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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

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

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


New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

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

Hempel (USA) Inc.
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Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
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!

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
Coatings Inspection

Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 1-800-245-6379.

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

PosiTector 6000 Coating Thickness Gage easily converts to a surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage with a simple probe change

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.

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