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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


   

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Advanced Recycling Systems
ADVANCED RECYCLING SYSTEMS (ARS)

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!
(330)536-8210


Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

some of the most important bridges in the country; learn about our NEPCOAT-approved system and our entire range of MCU & Polyurea coatings. 1-800-627-2968 www.wassercoatings.com


JPCL Europe
Special EMEA edition!

Now, the publisher of JPCL offers essential news and knowledge for protective and marine coatings professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa: www.jpcleurope.com


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


Mohawk Garnet
Enska by Mohawk Garnet™

A safe, efficient and economical abrasive alternative to slag and sand products. More information
at 1.866.642.7638 or info@mohawkgarnet.com Email for follow up – mheilimo@mohawkgarnet.com


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

 
 
 
 
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