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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


   

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments

Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.


Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

The gentle physical propriety of baking soda but yet aggressive cleaning ability is what makes ARMEX the only choice for nondestructive abrasive blasting.


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    Ethox Chemicals LLC
    Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

    The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.


    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.


    Polygon
    POLYGON - Temporary Humidity Control

    We specialize in innovative climate control solutions for industrial painting, utilizing alternative energy sources and combining desiccants with heating or cooling.


    Waterjet Technology Association (WJTA)
    2015 WJTA-IMCA Conf/Expo Click here to register today!

    Nov. 2-4, New Orleans. See the latest advances in automated and handheld UHP waterjetting tools/systems for paint/coating removal, surface prep, industrial cleaning. Exhibits, live demos.


    Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
    Blastox - One Step
    Lead Abatement

    Don't waste $$ on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
    Let your painters paint!


    SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
    http://www.sspc.org/

    Join SSPC and Enhance
    Your Career !


    Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
    Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

    We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.

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