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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


Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

Elcometer 319 Dewpoint Meter
View the technical data on the Elcometer Dewpoint meter.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Revolutionary Units

By integrating Schmidt's Aftercoolers with our blast pots, these systems remove moisture from air and minimize equipment footprint on jobsite.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

to see what we did to this dust collector! ADI can increase the efficiency and life of your equipment! Any brand, for less than new! 866.Call.ADI

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

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.

Modern Safety Techniques
Modern Safety Techniques

See our Low Temperature Catalyst for your CO removal needs. Help to provide your workers with safe, comfortable breathing air!

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