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JPCL August 2011

JPCL August 2011

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Coating Aged Concrete Fuel Storage Tanks Succeeds

by Eric Hernandez, NAVFAC ESC, Port Hueneme, CA, and Sean Massey, P.E., Shaw Environmental, San Diego, CA

The authors focus on an abrasive blasting and coating project in which three previously uncoated 60-year-old fuel storage tanks were repaired. The tanks were made of reinforced concrete with no steel lining.

Protecting Structures in Aggressive Chemical Environments

by Gary Hall, Sauereisen, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

This article outlines various types of polymer concretes and their physical properties, especially their resistance to aggressive chemical exposures. Several case histories are presented.

Reducing VOCs in Polyurethanes Takes Two Routes

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author reviews recent developments in resins, pigments, additives, and other raw materials for higher solids or waterborne polyurethane coatings. The developments were presented at recent conferences in the U.S. and in Europe.



Project Preview

Abhe & Svoboda Wins Aqueduct Coating Contract


Messages from the outgoing and incoming Presidents

by Russ Brown, Immediate Past President and Robert P. McMurdy, SSPC President


Top of the News

Problem Solving Forum

On the cleanliness of compressed air for blasting

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of the gasoline storage tank linings

by Kenneth B. Tator, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Research News

Self-healing systems for industrial and marine protective coatings

by Dr. Gerald O. Wilson and Dr. H. Magnus Andersson Autonomic Materials, Inc.


SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Keep your records straight!

For use in the field, with step-by-step job-specific entry spaces for the entire coating or lining project; also available in condensed version. Get it today!

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Get the Basics Anytime, Anywhere!

Take this online training to eliminate juggling your work schedule with continuous education. Learn corrosion causes, types, and how it can be controlled.


The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
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Carlisle Fluid Technologies
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 for more information.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646

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.

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