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JPCL June 2010

JPCL June 2010

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Supporting the Troops: Complex Strategy Worked for Repainting Ft. Lewis Water Tank

by Susan Drozdz, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, with contributions from Mike Hasbrook, Washington Industrial Coatings

In this photo essay, the authors depict the maintenance painting of a 200,000-gallon elevated steel water storage tank with an existing lead-bearing primer located in the middle of the residential area at the Fort Lewis, WA, military base.

A Contractor's Overview of Fall Protection

by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors

The author gives painting contractors a practical overview of fall risks; relevant regulations; preventative and protective measures; and the need for properly planned, designed, and inspected worker protection.

2010 Equipment Buying Guide

This year's Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protective and marine coating work from more than 360 manufacturers and distributors located throughout the world, but especially in North America and Europe. As in previous years, the Guide is based on surveys completed by equipment companies known to JPCL.





Project Preview

S&K to Recoat Two Moveable Bridges

by Julie Birch and Alyssa Gallagher, PaintSquare

From the Offices of SSPC

Addition of C-12 training proves beneficial

Top of the News

AWWA Conference Slated for Chicago

Problem Solving Forum

Getting the right profile on weathering steel

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of the mysterious cracking coating

by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Case History

Coating on Thames Barrier Assessed after 25 Years

by Martin Earlam, UK Environment Agency

Ship collision gives water jetting roles in environmental protection, Barrier coating repair, inspection.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
New KTA Pipeline Inspection Kit
• Defelsko standard memory body
• Positector FTS 0-250 mils, cabled dry film thickness probe
• NEW Positector Shore D hardness probe
• All essential inspection equipment!

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotun Jotachar 1709
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Companies that invest in corrosion control use CHLOR RID products
  • Soluble salt removal liquid
  • Test kits to verify contamination levels
  • Surface passivation to hold the blast
INFO@CHLOR-RID.COM 800.422.3217

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.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement
Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

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.

Carboline Company
New product: Carbozinc® 608 HB
Introducing a new high build zinc-rich primer that can save you time and money by eliminating the epoxy intermediate coat!

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.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Blast &
Recovery Equipment
Trailer or skid mounted blast and recovery equipment. Systems designed for maximum versatility, environmental compliance
and overall cost savings.
Call 1-800-634-7278

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