PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Bridge Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


SSPC Sets Wastewater Coating Standard

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

More items for Coating Materials

Comment | More

Performance requirements for certain concrete coatings used at wastewater facilities are the focus of a new standard by SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.

SSPC-Paint 44, "Coatings for Concrete Wastewater Structures," establishes minimum performance standards for liquid-applied organic polymeric coatings and linings used over concrete in municipal wastewater facilities. The standards are based on categories of service environments and structures within the facility.

The new standard was developed for wastewater facility owners and specifiers and manufacturers of wastewater coatings.

SSPC Paint 44
Wikimedia Commons / Derufer

SSPC's new standard, SSPC-Paint 44, provides performance requirements for concrete coatings for wastewater facilities based on structure and service environment.

SSPC-Paint 44 can be purchased through the SSPC Marketplace here.

Determining Requirements

Once the specifier identifies the structure to be coated, performance requirements for coatings for the structure's service environment can be determined based on a table included in the standard.

The notes include an example of language that could be used to specify coating requirements from the standard.

According to SSPC, the standard is necessary because of:

  • Government-mandated industrial pretreatment requirements;
  • Longer detention times for wastewater due to construction of regional treatment plants; and
  • Recent air quality regulations.

Concrete structures in wastewater treatment plants are exposed to more severe service environments than in the past, and protective coating systems that had performed successfully for many years may no longer provide adequate protection, resulting in frequent coating failure and rapid concrete degradation, SSPC says.

The standard was developed by SSPC Committee C.1.13, Coatings for Wastewater Facilities.

About SSPC

Founded in 1950, SSPC is a nonprofit association focused on the protection and preservation of concrete, steel and other industrial and marine structures and surfaces through the use of high-performance coatings.

SSPC provides information and standards on surface preparation, coating selection, coating application, environmental regulations, and health and other issues that affect the protective coatings industry.

   

Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Coatings manufacturers; Concrete; Concrete coatings and treatments; Facility Managers; Liquid-applied coatings; Organic Coatings; Polymers; Specifiers; SSPC; Wastewater Plants

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Sherwin-Williams
Heat-FLex® Hi-Temp 1200

Improved Corrosion
Resistance
Enhanced Durability
Faster Shop Throughput


Polyval Coatings
POLYFLEX brand Polyurea

high chemical resistant membranes are used extensively to protect our environment in secondary containment applications.


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    Midsun Specialty Products
    Stopaq Corrosion Protection Services by MSP

    Stopaq coatings are impenetrable to water, oxygen and bacteria. Save labor costs with simple surface prep and a 30 year guarantee.
    Visit: midsunsp.com/stopaq or Call 888-866-8273


    LS Industries
    LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

    Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


    SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
    http://www.sspc.org/

    Join SSPC and Enhance
    Your Career !

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

    The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
    Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
     

    © Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com