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JPCL March 2012

JPCL March 2012

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Issues That Do Not Meet The Eye: Design Considerations for Lining Concrete Sludge Mixing and Storage Tanks in Wastewater Treatment Plants

by R.A. Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

"This article focuses on several condition assessment and design considerations associated with protective linings for corrosion protection in concrete sludge storage and mixing tanks at wastewater treatment facilities. The author shares lessons he has learned through 15 years of field experience performing coating failure analyses at wastewater plants."

Ship Coating Maintenance & Repair

by Roy Nedal, Marine Service International AS

The author gives a contractor’s view of the present state of ship coating maintenance and repair as well predictions about the future of such work with vessels subject to the IMO PSPC.

Field Performance of Polysiloxanes

by Lee Wilson, Consultant

In the article, the author gives his perspective on the field performance of polysiloxane coating systems. He bases his article on a wide variety of sources.


Special Advertising Section

Developments in Raw Materials for Coatings

by Cynthia Challener, Ph.D.

From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC 2011 Annual Report

Top of the News

April Webinar scheduled on conditioning atmospheres in tanks

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

On stripe coating an edge-retentive primer

When and why would I need to stripe coat if I’m using an edge-retention primer?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with J. Peter Ault

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

Cases from the F-Files

The ethics of coatings failure investigations

by Raymond S. Tombaugh, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor

Are You Getting What You Deserve?


Project Preview

Tarpon Industrial To Coat IA-IL Memorial Bridge

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker

The Takeaway

Just paint?

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


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.

DeFelsko Corporation
A Smart New Way to Measure

PosiTector SmartLink and free mobile app turns your cell phone or tablet into a virtual PosiTector gage.

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

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

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.

Safway Services
One Source. Every Solution.

The Safway Group is your source for multiservices. Painting, coating, insulation and more – all from the most trusted name in the industry.

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

Use ARMEX to clean, remove paint and degrease a wide variety of substrates including metals, plastics, composites and masonry materials like brick, concrete and natural stone.

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

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