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JPCL July 2014

 
JPCL July 2014


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Pipeline Rehabilitation: Advances in Polyurea Spray Application

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI; and Todd Gomez, PCS; VersaFlex Inc.

Polyurea technology is not new to pipelining work, with earlier applications performed by hand spraying or simple robotic systems. In this article, the authors explore developments in robotic polyurea spray technologies for in-place pipeline rehabilitation.


Hull Coatings and Fuel Efficiency: Recent Developments

by Brian Goldie and Dan Mobbs, JPCL Europe

Antifouling coatings can increase fuel efficiency by reducing frictional resistance. The authors describe advances in hull coating technology and their impact on fuel performance.


Annual Technology Review

Surface Preparation: Adventures in Frustration

by Peter Bock, CorrLine International, LLC

Visual surface preparation standards are subject to individual interpretation by owners, inspectors and contractors. This article discusses potential ambiguities and provides insight into preventing disagreements, delays and costly reblasting.


Plus...


Top of the News

SSPC accepting 2014–2015 Structure Awards nominations


The Buzz


Problem Solving Forum

One blistering in demineralized water storage tanks

I have several 20-year-old carbon steel tanks for storing demineralized water. The original coating (type unknown) has started to blister. What material should be used (and at what DFT) to refurbish the coating?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Jay Kranker, DRYCO

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Applicator Training Bulletin

Conforming with job requirements


Cases from the F-Files

Common causes of blister and bubble formation in industrial coatings

by James D. Machen, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Rich Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Editorial

Changing of the Guard

Messages from the Outgoing and Incoming SSPC Presidents


   

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
    KTA-Tator
    Coatings Inspection

    Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 800-245-6379.


    Fischer Technology Inc.
    MP0R with rotating display screen

    View your coating thickness readings from any angle with rotating display screen. New graphic display with easy menu navigation. Click for Video
    Call 800-243-8417


    Keizer Technologies, Inc.
    Fast • Safe • Clean • Silent

    The innovative RPR Induction Disbonder, the world’s fastest, safest, cleanest and very cost effective method for removing paint and coatings from steel surfaces.


    Atlantic Design, Inc.
    OUR QUALITY & YOUR TIME.

    Many service issues can be easily solved over the phone. When you do need parts, ADI has most in stock for all your blasting needs. 866.Call.ADI


    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

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