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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.


Plus...


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

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


SSPC News


   

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International Paint Engineered Coatings

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


    DeFelsko Corporation
    PosiTector Dew Point Meter

    Measures and records
    environmental conditions
    during surface prep and
    painting. 4 Models
    Available – Standard
    or Advanced features,
    Built-in or Separate probe.


    ABKaelin, LLC
    Quality is our bottom line

    Services include:
    • Environmental, Health &
      Safety
    • Contractor QP Certification
    • Quality Assurance Programs
      and Auditing
    • SSPC C3/C5 and other
      Training
    • Coatings
    • Design/Construction
    See our website at abkaelin.com or contact us today abkaelin@comcast.com


    KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
    KTA-Tator
    Coatings Inspection

    Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 800-245-6379.


    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.


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

    Join SSPC and Enhance
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