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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


CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
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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.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

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.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI

Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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