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Spot vs. Full Job: How to Make the Call

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

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When can spot repair and priming help facility owners and maintenance chiefs head off a full recoating job? That’s the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.

“Spot Repair and Priming as an Alternative to Full Coating Removal” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon EST Nov. 16.

 Montipower

 Montipower

 Spot repair can be an option to full-scale coatings removal.

The webinar will review the design of spot repair (as opposed to full coating removal) and will describe the benefits of this coating option in terms of economics, corrosion control, and aesthetics.

About the Presenter

The presenter will be Tony Serdenes, Regional Vice President/Director of Coatings for Greenman-Pedersen Inc. (GPI). Serdenes is a 30-year veteran of the coatings industry. He has worked as a paint contractor and inspector and now manages a large coatings inspection department for GPI.

Serdenes has also taught several workshops at the SSPC national conference. He is a NACE-certified Inspector Level 3, SSPC BCI Inspector Level 1 and SSPC C-3 Competent Person.

The webinar is sponsored by Montipower, maker of the MBX Surface Preparation System.

Participants may register here free.

Registration, CEU Credits

The programs are 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 Coatings Webcasts Available

Numerous free webcasts are now available at http://www.paintsquare.com/webinars/. Among the recent presentations:

“Quality Control of Abrasive Blast Cleaning Operations,” presented Oct. 19, addresses the quality items relating to abrasive blast cleaning, including equipment, materials and the prepared surfaces.

Quality Control of Abrasive Blast Cleaning Operations

The presenter was Bill Corbett, Technical Services Manager and the Professional Services Business Unit Manager for KTA-Tator Inc.

“Creating a Contractor Safety Program that Works,” presented Sept. 14, provides guidance for industrial painting contractors who have to develop a company safety program. The webinar discusses good safety practices and regulatory requirements, including the current OSHA guidelines for a company safety program.

Contractor Safety Program

The presenter was Bob Ikenberry, corporate safety director and project manager for California Engineering Contractors, and an SSPC-certified Protective Coating Specialist.

One-Coat Systems in Public Works Projects

“One-Coat Systems in Public Works Projects,” presented Aug. 10, describes the design and data derived from two FHWA research projects on coating performance, focusing on promising one-coat systems and systems with potential for long-term service. The presenter was Eric S. Kline, of KTA-Tator Inc.

Protecting Steel Edges

“Protecting Steel Edges,” presented June 8, describes specific methods of obtaining sufficient coating thickness on steel edges and other irregular steel surfaces, where coatings tend to pull away during curing. The presenter was Bob Kogler, of Rampart LLC, former head of corrosion protection and coatings research at the Federal Highway Administration.

 Achieviing Durability in Concrete Repairs

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“Achieving Durability in Concrete Repairs,” presented May 11, provides an introductory-level overview on selecting and using repair materials for structural concrete in a way that assures the durability of the repair.

The presenter was Peter Emmons, CEO of the Structural Group and past president of the International Concrete Repair Institute.

   

Tagged categories: Coating inspection; Coatings education; NACE; Paint and coatings removal; Primers; Spot repair; SSPC; Surface preparation; Webinars; Worker training

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