Tag: Steel Structures

5Mar

Your business relies on everything running smoothly. Corrosion and heavy wear of structures only slows things down. You may have heard of metalizing for corrosion protection, but what really is metalizing and how does it work? Metalizing is a specific process within thermal spraying that…

7May

Steel is one of the most common building materials due to its strength, cost-effectiveness and easy transportation. However, steel is also quite susceptible to corrosion when exposed to the outdoors. Rust can form by steel reacting to atmospheric oxygen and exposure to other elements such…

25Jun

Although steel is durable and can withstand frequent wear, it too has its limits. Steel can be affected by moisture and other atmospheric conditions. Frequent oxidation can lead to corrosion and reduction of its integrity. Southern California may not have the extreme temperatures that other…

29Oct

For a commercial or industrial building, adequate fireproofing is a must. More than simply keeping your building up to code, you can provide safety to your employees and customers. Intumescent coatings are a safe, affordable and durable option. Many businesses have found that intumescent coating…

5Nov

Fires can damage your building in catastrophic ways. Your business can prepare by hiring a painting contractor to apply industrial fireproofing to the building. How it Works Cementitious fireproofing comes in a variety of densities and thicknesses, for everything from steel structures to ductwork, so…

7Mar

Metal siding is one of the most common siding types for Southern California’s industrial structures. It is durable, affordable and allows for very rapid construction. As the metal coating is typically factory-applied it is relatively low maintenance, but not zero maintenance. Whether it…

10Apr

Finding the type of paint or coatings to protect your industrial structures is no simple process in most industries. With the wide range of substrates and environments coupled with the vast painting and coating selection, it can be a quite a task for your company…

11Sep

With the growing awareness of the effect our actions have on the world we live in, our responsibility to the environment has never been greater. This responsibility stretches to nearly every part of our lives, and constantly changes the way we interact and the choices…

12Sep

Fire poses a real and present danger to commercial buildings everywhere, and especially to California and the west coast. It is simply unwise to not take the means to protect your business from the threat of fire. The time and money spent in prevention is…

17Sep

It is always worthwhile to protect any investment. We buy cases for our phones, purchase insurance for our house and car, and wear helmets while biking. The same logic can be applied to protecting industrial steel structures. For long-term cost effective protection, metal coatings are…

8Oct

In 2012, Cor-Ray was hired by the City of San Diego to work on the new Central Library in the San Diego Public Library system. This blasting and coating project lasted five months, from March to August 2012, and is a public showcase of Cor-Ray's handiwork. …

22Oct

On June 16, 2012, Cor-Ray completed an 8 month project on the Tule Flume in Springville, CA. Cor-Ray did painting and repair work on the steel structures, stretching over 3,000 feet of 48 inch piping. This project is a prime example of Cor-Ray adapting to the needs of a project,…

1Dec

The first step in many contracting jobs is surface preparation. When it comes to surface preparation, there are several different methods to choose from. Cor-Ray is a skilled contractor in California that specializes in many different painting and blasting techniques, and will work with you…

5Dec

In September 2011, Cor-Ray began a 7 month project painting and coating the Angels Gate Lighthouse. This was a major project that brought many unique challenges. Cor-Ray was the contractor in California chosen by the Calbrillo Beach Boosters to face these obstacles. The project was expertly handled…