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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.


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


Author Index

JPCL 2012 Author Index

Project Preview


Passion for Coatings at SSPC 2013

by Michael Kline, Director of Marketing, SSPC

From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Organizational Members


NLB Corporation
NLB Sure Shroud: Greater Protection and Flexibility

NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Online
Instrument Catalog

• Any Manufacturer
• Any Instrument
• Any Time
Or call 800-582-4243

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

Carlisle Fluid Technologies
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.

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.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Revolutionary Units

By integrating Schmidt's Aftercoolers with our blast pots, these systems remove moisture from air and minimize equipment footprint on jobsite.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Graco Inc.
Saves up to 80% of energy costs

• Smooth, low pulsation
• No air motor = no more icing
• First of its kind approved for
  hazardous locations
e-Xtreme™ Electric Airless Sprayer Learn more

N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.

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