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The Red Bucket: A Protective Coatings Podcast provides a behind-the-scenes look at the industrial coatings industry. Decision-makers and SMEs from throughout the world of coatings share their processes, practices, and passions with hosts Paul Atzemis and Jack Walker.

The Red Bucket Carboline

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    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

The Red Bucket: A Protective Coatings Podcast provides a behind-the-scenes look at the industrial coatings industry. Decision-makers and SMEs from throughout the world of coatings share their processes, practices, and passions with hosts Paul Atzemis and Jack Walker.

    4. Coating Applications in Varying Service Environments (Feat. Tanner Brooks)

    4. Coating Applications in Varying Service Environments (Feat. Tanner Brooks)

    This week on The Red Bucket, we are joined by Tanner Brooks of Peak Industrial Coatings & Linings. We discuss the subtle differences of applying a diverse range of industrial coatings in varying types of facilities. Join us as we cover the challenges associated with coating technologies and service environments. All of that and more coming up next on The Red Bucket.


    0:00 - Intro
    1:28 - Introduction to Tanner Brooks and Peak Industrial Coatings & Linings
    4:32 - Working in Diverse Markets
    9:16 - The Importance of Education in the Coatings Industry
    10:07 - Surface Preparation and Providing Value
    12:09 - Applying Coatings Without Causing Facility Downtime
    14:43 - Tanner's Favorite Industries to Work In
    15:28 - The Challenges of New Construction
    17:41 - Secondary Containment Applications
    20:04 - Tank Lining Applications
    21:55 - Unique Challenges in the Coatings Industry
    23:07 - Writing Specifications
    25:00 - Saponification
    26:24 - Why It's Not Just Paint
    28:14 - Safety Considerations in the Coatings Industry
    29:15 - "The Four Questions" [Non-Technical]
    31:28 - "Tech Tips"
    32:28 - Closing Remarks

    • 32 min
    3. Renewables & Coatings (Feat. Marcus Foston)

    3. Renewables & Coatings (Feat. Marcus Foston)

    Joining us on The Red Bucket is Dr. Marcus Foston of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. In our discussion with Dr. Foston, we look forward to the future of the coatings industry. We examine the various renewable raw materials that could impact our industry, what they are, why we chose them, and how they are used. All of that and more on The Red Bucket.


    0:00 - Intro
    1:06 - Introduction to Dr. Marcus Foston & Washington University’s Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering Department
    3:57 - Renewables
    8:28 - How Coatings Can Go Green
    11:03 - Vegetable Oils for Use in Coatings
    12:34 - Waste Feedstocks
    13:40 - How to Go Green by Changing the Parts
    14:41 - The Challenge of Going Green in a Large-Scale, Commercially-Viable Way
    16:53 - What is Lignin, and How Can It Be Used in Coatings?
    21:43 - Renewables in Fire-Retardant Coatings
    27:36 - Cellulose in Coatings
    28:58 - How the Coatings Industry and Academia Can Help Each Other
    31:04 - "The Four Questions" [Non-Technical]
    36:26 - "Tech Tips"
    36:51 - Closing Remarks

    2. Resinous Flooring Systems for Cannabis Facilities (Feat. Michael Greenblatt)

    2. Resinous Flooring Systems for Cannabis Facilities (Feat. Michael Greenblatt)

    Due to changing laws and regulations, the cannabis industry has seen massive growth in the last several years. This growth has led to major capital investments and new construction as producers look to build new facilities in which to produce cannabis. During this next episode, we talk about all the factors that are needed to make a good resinous flooring recommendation for one of these facilities. All this and more coming up next on The Red Bucket.


    0:00 - Intro
    1:38 - Introduction to Michael Greenblatt and Surface Technology
    2:48 - The Cannabis Industry and Its Similarities to the Pharmaceutical and Food and Beverage Industries
    5:43 - The Construction Process Knowledge Gaps in the Cannabis Industry
    8:06 - Regulatory Challenges in the Cannabis Industy
    10:55 - Why You Shouldn't Just Buy a Flooring System off the Shelf
    12:26 - Security Regulations on Projects in the Cannabis Industry
    14:54 - The Requirements for Cleanroom Floors and Walls
    15:57 - The Benefits of Resinous Floor and Wall Systems
    18:06 - Floor and Wall System Recommendations for Cannabis Facilities
    20:23 - The Benefits of Urethane Cement
    22:07 - Urethane Cement vs. Epoxy Mortars
    23:17 - The Importance of Using a Qualified Flooring Installer
    24:24 - Chemical Resistance Requirements in a Cannabis Facility
    27:14 - The Importance of Reflective and Light-Colored Flooring in a Cannabis Growing Facility
    30:18 - Why You Shouldn't Leave Concrete Bare
    33:18 - The Future of the Cannabis Industry
    36:07 - "The Four Questions" [Non-Technical]
    39:20 - Closing Remarks
    40:35 - "Tech Tips"

