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JPCL December 2009

JPCL December 2009

Dry Film Thickness Measurements: How Many Are Enough?

by Rob Francis, Aurecon Australia Pty Ltd

The author provides a close look at four major international standards for measuring dry film thickness of coatings, with a focus on the number of measurements required.

New Waterborne Fluoropolymer Resins for Ultra-Weatherable Coatings

by Winn Darden and Bob Parker, AGC Chemicals Americas; and Naoko Sumi, Isao Kimura, Masakazu Ataku, and Takashige Maekawa, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.

this article describes solvent-borne and waterborne FEVE resins as well as the potential uses of new FEVE dispersion resins in coatings for field application where high weathering properties are needed.

PACE 2010 in Phoenix: The Advance Program

by the JPCL Staff

The advance program for PACE 2010, the joint conference of SSPC and PDCA, is published here to help protective and marine coatings personnel begin planning their activities in Phoenix, AZ. The event will be held February 7-10. Details are provided about the technical program, special events, training, committee meetings, and exhibition.



News - Associations

ASTM Updates Immersion Testing Standard


News - Products

Project Preview

Klicos Wins Piscataqua River Bridge Approach Painting Bid

From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Organizational Membership

As of November 12, 2009


It's PACE Time

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

Top of the News

PPG Names New Marketing VP

Problem Solving Forum

Problem Solving Forum: How to Handle Exposed Rebar when Repairing Concrete

What is the best approach to cleaning and protecting exposed rebar during repair of structural concrete?

Cases from the F-Files

Cases from the F-Files: Who Reads Instructions Anyway?

by Rick A. Huntley, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

The Case of the Failing Floor Coating

Market Update

Market Update: A Snapshot of the Railcar Lining Business: A Slow Train Coming?

by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL

Maintenance Tips

Maintenance Tips: Repair Techniques for Prestressed Concrete Tanks

by Simon Bladon, CRL Surveys, Mitcham, UK


News - Companies

World of Concrete Sets up in Vegas

Regulation News

Regulatory Roundup

by Alison B. Kaelin, CGQ, KTA-Tator, Inc.

From the Offices of SSPC


New standard, updated standard published. Also: Individual Members update


Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

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.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

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


New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint

Axxiom Manufacturing
Revolutionary Units

By integrating Schmidt's Aftercoolers with our blast pots, these systems remove moisture from air and minimize equipment footprint on jobsite.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Arch truss treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 2003. This steel arch bridge is rust free on all surfaces including the crevice corroded joints and connections.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

Larson Electronics
Larson Electronics Explosion Proof Tank Lighting

Larson Electronics is a premium supplier and manufacturer of portable explosion proof lighting systems for tank cleaning and servicing lighting.

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