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JPCL June 2013

JPCL June 2013

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Directories/Buying Guides

2013 Equipment Buying Guide

This year’s Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protective and marine coating work from nearly 500 manufacturers and distributors located in North America, Asia, and Europe. As in previous years, the Equipment Buying Guide is based on surveys completed by equipment companies known to JPCL.

Applicator Training Bulletin

How Product and Application Data Sheets Can Help You

by Bob Meadows and Kevin Kelleher

This article discusses the importance of reading product and application data sheets, reviews some of the information that is usually contained in them, and provides samples of portions of data sheets.


Top of the News

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

Curing IOZ when humidity is low

If an inorganic zinc (IOZ) has not fully cured because of low humidity, can water be sprayed onto the coated surface to accelerate the cure of the IOZ?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Warren Brand

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Messages from the outgoing and incoming SSPC presidents

by Steve Collins and Ben Fultz



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.

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.


The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable

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.

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

When substrates cannot be damaged ARMEX is the only choice for blast media. ARMEX is a USDA approved A-1 cleaner available in eleven formulations.

Abrasives Inc.
Need abrasives FAST?

Emergencies happen – who bails you out? One call to Abrasives Inc. and it's taken care of. Period. Sales support available 24/7.

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

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.

RPB Respiratory

With RPB Safety’s new Nova 3 Cassette Lens System which has been specifically designed to save you time and money! See the benefits for yourself now!

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