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JPCL September 2012

JPCL September 2012

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Preparing Surfaces at Wastewater Plants: An Overview of Substrates, Practices, and Standards

by Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.

The author describes how surface preparation for the use of high-performance protective linings contributes to the sustainability of wastewater infrastructure. Surface preparation for common substrates found within sever wastewater environments is discussed.

Protecting Scrubbers in Power Plants: How History Stacks Up

by Gary Hall, Sauereisen, Inc.

This article elaborates on the trends and materials of protection in fossil fuel-fired power plant ducts and stacks. The author discusses changes in the power industry overthe last four decades, including the enactment of the EPA’s Clean Air Act in 1970.

How CAS Training Fits into Shop Painting in the Future

by David Boyd, Vulcan Painters Inc.

The author discusses how the SSPC Coating Application Specialist (CAS) training is the final stage in the industry’s quest for a modern solution to uniformly training painters. Requirements for SSPC QP certifications are described.

The Protective Coatings Specialist and Polyurea: The Sequence of Events

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates LLC

This article discusses developments in polyurea technology as well as the importance of the PCS to polyurea performance.


Top of the News

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

Are coating manufacturer instructions enough?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Wendy Amos

by Jodi Temyer

Cases from the F-Files

The case of…failure in a filter house

by Rick Huntley, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The Takeaway

Keeping it all in view

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


Project Preview


Looking forward to the Alamo

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Technical Program Ranges Widely at SSPC 2013


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
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Instrument Catalog

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Or call 800-582-4243

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.

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

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

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.

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

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

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417

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