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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.

Cases from the F-Files

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


From the Editor

Maintenance matters

by Karen Kapsanis, Editor in Chief, JPCL


Project Preview


Skate where the puck is going

by Mike Kline, Director of Marketing, SSPC


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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