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JPCL November 2008

JPCL November 2008

Hull Performance, Fouling, and Coatings

by JPCL Staff

Our staff reviews papers from the JPCL-PCE Marine Coatings Conference 2008 that describe research into three different approaches to hull coatings: antifouling, foul-release, and surface treated coatings. Also discussed are technology for monitoring hull performance and an owner's view of foul release coatings.

Maintenance Painting Management: Evaluation of Ten Power Generation Facilities

by Lon Udy, PacifiCorp Energy; and Kenneth A. Trimber and Kirk Wissmar, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article describes the consultant selection process, the field survey process, results of the field survey, and the next steps to be taken for a maintenance painting program for coat-, gas-, and geothermal-fired generating plants.

Testing Membrane Coatings for Corrosion Mitigation in Reinforced Concrete

by A.M. Peek and R.J. Paull, GHD Pty Ltd, Materials Technology Group

Part 6 of our Concrete Bridge Durability Series gives an Australian perspective on the development of test methods for measuring corrosion-mitigation properties of coatings for reinforced concrete, such as carbon dioxide and chloride diffusion resistance. Also discussed are the development of Australian and other standards and specifications for these properties.


Special Advertising Section

Resource Guide to Green Surface Preparation

Problem Solving Forum

Covering the peaks of a profile

by John Fletcher, Elcometer, UK and Ken Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc., U.S.

Case History

Ballast tank test yields long-service epoxy

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

Research News

Testing moisture content in concrete subfloors: preventing floor coating failures

by Dennis J. Pinelle, Pinelle Construction Sciences, LLC


WorkBoat show cruises into the Big Easy

by JPCL staff

MSA Announces New Products

by JPCL staff


Project Preview

by Brian Churray, PaintSquare

Editor's Word

A few November thoughts

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors
Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches
Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
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SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Personnel are free to do other tasks while the ALPHA1 does the “dirty work”.

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. or Call 412-931-6655.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !

Graco Inc.
Graco EcoQuip 2: Experience the Difference
While others claim their equipment is the same, none of them compare to Graco’s EcoQuip 2™ Vapor Abrasive® blasting line. Visit to learn more.

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC
A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement
Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800


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