| Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise


Learn while you earn.

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page

New eBooks Guide Plant Coatings

Friday, June 21, 2013

More items for Coating Application

More items from Europe

Comment | More

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.

Coatings for Power Plants Coatings for Wastewater Plants

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.

Free JPCL eBooks
Sauereisen Inc.

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. 

JPCL Buying Guide
Randy Nixon

Like the rest of the JPCL eResources series, Power Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing and Wastewater Plant Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing may be downloaded free exclusively through PaintSquare.

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


Tagged categories: Coating selection; Concrete; eBooks; Exposure conditions; Exterior mild-moderate exposure; JPCL; Power Plants; Structural steel; Wastewater Plants

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

AW Chesterton
ARC Protective Coatings

perform reliably under the most demanding exposures in the toughest process conditions. Use our Coating Selector Tool for your application needs at

NLB Corporation
Water Jets in Action

Video demo shows how
easily Vortex™ removes
coatings and more. Lawn-
mower-style water jet unit strips floors, ship decks, etc. quickly and keeps debris contained.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector 200 for concrete

Rugged, simple and affordable coating thickness gage for concrete measures protective coatings including polyurea.

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   |   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