    1. Coating Inspections and Drones (Feat. Drayton Adkins)

    1. Coating Inspections and Drones (Feat. Drayton Adkins)

    Have you ever wondered what the role of a coating inspector is and why they are essential to a successful coatings project? Are you interested in the tools that an inspector uses and the advancements that have been made through technological innovation? Have you wondered how drones are being used to not only increase the speed of inspections but also increase safety for workers? The answers to all that and more are coming up next on The Red Bucket.


    0:00 - Introduction to The Red Bucket: A Protective Coatings Podcast
    4:42 - Introduction to Drayton Adkins and Team Bulwark
    6:29 - Drayton’s connection to Carboline
    10:14 - What Does “Coating Inspection” Mean?
    12:09 - What are the Best Practices for Coating Inspections?
    15:17 - The Inspector’s Gadgets: Type One Gauge
    18:30 - The Inspector’s Gadgets: Type Two Gauge
    19:58 - Why a Coatings Inspector Must Understand the Vocabulary
    22:57 - The Inspector’s Gadgets: Sling Psychrometer
    25:12 - The Inspector’s Gadgets: Digital Hygrometers
    27:35 - The Inspector’s Gadgets: Surface Preparation Tools
    31:55 - The Inspector’s Gadgets: Drones
    37:43 - Drone Technical Report
    41:00- The Drone Infrastructure Inspection Act
    43:52 - "The Four Questions" [Non-Technical]
    46:49 - Introduction to "Tech Tips"
    47:53 - "Tech Tips"
    48:20 - Outro

    • 48 min
    CTSP Bonus Episode - A Conversation with Chris Tiernay

    CTSP Bonus Episode - A Conversation with Chris Tiernay

    Carboline's President and Chief Operating Officer, Chris Tiernay, joins Jack and Paul to discuss the company's past, present, and future in this very special episode. Oh, and the trio also announce the podcast's new name and direction!


    0:00 - Intro
    1:00 - Introduction to Chris Tiernay
    2:00 - Carboline’s history
    4:23 - Raw materials and supply chain
    7:05 - Carboline’s future
    11:53 - The future of The Tech Service Podcast
    14:48 - Outro

    Find out more at https://carboline-tech-service-podcast.pinecast.co

    CTSP Episode 200 - A Look Back...

    CTSP Episode 200 - A Look Back...

    In this special episode of the Carboline Tech Service Podcast, Jack and Paul celebrate reaching 200 episodes by taking a look back at some of the on-air highs (and lows) throughout the past few years.

    0:00 – Intro
    2:05 – Highlight #1: Shooting Jim Rippe out of a cannon
    5:53 – Highlight #2: Galvanizing vs. inorganic zinc
    9:03 – Highlight #3: The spheres are pretty
    9:58 – Highlight #4: The differences between fire protection standards
    12:35 – Highlight #5: Alien acid and baked phenolics
    13:50 – Highlight #6: AWWA D102 - Inside coating systems
    17:59 – Highlight #7: A voicemail from HR
    19:27 – Highlight #8: CUI and ISO 19277
    22:08 – Closing thoughts
    23:22 – Highlight #9: A voicemail from EHS

    Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, or Spotify.

    Find out more at https://carboline-tech-service-podcast.pinecast.co

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

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The Best Coatings Podcast

This is the most informative and entertaining Protective Coatings podcast out there. These guys share their expertise for free, and it’s worth listening to. They cover every aspect of the paint world without plugging their own company. Simply the facts. Highly recommended!

SSPC-Jim ,

Great Technical Coatings Podcast

Paul Atzemis and Jack Walker deliver a great technical Protective Coatings podcast, and make topics interesting and fun. I highly recommend subscribing and listening to this podcast series. No hard sales pitch of Carboline products, just the facts on various coating systems, and Carboline specs. Subscribe today! @JamesKunkle

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