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JPCL April 2009

 
JPCL April 2009

Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 2: Results of the Site Tests

by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 2 of a three-part series, the authors report on testing the coating performance on offshore wind towers. This article discusses the results of the tests set up in Part 1 (originally printed in the April 2008 JPCL).


Coating Sheet Pile Structures: An Overview

by Timothy Race, Kaked LLC

This article gives an overview of steel piling and its uses; reasons for coating it; shop coating of new steel piling; and ways to access, inspect, and perform maintenance coating of installed steel piling.


Field Maintenance of Coating Systems under Insulation

by Peter P. Bock and Michael F. MeLampy, Hi-Temp Coatings Technology

The authors describe several issues associated with coatings under insulation, typical systems in place now, and how to maintain them.


Plus...


From the Offices of SSPC

Some reflections on PACE 2009

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Editorial

Some reflections on PACE 2009

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

Awards presented at SSPC annual meeting


SSPC Annual Report


News

Stimulus Bill - $8 billion released for public transit


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of the yellowed water tank lining

by James D. Machen, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Case History

Aging pilings get their first protective coating

by Eric Van Draege, Acotec NV, Belgium


Specialty Coatings

New Directions in Specialty Coatings: A Sampling of Trends and Products

by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Salutes Five Coating Projects

At PACE 2009, SSPC presented the third annual Structure Awards for standout jobs on various coatings projects. The recipients of the five awards are recognized here with a photo essay.


Associations

Coatings Short Course Offered


News

Coatings Short Course Offered


Sto Corp. Names CFO


Companies

Sto Corp. Names CFO


Project Preview

Certified Coatings Wins Bridge Painting Project

by Brian Churray, PaintSquare


Regulation News

SSPC Submits Position Paper to EPA on Lead NAAQS


   
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