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Public Aquarium Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Public Aquarium Series - 4. Choosing Durable Leak Seal Materials

Public Aquarium Series - 3. Choosing Compatible Leak Seal Materials

Public Aquarium Series - 2. Guarding Aquatic Life

Public Aquarium Series - 1. Enhancing the Visitor Experience

Stormwater System Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Stormwater System Series - 4. Prioritize Repairs

Stormwater System Series - 3. Evaluate Sealing Options

Stormwater System Series - 2. Pinpoint Leak Sources

Stormwater System Series - 1. Fix Hydraulic Inefficiency

Winter Contracting Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Winter Contracting Series - 4. Prepping a PolyBadger for Winter Storage

Winter Contracting Series - 3. Prepping a Slab Lifting Rig for Winter Storage

Winter Contracting Series - 2. Finding Jobs

Winter Contracting Series - 1. Maximizing Productivity

Dam Leak Repair Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Dam Leak Repair Series - 4. Environmental Safeguards

Dam Leak Repair Series - 3. Energy Efficiency

Dam Leak Repair Series - 2. Sediment Challenges

Dam Leak Repair Series - 1. Erosion Control

Factory Floor Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Factory Floor Series - 4. Managing Slab Instability

Factory Floor Series - 3. Safety, Regulatory, and Environmental Concerns

Factory Floor Series - 2. Operational Impact and Financial Considerations

Factory Floor Series - 1. Slab Instability in Industrial Settings

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 4. Future-Proofing Infrastructure Now

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 3. Polyurethane Leak Seal Methods

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 2. Prioritizing Leak Repair

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 1. Use It or Lose It

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 4. Resource Allocation

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 3. Leak Seal Methods

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 2. Assessing Tunnel Leaks

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 1. The Real-World Impact of Tunnel Leaks

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 4. Maintenance Strategies

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 3. Disaster Preparedness

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 2. Leveling Silo Slabs

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 1. Sealing Elevator Pit Leaks

Commercial Slab Care Series - 4. Taking Action

Commercial Slab Care Series - 3. Polyurethane Repair

Commercial Slab Care Series - 2. The Risk and Dangers of Unstable Slabs

Commercial Slab Care Series - 1. Understanding the Basics

Municipal Solutions Series - 4. Ensuring Regulatory Compliance

Municipal Solutions Series - 3. Preventing Expensive Emergency Repairs

Municipal Solutions Series - 2. Eco-Friendly Wastewater Management

Municipal Solutions Series - 1. Is Your System Under an EPA Mandate?

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 5. Injecting Resin

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 4. Flushing Cracks

Soil Behavior Series - 4. Polyurethane Grouts in Action

Soil Behavior Series - 3. The Role of Polyurethane Grout in Ground Predictability

Soil Behavior Series - 2. Challenges in Soil Behavior Forecasting

Soil Behavior Series - 1. Laying the Groundwork

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 3. Installing Ports

AP Surface Guard 125

Polymer Soil Stabilization: Specification Guidance for Geotechnical Engineers

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 2. Flushing Holes

Spetec PUR GT380: Now Available in Cartridges

Precision in Polyurethane Grouting: A Look at Modern Injection Equipment

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 1. Drilling Holes (Continued)

Polyurethane Grout for Leak Repair: Economic Implications for Municipalities

5 Steps of Crack Injection - 1. Drilling Holes

Case Study - Leveling Bridge Approach & Departure Slabs

Case Study - Sealing Hairline Cracks in a Fire Protection Storage Tank

5 Steps of Crack Injection - Overview

Hydrophobic vs Hydrophilic Polyurethanes

Case Study - Abandoned Pipe Grouting at Carrington Woods Lake Dam

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Decomposition

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Freezing and Thawing

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Poor Compaction

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Erosion

The Causes of Unstable Soil - A Brief Overview

Concrete Leveling with Polyurethane Foam - How Strong is Strong Enough?

Waterproofing in a Dry Environment

Polyurethane Estimating Calculator & Leak Seal Material Selection Guide

The Five Rules of Leak Seal Grouting

Why NSF Approval is Important for Geotech and Leak Seal Material

Polyurethane vs Epoxy

Pressure in Crack Injection

Cartridges vs Pumps for Crack Injection

Case Study - Road Stabilization and Corrugated Metal Pipe Repair

Alchatek Lifting Foam Application Guide

AP Gel Patch for Structural Repair of Deteriorated Concrete

Choosing a Concrete Leak Seal Solution

Stage Grouting: A Methodical Approach to Curtain Grouting

Restoration Waterproofing

A Supplier You Can Trust

A Trusted Polyurethane Soil Stabilization Resource for Engineers

Comprehensive Concrete Repair Training and Support

Welcome Kyle Wrobleski - Geotech Northeast Regional Manager

Visit the Alchatek Downloads Page for Data Sheets, Case Studies & More

Spread the Word About Alchatek for a Chance to Win $1000

Polyurethane Concrete Repair Videos

Welcome Chris Allen - Geotech Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager

Deep Lock® with Polyurethane

Why Soil Settles Around Swimming Pools

Spread the Word About Alchatek for a Chance to Win $1000

Alchatek Specialty Geotech Pumps

Alchemy-Spetec Is Now Alchatek!

Gain a Competitive Edge with Alchemy-Spetec

Slab Lifting with Polyurethane Foam

Case Study - Stopping Leaks in a Grain Elevator Pit

Soil Stabilization with Polyurethane

Last Chance to Register for 2023 Spring Training (Deadline April 15th)

Announcing AP SlabSeal 142

The Clock Is Ticking! Secure Your Training Spot Now!

