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JPCL May 2012

 
JPCL May 2012


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Relining Potable Water Tanks: Research and Field Work

by R.A. Francis, Ph.D., Aurecon; G. Mattioli, Mattioli Bros.; and S. Smith, Melbourne Water

The authors discuss the issues involved in selecting a tank lining that provides the required strength and flexibility as well as resistance to and compatibility with potable water. The article describes types of linings studied for a tank lining project in Australia and describes the project.


Laboratory Investigations into the Edge Corrosion Protection Capacity of Organic Coatings

by Sascha Buchbach, Dr. Peter Plagemann, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research; and Dr. Andreas W. Momber, Muehlhan AG

This article begins with a summary of the first part of a research study on how edge geometry and coating type affect the corrosion performance of organic coatings on edges, with particular attention to ballast seawater tank applications. The article then reports test results from the second part of the study, which concentrated on the effects of various treatment methods and tools on the performance of coatings on edges in ballast tanks.


The Vincent Thomas Bridge: A Study in Overcoating and QC

by William H. Hansel, Caltrans

This article describes the painting of the Vincent Thomas Bridge's east tower, highlighting expected and unexpected issues encountered and overcome during the project.


Plus...


News


Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

by Kevin A. Schweikhart, PCS, MCI Protective Coatings Solutions, Inc.

On the Ethics of Consulting


Project Preview

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


Editorial

Who really does control the election process?

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC News


Top of the News

Webinars on selecting abrasives and intumescent coatings scheduled


The Buzz


Problem Solving Forum

On extending pot life

How do you know when pot life has expired? Can you extend pot life, and, if so, how?


Cases from the F-Files

The case of…October showers bring November rust spots

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Andrew D. Mumford

by Jodi Temeyer, JPCL


Case History

Preserving an icon

by Dirk Uebelhoer, Corporate System Engineer, Flooring and Coating, Sika Services AG


The Takeaway

From poetry to painting

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


   

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