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JPCL August 2013

JPCL August 2013

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The “No Big Bang” Theory: An Introduction to Risk-Based Inspection Systems for Mitigating CUI in Process Equipment and Piping

by Peter Bock, Capital Inspectors

This article describes using risk-based inspection (RBI) to detect and mitigate corrosion under insulation (CUI) in chemical and petrochemical process equipment and pipeline before severe damage is done, and illustrates a successful in-house CUI-RBI program from a past project.

Polyurethane Coatings: A Brief Overview

by Michael Praw, BASF Corporation

This article is the sixth installment of JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coatings types. The author gives a brief overview of polyurethanes, including their basic chemistry, their main properties, and some of their current uses as high-performance protective coatings.


Top of the News

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

On repairing polyurea coatings

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Ernst Toussaint

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Tips on In-service Inspection of Offshore Passive Fire Protection

by David Hunter, Mascoat, and Kevin Turpin, PK Technology

Applicator Training Bulletin

What You Can Learn from Safety Data Sheets

by JPCL Staff

Project Preview



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at 336-386-4000

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

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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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Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
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Larson Electronics
Larson Electronics Explosion Proof Tank Lighting

Larson Electronics is a premium supplier and manufacturer of portable explosion proof lighting systems for tank cleaning and servicing lighting.

Oxford Instruments Coating Measurement

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.

IBIX North America
Portable Powder Coating System

All-in-one skid mounted system for on-site repairs. Durable coating for industrial, structural steel, pipeline and marine applications. 727-322-4611

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

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