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Corrosion Protection: HDG versus Epoxy Coatings

For years, hot-dipped galvanizing (HDG) was the state-of-the-art for corrosion protection. It worked pretty well, and some folks still swear by it.

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State Agencies and municipalities: Are you Ready for Salt Season?

Early July is typically the beginning of the fiscal year for state agencies and municipalities, and that means the planning for the upcoming year kicks into high gear. For many that means you need to start stockpiling your salt pile for the approaching winter. If proper, long-term salt storage...

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Independence Day: Get Free of the Constraints of Traditional Structures

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate independence both as a country and as individuals. This year, we are asking you to free yourself from your traditional notions about your building needs. Fabric structures have come a long way, especially the tension fabric structures that Legacy builds. They...

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Is corrosion protection the next frontier in dry bulk storage?

In this article from Dry Bulk Magazine, we talk about hot-dipped galvanized steel versus epoxy-coated steel when it comes to the frames of fabric structures. We examine a salt-fog test we did to test our epoxy coatings and the results. 

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Taking Stock of your Storage

As the year begins, many have stopped looking at the past year and are looking forward to the approaching year. Storage has been a big theme in 2020, due to the economic climate, and it continues to be important as plans are made for the upcoming year. Of course, having lots of storage is good,...

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Legacy Holiday Gift Guide: Great Gifts for Tough-To-Buy-For Family Members

You’ve all seen those car ads where the parents buy the kid a car for Christmas or the wife buys her spouse the convertible he dreamed of when he was a kid. We are going to go one better. We think the people on your holiday list need a tension fabric structure for Christmas.

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Fighting Corrosion: It’s What We Do

Neil Young did a famous live album called “Rust Never Sleeps”, and that’s a phrase that makes a lot of sense to our customers who have storage buildings. If you’re in mining, agriculture, bulk commodities or transportation, the things you store often have corrosive properties. Therefore the...

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Fabric Structures For Every Part of Your Mining Operation

Legacy’s tension fabric structures are natural mining material storage, but there’s a lot of other ways to use our buildings in a mine’s operation. Our unique combination of solid steel beams and tough PVC fabric can be customized for all kinds of uses, such as:

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Dry Bulk Magazine: 5 Storage Challenges

Our own Paul Smith published an article in Dry Bulk Magazine in March. In it he examines five storage challenges in the dry bulk industry and how a tension fabric building can address those issues. Specifically he looks at speed of construction, loading and unloading, indoor versus outdoor,...

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Are Tension Fabric Structures Permanent or Temporary?

We get this question a lot, and we don’t mind it too much, because a lot of people simply assume our buildings are temporary and never bother to ask. People naturally assume that a structure with a fabric exterior is de facto temporary but that is not the case. In fact, most our of buildings are...

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