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JPCL October 2012

JPCL October 2012

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What is a Green Abrasive?

by David Dorrow, Mineral Aggregates Inc.

The author discusses strides the surface preparation industry has made in green abrasives. The article poses the question: What actually is a “green” abrasive?

SSPC 2013 Features Full Training and Workshops

SSPC 2013 featuring GreenCOAT will be held in San Antonio, TX, from Jan. 14–17. A full lineup of workshops, training, and certification courses is scheduled for the conference. The workshops and courses are previewed in this article, along with the dates and times they will be held. Information is current as of press time.

Directories/Buying Guides

2012 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

by JPCL Staff

The 2012 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,100 recommendations for protective and marine coating and lining systems provided by more than 180 coating manufacturers. Suitable high-performance coating systems for steel and concrete on bridges, power plants, transmission pipelines, and eight other types of industries, structures, or vessels are detailed, as well as systems for half a dozen specialty functions.



Top of the News

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

Preparing stainless steel for atmospheric salt service

What is the proper surface preparation for stainless steel before coating to resist a salt-laden atmosphere?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Chris Farschon

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

The Takeaway

Still voting for infrastructure

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL



NLB Corporation
Water Jets in Action

Video demo shows how
easily Vortex™ removes
coatings and more. Lawn-
mower-style water jet unit strips floors, ship decks, etc. quickly and keeps debris contained.

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

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

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


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Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters.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

Abrasives Inc.
Need abrasives FAST?

Emergencies happen – who bails you out? One call to Abrasives Inc. and it's taken care of. Period. Sales support available 24/7.

Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
Call 866-775-6226

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

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

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

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