscernible, that’s another indication parking lot maintenance may be lacking.

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4 Common Causes for Coatings Failures and Defects

Posted on May 31, 2017 8:09:00 AM by Chris Hren


An industrial coating’s integrity can have a substantial impact on a product’s appearance, longevity and effectiveness. While it’s easy to blame coatings failures on a bad batch of paint, the root cause of failures often lies elsewhere and requires investigation.

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Video: Why We Created BioStripe® & BioSealcoat™

Posted on May 30, 2017 2:29:48 PM by Chris Hren


Let’s face it: the sustainability movement is here to stay. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen sustainable alternatives to traditional products emerge across nearly every industry, from transportation to cleaning products, and just about everything in between.

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7 Quick Tips About Parking Lot Maintenance

Posted on May 18, 2017 3:17:55 PM by Charlie Ackerman, BioStripe


Parking lots do not seem to change much to most people. A familiar lot may have been in place twenty years ago and will likely be there for twenty more. Who notices the condition of a parking lot as long there is a parking space available?

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Thinking Outside the Dorm: Eco-Friendly Options Outside the 4 Walls of Student Housing

Posted on May 12, 2017 2:50:16 PM by Charlie Ackerman, BioStripe


Many of the breakthroughs in sustainability have originated on college campuses. As a microcosm of the larger community, students and faculty have initiated programs, conducted experiments and set high objectives for improving water, energy and soil conservation while instituting aggressive recycling and composting programs. Private companies have funded many of these scholarly initiatives to gather data to support sustainability programs on a commercial or broader level.

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