Surface Preparation for Offshore Wind Energy

The Importance of Asset Integrity   Wind power has convinced individuals and governments that there is a promising future for renewable energy – including that most practical state of Texas, which leads the US in wind production.   But if it takes 10-15 years, perhaps more, for an investment in a wind turbine to pay…

Podcast: COVID and the Surface Preparation world

In a recent interview with Ben Dubose of NACE, HoldTight’s VP of Sales, Ken Rossy, shared his perspective on the COVID-19 crisis and how it has been affecting our neighborhood of the corrosion industry. Water jetting, vapor blasting, and dry abrasive blasting have all been able to continue, since they are generally classified as essential…

Are Coating Blisters Really That Bad?

Many of our customers have come to us to help with the problem of blistering under coatings.  We sometimes get asked, are blisters really that bad? Sure, it’s not cosmetically appealing when your coating starts to look like a tortilla chip: But is there actually a structural problem? The short answer is, it depends. In…

How does the U.S. Army protect its tactical vehicles?

Corrosion Prevention for the toughest conditions High Tech Vehicle Protection As hostile forces become more advanced, defensive technology must rise to the challenge.  One key improvement to military engineering is Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings (CARC).  These coating systems are engineered to protect vehicles, and more importantly, the troops who use them, from harmful chemical and…

HoldTight 102 is not a coating: It is not “applied”.

One of the most common misconceptions about HoldTight 102 salt remover / flash rust inhibitor is that it can be “sprayed on” or otherwise applied like a coating.

Flash rust: to prevent it or not?

You can blast all day or even for 2 or 3 days – often 4 or 5 – before you have to stop, reorganize your setup, and paint. Holdtight® saves you money by allowing for: Fewer interruptions in the flow of the work Fewer setups, switching and re-scheduling of crews and equipment You can avoid…

Production in the European Union

HoldTight Solutions, Inc. Announces the start of production in the European Union. HOUSTON – DECEMBER 06, 2019 – HoldTight Solutions, Inc. today announced the expansion of its global footprint with production beginning in Germany. This expansion results from an increased demand in the European Union market and the planned distributor partners for its flagship product, HoldTight…

Flash Rust Prevention. On a Global Scale.