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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.


Hempel (USA) Inc.
Trusted worldwide for advanced protective coatings

Trusted worldwide
for advanced
protective, coatings
–Full range of 
  advanced coatings
–Optimised application
–Fast, reliable service  worldwide. Contact us at

CHLOR*RID International Inc.

*Stop flash rust
*Provides outstanding
*Easy to use and only pennies
per square foot
*Works with poor quality
*Use for mist blasting, vapor
blasting, wet blasting and
*Leaves no residue and
provides excellent adhesion.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Online
Instrument Catalog

• Any Manufacturer
• Any Instrument
• Any Time
Or call 800-582-4243

Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600”

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

PosiTector 6000 Coating Thickness Gage easily converts to a surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage with a simple probe change

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

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

Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.


The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

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