Colorful Rose-Covered Water Tank Wins First Tank Of The Year Competition in 2006

The Village of Rosemont, Water Tank, Village of Rosemont Photograph
The Rosemont, IL water tower was completed in late 2006 and was the first winner of Tnemec Company’s coveted Tank of the Year Competition. The intricately-rose-painted tank has been a village landmark since its construction in 1982. Since then, the water tower has undergone two significant repaints utilizing an oil-based enamel paint in 1990 and 1998. When recoating was necessary again in 2006, Christopher Burke Engineering and the Village of Rosemont, Illinois, chose a long-lasting, durable Tnemec coating.

Ann Arbor Water Tank Wows With Stunning Mural By University of Michigan Lecturer

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City officials in Ann Arbor created a contest for the best tank design to adorn the water tower near the Stadium/Washtenaw split. The winning entry was from Bill Burgard, freelance illustrator and designer and University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design lecturer. His design for the 500-gallon water tank features Huron River locals, the swan, sandhill crane, woodpecker, bird of prey, and bluegill fish.

A Comparison of Paint Systems for Architectural Materials

ALPOLIC Materials, Guest Blog Post, LUMIFLON, U Miami
ALPOLIC metal composite materials (MCM) are some of the most sought-after architectural products because of their quality, versatility and the wide range of finishes. While there are options, choosing the wrong paint system can leave you with a finish that looks muted after just a few years. We often receive inquiries about the types of paint used in manufacturing our MCM, specifically what the differences are between polyester and more expensive fluoropolymer finishes. While they do look similar, at least initially, the variances are more often seen in their performance over time and are clear when reviewing the warranty limitations. Understanding the chemical component of each helps our customers make informed decisions about what is best for their specific projects.

AWWA D102 Outside System No. 4, Fluoropolymer System Provides Best Life-Cycle Value

Tnemec Company, Guest Blog Post, Water Tank Infrastructure, AWWA D102 Fluoropolymer System
Protective coatings are utilized for asset preservation on many structures, but some of the most important and valuable assets in North America are welded steel potable water storage tanks. The coating technology available to the owner or specifier of these tanks is diverse, so it can be difficult to select the most sustainable solution.
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