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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


Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office

• Coating failure analysis
• Independent
  comparative testing
• Accelerated
  weathering testing
• Toxic metals testing
• A2LA Accredited
Contact: Kevin Brown,
at 336-386-4000

Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 106 Pull-Off Adhesion Tester

Portable, easy to operate; Provides numerical value for adhesion; Comes in carrying case - Ideal for site tests; No power supply necessary.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

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

International Paint/AkzoNobel
Interplan Mobile

Effective maintenance planning and corrosion control all starts with an effective asset survey.

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

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

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Introduces
the New miniBRS

Reduced in size, it is incredibly easy to maneuver and operate! The perfect alternative to larger blast & recovery units when project space is limited.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Abrasives Inc.
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Quality blast abrasive goes farther. Use Black Magic® The Tough Stuff coal slag. Cleaner, consistent, less dust. Order yours today!
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