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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.


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

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.

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.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

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.

Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

Fischer Technology Inc.
Measure TSA Coatings on Stainless Steel

The PHASCOPE® PMP10 from FISCHER precisely measures thermally sprayed aluminum (TSA) on stainless steel.

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