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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.


   

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


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.


SAFE Systems, Inc.
Custom blast rooms
by SAFE Systems

Don't waste time and money "making do" with a "standard" design. Let us work with you to design and build the system that best fits your requirements.
Call 1-800-634-7278


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.


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex ™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.
www.polyflexlinings.com


Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!


Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.


Sherwin-Williams
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.


Novetas Solutions
Abrasive Blasting near or over water?

100% Recycled Glass! NO Arsenic, Beryllium or other Toxic Metals! Great White Metal Finish and Safer than Slags! Call us at 866-775-6226

 
 
 
 
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