Welcome Frank Dudley - Independent Sales Rep for Western Canada

Secure Your Spot Now for Spring Geotech & Leak Seal Training

Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization for Decaying Tree Root Systems

Case Study - Culvert Restoration Project: Sealing Pipe Joints

REMINDER: Geotech & Leak Seal Training (May 2nd - 4th, 2023)

Welcome Tony Gomes - Vice President of Sales

Welcome Ryan Reavis - Geotech South Central Regional Manager

Brian Oeder Promoted to Chief Marketing Officer

Geotech & Leak Seal Training: May 2nd - 4th, 2023

Give Presentations to Engineering Firms

A Contractor's Guide to Creating a LinkedIn Profile

Onsite Training for Geotech and Leak Seal Contractors

Commercial/Industrial Slab Lifting

Case Study - Undersealing a Leaking Man-Made Waterfall

Case Study - Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization for New Construction

Residential Soil Stabilization

AP Fill 600 for Soil Stabilization

AP Fill 700 for Soil Stabilization

Case Study - Pool House Foundation Void Fill

Re-Engaging Customers

Andy Powell Promoted to Geotech Division Manager

Create an Effective Presentation for Your Contracting Business

Alchemy-Spetec is Now Hiring Geotech Regional Managers

Helms Succeeds in Railroad Repair

Uneven Concrete Slab Repairs Using Polyurethane Foam Injection

Keeping Busy During the Winter Months - Part 2

Keeping Busy During the Winter Months - Part 1

Tradeshow Appearances in January and February

Check Out The Injection Connection Podcast!

Alchemy-Spetec is Hiring Geotech Regional Managers

Alchemy-Spetec Announces Jonathan Waite as V.P. of Operations

Case Study - Sealing Residential Basement Leaks in Alaska

Case Study - Stabilizing a Failing Pond Spillway

Case Study - Strengthening Deep Soil Underneath a House

Case Study - Stabilizing Deep Soil to Prevent a Garage from Breaking Away

Case Study – Stabilizing Student Housing

Sealing Leaks in Cold Weather

Stabilizing Soil in Cold Weather

Lifting Slabs in Cold Weather

Case Study - Curtain Grouting in a Repurposed Power Plant Intake Well

Filling Voids Under a Driveway with AP Lift 430

Winterizing Your PolyBadger

Winterizing Your Slab Lifting Rig

The Deep Lock Process Explained

Case Study - Curtain Grouting a Complex Crack in a Basement Floor

Soil Testing Equipment

Residential Leak Seal with Polyurethane Cartridges

Case Study - Repairing a Footing in a Detention Pond

Join Us in Supporting Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Deep Lock Soil Stabilization

Polyurethane Crack Injection Case Studies

Polyurethane Curtain Grouting Case Studies

Polyurethane Soil Stabilization Case Studies

Polyurethane Concrete Leveling Case Studies

Polyurethane Concrete Repair Presentations for Engineers

Case Study - Specialty Waterproofing at Hydroelectric Dam

Reminder - Register for Fall Geotech Training

Industry-Leading Technical Support

Murray Heywood - Using Leak Seal Grout on Floor Coating Jobs

Case Study - Repairing a Leak in a Retention Pond

Reminder - Fall Geotech Training: October 4th - 6th, 2022

Reminder - Geotech Training: October 4th - 6th, 2022

Geotech Training: October 4th - 6th, 2022

Case Study - Deep Soil Stabilization at Residential Property

Murray Heywood - The Importance of Technical Service and Training

Why Your Garage Floor Slab is Settling

Murray Heywood - Creating a Site-Specific Grout Application Plan

Case Study - Repairing a Leaky Pipe & Sinkhole on a Residential Property

Murray Heywood - Rehabbing a Pipe Gallery Rainforest

Murray Heywood - Spalling of Concrete Potable Water Tanks

EPA Announces Training Funds for Rural Wastewater Systems

Murray Heywood - Water is Relentless

Case Study - Stabilizing a Pharmacy Under Construction

Murray Heywood - Addressing Coating Issues with Grouting

Limited Time Offer on the New MixMaster Pro

How Contractors Can Use CRM Software to Close Deals

Charlie Lerman Interviews Veteran Coatings Expert Murray Heywood

How Contractors Can Use Zapier to Automate Business Tasks

Repairing Leaks in Composite Manholes (Guidance from the Grout Geek)

Debunking Myths About Lifting Slabs With Foam

How to Equip Your Spray Foam Rig for Slab Lifting

Atlanta Contractors Lift It Rite Featured in Spray Foam Magazine

Effective Water Treatment Facility Repairs

Quickly Cut Off High-Flow Leaks with Spetec PUR H200

Stop Large Water Leaks with Spetec PUR H100

The Deep LiftⓇ Process for Sinking Structures and Foundations

Resources for Infrastructure Repair Contractors

Lift Sunken Slabs & Stabilize Loose Soil Caused by Uncontrolled Water

Classic Sewer Failure (Guidance from the Grout Geek)

Introducing the PolyShark Version 2.0

Introducing the MixMaster Pro Version 7.0

Case Study: Leak Seal in Water Treatment Plant Pump Station Manhole

Prevent Property Damage Caused by Uncontrolled Water

Case Study: Deep Soil Stabilization at Shopping Center

CE/PDH Accredited Presentation on Polyurethane Leak Seal Applications