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JPCL February 2014

JPCL February 2014

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Polyurea “Loose” Liners: A Floating Fix for Cracked Concrete Secondary Containment

by Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Corp.

This article evaluates the performance of a polyurea “loose” lining system for repairing cracks and protecting concrete surfaces on secondary containment structures. The challenges of modifying it to accommodate stringent chemical-resistance criteria also are described.

Preventing and Solving Delamination During Multilayer Pipeline Girth Weld Coating Application

by J. Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

The author will explain ways to prevent delamination of fusion-bonded epoxy and three-layer polyolefin coating systems in the girth weld areas of newly installed pipelines.

High-Solids Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

by Daniel Totev, Air Products and Chemicals Europe B.V., and Marcelo Rufo, Air Products Brasil Ltda.

This article reviews the basics of high-solids epoxy coatings compared to conventional epoxy technologies and describes the fundamental technical differences between the two.




by Anita M. Socci, Editor in Chief, JPCL

Top of the News

JPCL Offers New eBook on DH, Environmental Controls

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

On overcoating existing tank linings

When performing maintenance painting of tank linings, what are the pros and cons of overcoating an existing lining that appears to be in good condition?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A With Frank Rea

by Charles Lange, JPCL

Cases from the F-Files

Applying coatings outside of the recommended thickness range

by Chrissy Stewart, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Rich Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Applicator Training Bulletin

Power tool cleaning

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San Antonio welcomes CORROSION 2014


SSPC issues QP 9 revision


Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 266
DC Holiday Detector

Easily Finds Pinholes, Flaws & Thin Spots; Safer, More Reliable Testing; Voltage-Adjustable Keypad; Dual-Safety Switch On Handle.

AGC Chemicals
Midwestern Water Tower Refreshed With Beautiful LUMIFLON® Coating

LUMIFLON based coatings
can last up to, 30 years
without fading, reducing life-cycle costs, re-application or replacement of underlying surfaces.

Avalotis Corporation
Choose experience. Choose quality. Choose safety.

Avalotis Corporation has been meeting and exceeding clients’ specifications and expectations for almost 50 years. The first name in painting and protective coatings: Avalotis.

Abrasives Inc.
Need abrasives FAST?

Emergencies happen – who bails you out? One call to Abrasives Inc. and it's taken care of. Period. Sales support available 24/7.

International Paint/AkzoNobel
Premium Low VOC Polyurethane Finish

AkzoNobel introduces Interthane 990V as a 250 g/l HAPS free polyurethane with outstanding color and gloss retention. 990V is fast curing and applicator friendly.

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

DeFelsko Corporation
A Smart New Way to Measure

PosiTector SmartLink and free mobile app turns your cell phone or tablet into a virtual PosiTector gage.

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