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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




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Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

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

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

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


NLB Corporation
Water jet surface prep, high or low

See how quickly HydroPrep® tools do surface prep, with no containment needed. Choose automated Crawler for overhead, Vortex™ for floors, or handheld VertaJet™.

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

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

Manufactured from 100% Recycled Glass.
NO Crystalline Silica,
Beryllium & Arsenic
Great White Metal Finish!
4 plants on Navy QPL
Call us at 866-775-6226

Abrasives Inc.
One Call Orders it All!

Life is good when it’s simple. We distribute Clemco blast equipment, nozzles & parts alongside our proven blast media. Make your call: Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

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