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JPCL January 2010

JPCL January 2010

Controlling Traffic on Highway and Bridge Painting Jobs

by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors, Inc.

This article gives an overview of traffic control during bridge painting and identifies sources to help contractors understand and comply with federal, state, and local traffic control requirements for protecting workers and the public.

How Does Waterjet Cleaning Affect the Surface and Surface Preparation?

by Lydia M. Frenzel, Ph.D., Advisory Council

This article describes the history of waterjet cleaning, discusses the effect that pressurized water has on the gross and microscopic details of a substrate, and examines a profile created by abrasive blasting and a profile cleaned, or created, by waterjetting.

PACE 2010 in Phoenix: A Program Update

by JPCL Staff

Updates on the sessions and exhibitors at PACE 2010 are listed in these pages; also included is a daily schedule of all SSPC and PDCA sessions,meetings, and events from February 7 through February 12.



Association News


Company News


Project Preview


Editorial - Another year has passed

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

From the Offices of SSPC


SSPC launches QP 9 for commercial painting

Top of the News

Lloyd's approves SSPC Inspector Program; JPCL, SSPC to offer webinars

Problem Solving Forum

Problem Solving Forum: On Coating Stainless Steel

What makes a coating suitable for stainless steel, independent of exposure?

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

Cases from the F-Files: The Case of Improper Selection of a Maintenance Strategy Takes Corrosion Protection from Bad to Worse

by Valerie Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Maintenance takes drawbridge from bad to worse

Maintenance Tips

Trowel-Applied Mortar Systems for Floors: Tips for Specifiers and Installers

by Casey Ball, The Sherwin-Williams Company


Sherwin-Williams Oil & Gas App

Our coatings and linings expertise available 24/7, allowing you to explore the best Sherwin-Williams solutions for oil refineries, shale drilling sites, and offshore. Download today!

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Online
Instrument Catalog

• Any Manufacturer
• Any Instrument
• Any Time
Or call 800-582-4243

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

PosiTector 6000 Coating Thickness Gage easily converts to a surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage with a simple probe change

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!

CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.

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.

Hempel (USA) Inc.
Trusted worldwide for advanced protective coatings

Trusted worldwide
for advanced
protective, coatings
–Full range of 
  advanced coatings
–Optimised application
–Fast, reliable service  worldwide. Contact us at

Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

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