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JPCL March 2013

 
JPCL March 2013


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Cargo Tank Coatings - A Stressful Environment

by Trevor Parry, Coating Consultant, and Bill Woods, Marinspec Associates Ltd.

The authors identify some of the stresses that marine cargo tank coatings may face during their service lifetimes, and how these stresses relate to coating failures.


Formulating Polyureas: History and Advances

by Kevin Buck, Huntsman

This article discusses the basics of polyureas, including the history of polyurea development and recent advances in both the chemistry and application equipment of polyureas.


Developments in Waterborne Thermal Insulation Coatings

by Sudhir Achar and Leo J. Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company

The authors describe their efforts to better understand the design, formulation, and potential uses of thin-film waterborne thermal insulation coatings through an analysis of a series of experiments with the coatings.


SSPC News

The SSPC Annual Report

SSPC reports on its activities, plans, and status, including finances, from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.


Plus...


Top of the News


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL


Problem Solving Forum

On sealing cracks in concrete

What is the most effective practice for crack sealing in concrete to prevent water intrusion in wastewater collection systems?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Michael Doolittle

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Cases from the F-Files

When a good idea goes bad

by Rick Huntley, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor


Maintenance Tips

Lessons from coating water and wastewater treatment structures

by Manuel Najar, PE, V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc., Oakland, CA


Applicator Training Bulletin

An introduction to the deterioration of concrete

by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.


Project Preview


Editorial

SSPC’s Annual Report

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


   

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