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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


   
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