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JPCL July 2012

JPCL July 2012

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Special Report: Basics of Concrete Maintenance

The Six Essential Elements of Successful Concrete Repairs

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

ISO’s Standard for Field Joint Coating: Understanding and Using ISO 21809-3

by Marcel Roche

The author reviews ISO’s Field Joint Coating Standard and discusses several aspects of the standard. The article aims to help the reader understand the standard so that it can be further used as a tool to ensure that proper and standardized procedures are used on all projects.

Identifying Potential Inhalation and Noise Hazards in Abrasive Blasting Operations

by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, Chmm, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article discusses two common types of hazards that abrasive blasting can create, inhalation hazards and hearing hazards, as well as how to protect against them.




Project Preview

Aetna to Recoat Mt. Hope Bridge

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


Some thoughts from the SSPC President

by Steve Collins, SSPC President, 2012–2013


Top of the News

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

On removing uncured coatings without blasting

How do you remove all traces of an uncured internal coating from a tank when abrasive blasting is not an option?

Special Report: Basics of Concrete Maintenance

Six Key Points You Should Know about Concrete Surface Preparation before Coating Application

by Fred Goodwin, BASF Construction Chemicals

Cases from the F-Files

The case of…surprise blistering and rusting on a new tank lining system

by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Kevin Schweikhart

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

Special Report: Basics of Concrete Maintenance

Concrete Solutions: Coatings Answers for a Highly Complex Substrate

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Concrete Infrastructure Protection: Trends and Solutions

by Steven Reinstadtler, Bayer MaterialScience

The Takeaway

Coating concrete: Protection works both ways

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL

Special Report: Basics of Concrete Maintenance

Quality Measures: A Cure for Fear of Failure

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

Progress Brings Problems to Wastewater Systems

by Gary R. Hall, Lake H. Barrett Jr., and Pete J. Jansen, Sauereisen

Maintaining Cow Decks at Dairy Farms: No Parlor Game

Polyurea Plus Color Equals One Fantastic Makeover


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings | ATEX approved for zone 1 | | 832-623-7970

Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

RPB Respiratory
This October Pink is the New Green at RPB Safety!

Support the National Breast Cancer Foundation and secure your RPB Safety limited edition Pink Nova 3. 100% of every sale goes directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation!

Atlantic Design, Inc.

The smallest version of our Blast Vacuum Recyclers, this ADI 2300CFM 2-Pot is a cleverly designed power package for those smaller jobs. 866.Call.ADI

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

Waterjet Technology Association (WJTA)
Discover Waterjet from the Experts

Waterjet is an environmentally friendly and growing method of surface prep. Get the latest info and education at WJTA-IMCA
2015 – November 2-4,
New Orleans.

NLB Corporation
Water jet surface prep, high or low

See how quickly HydroPrep® tools do surface prep, with no containment needed. Choose automated Crawler for overhead, Vortex™ for floors, or handheld VertaJet™.

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