Sustainable Coatings - Advanced Materials Company
Organized by: Lauren Wolf
Event Name: Women Startup Challenge
HELP US CUSTOMIZE OUR COATINGS TO OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE UNDERGROUND AND UNDERSEA-IN A SUSTAINABLE WAY!
Q: Did you know that technology is not just computers, software and electronic solutions?
A. You bet! Our company, Sustainable Coatings offers the next generation in high performance, environmentally friendly, cost effective coatings to deliver high integrity benefits to many markets; including infrastructure, industrial production, automotive, concrete flooring, storage tanks, shipping containers, marine vessels, oil and gas pipelines, subsea structures, topsides, and many others.
Q. How do coatings (paint) qualify as technology?
A. The coatings we bring to the market has been developed in part through research performed for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a very important objective: to develop an environmentally friendly, chromate-free, zero TRI/VOC/HAPs coating system using a corrosion inhibiting UV curable coating for metal substrates that meets or exceeds current military requirements
Q Did you know that corrosion costs the US economy approximately $400 billion per year?
A. Wow - no.
Q. How can I help?
A. We want to enhance our coating performance underwater and underground by increasing our cathodic protection without using products that contain VOCs, chromium, or any other chemicals on the toxic release inventory. Cathodic protection systems (quite often epoxy and/or polyurethane based which DO contain VOCs and other hazardous chemicals) protect a wide range of metallic structures in various environments. Common applications are: steel water or fuel pipelines and steel storage tanks such as home water heaters; steel pier piles; ship and boat hulls; offshore oil platforms and onshore oil well casings; and metal reinforcement bars in concrete buildings and structures.
Our coating technology is environmentally sustainable, cures in less than a minute, and offers strong performance such as corrosion resistance, adhesion, chemical resistance, tough, not brittle weathering resistance, pot life of 6 months or more, high and low temperature resistance, and offers the flexibility of application that is not restricted by temperature or humidity-and more. The coatings can be applied to a variety of different substrates and can be customized for a variety of properties.