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JPCL September 2013

JPCL September 2013

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The Role Linings Play in Manhole Rehabilitation

by Kevin Morris, The Sherwin-Williams Company

In this article, the author explains how corrosion occurs in sewer collection systems, the various generic lining products available in the marketplace today, required application methods, and potential issues associated with each material.

Conventional Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

by Dr. Daniel J. Weinmann, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

This article provides an overview of the chemistry and properties of conventional epoxy systems that are typically used for protective and marine coatings.

The Crude Truth about Lining Tanks for Oil Transport

by Michael McGlamry, Hempel USA

The author discusses the changing conditions and lining considerations for transporting oil by railcar.

SSPC 2014 Technical Program Unveiled

The article previews the technical program, including seven new hour-long “mini-sessions,” at SSPC 2014 featuring GreenCOAT, which will be held Feb. 10–13, 2014, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL.


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

Causes of amine blush

What causes amine blush in epoxy topcoats?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A With Anton Ruesing

by Charles Lange, JPCL

Applicator Training Bulletin

Tools and methods of hand tool cleaning

Cases from the F-Files

The case of…bubbles, and pinholes, and blisters, oh my!

by James D. Machen, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.
Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Regulation News

OSHA’s proposed rule for silica hits the streets

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

Show Preview

Chicago welcomes 86th WEFTEC

Project Preview


Time flies when your oldest kid is getting ready to drive: A look ahead at the SSPC 2014 show

by Michael Kline, Director of Marketing, SSPC




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