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JPCL March 2010

 
JPCL March 2010


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Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Turbines - A Challenge for the Steel Builder and Paint Applicator

by Karsten Mühlberg, Hempel (Germany) Ltd.

The author discusses the importance of corrosion protection on offshore wind turbines, beginning with shop application, and he describes the expenses related to repairing a premature failure offshore. He also writes about coating systems currently used and standards for offshore protection.


Laboratory Testing of Candidate Coating Systems for Protecting A 490 Bolts in One World Trade Center Construction

by John Bullard, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this article, the authors report on the surface preparation and coating system selection for the bolt/washer/nut assemblies for the new construction of One World Trade Center in New York. The article describes the methods of surface preparation and retreatments used, the coating systems selected and applied, the testing methodology, and the test results.


Protecting Ships with DH during Long-Term Lay-Ups

by Russ Brown, Munters Corporation

The author reports on the use of desiccant dehumidification and climate control equipment as a strategy to prevent corrosion and other damage to parts of a ship during lay-up.


   
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    DeFelsko Corporation
     
    PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester
     
    Measures the concentration of soluble salts on metal surfaces. Use with all Bresle patch types including the reusable, adhesive-free PosiPatch.
     

     
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    Tnemec Company, Inc.
     
    Online Coating Courses from Tnemec
     
    For decades, Tnemec has offered its expertise to clients presenting face-to-face coatings courses. Now, these presentations are available to anyone for CEUs at Tnemec University.
     

     
    NLB Corporation
     
    NLB Sure Shroud: Greater Protection and Flexibility
     
    NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.
     

     
    Abrasives Inc.
     
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    Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
     
    Performance Amine 1,3-BAC
     
    A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.
     

     
    RBW Enterprises, Inc.
     
    Robotic Blasting and Painting
     
    When using the FasterBlaster and FasterPainter, blasting and painting can be conducted simultaneously. View the video for a full explanation of the operation.
     

     
    SABRE Autonomous Solutions
     
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