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JPCL June 2011

JPCL June 2011

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Work Plan: Use It or Lose It

by Joseph Brandon and Michael Damiano, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

This article is the fifth in a series on contracting. The authors discuss the Work Plan concept as a valuable tool for facility owners or those managing coatings projects for an owner. The article covers what to include in the Work Plan, how owners can use it, formats, documentation, and more.


Project Preview


The importance of planning

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Organizational Members

Top of the News

Problem Solving Forum

On using surface-tolerant coatings

Directories/Buying Guides

2011 Equipment Buying Guide

This year's Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protective and marine coating work from more than 450 manufacturers and distributors located throughout the world, but especially in North America and Europe. As in previous years, the Guide is based on surveys completed by equipment companies known to JPCL.

Cases from the F-Files

The case of the coal tar epoxy that fizzled

by Ray Tombaugh, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

Minerals Research & Recovery


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!


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.

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.

Chicago Corrosion Group
Vendor-neutral corrosion consulting

When reliability is paramount.
For more information,
call 877-516-9514

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

DeFelsko Corporation
A Smart New Way to Measure

PosiTector SmartLink and free mobile app turns your cell phone or tablet into a virtual PosiTector gage.

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