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JPCL August 2009

 
JPCL August 2009

Overcoating Lead-Based Alkyd Paint on Steel Penstocks: Practical Experience

by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph.D.; Peter Roberts; Vijay Datta, MS; and Terry McManus

When selecting an overcoating system, specifiers must consider several crucial factors. The authors discuss these factors along with a case history about maintenance painting of a penstock exterior at a Canadian hydroelectric facility, where a high-ratio calcium sulfonate alkyd was used successfully as an overcoat system.


Radical Change: The Past 25 Years in the Coatings Industry

by David Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc.

As an industrial painting contractor, like contractors in other trades, I've seen and responded to numerous radical changes in my industry and in general business conditions during the past 25 years. It's been a roller coaster ride and continues to be, so much so that it’s hard to have any perspective. But, at the invitation of JPCL, I've tried to describe the major changes I've seen and some of the impacts they've had.


JPCL 25th Anniversary Section

Radical Change: The Past 25 Years in the Coatings Industry

by David Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc.

As an industrial painting contractor, like contractors in other trades, I've seen and responded to numerous radical changes in my industry and in general business conditions during the past 25 years. It's been a roller coaster ride and continues to be, so much so that it’s hard to have any perspective. But, at the invitation of JPCL, I've tried to describe the major changes I've seen and some of the impacts they've had.


JPCL Salutes 25 Years of Top Leaders and Thinkers

by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

The protective and marine coatings industry has been blessed with many great leaders and thinkers during the past 25 years, coatings specialists who have contributed their talents not only to their own companies but also to the advancement of the entire industry.


JPCL 25th Anniversary Section

JPCL Salutes 25 Years of Top Leaders and Thinkers

by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

The protective and marine coatings industry has been blessed with many great leaders and thinkers during the past 25 years, coatings specialists who have contributed their talents not only to their own companies but also to the advancement of the entire industry.


Spanning 25 Years of Development in Heavy-Duty Coatings

by Michael Donkin, International Paint Ltd.

Massive changes have occurred in coating formulation for the heavy-duty market in the past 25 years. This article aims to explain the reasons for the changes and the results of them.


Spanning 25 Years of Development in Heavy-Duty Coatings

by Michael Donkin, International Paint Ltd.

Massive changes have occurred in coating formulation for the heavy-duty market in the past 25 years. This article aims to explain the reasons for the changes and the results of them.


Surface Preparation: Practices, Equipment, and Standards through 25 Years

by Daryl Fleming and Jodi Temyer, JPCL

As surface preparation practices, regulations, and equipment changed, so did SSPC's standards. This article looks at the changing world of surface preparation through the lens of SSPC's ever evolving standards.


JPCL 25th Anniversary Section

Surface Preparation: Practices, Equipment, and Standards through 25 Years

by Daryl Fleming and Jodi Temyer, JPCL

As surface preparation practices, regulations, and equipment changed, so did SSPC's standards. This article looks at the changing world of surface preparation through the lens of SSPC's ever evolving standards.


Top Product Developments, 1984 to the Present

by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

The past 25 years will likely be seen as the Golden Age of information technology, when revolutionary advances were made in the storage, manipulation, and distribution of data, and the miniaturization of devices used for these purposes. So we now have a computer/ TV/movie screen/telephone/radio/camera that we can hold in our hand, with applications too numerous to describe. It’s mindboggling when you compare the state of information technology in 1984 with this technology today.


Top Product Developments, 1984 to the Present

by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

The past 25 years will likely be seen as the Golden Age of information technology, when revolutionary advances were made in the storage, manipulation, and distribution of data, and the miniaturization of devices used for these purposes. So we now have a computer/ TV/movie screen/telephone/radio/camera that we can hold in our hand, with applications too numerous to describe. It’s mindboggling when you compare the state of information technology in 1984 with this technology today.


