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JPCL August 2010

JPCL August 2010

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Rationalized Hull Inspection Systems Can Rein in Repair Bills

by Fernando Lehrer, ABS Product Development, Nautical Systems

The author discusses the American Bureau of Shipping's software-based Hull Inspection Program (HIP) for owners, which is an inspection and maintenance program designed to assist owners.

What's New in Equipment for Protective Coating Work

by JPCL staff

Based on information provided to JPCL about products introduced between June 2009 and June 2010, this article reports on a range of equipment for the protective and marine coatings industry.


From the Offices of SSPC


Two achieve PCS Certification

Top of the News

EPA plans hearings on coal waste proposal; PaintSquare News refocused to serve protective and marine coatings industry

Problem Solving Forum

On sizing DH for a tank lining job

How do you determine the size of a dehumidification unit for a tank lining job?

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of shop painting going to waste

Directories/Buying Guides

2010 Directory of Coatings Consultants

The 2010 JPCL Directory of Coatings Consultants contains information about more than 200 companies that provide coating inspection, design engineering, environmental and health/safety compliance, failure analysis, coating performance testing, and related consulting services of use to facility owners, contractors, and other firms engaged in the work of heavy-duty industrial maintenance with protective coatings.

Regulation News

EPA's proposed rule on coal wastes

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Project Preview

by Alyssa Gallagher, Paint BidTracker

360 Construction Wins Mackinac Bridge Painting Project


Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile
up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings |
ATEX approved for zone 1
| | 832-623-7970

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

Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646

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.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

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

Modern Safety Techniques
Modern Safety Techniques

See our Low Temperature Catalyst for your CO removal needs. Help to provide your workers with safe, comfortable breathing air!

Axxiom Manufacturing
The Undisputed
Industry Leader.

Proven Innovation. Job Performance. Industry Training. Workplace Safety. Only Schmidt® abrasive blast equipment by Axxiom Manufacturing delivers it all!

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