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JPCL October 2017

JPCL October 2017

From Pig Fat to Polysiloxane: A Brief History of Elevated Temperature Coatings for Exposed and CUI Service

by Peter Bock, Performance Polymers LLC; James C. Reynolds, Performance Polymers BV

This article chronicles the evolution of el-evated temperature coatings from lard used to season cast-iron skillets through a third-generation, 100-percent inorganic, single-component and ambient curing ver-sion that gets hard enough without heating for equipment to be painted in the afternoon and handled, strapped down and shipped without damage the next morning.

Troubled Bridge Over Salt Water

by Michael O. Woodward, Carboline Company

Surrounded by high-rise buildings and crossing the Miami River, the Miami Avenue Bridge spans a heavily utilized waterway for recreational crafts, cargo vessels and private yachts leading to and from the Atlantic Ocean. This case history describes recoating this bridge after the discovery of a catastrophic, intercoat delamination failure.

SSPC 2018 in New Orleans: Training & Certification

This section will summarize the SSPC training and certification courses that will be offered during SSPC 2018 featuring GreenCOAT, held from January 15 to 18, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Course schedules and de-tails on how to register are included.

2018 JPCL Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

The 2018 JPCL Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide features over 200 coating manufactur-ers and details about high-performance coating systems suitable for steel and concrete sub-strates in bridges, chemical and petrochemical plants, food and pharmaceutical plants, marine and offshore structures, railcars, power plants, transmission pipelines, wastewater facilities, wa-ter works, and waterfront, locks and dams, as well as specialty-function applications. The Guide is published as a resource for facility owners, third-party specifiers, contractors and anyone else engaged in a coatings project and allows the user to identify systems that companies.


Top of the News

AkzoNobel Announces Management Changes

Coatings Conversation

SSPC On the Front Line

Two New SSPC Training Courses Offered at SSPC 2018

Investigating Failure

The Sky is Falling! Or is it Paint Chips? Failure of a Dry-Fall Coating Applied to the Interior of Previously Painted Metal Decking

by Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Office to Field: Lost in Translation

Hazardous Metals and Materials: Paint and Waste Sampling and Analysis

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin LLC

Hazardous Metals and Materials: Paint and Waste Sampling and Analysis

Carboline Company
New product: Carbozinc® 608 HB
Introducing a new high build zinc-rich primer that can save you time and money by eliminating the epoxy intermediate coat!

Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotun Jotachar 1709
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
• Coating failure analysis
• Independent testing
• Accelerated weathering testing
• Abrasives Testing
• Oil & Gas Material Qualification
• A2LA Certificate #2455.01
Contact: Rob Leggat
at 412-788-1300 x176

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films 800-231-7868

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

HoldTight Solutions Inc.
Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement
Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. or Call 412-931-6655.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester
Measures the concentration of soluble salts on metal surfaces. Use with all Bresle patch types including the reusable, adhesive-free PosiPatch.

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
The ALPHA1 provides reliable results consistently allowing you to cost your next job with confidence.


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