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JPCL November 2010

JPCL November 2010

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Where Have All the Paint Companies Gone?

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The article covers acquisitions in the paint industry known to JPCL that have taken place since 2003, are restricted to our market sectors, and are located primarily in North America and Europe.

The PSPC from an Owner's Point of View

by Carlos Augusto dos Reis Correia, Naval Architect, PETROBRAS TRANSPORTE S.A.—TRANSPERTO, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The author discusses an owner’s involvement with corrosion protection inside ballast tanks from the 1980s to the present day. Advantages and limitations of the latest industry standard for protection are considered.

Tech Program at SSPC 2011 Addresses Coating Trends and More

by JPCL Staff

The article reviews abstracts for more than 80 technical papers and presentations scheduled for SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, to be held Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. A list of all presentations, times, presenters, and their company affiliations are included with the descriptions.


Special Advertising Section

Certified Contractors - November

Project Preview

Regulation News


Back to the Future: SSPC 2011

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC News: Ten achieve SSPC PCS ceritification

Top of the News

RPM acquisition expands waterproofing line

Problem Solving Forum

On keeping steel clean in food plants

Cases from the F-Files

The case of...three (Part 1 of 2)

by Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Maintenance Tips

Abrasive blasting: Achieving efficiency and profitability

by Patti Roman, Clemco Industries

Case History

The story of a tankage project that could fill volumes

Show Preview

WorkBoat Show features many coatings companies


Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).


The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable

NLB Corporation
Water Jets in Action

Video demo shows how
easily Vortex™ removes
coatings and more. Lawn-
mower-style water jet unit strips floors, ship decks, etc. quickly and keeps debris contained.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
Call 866-775-6226

International Paint/AkzoNobel
New! Chartek

The next evolution in passive fire protection has arrived! Check out our new line of Chartek products.

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.

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.

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.

Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

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

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