Mascoat has positioned itself as the thought leader of the thermal protection coatings industry by consistently educating and sharing information through trade publications. Below are a few magazines that have showcased Mascoat's technical expertise on insulating coatings. You can also learn about specific applications where Mascoat was not only the best, but sometimes the only solution to their customers' insulation and sound control problems.

*Please note that some articles reference old Mascoat brand names (Delta). Please review this guide of brand name changes.

  • Mascoat News

    The Right Insulation 

    In Mascoat's 20 years of providing specifications and consultation to end users and engineering firms globally, the firm has found there are optimal applications for all types of insulation materials.

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  • Marine News

    Quietly Controlling Noise with the Help of Coatings

    U.S. Navy’s AGOR Research Vessels are built to be as operationally quiet as possible. That’s where Mascoat’s Sound Control-dB coating comes in.


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  • BIC April 2015

    How well is the insulation on your storage tank performing?

    After applying a traditional insulation system onto a storage tank, how long will it continue to perform as expected? What are the odds the aging system is maintaining it's integrity? By combining traditional insulation and thermal insulating coatings (TICs), effective and long lasting insulation occurs.


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  • CPRO

    Right Roof Solution Can Take The Heat!

    When a building houses high-tech lasers that are highly sensitive to temperature changes, not having the proper rooftop coating system can wreak havoc, especially in a climate like that of central Florida. Mascoat WeatherBloc-IC helped this company beat the heat with a cost-effective solution that could be applied quickly.


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  • Preventing Loss with Insulating Coatings

    A common and unfortunate theme of storage tanks around the world today is loss. Whether it is vapour loss, energy loss, or even loss of substrate due to corrosion, any of them can be costly. Will Connor, the marketing director of Mascoat, talks about the only solution that can help tackle these costly losses; thermal protection coatings.  


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  • Thermal Insulation Coatings at Packaged Food Company

    Mascoat helped save a food packaging plant over $280,000 per year through energy conservation on 32 retort cookers.


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  • Taking on a High Pressure Job Without Getting Tanked

    See how Mascoat Industrial-DTI thermal barrier coating offers the ability to not only hinder any further corrosion of an older tank, but it will also aid in energy retention and personnel protection.


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  • A conversation with Michael Stelmach of Mascoat

    BIC Magazine recently visited with Stelmach to learn more about his role with the company and how he is successful in selling Mascoat’s technology to customers across the globe.

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  • Insulation coatings: when you should use them on storage tanks

    Thermal barrier coatings can be and have been used on storage tanks over a wide spectrum of industries. There are many factors such as geographic region, the size of the tank, time of the year, etc. that Mascoat factors in to determine a successful application.


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  • Personnel Protection isn’t as Standard as you Think

    Using their knowledge of heat flux and research documents from ASTM, George More, President of Mascoat, teamed up with Howard Mitschke, an independent coatings specialist, to test Mascoat Industrial-DTI for its personnel protection capabilities. After thorough testing through a third party lab, the results clearly identified that at a minimal thicknesses, the coating was well within the ASTM criteria for 5-second skin exposure.


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  • Mitigating CUI Using Insulating Coatings

    Howard Mitschke, an independent coatings consultant, discusses the downfalls of traditional insulation systems and the benefits of insluating coatings. He provides insight into how Mascoat's coatings insulate equipment, protect personnel against burns, and stabilize processes.

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  • BP Refinery Rotterdam Solves Problem of CUI

    Tank Storage Magazine calls Mascoat coatings "revolutionary" after reviewing how Mascoat Industrial-DTI helped solve BP's heat and CUI problems.


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  • Coating Failures: Understanding the Cure

    David Hunter, Product Specialist at Mascoat, was asked by CoatingsPro magazine to write an article about common coating failures and how to prevent them. Since Hunter is a SSPC and NACE-certified coatings inspector and instructor, CoatingsPro consistently asks him to contribute to the magazine, which is the publication produced by NACE. 


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  • Marine Coatings Protect FDNY

    Mascoat, along with Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Florida, worked together to build and insulate the Three Forty Three for the Fire Department of New York. The firefighting boat was named in honor of the 343 firefighters lost during 9/11. Mascoat Marine-DTM was used on the vessel to provide condensation protection and thermal barrier benefits.


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  • Thermal Barrier Coatings in the Marine Environment

    Mascoat explores old methods of marine thermal protection, pin-and-blanket and sound dampening tiles, and their limitations. We also explain the advantages of thermal barrier coatings, spray-applied coatings that are applied in a manner similar to paint, but offer comparable insulation values to the classic, cumbersome types of insulation.  


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  • Insulation and Protection

    World Cruise Industry Review discusses how Mascoat's sound damping and thermal anti-condensation coatings were the perfect solution for a cruise liner that was looking to retrofit their gym. The coatings were actually applied while the ship was on a cruise and carrying passengers with virtually zero downtime. Best of all, Mascoat is the only thermal protection coatings company to have all major marine approvals, an essential requirement for the client.


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  • Rapid Application and Results for Light Coating

    Read about how Mascoat's coatings were used on Dann Marine Towing's new tug, the Chesapeake Coast. Mascoat was able to reduce condensation and radiant heat gain on the vessel without adding excess weight to the build. Based on the success of this job, Dann Marine Towing decided to use Mascoat again on two more projects, this time utilizing Mascoat's Sound Control-dB coating.


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  • Damaged Insulation Replaced with Coating that Insulates

    A lesson from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita has a Louisiana refinery changing the way it insulates some of its tank exteriors. Several tanks previously insulated with foam are now being protected with Mascoat Industrial-DTI. Hurricane winds can rip away foam insulation from storage tanks, but Mascoat's insulative coatings are not susceptilbe to wind and will continue to provide benefits through harsh weather conditions. 


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  • Sailing Icy Seas with Ceramic Technology

    CoatingsPro outlines the features of Mascoat's thermal protection and anti-condensation coating, including the advantages and limitations of a composite ceramic coating. 


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  • Marine Coatings Tame the Bering Sea

    When Kvichak Marine industries was commissioned to build a hovercraft, they knew that aluminum would offer the strength required for the project, but needed an innovative insulation solution. Therefore, they enlisted the help of Mascoat to solve a multitude of problems using their sound damping and insulating coatings.


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