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JPCL December 2012

 
JPCL December 2012


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SSPC 2013 Advance Program

SSPC 2013 featuring GreenCOAT: The Advance Program

by JPCL Staff

The Advance Program for SSPC 2013 is published to help protective and marine coatings professionals begin planning their activities in San Antonio, TX. The conference and exhibition will be held from January 14 to January 17, 2013. Details are provided about events, awards, courses, workshops, the technical program, committee meetings, and exhibitors.


President's Welcome


Special Events, Awards Planned for Attendees


Attendees Can Hone Their Skills in San Antonio


SSPC 2013 Offers Well-Rounded Workshops


Technical Program Covers Protective, Marine, and Commercial Coatings


SSPC Committees Plan to Meet in San Antonio


Exhibitors to Bring Their Finest to SSPC 2013


Exhibitors at a Glance


SSPC 2013 Daily Schedule


Inspection and Quality: How Far Have We Come in 45 Years?

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The author raises questions about practical improvements in inspection and quality over the past 45 years. To address the question of progress, he compares facets related to inspection and quality control in 1966 with those facets today.


Applying FBE to Pipeline Internals

by Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC, and Dennis Graham, Yellowgate Consulting, LLC

The article details the basic steps of FBE application to pipe internals, from surface preparation to inspecting the incoming, unlined pipe to cleaning and preparing the surface, priming and heating the pipe as needed, applying and curing the FBE, and inspecting the finished lining.


New SSPC Standard Helps Determine Compliance with Profile Requirements

by Aimée Beggs and Heather Stiner, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

The authors report on a new standard, SSPC-PA 17, on steel profile and its complementary relationship to existing standards for measuring profile roughness and peak count. They describe why and how the new standard was developed as well as how to use it.


Plus...


Top of the News


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL


Problem Solving Forum

On static electricity and abrasive blasting

What causes static electricity during abrasive blasting? What risk does it pose, and how can it be controlled?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Bob Murphy

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL


News


Author Index

JPCL 2012 Author Index


Project Preview


Editorial

Passion for Coatings at SSPC 2013

by Michael Kline, Director of Marketing, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Organizational Members


   

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


Elcometer, Inc.
New Elcometer 456 Coating Thickness Gauge

Best In Class Just Got Better. Technologically Intelligent And Robust. Marvelous Design And Durability. An Earth-Shattering Revolution In Coating Inspection.


Graco Inc.
Blast with 92% less dust.

Graco EcoQuip Vapor Blast equipment performs as well as dry blasting, but reduces airborne dust up to 92%! Use less media, save money in material and cleanup. See our FREE shipping offer!


DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Dew Point Meter

Measures and records
environmental conditions
during surface prep and
painting. 4 Models
Available – Standard
or Advanced features,
Built-in or Separate probe.


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


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


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