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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.


Plus...


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


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

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?


News


Project Preview

Tarpon Industrial To Coat IA-IL Memorial Bridge

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


The Takeaway

Just paint?

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


   
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Fischer Technology Inc.
 
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