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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?


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

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.


   

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.


Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.


Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

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


Park Derochie Coatings Ltd.
www.ParkDerochie.com

Coatings          Fireproofing
Sandblasting     Scaffolding
Metalizing           Insulation

• Shop & Field Services
• SSPC Certified
• NACE Inspectors on staff
• New Construction &
  Maintenance Programs


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.


Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams Oil & Gas App

Our coatings and linings expertise available 24/7, allowing you to explore the best Sherwin-Williams solutions for oil refineries, shale drilling sites, and offshore. Download today!


Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions

Vecloader DV 145, 350hp 6200 CFM & 28’’hg. For those big jobs, choose Vector for the most powerful trailer mounted vacuum in the industry today. 800-832-4010, 414-247-7100.


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.


Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST - NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com

 
 
 
 
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