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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.


   

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
standards.


N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.


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.


Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com


Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.


Safway Services
Suspended Access Made Easy With QuikDeck™

The smart choice for suspended access, QuikDeck’s interchangeable, lightweight components make them easy to set up and reassemble when you need to move.


Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at
860-767-4402, www.cpiengineering.com


CS Unitec
Work Cleaner and Safer

CS Unitec’s new ATEX Vibro-Lo Kits feature low-vibration scalers for use in hazardous environments. Kit includes dust shroud, CuBe needles, fall arrestor and lanyard.


JAD Equipment Co.
Trak Mats: Don't get Stuck In the Mud

Trak Mats offer more than just plywood. Use over and over for years. www.jadcousa.com


Versaflex Inc.
Best NSF 61.5 Approved Potable Water Polyurea

VersaFlex Polyurea Earns Highest ANSI/NSF 61.5 Rating for High Temp Service, Minimum Tank Size and Max Thickness. All Polyureas Are Not Created Equal. FREE WHITE PAPER. Call 855-337-7745

 
 
 
 
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