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JPCL December 2013

JPCL December 2013

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SSPC 2014: The Advance Program

SSPC 2014 featuring GreenCOAT will be held February 10–13, 2014, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. The Advance Program for SSPC 2014 is published in these pages to help protective and marine coatings professionals begin planning their activities at the conference and exhibition. Details are provided about events, awards, courses, workshops, the technical program, committee meetings, and exhibitors.

President’s Welcome

Special Events, Awards On Tap for SSPC 2014

Expand Your Knowledge in SSPC 2014’s Workshops

Get Trained and Certified at SSPC 2014

Take In SSPC 2014’s Varied Technical Program

SSPC Committees Plan to Convene in Orlando

Exhibitors to Show What’s New in Coatings at SSPC 2014

Exhibitors at a Glance

SSPC 2014 Daily Schedule

FBE Performance on Desert Pipeline: Overview and Options for Rehabilitation

by Baker S. Hammad, BSH Engineering Consultant Office, Saudi Arabia

This article gives a background on the general performance of different kinds of fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) coating systems on oil and gas pipelines in the desert. It will highlight a subsequent inspection program to survey the performance of each system, with a focus on FBE systems.

Concrete Crack Repair and Deck Sealing at the Durango Pumping Plant

by Rick Pepin, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

This article describes successful strategies employed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to repair flaws and seal the concrete deck at the Durango pumping plant in an effort to reduce water migration.


Top of the News

Joe Lstiburek to keynote at inaugural D+D Conference

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

When can you coat new concrete?

How can I determine when concrete has cured sufficiently to be coated, besides waiting the 28 days typically specified?

Applicator Training Bulletin

Learning to anticipate job hazards and to respect danger

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A With Todd Gomez

by Charles Lange, JPCL


2014 World of Concrete show celebrates 40 years

Letters to the Editor

On failure analysis

The Takeaway

Closing thoughts

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL

Author Index

JPCL 2013 Author Index


Florida will be fantastic

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC Organizational Members


Elcometer, Inc.
New Elcometer 456 Coating Thickness Gauge

Best In Class Just Got Better. Technologically Intelligent And Robust. Marvelous Design And Durability. An Earth-Shattering Revolution In Coating Inspection.

International Paint LLC
Light Duty Protective Coatings

Check out our expanded line of alkyd, acrylic and waterborne epoxy coatings.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-Tator EH&S Services

• Ambient & Worker Exposure Air Monitoring
• Safety & Health Program Development
• Lead Paint Assessments
& Specifications
• Health Hazard & Jobsite Safety Assessments
Call 1-800-245-6379

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings | ATEX approved for zone 1 | | 832-623-7970

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.

Dampney Co., Inc.
High Temperature White Paint

New Coating with not yellow, remains white and will withstand temperatures up to 1,200ºF

GMA Garnet USA
GMA Garnet™
Natural Abrasives

- Superior cleaning
- Even Profile
- Low Dust
- Cost-Effective
- Environmentally friendly
- Recyclable up to 5 times
Tel : +1 832 243 9300

Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
being discontinued by
the manufacturer.
More information at

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