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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


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

Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

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

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

See our website for features of our best seller, the ADI 3500CFM 4-Pot Blast Vacuum Recycler. A smaller package with all the ADI power you need. 866.Call.ADI

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

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.

Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

When cleaning substrates that cannot be damaged the only blast abrasive to use is ARMEX. Other blast abrasives can remove surface materials damaging the substrate.

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

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