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JPCL October 2012

JPCL October 2012

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What is a Green Abrasive?

by David Dorrow, Mineral Aggregates Inc.

The author discusses strides the surface preparation industry has made in green abrasives. The article poses the question: What actually is a “green” abrasive?

SSPC 2013 Features Full Training and Workshops

SSPC 2013 featuring GreenCOAT will be held in San Antonio, TX, from Jan. 14–17. A full lineup of workshops, training, and certification courses is scheduled for the conference. The workshops and courses are previewed in this article, along with the dates and times they will be held. Information is current as of press time.

Directories/Buying Guides

2012 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

by JPCL Staff

The 2012 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,100 recommendations for protective and marine coating and lining systems provided by more than 180 coating manufacturers. Suitable high-performance coating systems for steel and concrete on bridges, power plants, transmission pipelines, and eight other types of industries, structures, or vessels are detailed, as well as systems for half a dozen specialty functions.



Top of the News

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Problem Solving Forum

Preparing stainless steel for atmospheric salt service

What is the proper surface preparation for stainless steel before coating to resist a salt-laden atmosphere?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Chris Farschon

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

The Takeaway

Still voting for infrastructure

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL



Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

Axxiom Manufacturing
The Undisputed
Industry Leader.

Proven Innovation. Job Performance. Industry Training. Workplace Safety. Only Schmidt® abrasive blast equipment by Axxiom Manufacturing delivers it all!

NLB Corporation
Water jet surface prep, high or low

See how quickly HydroPrep® tools do surface prep, with no containment needed. Choose automated Crawler for overhead, Vortex™ for floors, or handheld VertaJet™.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at,


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

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

Atlantic Design, Inc.

The ADI HD40 Dust Collector is a smaller, more economical way to meet/ exceed Industry standards. Watch the video for details on our website. 866.Call.ADI

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
Call 866-775-6226


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