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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.


Plus...


News

Companies


Products


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


Cases from the F-Files

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.


   

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Analyzes
Coating Failures

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations
www.kta.com
800-245-6379


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.


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Arch truss treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 2003. This steel arch bridge is rust free on all surfaces including the crevice corroded joints and connections.


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.


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


U.S. Zinc
Historic Reliability. Innovative Performance.

For 65 years, the success of U.S. Zinc has come from the quality of our people and our products. The protection properties of our zinc dust prolong the life of marine coatings, helping the world work™

 
 
 
 
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