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Newsletter August 7, 2017

August 7, 2017     Please FORWARD to a friend or colleague.     SUBSCRIBE


re·pur·posed·MA·TE·RI·ALS (noun) - byproducts and waste that have value "as is" to a second, unrelated industry.  LEARN MORE ABOUT US>>
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In this Edition Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia
Semi Trailer Flooring.  This is never installed hardwood trailer flooring.  The floor boards are 1" x 12" x 8' w/ ship lap edges.  L: Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta  Click Here for Trailer Wood Pricing>>  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Here in Amish Country, 'repurposing' trailer flooring for our barn floors is one of our little secrets!" - Moses Lapp in 
Pennsylvania
Coated Foam Panels. We just got in a truckload of the these foam coated panels.  They were originally designed for an outdoor sound wall installation.  These have never been installed.  They are 6" of EPS Foam with a coating of Line-X polyurea (think pickup truck bedliner material) to make them extremely durable.  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Damon, Perhaps your concrete foam panels could be used as floats for floating docks or a floating boardwalk?" - Gus

       
Shipping Container Top Handler.  BEFORE:  This was a top handler used to load shipping containers with a forklift.  Dimensions: 7 1/2' x 40'.  Weight: 10,000 lbs L: Philadelphia  Click for Pricing>>

Q:  How could this Top Handler be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>
         
repurposedREAL/ESTATE.  In learning more about Dan's condo project(see below story), and we got even more excited.  Why?  They are turning an obsolete parking garage into upper end condos.  The pictures below are of the parking garage now, and the pictures on the right are what is going to look like when fully "repurposed".  We love it! 

Q:  Like with Dan's project, what types of real estate "repurposing" have you seen?  Email Ideas>>

Small World:  "Funny that one of our neighbors (works for Emeril Lagasse in the building we share in New Orleans) receives your e-mails and saw your mention of our project." - Dan  RE: Dan, Yes, we have tens of thousands of readers reading each edition of our newsletter!
       
repurposedPRODUCTS see all PRODUCTS>>
 
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Fire Hose.  We got a delivery of more fire hose last week.  So, we will soon have quite a variety to choose from! Watch our inventory on line for updated sizes.   L: Chi, Atl, DFW, Phi, Den  Order Online>>

YouTube Video:  "So this cool YouTube video on how to make cheap boat dock bumpers with Fire Hose and foam noodles.  I thought you'd like this." - Ralph Johnson inMissouri


PLEASE:  Send us any Youtube videos showing how to make things out of used, industrial materials!  Email Videos>>
 
EVA Foam Rubber Sheets.   Several colors of sheets.  Most sheets around 36" x 36" with some variation.  20,000+ Sq Ft available.  L: Chicago  Email for More Details>> 

repurposedIDEA:  "Your EVA rubber sheets make great flooring underlayment for sound dampening." - Rick Peters Antonucci in Indiana 
    
repurposedCHALLENGE.  "We are looking for a source for a reasonably priced underlayment for a concrete topping slab between floors of a condo building to reduce the transfer of vibration/sound project in a unique structure we are breaking ground on this summer.  If this is something that your company may be interested in getting involved with and/or working with us on a solution, we’d greatly appreciate it." - Dan  

Your Ideas"The used carpet tiles you sell might work well.  The PVC backing of these carpet tiles should hold up for years." - Pete Summerall in Georgia  
Click for Carpet Tiles>> 

"Would rolling out used conveyor belting work to mininimize the noise and vibration?  It seems like it would!" - 
Sheryl Pearson in Nevada  
Click for Conveyor Belting>>
      
Conveyor Belt...Narrow Widths.  4"-18" widths.  L: Denver, Atlanta, Dallas  Click for Widths/Lengths>> 

repurposedTIP:  “I live in the Arkansas woods up a big steep hill. I'm interested in purchasing used conveyor belt on my driveway to provide traction and prevent erosion form all the rain runoff that erodes the road all the time. I got the idea from a Penn State road maintenance seminar I attended.” – Donna  Click Here for Penn State article>>
   

 
SURPLUS...5/8" Cable. 10,000' feet of brand new, still-in-the-box cable.  This is 5/8" cable made by WireCo and distributed by Grove.  L: Atlanta   Click for Pricing>>

repurposedIDEA"This new cable could be used for cranes, boom trucks, tow trucks, etc." - Maurice Martin in New Mexico
 
chemistry/ingredientPRODUCTS
Multi Surface Sealer.  We have 800+ gallons of the super concentrated sealer Zycosil.  L: Denver  Click Here for Product Details>>  

repurposedAPPLICATION"We have a lot of square footage at our parrot rescue and the concrete needs to be sealed per PACFA (Pet Animal Care Facilities Act) rules but it also makes it a lot easier to clean when sealed." - Chrissy

Custer Feldspar 200   L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

Zonyl 8740 (stone and masonry sealer)  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

Sanotracin (hydrogen peroxide-based sporicidal disinfectant)  L: Chicago  Click for Pricing>>

Catalyzed Persulfate (for environmental remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater)  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>>
BEFORE:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort was mandated to meet a new ski netting safety standard for the World Cup.  That rendered 15,000' (yes, 3 miles) of their old ski race netting instantly obsolete.  We were thrilled to help find new homes for this net.  We're down to our last few rolls.

Ski Netting.  This is safety netting from the FIS World Cup Ski circuit.  It has 3" squares.  This is awesome netting!!!  ORDER ONLINE>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Damon,  We will be using the netting for safety net to connect to pallet racking. To prevent boxes from falling off the racks and onto someone below." - Schott  RESchott, awesome "repurpose", and we appreciate your business!  

 
Composite Lumber.  We just took in a truckload of these 1/2" x 11 1/4" x 12' panels.  They come in 6 colors  L: Atlanta  Click for Colors & Pricing>>
BEFORE: "We have two Wallco 5’ roller coaters for painting plywood and accompanying Cincinnati Electro Jet Dryers that we don't use anymore.  You interested?" - Alan  AFTER:  Alan accepted our offer, and we now have the units for sale! 
  
Roller Coaters & Dryers.  Original Mftg: 
www.walcomachine.com   L: Atlanta  Click for Info & Prices>>

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repurposedINBOX:  "My cousin shared your site with me - I own a summer camp inArkansas and think the summer camp industry would be an interesting group to approach - American Camp Association I particularly liked the Cargo Parachutes>> for shading possibilities of camp areas...." - Olivia Dowell  RE: Olivia, funny you should mention summer camps.  We have lots of camps across America as customers.  Billboard Vinyls>> for slip n slides, Turf>> for play areas, etc.

Forward to a Friend:  Like Olivia's cousin, if you know someone in the camping industry, please forward them our newsletter or our website!

 
People often ask”How many people read your newsletter?”.  Well, put it this way, if we were a newspaper, we’d have more subscribers to our newsletter than subscribe to the Times-Union in Jacksonville, FL or the Register in Des Moines, IA or the News in Birmingham, AL to name just a few!  We have the New York Times in our sites...LOL!