Regulations and Coatings Work: Key Developments over 25 Years

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator Inc., and Karen A. Kapsanis, JPCL

Regulations on protecting workers and the environment (including the public) have driven many developments in coatings work for industrial structures, bridges, and ships. This article looks at key regulations and guidance documents affecting surface preparation, coatings, and worker protection over the past 25 years.


JPCL 25th Anniversary Section

Regulations and Coatings Work: Key Developments over 25 Years

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator Inc., and Karen A. Kapsanis, JPCL

Regulations on protecting workers and the environment (including the public) have driven many developments in coatings work for industrial structures, bridges, and ships. This article looks at key regulations and guidance documents affecting surface preparation, coatings, and worker protection over the past 25 years.


Plus...


Associations

Association News: The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) installed its 2009-2010 officers and presented its Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2009 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, in mid-June.


Companies

Company News: Freeworld Coatings to Acquire Napier; Altana Reappoints Wolfgruber as CEO; Kryton Hires East U.S. Manager; Houston Corrpro Team Earns Safety Award; Spider Hires District Sales Rep; NLB Relocates to Bigger Building; CDCLarue Adds Six Distributors; Int'l Paint Completes Facility Expansion; IRL Publishes S. American Paint Profile; Dow Plans to Raise Prices; Evonik Raises Polyester Prices; Reichhold Names New Distributors; Belzona Opens Office in Hong Kong


Products

Product News: Floor Coating Cures with UV; Accelerated Test Can Mimic 63 Years of UV; Enmet Offers Carbon Dioxide Sensor; Two New Products From Graco; New Gas Detector for iNet Line; DeFelsko Adds Automated Adhesion Tester; Stripper Removes Lead Paint; Two New Polyurethanes Available; Resin Eliminates Foam in High-Solids; OLFA Unveils Multi-Use Scrapers; Pirate Brand Introduces New Products


Regulation News

Regulations

Regulation News: OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee to Meet


Project Preview

Project Preview

by Brian Churray, PaintSquare

Project Preview: Abhe & Svoboda to Recoat Astoria-Megler Bridge; Corps of Engineers Awards Lock & Dam Rehabilitation Contracts; Utah DOT Lets Bridge Painting Project; Ahern Painting Contractors Wins Passaic River Bridge Painting Project; Purcell To Repair Thickener Tank; Purcell To Repair Thickener Tank; West Virginia DOT Awards Bridge Painting Contract; Oswego County Lets Communication Tower Painting Project; F.D. Thomas Wins Crane Painting Job


Editorial

Another Milestone Achieved

Editorial from Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC News

SSPC News: Hampton Roads Meeting with Special Speaker; SSPC and IBC Tour Heinz Field; Three Rivers Chapter Visits Amusement Park; Next Generation Bridge Engineers Exhibit at IBC; Training Roundup; SSPC Individual Member Update


Top of the News

Top of the News: ASTM presents Award of Merit; CEPE in Budapest Announces Program


Problem Solving Forum

Preparing and Lining Salt Storage Bins

by Luis F. Granes, Sauereisen Inc.

What kind of surface preparation and lining specifications are suitable for resisting abrasion presented in the interior of a tall storage bin for salt (depending on whether or not the salt is intended for human consumption)?


Cases from the F-Files

The Fix That Was Worse Than the Problem

by Raymond Tombaugh, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Catastrophic Disbonding of an "Encapsulating Coating" Applied to Hot-Dip Galvanizing


Maintenance Tips

Tips for Maintenance Coating Work on Offshore Oil and Gas Rigs

by Michael Babiarz, Line-X Protective Coatings

"All accidents can be prevented, and the goal is zero injuries."


   

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DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Dew Point Meter

Measures and records
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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.


Barton International
Garnet Abrasives result in Shorter Blast Times

Get your customers back on line fast with Barton engineered garnet abrasives. 2 to 4 times harder and up to 2 times heavier than ordinary abrasives. Call 800-741-7756 or Email info@barton.com


Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

View your coating thickness readings from any angle with rotating display screen. New graphic display with easy menu navigation. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417


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


CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at
www.chlor-rid.com,

800-422-3217

 
 
 
 
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