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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Evaluating protective coatings and other components of sewer rehabilitation will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

"Sewer Infrastructure Rehabilitation," to be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET July 24, will discuss the steps required to properly rehabilitate sewer structures.

The webinar will cover the control of inflow/infiltration as well as substrate repair or rebuild. The presenter will also review the generic types of anticorrosion coatings and linings available today and offer an assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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"Sewer Infrastructure Rehabilitation" will review substrate repair issues and generic coating technologies.

The webinar is the first in a three-part protective coating series sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

Presenter Kevin Morris is a corrosion specification specialist who directs the North American Water & Wastewater Market Segment for Sherwin-Williams. A NACE-Level III-certified coating inspector and an SSPC-certified concrete coatings inspector, Morris has been with Sherwin-Williams for 21 years.

Kevin Morris - Sherwin-Williams

Presenter Kevin Morris is NACE Level III and SSPC certified. He heads the North American Water & Wastewater Market Segment for Sherwin-Williams.

Morris is the author of numerous technical papers and articles for a variety of leading industry associations and publications, including JPCL.

The webinar will be sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.

Registration, CEU Credits

This webinar 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 Galvanizing Webinar Today

Navigating the many options for overcoating galvanized steel—for both protective and aesthetic purposes—will be the topic of "Selection of Coatings over Galvanizing," to be presented from 11 a.m. to noon ET July 17.

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American Galvanizers Association

Participants at today's webinar will learn how to select coatings for use over galvanizing.

Presenter Kevin Irving of AZZ Galvanizing will walk participants through the process of selecting coatings for use over galvanized steel.

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"New Methods for Testing and Extraction of Soluble Salts," offered June 19, assisted participants in selecting specific procedures for retrieving soluble salts from a surface and methods to analyze the concentration of the salts.

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"Advances in Plural-Component Equipment Technology," presented May 1, covered advances in plural-component equipment technology and provided contractors with information on how to select the proper equipment for their protective coatings projects.

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"Achieving Passive Fire Protection Offshore," presented April 17, outlined the fire test standards, environmental exposures and physical property testing that must be met when using passive fireproofing coating systems. The presentation covered the benefits and applications of industrial epoxy intumescent fireproofing materials and reviewed keys to success when installing these systems.

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"Safety in Abrasive Blasting," presented March 27, details the potential respiratory hazards that can occur from abrasive blasting and how to prevent them. Presenter William J. Mills III, Ph.D., M.Sc., CIH, C. Chem., reviews personal protective equipment, standards and exposures, respirator selection, and more.

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Steps to a More Effective Waterjetting Operation,” presented March 20, was presented by Rick Dupuy, founder and CEO of UHP Projects Inc. and a longtime member of the SSPC technical committee that developed the written and visual standards now used for UHP surface preparation. The webinar covers the steps needed for effectively preparing a steel substrate by waterjetting.


Tagged categories: Corrosion protection; JPCL; NACE; NACE; Rehabilitation/Repair; Sewer systems; Sherwin-Williams; SSPC; Wastewater Plants; Webinars

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