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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.


The SSPC Annual Report

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


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

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

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


SSPC’s Annual Report

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

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.

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

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.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

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

Safway Services
Safeguard Assets. Ensure Productivity. HAKI®

Protect assets and equipment. Keep facilities open and operational. Maintain schedules regardless of weather. Ensure smooth and continuous production. Easy to erect. Safway is the primary distributor of HAKI® products including HAKISPAN and HAKITEC® 750 – in North America.

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

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