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JPCL January 2012

 
JPCL January 2012


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Concrete Maintenance - Maintain to Sustain

by Fred Goodwin, BASF Corp., Construction Chemicals

In this inaugural article of JPCL's 2012 Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors series, Fred Goodwin discusses the durability of concrete, factors affecting durability and concrete sustainability, and the need for maintenance.


Restoring and Protecting Bridge Piles

by Carl W. Scheffel, P.E., and H. Michael Simpson, Fox Industries

The authors describe the requirements for repair systems that would be effective on concrete, wood, or steel pilings to prevent deterioration; do not require maintenance; and provide an economical, long-term solution for all substrates.


Updates Issued for SSPC 2012

All known updates to the program at SSPC 2012 featuring GreenCOAT are included here. SSPC 2012 will be held in Tampa, FL, on Jan. 30 to Feb. 2.


Plus...


News

Primeaux to Direct VersaFlex Training; Dur-A-Flex Names R&D, Marketing VP


Project Preview

Atlantic Painting Wins WWTP Contract

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


Editorial

My 2012 resolutions and a note about SSPC

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC News


Top of the News

February webinars: Fluoropolymers for bridges, quality control, and measuring adhesion to concrete


The Buzz


Problem Solving Forum

Painted weathering steel vs. painted carbon steel

What is the service life of a painted weathering steel bridge, compared to a painted carbon steel bridge in the same service environment?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Cindy O' Malley

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of…too many choices

by Eric S. Kline, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard A. Burgess, Series Technical Editor


Case History

The Dunmore Bridge: Challenges in working on a rare and historic bridge

by Mike Rooney, Contract Resources Pty Ltd


The Takeaway

Infrastructure: Age and agendas

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


   

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Dust - Free Surface Prep
Made EASY!

Efficient-Fast clean/remove
Advanced Containment
Safe - Well Below OSHA
Yes! - Innovative Solutions!
DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.
www.descomfg.com
800-337-2648


DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

PosiTector 6000 Coating Thickness Gage easily converts to a surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage with a simple probe change


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST - NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!

CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.


Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

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


Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated in 2000 with Termarust's (HR CSA) field-proven rust mitigation system chemically stopped corrosion, crevice corrosion & pack rust.


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-TATOR LABORATORY SERVICES

• Coating failure analysis
• Independent
  comparative testing
• Accelerated
  weathering testing
• Toxic metals testing
• A2LA Accredited
Contact: Cindy O'Malley,
at 412-788-1300 x180


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.

 
 
 
 
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