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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


Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).

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.

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

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.

AW Chesterton
ARC Protective Coatings

perform reliably under the most demanding exposures in the toughest process conditions. Use our Coating Selector Tool for your application needs at

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.

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.

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

Abrasives Inc.
One Call Orders it All!

Life is good when it’s simple. We distribute Clemco blast equipment, nozzles & parts alongside our proven blast media. Make your call: Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

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