Navigating the complexities of specifications for bridge painting will be the topic of an upcoming free Webinar sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.
"Writing a Good Specification for Bridge Painting" will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Feb. 16, as part of the SSPC/JPCL Education Series. Registration is free.
A coatings specification can be a complex, confusing document. Yet, it is considered the rulebook for the quality control and quality assurance personnel who are responsible for inspecting the quality of work on a coating installation project.
This webinar will review essential items to consider when writing a quality specification for a typical protective coating system that is being applied to a bridge.
Derrick Castle, of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, will be the presenter.
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. Those who wish to do so must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam. The cost of the test is $25. Registration is available through the SSPC MarketPlace.
This webinar is part of the 2011 SSPC-JPCL Education Series, providing continuing education for SSPC recertifications as well as technology updates on important topics.
Free Maintenance Painting Webcast Available
“Developing a Maintenance Painting Program at a Petrochemical Plant,” a recent SSPC/JPCL Education Series Webinar, may now be viewed and the Powerpoint presentation downloaded free.
The webinar, presented Dec. 8, focuses on how to develop and maintain a maintenance painting program. It explains how to develop and collect data via condition assessments using visual standards and other tools, how to create and navigate a decision tree, and how to develop a uniform specification for coating work.
The presenter is Ken Trimber, president of global coatings consultant KTA-Tator Inc. Trimber is a former president of SSPC and chairman of its Surface Preparation Committee and was named its Coating Specialist of the Decade.