PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free ebook on Advances in Corrosion Control Coating Technology

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Expert Webinar Explains SSPC’s New PA2

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

More items for Quality Control

Comment | More

Navigating the demands of SSPC’s long-awaited overhaul to PA 2 will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

The New PA 2: Procedure for Determining Conformance to Dry Coating Thickness,”  set for 11 a.m. to noon EDT Oct. 17, will delve into the specifics of the newly revised coating thickness measurement standard.

Webinar: SSPC-PA 2

The presenter will be Bill Corbett, of KTA-Tator Inc., who chaired the committee that overhauled the standard.

First published in 1973, the standard has had only editorial revisions until its recent overhaul. The extensive changes have been called long overdue.

The revised standard focuses on the frequency and acceptability of measurement acquisition, while leaving gage usage procedures to ASTM D7091. The webinar will describe the new PA 2, including eight appendices that provide guidance for special applications of the standard. The basic content of ASTM D7091 will also be described.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

Corbett is the Professional Services Business Unit Manager for KTA-Tator. He has conducted coatings training courses and instrument use workshops for a variety of industries in both the private and public sector for more than 23 years.

He is an SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist, an SSPC Level 3 Certified Protective Coatings Inspector, an SSPC Level 2 Certified Bridge Coatings Inspector, and a NACE International Level 3 Certified Coatings Inspector.

Registration, CEU Credits

This program 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 are now available at www.paintsquare.com/webinars. Among the recent presentations:

Webinar: Applying Plural-Component Coatings

Applying Plural-Component Coatings,” presented Sept. 26, discussed new methods for applying today’s advanced high solids/short pot life protective coatings.

Webinar: Abrasive blast cleaning operations

Quality Control of Abrasive Blast Cleaning Operations,” presented Sept. 7, focused on the essentials of effective, high-quality abrasive blast cleaning. Topics included abrasive blast equipment, materials and substrate preparation.

Webinar: Selecting coatings under insulation

“Selecting Coatings under Insulation,” presented July 18, discussed how proper coating selection and application can help avoid the risk of corrosion under insulation. The presenter was Brent Griffin, a coatings engineer with Chevron Energy Technology Company.

Webinar: Waterjetting

“Waterjetting—New Standards for Assessing End Condition Cleanliness,” presented July 9, discussed the four new waterjetting standards that will succeed  SSPC-SP 12/NACE No. 5, “Surface Preparation and Cleaning of Metals by Waterjetting Prior to Recoating,” originally published in 2002. The presenter was Rich Burgess, of KTA-Tator Inc.

Webinar: Measuring Moisture in Concrete

“Measuring Moisture in Concrete,” presented June 27, discussed multiple methods for determining moisture content, including relative humidity probes, anhydrous calcium chloride, plastic sheet tests, and a variety of electronic instruments.

Webinar: Selecting the right abrasive

“Selecting the Right Abrasive,” presented June 13, described how to estimate abrasive productivity, consumption rates and costs for specific blasting activities when specifying the type of abrasive to be used during surface preparation of a steel structure. The presenter was Earl Bowry, an Industrial Engineer/Protective Coatings Specialist with Newport News Shipbuilding.

Webinar: Intumescent coatings technology

“Intumescent Coatings: State of the Technology,” presented May 31, focused on the current state of intumescent coatings. It addressed how intumescent coatings work; coating types; application, cost and specification considerations; and the overall benefits of fireproofing steel.

   

Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Coating / Film thickness; Education; KTA-Tator; Paint application; Protective coatings; SSPC; Webinars

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-Tator EH&S Services

• Ambient & Worker Exposure Air Monitoring
• Safety & Health Program Development
• Lead Paint Assessments
& Specifications
• Health Hazard & Jobsite Safety Assessments
Call 1-800-245-6379


Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

Elcometer 319 Dewpoint Meter
View the technical data on the Elcometer Dewpoint meter.


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

ARMEX the original baking soda blast abrasive is a brand of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. makers of ARM & HAMMER products since 1896.


Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).
www.wassercoatings.com


International Bridge Conference
International Bridge Conference

Save the dates to attend the 2015 IBC. Four full days of educational sessions and 150 exhibits all in the City of Bridges. Click here for more information.


Hempel (USA) Inc.
HEMPEL PROTECTIVE COATINGS

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

    The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
    Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
     

    © Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com