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eBook Tackles Environmental Controls

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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Dehumidification, ventilation and other environmental controls can have high-stakes consequences for coating and blasting workers and projects alike.

A new JPCL compilation of expert guidance aims to protect workers and help owners and contractors achieve project success.

Dehumidification and Other Environmental Controls for Coating Projects is a free downloadable eBook from JPCL that offers the collected expertise of noted industry experts on this important aspect of coatings success.

Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs
Don Schnell

The free new eBook includes “Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs," a JPCL Outstanding Publication Award winner.

The 42-page eBook consists of articles previously published in the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings. Featured are:

  • "It's All Relative: Advances in Environmental Controls for Coating Work";
  • "Not Getting PSYCH'ed Out—How to Read Psychrometric Charts";
  • "General Planning for Ventilation";
  • "The Basics of Dehumidification";
  • "Temperature and Humidity Monitoring for Industrial Coating Application";
  • "Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs"; and
  • "How to Set Up Ventilation in Confined Spaces."

JPCL Expert Series

The new eBook, sponsored by DRYCO, is part of a JPCL series that features compilations of articles by industry experts on a focused topic.

These titles are also available for immediate, free download:

JPCL eBooks

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

Selecting the Right Abrasive features articles on abrasive selection, including 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.

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

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

Achieving Efficiency in Abrasive Blast Cleaning offers 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 on ship decks, dams, tanks, rail lines and other applications.

Ultra High Pressure Waterjetting offers guidance by Dr. Lydia Frenzel and other experts on waterjetting safety, standards, productivity and equipment for surface preparation of steel and concrete.

Selecting and Sourcing: 10 Free Volumes

JPCL has also recently issued a new free series of eBooks that feature coating selection and specifying advice for a wide variety of industries. The series was developed in conjunction with the latest JPCL Coatings & Linings Buying Guide.

The series combines sourcing information for coating systems with technical expertise on selecting systems. Included are volumes on selecting and sourcing:

Bridge Coating Systems;

William H. Hansel, Caltrans

Bridge Coating Systems is part of the series on selecting and sourcing coatings.

Chemical and Petrochemical Plant Coatings;

Marine Coatings;

Wastewater Plant Coating Systems;

Water Works Coating Systems;

Power Plant Coating Systems;

Railcar Coating Systems;

Specialty Function Coating Systems;

Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems; and

Offshore Platform Coatings.

The entire series will remain available on


Tagged categories: Bridges; Coating selection; Dehumidification; eBooks; Health and safety; JPCL; Marine Coatings; Petrochemical Plants; Tank exteriors; Tank interiors; Ventilation; Wastewater Plants

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