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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

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?


Project Preview

Tarpon Industrial To Coat IA-IL Memorial Bridge

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker

The Takeaway

Just paint?

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester
Measures the concentration of soluble salts on metal surfaces. Use with all Bresle patch types including the reusable, adhesive-free PosiPatch.

Carboline Company
New product: Carbozinc® 608 HB
Introducing a new high build zinc-rich primer that can save you time and money by eliminating the epoxy intermediate coat!

HoldTight Solutions Inc.
Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
• Coating failure analysis
• Independent testing
• Accelerated weathering testing
• Abrasives Testing
• Oil & Gas Material Qualification
• A2LA Certificate #2455.01
Contact: Rob Leggat
at 412-788-1300 x176

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement
Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

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.

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films 800-231-7868

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotun Jotachar 1709
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. or Call 412-931-6655.

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