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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 owner... (more)

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

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

Bullard Made in the USA

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer
PosiTector SHD measures the hardness of non-metallic materials. Features a measurement timer, auto ignore mode and internal memory. Shore A or D available.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
Instrument Service Department
Are you a QP certified contractor? KTA’s Instrument Service Department can help keep you compliant!
Click or call 1-800-KTA-GAGE.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches
Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.

Fischer Technology Inc.
FISCHER Expands Corrosion Product Line
Rounding out Fischer’s extensive line of products for measuring protective coatings in the corrosion industry is the new ultrasonic wall thickness gauge UMP series.

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
The ALPHA1 provides reliable results consistently allowing you to cost your next job with confidence.

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!

Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions
VecLoader® 616 Double Dump, Continuous Vacuum, 170 HP w/ 2,400 CFM & 28” Hg. 33% More Efficient than traditional vacuum systems! Choose Vector for the most powerful and the most reliable trailer mounted vacuums in the industry! Email us at: or call us at: 800-832-4010

Sky Climber, LLC
Solutions in Suspended Access
Safely reach workspaces regardless of size or purpose with our full line of Hoists, modular Platforms, and versatile Workcages.


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