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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


PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products

The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.

*Stop flash rust
*Provides outstanding
*Easy to use and only pennies
per square foot
*Works with poor quality
*Use for mist blasting, vapor
blasting, wet blasting and
*Leaves no residue and
provides excellent adhesion.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Surface Profile

Two solutions for measuring peak-to-valley surface profile height with or without replica tape.

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

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

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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.

Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600”

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

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