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JPCL September 2009

JPCL September 2009

Disbondments of Pipeline Coatings and Their Effects on Corrosion Risks

by D. Melot, G. Paugam, and M. Roche, Total SA, France

This article updates and completes information on recent cases of pipeline coating failures presented at the 16th International Confrence on Pipeline Protection. It also summarizes the results of laboratory test programs intended to explain these coating failures.

Preparing Repair Mortars for Wastewater Service: Broom Finish or Blasted Surface?

by Vaughn O'Dea and Rick Schwab, Tnemec Company, Inc.

The authors summarize the results of an investigation to qualitatively assess adhesion of a protective lining when applied to a broom-finished surface versus a mechanically-profiled concrete surface

The Basics of Deteriorating Concrete at Wastewater Plants: Tips on Causes, Repair, and Resources

by Heather Bayne, SSPC

This article reviews aggressive exporsures within wastewater facilities; degradation of a structure; diagnosis of a corrosion problem; repair; and prevention of corrosion



SSPC News: SSPC Training Spans the Globe

Letters to the Editor: On Units for Measuring Chloride Contamination


Company News


Product News

Project Preview

Top of the News

Costello promoted at International; Clemco's Dave Hansel dies

Problem Solving Forum

Problem Solving Forum: How to Set Up Ventilation in Confined Spaces

How do you set up ventilation equipment for worker protection where access is difficult, such as manholes?

Cases from the F-Files

The Case of the Shop Job: Coated Equipment Sent North but Coating Performance Went South

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Case History

Case History: Custom Platform Was Key in Lining Power Plant Stack

by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL


Association News

WEFTEC Celebrates Its 82nd Year in Orlando


Atlantic Design, Inc.

The ADI HD40 Dust Collector is a smaller, more economical way to meet/ exceed Industry standards. Watch the video for details on our website. 866.Call.ADI

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

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

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at,


Julbert, Inc.
Built from the ground up.

Dust Collectors Available!
We deliver to your Jobsite!
Built Tough! Priced Right!
PH: 208-437-2100

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings | ATEX approved for zone 1 | | 832-623-7970


Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
Call: 866-379-2600

Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646

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.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments

Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.

Safety Lamp of Houston, Inc.
Wet & hazardous area lighting solutions from SAFETY LAMP of Houston

New WOLF LED and fluorescent lights are now available, including low voltage tank lighting kits.
Call: (281) 964-1019.

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