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JPCL August 2012

JPCL August 2012

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Corrosion Protection of Cargo Tanks in Crude Oil Carriers: The New IMO Regulations

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil Tanks (PSPC COT) of crude oil carriers that will be phased in over the next several years.

Durability Assessment of Foul-Release Coatings

by David Tordonato, PE, and Allen Skaja, PCS, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

The authors detail the results of laboratory tests of foul-release coatings to control fouling by zebra and quagga mussels on U.S. Bureau of Reclamation facilities and other structures.

Influence of UHP Waterjetting on Shop-Primed Steel in New Construction, Part 3

by Philippe Le Calvé, DCNS; Jean-Pierre Pautasso, Direction Générale de I’Armement; and Nathalie Le Bozec, French Corrosion Institute

In this article, the authors describe the third and final part of a study that involved testing three paint systems over UHP waterjetted panels coated with a zinc-rich shop primer and compared the results to conventional grit blasttreated, similarly shop-primed panels.


Top of the News

Webinars address plural component and pipeline issues

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

On scribing test panels

For an in-plant, exterior exposure, or accelerated testing program for coatings, should the test panels be scribed?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Doug Wade

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

Regulation News

Going global: OSHA revises hazard communication standard

by Alison B. Kaelin, KTATator, Inc.

The Takeaway

Around and around we go

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL



Absolute power leads to corruption absolutely

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC




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