Choosing the right power tools and using them effectively for spot cleaning, corrosion removal and more will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.
"Steps to More Effective Power Tool Cleaning," to be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET Nov. 6 (5 to 6 p.m. CET), will explain power tool cleaning and how to effectively remove corrosion, mill scale and coatings.
The presentation will describe a variety of power tools, both electric and pneumatic. The discussion will include how these tools are frequently used for spot cleaning of damaged coatings where contamination of adjacent areas by abrasive blasting is unacceptable and when a surface-tolerant coating is used.
The use of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuum lines to reduce air pollution in the cleaning operation will also be addressed.
Participants may register here free.
About the Presenter
Webinar presenter Earl Bowry is the account executive for performance coatings at coatings maker Jotun and has been involved in the industrial and marine coatings industry for more than 40 years.
Bowry has traveled worldwide to inspect facilities, consult with shipyards, and instruct coating inspection and application courses. He is a NACE and SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist.
In addition to authoring papers, he has authored or co-authored training programs for SSPC's C12 Airless Spray Certification, C7 Abrasive Blaster Certification, C14 Marine Plural Component Spray Certification and Marine Coatings, as well as the Navy's SCAT course and NACE's CIP 1 and 2 and CIP 2 Marine courses.
Presenter Earl Bowry is Jotun's account executive for performance coatings.
The webinar will be sponsored by Montipower Inc..
Registration, CEU Credits
This webinar is part of the JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series, which provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.
SSPC is an accredited training provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE), and Professional Engineers in Florida may submit SSPC Webinar Continuing Education Units to the board. To do so, applicants must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam, which costs $25.
Free Webcasts Available
Numerous free webcasts in the JPCL/SSPC Education Series, covering a wide range of topics, are now available at www.paintsquare.com/webinars.
Among the recent presentations:
"Lessons Learned in Coating Water & Wastewater Treatment Structures," presented Oct. 16, used case histories to define performance requirements for coatings and linings used on concrete substrates at wastewater treatment facilities.
"Comparing Equality Through Performance Data: Hocus-Pocus or Just Misunderstood?", presented Sept. 30, highlighted issues related to comparing products based solely on ASTM methods.
"New PA 2: Procedure for Determining Conformance to Dry Coating, presented Sept. 25, described the content and application of SSPC-PA 2, Procedure for Determining Conformance to Dry Coating Thickness Requirements.
Polyurethane, Polyurea and Hybrid Lining Technology," presented Sept. 18, provided an overview of SSPC-PA 14, Field Application of Plural Component Polyurea and Polyurethane Thick Film Coatings to Concrete and Steel.
"Selecting the Proper Coating and Lining System" focused on common generic categories of coatings and their potential areas for use.
"Practical Application of Polysiloxane Technology" discussed the development of polysiloxane technologies and their potential in marine and protective coatings.
"Sewer Infrastructure Rehabilitation" covered the steps required to properly rehabilitate sewer structures and reviewed the generic types of anticorrosion coatings and linings available, as well as an assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Other titles in the 2013 series include:
Selection of Coatings over Galvanizing;
New Methods for Testing and Extraction of Soluble Salts;
Advances in Plural-Component Equipment Technology;
Achieving Passive Fire Protection Offshore;
Safety in Abrasive Blasting; and
Steps to a More Effective Waterjetting Operation.