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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.


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.

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

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.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

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.

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.

Safway Services
Suspended Access Made Easy With QuikDeck™

The smart choice for suspended access, QuikDeck’s interchangeable, lightweight components make them easy to set up and reassemble when you need to move.

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.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at,


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

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