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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.


Plus...


News


Project Preview

Abhe & Svoboda Wins Aqueduct Coating Contract


Editorial

Messages from the outgoing and incoming Presidents

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


SSPC News


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.


   

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


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RBW Enterprises, Inc.
Robotic Blast Cleaning & Painting News

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Clemco International GmbH
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.


Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions

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