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JPCL May 2010

 
JPCL May 2010


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SSPC Honors Outstanding Work on 8 Structures

by JPCL Staff

SSPC presented the fourth annual structure awards at PACE 2010 for standout jobs on eight coatings projects. The recipients are recognized with a photo essay.


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Honors Outstanding Work on 8 Structures

by JPCL Staff

SSPC presented the fourth annual structure awards at PACE 2010 for standout jobs on eight coatings projects. The recipients are recognized with a photo essay.


Hubble, Bubble, Tests, and Trouble: The Dark Side of Misreading the Relevance of Coating Testing

by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph.D., Vijay Datta, M.S., Mike Winter, and Carl Reed, International Paint, LLC

This article discusses several instances where assumptions made about coating specifications led to problems with coating performance. The authors propose ways to conduct testing that potentially offer more meaningful correlations with real-world coating performance. This article won the SSPC President's Lecture Award at PACE 2010, held February 7–10 in Phoenix, AZ.


Overcoating the Caruthersville Bridge: Met the Challenges from System Selection to Application and Protection

by Ernst Toussaint, EIT; Ross Sherwood, EIT, Tennessee Department of Transportation; and Scott Stotlemeyer, PE, Missouri Department of Transportation

The authors discuss the unique requirements of the calcium sulfonate system used on the Caruthersville Bridge, an asymmetrical steel through-truss deck bridge that spans the lower Mississippi River between Tennessee and Missouri.


Plus...


News


Project Preview

Special Paint BidTracker Update on 5 Bridge Jobs

by Brian Churray and Julie Birch, Paint BidTracker


From the Offices of SSPC

Feel Good about Yourself

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Editorial

Feel Good about Yourself

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC News


Top of the News


Problem Solving Forum

On Maintaining Suspension Cables on Bridges

What maintenance needs to be carried out on the cables of suspension bridges to prevent corrosion damage?


Cases from the F-Files

The Case of...the Strange Blistering

by Kenneth B. Tator, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


   

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.


DRYCO
Climate Control...delivered.

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


Chicago Corrosion Group
Vendor-neutral corrosion consulting

What you don’t know about painting is costing you a fortune. Call today to see how CCG’s vendor-neutral, owner’s advocacy saves our clients millions.


Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 266
DC Holiday Detector

Easily Finds Pinholes, Flaws & Thin Spots; Safer, More Reliable Testing; Voltage-Adjustable Keypad; Dual-Safety Switch On Handle.


Polygon
POLYGON - Temporary Humidity Control

We specialize in innovative climate control solutions for industrial painting, utilizing alternative energy sources and combining desiccants with heating or cooling.


Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.


CS Unitec
Surface Prep & Material Removal

CS Unitec’s Floor Planers remove coatings & corrosion from concrete & metal surfaces. Produce keyed profiles for waterproofing applications. info@csunitec.com


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 1995. This highway & rail truss bridge is still stable and there still is no active corrosion.

 
 
 
 
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