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JPCL April 2011

JPCL April 2011

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Angels and Demons in the Realm of Protective Coatings: The Underworld of VOCs

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D.; V.J. Datta, MS; and Russell Spotten, International Paint, LLC

The authors examine the "angels and demons" that coatings with exempt solvents pose for surface preparation and the success or failure in immersion service. Potable water and petrochemical service are the focus of the internal linings discussion.

Potential Risks of Ballast Water Treatment Systems on Ballast Tank Coatings

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews presentations made at a one-day workshop in London organized by Informa Maritime Events. Presentations dealt with the problem with the potential impact of water treatment systems on protective coating systems on ships.

SSPC Honors Coating Projects in 5th Annual Structure Awards

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

SSPC presented the fifth annual structure awards at SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 in Las Vegas. The awards recognize standout jobs on industrial or commercial coatings projects, with a new military coatings award presented this year. The recipients are recognized with a photo essay.



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Emmons to give SSPC/JPCL webinar on durable concrete repairs

Problem Solving Forum

On holidays in linings for immersion service

Cases from the F-Files

The case of… The fix is worse than the problem

Research News

Southern Nevada Water Authority tests linings for transmission pipe

by Cynthia L. O’Malley, Scott Christensen, and Gina Neilson


Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

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KTA Online
Instrument Catalog

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Or call 800-582-4243

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

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

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).

Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

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

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Arch truss treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 2003. This steel arch bridge is rust free on all surfaces including the crevice corroded joints and connections.

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417

Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

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

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