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JPCL September 2010

JPCL September 2010

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Testing Permeation Resistance in Coatings for Wastewater Structures

by Vaughn O'Dea, Caleb Parker, and Rémi Briand, Tnemec Company

The authors report on ongoing research about the effect of permeation resistance of coatings used to protect wastewater treatment structures. Early results indicate the importance of a coating's permeation resistance to sewer gases as well as acids.

Developments in Pipeline Protection Reviewed

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author summarizes some of the developments in pipeline protection that were discussed at the 18th International Conference on Pipeline Protection in Belgium last November. Primary topics included fusion-bonded epoxy coatings, three-layer polyolefin coatings, field joint coatings, and the rehabilitation of existing pipelines.

SSPC's New Show Debuts in Vegas

For the first time since 2003, SSPC will hold its own show, SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, in Las Vegas, NV, on January 31–February 3, 2011. A preview of known workshops and events is provided.




by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

From the Offices of SSPC


SSPC Corporate Members

Special Advertising Section

SSPC Certified Contractors

Top of the News

New President, Board members welcomed at SSPC

Problem Solving Forum

On determining dry-to-handle times in the shop

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of when the manufacturers' claims don't match performance

by Christina M. Stewart, Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Show Preview

WEFTEC takes 83rd conference to New Orleans


Project Preview

by Brian Churray, PaintSquare

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.

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.

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.

Carboline Company
Carboline launches new website!
The completely revamped website, offers quick and easy access to essential product information and is now mobile-friendly.

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.

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films 800-231-7868

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotun Jotachar 1709
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.
Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
The ALPHA1 provides a consistent finish day-in
day-out; job to job.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments
Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.


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