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JPCL March 2009

 
JPCL March 2009

A Methodology to Evaluate the Relative Performance of Various Coating Systems

by Shuang-Ling Chong, Federal Highway Administration (retired 2007), and Yuan Yao, SES Group & Associates

This article discusses the various accelerated laboratory test methods that have been developed to predict a coating's field performance in a relatively short time.


Application Specialist Training: Workforce Development for the 21st Century

by Pamela Groff, SSPC Technical Materials Development Specialist

The author begins by stating that the average painter is over 50 years old, as of 2006, and not enough new workers are entering the field to replace those retiring. She discusses the programs in place, primarily those of SSPC, to assist in the continued training of the existing workforce.


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Directories/Buying Guides

Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: D - I

The 2009 Annual Directory of Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1600 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world.


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: K - M

The 2009 Annual Directory of Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1600 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world.


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: N - R

The 2009 Annual Directory of Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1600 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world.


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: S - W

The 2009 Annual Directory of Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1600 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world.


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: non-US

The 2009 Annual Directory of Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1600 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world.


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: A - C

The 2009 Annual Directory of Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1600 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world.


News

Top of the News: Stimulus Bill: $27 billion released for roads, bridges

Stimulus Bill: $27 billion released for roads, bridges


Problem Solving Forum

Problem Solving Forum: Controlling Surface Profile

What are the causes of surface profile exceeding specified ranges, and how can surface profile be controlled so that it meets the spec?


Cases from the F-Files

Cases from the F-Files: Introducing a Series on Analyzing Coating Failure

by Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Welcome to the inaugural column in a series on analyzing failures of protective and marine coatings.


Maintenance Tips

Maintenance Tip: Evaluating Techniques for Measuring Applied Film Thickness of Polyurea Elastomeric Systems

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, Primeaux Associates LLC, Elgin, TX and Kelin Bower, PolyVers Internatioanl, Houston, TX

In any coating or lining work, obtaining the specified minimum film thickness or the minimum average film thickness is essential.


News

Association News: Thermal Spray Show Focuses on Expanding Uses

Thermal Spray Show Focuses on Expanding Users


Company News: Spider Creates New Sales Position


Product News


Project Preview

Project Preview: Certified Coatings Awarded Lewis and Clark Bridge Painting Project

by Brian Churray, PaintSquare


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC News: SSPC Honors Five Projects at PACE

SSPC President Bruce Henly presented five 2009 Structure Awards for outstanding coating projects at the 2009 SSPC Annual Meeting and Awards Program, held at PACE 2009 in New Orleans, LA.


   

Van Air Systems
Moisture problems in your air lines?

Van Air Systems' Blast Pak is a portable compressed air drying system that reduces downtime in all blasting and coating applications.


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Minerals Research & Recovery
PREMIUM SLAG ABRASIVES

Visit mrrinc.com Companies specializing
in abandonment and decommissioning projects have discovered that Sharpshot® 20X50 copper slag is an ideal product for subsea waterjet cutting.
Call Steve: 520-297-4626


Surface Prep Supply
Surface Prep Supply

Blast It! Coat It! We have you covered every step of the way. Supplier of:
• Abrasives
• Equipment
• Accessories
• Protective Coatings
888-331-7737(PREP)


NLB Corporation
See NLB Crawler hit the heights

Surface prep 100 ft. and more above the ground is easy with the SRT-10-W-1 Crawler. Rotating water jets work fast, with vacuum recovery and wireless controls.


U.S. Zinc

The proven corrosion protection properties of our zinc dust prolong the life of marine coatings. U.S. Zinc – Helping the world work™


CS Unitec
Surface Prep & Material Removal

CS Unitec’s Floor Planers remove coatings & corrosion from concrete & metal surfaces. Produce keyed profiles for waterproofing applications. info@csunitec.com

 
 
 
 
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