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JPCL July 2010

 
JPCL July 2010


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Maintaining the Electric Grid: It's Time

by Curt Hickcox, Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc.

The author discusses the history of North America's electric grid and the significant maintenance issues of the aging infrastructure. He addresses necessary inspection and maintenance practices for preventing corrosion on steel utilities structures.


Comparing Test and Field Performance of Thick-Film Elastomeric Polyureas

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates, LLC

This article compares earlier accelerated weathering testing for UV stability to real time outdoor exposure of spray-applied polyurea elastomeric coating and lining systems. The article also describes several uses for the systems.


Renting Equipment for Painting Projects?

by Joe Maty, JPCL

The author reports on a number of views from rental company and painting contractor representatives regarding important issues related to renting equipment for protective and marine coatings projects.


Plus...


Associations


Special Advertising Section

Certified Contractors


Companies


News

Companies


Project Preview

Allied Painting Secures Delaware Memorial Bridge Contracts

by Alyssa Gallagher


From the Offices of SSPC

Quality and responsibility

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Editorial

Quality and responsibility

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC awards outstanding student in coatings


Top of the News

Phillips Industrial wins DuPont safety award; Durability + Design to launch August 2nd


Problem Solving Forum

On cleaning rates with abrasive recycling

How does abrasive recycling affect cleaning rates when steel is blast-cleaned in the field?


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of the failing railing


Innovative Product

Safety monitoring and remote control systems for blasting in shipyards


Research News

Testing coatings to control mussels

by Allen Skaja, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation


   
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Axxiom Manufacturing
 
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits
 
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Fischer Technology Inc.
 
NEW PROBE FOR MEASURING TSA THICKNESS
 
Paired with the PHASCOPE PMP10, Fischer’s new probe is quick and accurate for measuring thermally sprayed aluminum on stainless steel. Click to learn more.
 

 
Atlantic Design, Inc.
 
BUILDING INNOVATION, NOT IMITATION
 
The smallest version of our Blast Vacuum Recyclers, this ADI 2300CFM 2-Pot is a cleverly designed power package for those smaller jobs. 866.Call.ADI
 

 
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
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    International Bridge Conference
     
    2017 International Bridge Conference
     
    June 4-8, 2017, National Harbor, Maryland
     

     
    Harsco
     
    Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives
     
    Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646
     

     
    KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
     
    KTA-Tator
    Coatings Inspection
     
    Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 1-800-245-6379.
     

     
    Termarust Technologies
     
    Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
    Active Corrosion
     
    Arch truss treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 2003. This steel arch bridge is rust free on all surfaces including the crevice corroded joints and connections.
     

     
    Montipower, Inc.
     
    The MBX Bristle Blaster
     
    Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit www.mbxit.com or call 877 629-8777
     

     
    SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
     
    http://www.sspc.org/
     
    Join SSPC and Enhance
    Your Career !
     

     
     
     
     

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