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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


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SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

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Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

When substrates cannot be damaged ARMEX is the only choice for blast media. ARMEX is a USDA approved A-1 cleaner available in eleven formulations.

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

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