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JPCL August 2014

JPCL August 2014

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Improving Polyurethane Pipe Coatings for Harsh Conditions

by Andreas aus der Wieschen, Matthias Wintermantel, Todd Williams and Ahren Olson, Bayer MaterialScience AG

This article describes polyurethane pipe coatings as a versatile product class that can be tailored to meet a wide range of end-use applications by varying the formulation.

Reinforced Storage Tank Linings: Advantages and Applications

by Matthew Fletcher, International Paint Ltd.

The author explains the benefits of using different types of reinforced lining systems to mitigate underside corrosion in steel chemical storage tanks.

In-Shop to Offshore: Shop Coating Steel for the Thornton Bank Wind Farm

by Ronny Van Poppel, Smulders Group

This article describes the shop coating processes used to coat steel jacket parts for the Thornton Bank offshore wind farm. The project received the E. Crone Knoy Award at the SSPC 2014 Structure Awards.


Top of the News

Two new, free webinars available

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

On coating a stained concrete floor

I need to coat a bare concrete warehouse floor that has visible oil stains. What are my options for cleaning the concrete before coating it?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Patrick Ricciardi, Pacific Titan

by Charles Lange, JPCL

Applicator Training Bulletin

Setting up air abrasive blast equipment

Cases from the F-Files

The case of improperly cleaned surfaces

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc. Rich Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Failures in Preparation or Specification?


Product News

NLB waterjet boosts safety with distance

Project Preview

Monoko, LLC Awarded O’Neal Bridge Rehab Contract

by Katelyn Antolik, Paint BidTracker



by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


King starts term as SSPC president; Ackx, Castle re-elected to Board


Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

NLB Corporation
Water Jets in Action

Video demo shows how
easily Vortex™ removes
coatings and more. Lawn-
mower-style water jet unit strips floors, ship decks, etc. quickly and keeps debris contained.

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.

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

When substrates cannot be damaged ARMEX is the only choice for blast media. ARMEX is a USDA approved A-1 cleaner available in eleven formulations.

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

Midsun Specialty Products
Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

Use Stopaq corrosion prevention coatings on pipelines, field joints, tank chimes, structural steel and more. Learn more at


Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
Call: 866-379-2600

International Paint/AkzoNobel
New! Chartek

The next evolution in passive fire protection has arrived! Check out our new line of Chartek products.

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