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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?

Cases from the F-Files

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


Elcometer, Inc.
New Elcometer 456 Coating Thickness Gauge

Best In Class Just Got Better. Technologically Intelligent And Robust. Marvelous Design And Durability. An Earth-Shattering Revolution In Coating Inspection.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches

Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector 200 for concrete

Rugged, simple and affordable coating thickness gage for concrete measures protective coatings including polyurea.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI


A 100% post-consumer bottle glass abrasive from a company you can trust. Toll Free: 1-888-733-3646

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

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.

Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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