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JPCL March 2011

 
JPCL March 2011


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An Inspector's Views from the Field

by Lee Wilson, Consultant

The author discusses his perspectives on why surface preparation standards provoke constant discussion and his views on more widely adopting joint SSPC/NACE standards. He also describes differences between two sets of surface preparation standards, from ISO and from SSPC/NACE.


SSPC Honors Many in the Coatings Industry

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

SSPC hosted its Annual Business Meeting & Awards Luncheon at SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT in Las Vegas on Jan. 31. The awards ceremony and awards recipients are described here. The Annual SSPC Structure Awards Review: A Photo Essay will appear in the April JPCL.


Surviving the Recession

by Don Schnell, Dehumidification Technologies, LP

The author discusses 12 ways to help your organization face recession-related dilemmas and come out stronger when the economy improves.


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors

The 2011 Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1,200 painting contractor firms primarily from North America but also from countries around the world. It is designed to provide facility owners with information about contractors whom owners may wish to consider as bidders on coating and lining projects. Companies are organized alphabetically by country, state, or province. Information was obtained through a survey conducted among painting contractors known to JPCL. Search the online directory: http://www.paintsquare.com/bg/index.cfm?fuseaction=contractors


Plus...


Special Advertising Section

SSPC Certified Contractors


Project Preview


Editorial

Know your customer and multiple thanks

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Annual Report


SSPC News


Directories/Buying Guides

Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: non US


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: Al-CT


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: DE-KY


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: LA-NJ


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: NM-TN


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: TX-WY


Top of the News

Vernon to present webinar on coating contracts


Problem Solving Forum

On cleanliness of steel abrasive in the shop


Cases from the F-Files

The case of the balking bulkhead


Maintenance Tips

Fishing for the best abrasive

by David Dorrow, Mineral Aggregates Inc.


   

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com


Farrow System USA, Inc.
       SIMPLY the BEST
In Wet Abrasive Blasting

Automated controls simplify operation. 100lb. media capacity & enclosed water tank, for hours of continuous blasting. Dry weight of 350 lbs. & 150 psi capable.


U.S. Zinc
Service. Better With U.S.

From custom-blend zinc dust products to technical support, logistics and environmental compliance, we are there for you.


Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.


Clemco Industries Corp.
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.


Binks/DeVilbiss
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit binks.com for more information.


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


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.


Chicago Corrosion Group
Vendor-neutral corrosion consulting

What you don’t know about painting is costing you a fortune. Call today to see how CCG’s vendor-neutral, owner’s advocacy saves our clients millions.

 
 
 
 
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