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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


Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

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.

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

Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646

DeHumidification Technologies

DH Tech has the most innovative and reliable equipment available to
control humidity efficiently
and effectively.

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.

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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