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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?

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

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


New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

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

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

Fischer Technology Inc.

Paired with the PHASCOPE PMP10, Fischer’s new probe is quick and accurate for measuring thermally sprayed aluminum on stainless steel. Click to learn more.

Carlisle Fluid Technologies
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

Versaflex Inc.
Best ANSI/NSF 61.5 Approved Potable Water Polyurea

VersaFlex Polyurea Earns Highest ANSI/NSF 61.5 Rating for High Temp Service, Minimum Tank Size and Max Thickness. Watch this FREE Webinar Today! Call 800-321-0906

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !

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

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

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