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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.


Plus...


Associations

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


SSPC News


   
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Graco Inc.
 
Graco EcoQuip 2: Experience the Difference
 
While others claim their equipment is the same, none of them compare to Graco’s EcoQuip 2™ Vapor Abrasive® blasting line. Visit graco.com/ecoquip to learn more.
 

 
Monti Tools, Inc.
 
BRISTLE BLASTER® – THE ORIGINAL ONE
 
  • Abrasive blast with a power tool
  • Remove corrosion, mill scale and coatings
  • Cleans & roughens
  • Meets SSPC-SP 10 / NACE No. 2
  • Profile up to 4.7 mils
  • ATEX Zone 1
  •  

     
    SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
     
    Coatings Adhesion Testers
     
    The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!
     

     
    Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
     
    Hurricane Vacuums
    & Dust Collectors
     
    Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
    IndustrialVacuum.com
     

     
    CHLOR*RID International Inc.
     
    SOLUTIONS THAT WORK
     
    Companies that invest in corrosion control use CHLOR RID products
    • Soluble salt removal liquid
    • Test kits to verify contamination levels
    • Surface passivation to hold the blast
    INFO@CHLOR-RID.COM 800.422.3217
     

     
    HoldTight Solutions Inc.
     
    NO FLASH RUST - NO CONTAMINANTS
     
    Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
    preventer prevents flash
    rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
    for your nearest distributor.
    (800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com
     

     
    KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
     
    KTA-TATOR LABORATORY SERVICES
     
    • 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
     

     
    NLB Corporation
     
    NLB Sure Shroud: Greater Protection and Flexibility
     
    NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.
     

     
    Vector Technologies Ltd.
     
    The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions
     
    VecLoader® 616 Double Dump, Continuous Vacuum, 170 HP w/ 2,400 CFM & 28” Hg. 33% More Efficient than traditional vacuum systems! Choose Vector for the most powerful and the most reliable trailer mounted vacuums in the industry! Email us at: inquiry@vector-vacuums.com or call us at: 800-832-4010
     

     
    Modern Safety Techniques
     
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    With our unique LTCat, we can help to provide clean, safe breathing air to your workers. Take a look at our Breathing Air Systems, we supply at least twice as much charcoal as our competitors! Modern
     

     
     
     
     

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