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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


Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

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.

Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
Portable Power from Absolute Equipment

•Lighting Systems
•Light Compaction
Sales • Rental • Service
Call 1-866-931-6655
Over a century of
providing excellence.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Revolutionary Units

By integrating Schmidt's Aftercoolers with our blast pots, these systems remove moisture from air and minimize equipment footprint on jobsite.
Call 1-800-231-2085

AGC Chemicals
FEVE Coated Water Tank Mural Greets Panama City Visitors

LUMIFLON based coatings can last up to 30 years without fading, offering a low-maintenance solution that retains color and gloss and can be field-applied.

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

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

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

ARMEX the original baking soda blast abrasive is a brand of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. makers of ARM & HAMMER products since 1896.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at,


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