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JPCL February 2013

 
JPCL February 2013


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SSPC News

Nine Coatings Projects Receive High Honors at SSPC 2013

by Charles Lange, JPCL

This photo essay takes a look at the winners of SSPC’s 2013 Structure Awards, given for outstanding coatings projects on a variety of unique and interesting structures.


Coating Concerns for New Chemical and Petroleum ASTs

by Warren Brand, Chicago Coatings Group

This article explores design issues and coatings considerations during construction of new field-erected, aboveground chemical and petroleum storage tanks, paying close attention to the types of welds on tanks and the coatings issues that may arise in relation to these welds.


Fluoropolymers for High- Performance Applications

by Bob Parker, AGC Chemicals Americas

This article covers the basics of fluoropolymer coating systems, including a description of the two most popular fluoropolymer resin technologies and their role in the protective coatings field.


In Situ Pipeline Coating Process Passes Saudi Desert Test

by Baker S. Hammad, BSH Engineering Consultant Office

In this article, the author explains and breaks down the In Situ coating process step by step, and he reports on testing the process on a corroded oil and gas pipeline in the Saudi desert.


Plus...


Top of the News


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL


Problem Solving Forum

On smart coatings

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

What Are Smart Coatings?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with David Hunter

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Cases from the F-Files

The case of the mysterious hailstones

by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc. & Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Applicator Training Bulletin

How coatings protect steel

by Robert Barnhart, retired from Devoe Coatings Co. (now International Paint LLC)


Show Preview


The Takeaway

Picture this

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


Project Preview


Editorial

The Importance of Conferences

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


   

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches

Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.


Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit www.mbxit.com or call 877 629-8777


Polyval Coatings
POLYFLEX brand Polyurea

high chemical resistant membranes are used extensively to protect our environment in secondary containment applications.


Graco Inc.
Eco-friendly surface prep blasting equipment

EcoQuip blast equipment adds a fine water mist during the spraying process for less dust. Less media consumption. Less cleanup. Easy to use. Call 877.326.7847


Spider, a Division of SafeWorks, LLC
Spider’s Competent Person Training

What will Spider’s CPT class do for you?
• OSHA compliance
• Increased productivity
• Improved safety
   awareness
• Fewer accident-related
   costs
Call 877-774-3370 or click for classes near you.


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 1995. This highway & rail truss bridge is still stable and there still is no active corrosion.


Simpson Strong-Tie
Repair, Protect & Strengthen

Need a coating? Turn to Fox. We have solutions to repair, protect and strengthen concrete, steel and wood substrates. Call 888-760-0369 or email info@foxind.com

 
 
 
 
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