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Thursday, January 2, 2014

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From bridges to chemical plants, free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for a variety of structures and environments is the focus of five new eBooks published by JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings.

The new titles are part of a free series that features industry-specific coating selection and specifying advice. The series was developed in conjunction with the latest JPCL Coatings & Linings Buying Guide.

The eBooks combine sourcing information for coating systems with technical expertise on selecting systems.

The eBooks are now available as a free download exclusively through PaintSquare, the online home of JPCL.

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Five free new eBooks feature industry-specific coating selection and specifying advice. The series was developed in conjunction with the latest JPCL Coatings & Linings Buying Guide.

The eBooks include JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying specialty function coatings for various exposure environments. The buying guides are organized by exposure type, substrate type, coating manufacturers and their preferred systems.

Each volume features industry-specific coatings selection and specifying advice.

Five Free eBooks

Bridge Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing consists of a feature published in JPCL on a major bridge overcoating project, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for bridges in various exposure environments.

"The Vincent Thomas Bridge: A Study in Overcoating and QC," by William H. Hansel of Caltrans, describes the painting of the Vincent Thomas Bridge's east tower to highlight expected and unexpected issues encountered and overcome during a spot prime, full overcoat paint project in 2011.

The eBook is sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.

William H. Hansel, Caltrans

Bridge Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing is one of five free new eBooks.

Chemical and Petrochemical Plant Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing contains a JPCL feature about inspecting corrosion under insulation at chemical and petrochemical plants, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for plants in various exposure environments.

"The No Big Bang Theory: An Introduction to Risk-Based Inspection Systems for Mitigating CUI in Process Equipment and Piping," by Peter Bock of Capital Inspectors, discusses the challenges of coatings under insulation and forms of corrosion damage.

The eBook is sponsored by Hempel Protective & Marine Coatings.

Marine Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing includes a feature published in JPCL on the marine industry, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for marine applications in various exposure environments.

"Potential Risks of Ballast Water Treatment Systems on Ballast Tank Coatings," by Brian Goldie of JPCL, reviews presentations made at a one-day workshop in London on the potential impact of water treatment systems on protective coating systems on ships.

The eBook is sponsored by Jotun Paints Inc.

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All of the eBooks are free to download exclusively through PaintSquare.

Wastewater Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing consists of a feature published in JPCL on lining concrete tanks in wastewater plants, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for wastewater applications in various exposure environments.

"Issues that Do Not Meet the Eye: Design Considerations for Lining Concrete Tanks in Wastewater Treatment Plants," by Randy Nixon of Corrosion Probe Inc., focuses on several condition assessment and design considerations associated with protective linings for corrosion protection in concrete sludge storage and mixing tanks that have been shown to substantially affect performance.

The eBook is sponsored by PPG Protective & Marine Coatings.

Water Works Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing includes a JPCL feature about the performance of a maintenance coating in a water tank interior, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for water tanks and other water works applications in various exposure environments.

"Performance of Preference: City of Anoka Water Tank Conditioning Revisited," by Dan Zienty of Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc., discusses a completed reconditioning of a 400,000-gallon legged water storage tank and the results of its inspection two years later.

The eBook is sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.

Recently Released Titles

Five additional eBooks were recently released in conjunction with the JPCL Buying Guide.

Power Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing consists of a feature published in JPCL on maintaining transmission towers for power plants, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for power plant applications in various exposure environments.

Railcar Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing contains a feature published in JPCL on protecting railcars for oil service, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for railcar applications.

Specialty Function Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing includes a JPCL feature on inspecting heat-resistant coatings and corrosion under insulation, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for a variety of specialty functions.

Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing contains a feature published in JPCL on coating transmission pipeline, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for transmission pipeline applications in various exposure environments.

Offshore Platform Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing consists of a JPCL feature on maintenance coating of a crude oil leading berth, as well as JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying coatings for offshore platform applications in various exposure environments.

JPCL Expert Compilations

JPCL also offers another free eBook series that features compilations of articles by industry experts on a focused topic. These titles are also available for immediate, free download.

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A wide variety of free JPCL eBooks is available on PaintSquare.

Selecting the Right Abrasive features seven articles on abrasive selection. Topics include green abrasives, performance, quality assurance, and troubleshooting.

Overcoating Bridges and Other Structures covers safety, quality, decision-making and other hands-on issues vital to a successful protective coating project.

Dehumidification and Other Environmental Controls for Coating Projects includes articles on dehumidification basics, DH for water tank lining and ships, and ventilation in confined spaces.

Protecting and Maintaining Transmission Pipeline features articles on coatings for oil and gas pipelines, fusion-bonded epoxies for pipeline protection, ISO standards, disbondments of pipeline coatings, and more.

New Technology Coatings for Corrosion Control includes articles on historical perspectives on coatings technology, new developments in raw materials, environmental advances, self-healing systems, and hybrid coatings.

Achieving Efficiency in Abrasive Blast Cleaning includes guidance on equipment maintenance, abrasive selection, quality control, profitability, productivity and troubleshooting.

Protecting Industrial Structures with Polyurea features expertise by JPCL Top Thinker Dudley Primeaux II and other leading names on the use of polyurea in a variety of applications, from ship decks to dams to tanks to rail lines.

Ultra High Pressure Waterjetting offers guidance by Dr. Lydia Frenzel and other experts on waterjetting for surface preparation of steel and concrete. Topics include productivity, safety, equipment and hose maintenance, and visual standards to assess cleanliness.

The entire series will remain available on www.paintsquare.com.

   

Tagged categories: Bridges; Coating selection; eBooks; Exposure conditions; Exterior mild-moderate exposure; JPCL; Marine Coatings; Petrochemical Plants; Specialty Coatings; Specialty functions; Tank exteriors; Tank interiors; Wastewater Plants

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