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JPCL February 2010

JPCL February 2010

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Odor and Corrosion Problems in Wastewater Collection Systems and Treatment Plants: Two Related Issues Requiring Separate Control Strategies

by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

This article explains why odor control ventilation does not mitigate biogenic sulfide corrosion in wastewater treatment plants or pump stations and why corrosion protection is also required. Research affirming this thesis is also discussed.

Antenna and Cable Attachment Methods for Water Tanks: A Comparative Study

by Dan Zienty, SEH

This is a follow-up to a May 2008 JPCL article that discussed attaching antennas and coaxial cable to municipal water tanks. This article review three common attachment methods, specific concerns of owners and tenants about the methods, and a study to help owners and tenants decide on the appropriate method.

Preventing Coating Damage in the Supply Chain of Pipelines

by Idsart van Assema, Line Pipe Logistic Innovation & Research Center

The author describes in-house employee observations as well as literature on coating damage in the field during incorrect handling, storage, and transport of pipes. Root causes and ways to prevent it are also discussed, including the use of special handling and storage equipment.

Soluble Salts beneath Coatings - An Overview

by Kenneth B. Tator, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.

Part 1 in a series on soluble salts, this article offers a summary of recent research on allowable amounts of salts tolerated beneath coatings.


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

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.

Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

Environmental Controls
Equipment & Service

Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
Call: 866-379-2600

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.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

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

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

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