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JPCL May 2011

JPCL May 2011

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Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs

by Don Schnell, Dehumidification Technologies, LP

The author focuses on sizing dehumidification (DH) for water tank lining projects and discusses how sizing depends on the goals for climate control and on project conditions of the tank, from geographical location to weather conditions and project specifications.

Preparing an Inspection Plan for Bridge Maintenance Painting

by William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article reviews the purpose and benefits of developing an inspection plan and reviews SSPC's Guide for Planning Coatings Inspection. Two formats for inspection plans are illustrated, and the author demonstrates how to populate an inspection plan based on the requirements of a bridge coating specification.

Characterizing Surfaces after UHP Waterjetting in New Ship Construction

by Philippe Le Calvé, DCNS, France; Jean-Pierre Pautasso, Direction Générale de I’Armement, France; and Nathalie Le Bozec, French Corrosion Institute

The authors report on the first part of a study on the use of UHP waterjetting for secondary surface preparation in new vessel construction. They focus on the influence of cleaning parameters such as flow pressure or type of waterjetting tools on surface cleanliness, roughness, and holding primer. The results are compared with a traditional grit-blasted surface.



Project Preview


A time to help and something else

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Top of the News

Problem Solving Forum

On measuring WFT to predict DFT

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

A case of premature coating failure on the interior surfaces of bridge box girders

by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

by Chris McMillan, International Paint, LLC

Maintenance Tips

Preventing overspray with a wind monitoring plan

by Julie Dean, Overspray Rx

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AWWA Preview

International Bridge Conference Preview

Mega Rust Preview


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
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• Ambient & Worker Exposure Air Monitoring
• Safety & Health Program Development
• Lead Paint Assessments
& Specifications
• Health Hazard & Jobsite Safety Assessments
Call 1-800-245-6379

Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600”

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.

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

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

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

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.

Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions

Vecloader DV 145, 350hp 6200 CFM & 28’’hg. For those big jobs, choose Vector for the most powerful trailer mounted vacuum in the industry today. 800-832-4010, 414-247-7100.

Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

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

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