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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?

Cases from the F-Files

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


Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

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

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations
Call 1-800-245-6379

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at,


Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

Elcometer 319 Dewpoint Meter
View the technical data on the Elcometer Dewpoint meter.

Fischer Technology Inc.
DUALSCOPE®FMP100 with DataCenter IP

Transfer customized inspection plans from PC to FMP100 using step-by-step guidance with prompts and pictures throughout the measurement procedure

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Atlantic Design, Inc.

to see what we did to this dust collector! ADI can increase the efficiency and life of your equipment! Any brand, for less than new! 866.Call.ADI

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

Use ARMEX to clean, remove paint and degrease a wide variety of substrates including metals, plastics, composites and masonry materials like brick, concrete and natural stone.

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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.

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