Free technical guidance on coatings for power and wastewater plants is the focus of two new eBooks published by JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings.
Power Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing and Wastewater Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing combine sourcing information for coating systems with technical expertise on selecting systems for power plants and wastewater plants.
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 are now available as a free download exclusively through PaintSquare, the online home of JPCL.
Chemical and Petrochemical Plants
Power Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing includes a feature on protecting scrubbers in power plants.
"Protecting Scrubbers in Power Plants: How History Stacks Up," by Gary Hall of Sauereisen Inc., elaborates on the trends and materials of protection in fossil fuel-fired power plant ducts and stacks. The article was part of JPCL's 2012 Top Thinker series.
The power plant coating eBook includes "Protecting Scrubbers in Power Plants: How History Stacks Up," in addition to JPCL Buying Guide resources.
The eBook is sponsored by STOPAQ/Seal For Life Industries.
Coatings for Offshore Platform
Wastewater Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing contains a feature on evaluating linings for wastewater plants.
"Linings in Wastewater Plants: Real World Performance Evaluation," by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe Inc. assesses actual field performance of the most prevalently used lining materials in severe wastewater headspace environments. Each commonly used system was evaluated after several years of service.
PPG Protective & Marine Coatings is the sponsor of the eBook.
Both volumes also include JPCL Buying Guide material on selecting and specifying marine coatings for various exposure environments. The buying guides are organized by exposure type, substrate type, coating manufacturers and their preferred systems.
Coating Selection Series
Power Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing and Wastewater Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing are the 10th and 11th volumes in the exclusive series by JPCL, the “Voice of SSPC” and the leading journal of the protective and marine coatings industry.
Each volume features industry-specific coatings selection and specifying advice. Click on any title to learn more and/or download free:
Sourcing and Selecting Coatings for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants
Offshore Platform Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing
Sourcing and Selecting Coatings for the Marine Industry
Sourcing and Selecting Bridge Coating Systems
Coatings for Waterfronts, Locks and Dams
Power Plant Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing
Transmission Pipeline Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing
Wastewater Treatment Plant Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing
Water Tank Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing
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.
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.