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JPCL March 2014

 
JPCL March 2014


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Coatings Projects Honored at Structure Awards

by Charles Lange, JPCL

This photo essay recaps the eighth annual SSPC Structure Awards, held Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, during the Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon at SSPC 2014 featuring GreenCOAT in Orlando, FL. Six awards were presented for outstanding coatings projects completed on a variety of interesting and complex structures.


When Undercover Agents are Tested to the Limit: Coatings in Action (CIA) and Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) at High Temperature

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., Vijay Datta, MS, Adrian Andrews, Ph.D., and Sean Adlem, International Paint LLC; Linda G. S. Gray, MSc, Coating Consultant; Tara Chahl and Nicole de Varennes, CET, RAE Engineering and Inspection Ltd.; and Bill Johnson, AScT, Acuren Group Inc.

This article, the second in a series on coatings in action and corrosion under insulation, reports the results of accelerated laboratory tests to evaluate the performances of two coatings systems on both carbon steel and stainless steel pipes in the temperature range for CUI and at elevated temperatures approaching 600 C.


Preparing and Lining Concrete for Immersion Service: Steps and Procedures to Avoid Failures

by Robert Maley, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

The author examines many of the common errors that often occur when rehabilitating concrete substrates, particularly for immersion service in wastewater treatment facilities, and it offers practical solutions for prevention of said errors.


Shipyard Regulatory Update: What’s Happening with Enforcement, Regulation, and New OSHA Guidance Documents

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

This article reviews OSHA enforcement of shipyard activities and recent guidance on illumination and ventilation related to ship repairing, shipbuilding, and shipbreaking. It also discusses new OSHA information on abrasive blasting hazards and potential Cal/OSHA Lead Standard changes that are applicable to the shipyard industry and other industrial painting sectors.


Plus...


Top of the News

Webinar on abrasive blasting safety offered


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL


Problem Solving Forum

On deteriorated tank linings after one year in service

What percentage of deterioration is acceptable at a one-year warranty inspection of water tank linings before a contractor must repair the coating?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Tolga Diraz

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Cases from the F-Files

The "Whoas" of Solvent Entrapment and Release

by Rich A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Series Editor


News

Atlanta Welcomes the American Coatings Show


Editorial

Orlando was outstanding

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


   

CS Unitec
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Dow Polyurethane Systems
Choose the Right Coat

Dow’s high-performance, protective polyurethane spray elastomer system increases durability for steel and concrete applications.


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.


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
being discontinued by
the manufacturer.
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thermioninc.com
877.884.3428


Armorthane
Corrosion Coatings for Protection and Repair

Buy POLYURETHANE or POLYUREA coatings and spray surfaces for years of proven chemical resistance, water- and weather-proofing, and structural improvements.


Commercial Sandblasting & 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.


Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

Elcometer 319 Dewpoint Meter
View the technical data on the Elcometer Dewpoint meter.


Safway Services
Suspended Access Made Easy With QuikDeck™

The smart choice for suspended access, QuikDeck’s interchangeable, lightweight components make them easy to set up and reassemble when you need to move.

 
 
 
 
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