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JPCL December 2010

JPCL December 2010

In This Issue...

SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT: The Advance Program

by JPCL staff

The advance program for SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, SSPC's new conference and exhibition, is published here to help protective and marine coatings professionals begin planning their activities in Las Vegas, NV. The show will be held Jan. 31 - Feb. 3, 2011. Details are provided about events and awards, courses, workshops, the technical program, committee meetings, and exhibitors.

Hybrid Coatings in the North Sea Offshore

by Anders Braekke, Jotun A/S

The author discusses some of the reasons for adhesion failure in polysiloxane products (hybrid coatings), which has resulted in new products being developed with a focus on long-term flexibility and predictable adhesion.

Understanding Inorganic Zinc-Rich Primers and Specifications

by Dr. Ilhan Ulkem and Mike Winter, Worldwide Protective Coatings, International Paint, LLC/AkzoNobel, Inc.

In this article, the authors summarize problems manufacturers and end users encounter when relying on the available standards for materials and performance tests for zinc-rich coatings. They present suggestions for improving specifications and the reasons for developing purely performance-based specifications because of lower zinc content.


Project Preview


The blame game

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Top of the News

SSPC/JPCL collaborate on free webinar education series for 2011.

Problem Solving Forum

On removing animal fats from concrete

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

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

Maintenance Tips

Concrete rehabilitation: From initial repair to coating protection

by H. Michael Simpson, Fox Industries Inc.


World of Concrete plans January Vegas show


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.

Carboline Company
Carboline is pouring with opportunities

We are proud of our exceptional products and services, and believe that people are our greatest asset. Come grow with us!

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

CHLOR*RID International Inc.

*Stop flash rust
*Provides outstanding
*Easy to use and only pennies
per square foot
*Works with poor quality
*Use for mist blasting, vapor
blasting, wet blasting and
*Leaves no residue and
provides excellent adhesion.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Surface Profile

Two solutions for measuring peak-to-valley surface profile height with or without replica tape.

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

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).

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

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.

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

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