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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

Cases from the F-Files

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.

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.

Axxiom Manufacturing
The Undisputed
Industry Leader.

Proven Innovation. Job Performance. Industry Training. Workplace Safety. Only Schmidt® abrasive blast equipment by Axxiom Manufacturing delivers it all!

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

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

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings | ATEX approved for zone 1 | | 832-623-7970

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTest Automatic Adhesion Tester

Electronically controlled hydraulic pump applies smooth and continuous pull-off pressure at user selectable rates. No twisting, pumping or cranking.

Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

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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