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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.



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


My 2012 resolutions and a note about SSPC

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


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

Cases from the F-Files

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


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
Coatings Inspection

Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 1-800-245-6379.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

Fischer Technology Inc.
Measure TSA Coatings on Stainless Steel

The PHASCOPE® PMP10 from FISCHER precisely measures thermally sprayed aluminum (TSA) on stainless steel.

ITW Binks
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Hydro Utility Penstock Overcoated in 1997. Was power washed and overcoated with major cost saving. No environmental impact with Termarust's low LC50 of 41,007 ppm.

Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 266
DC Holiday Detector

Easily Finds Pinholes, Flaws & Thin Spots; Safer, More Reliable Testing; Voltage-Adjustable Keypad; Dual-Safety Switch On Handle.

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
Portable Power from Absolute Equipment

•Lighting Systems
•Light Compaction
Sales • Rental • Service
Call 1-866-931-6655
Over a century of
providing excellence.

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

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