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JPCL December 2011

 
JPCL December 2011


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SSPC 2012 featuring GreenCOAT: The Advance Program

by the JPCL Staff

The Advance Program for SSPC 2012 is published here to help protective and marine coatings professionals begin planning their activities in Tampa, FL. The show will be held from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2012. Details are provided about events, awards, courses, workshops, the technical program, committee meetings, and exhibitors.


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The Case of the Sliding Lining

by Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this month's F-Files, the application of a liner to the interior of a demineralized water storage tank was stopped mid-way through the process because of dramatic defects in the applied film. An independent assessment was conducted to determine why the liner material exhibited runs, sags, fingering, and "sliding" separation during installation.


Research News

Protecting Concrete on the Beijing-Shanghai Railway Bridge

by Huang Weibo, Liu Xudong, Lu Ping, and Ma Xueqiang, Research Institute of Functional Materials, Qingdao Technological University, China.

The authors give a brief history of polyurea use in China, describe the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway and the polyurea specification for it, explain the project's major coating challenges, and describe the tests that led to a solution. The authors are with the Research Institute of Functional Materials, Qingdao Technological University, China.


President's Welcome


Special Events Planned for Attendees and Guests


SSPC To Offer Full Course Line Up in Tampa


SSPC Workshops Cover Diverse Topics


SSPC Puts Together Impressive Technical Program


SSPC Committees to Meet In Tampa


SSPC 2012 Exhibitors Ready to Show Off the Best in the Industry


Plus...


From the Editor

Maintenance matters

by Karen Kapsanis, Editor in Chief, JPCL


News


Project Preview


Editorial

Skate where the puck is going

by Mike Kline, Director of Marketing, SSPC


SSPC News

FBPE approves SSPC 2012 technical program, adds courses; SSPC continues scholarship program


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Organizational Members


Top of the News


Problem Solving Forum

On the cleanliness of stainless steel


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

by Jodi Temyer

Q&A with Skip Vernon


The Takeaway

by Karen Kapsanis, Editor in Chief, JPCL


   
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