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News (211)

Pair of Pipeline Breaches Vex OK, PA

Two pipeline breaches in different areas of the United States within three days’ time have left environmental concerns and fueled debate over the safety and reliability of the pipeline syste...

Industry Voices: Oil and Gas Growing Safer

As Americans head to the theater to see a new film about one of the biggest energy-extraction disasters in recent history, voices from the industry are pointing out that safety is on the ris...

Canadian Oil Pipelines Limiting Exports

A new Canadian government report says the country’s oil pipeline infrastructure is lacking, limiting oil exports and leading oil companies to rely on rail transport.

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Blogs (6)

Asset Integrity and Fabric Maintenance

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

Asset integrity can be defined as the ability of an asset to perform its required fun...

Deep Dive into Subsea Coatings

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

I was approached recently by a fellow coating inspector who had applied for a positio...

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Articles (19)

The Curse of the Mummy: Mysterious Tank Lining Failures in WAC Vessels

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., Vijay Datta, M.S., and Sean Adlem, International Paint LLC.; Jack Whittaker, Cenovus Energy Inc.; Doug Wade, NWS Inspection Ltd.; and Margaret Pardy, Mag Consulting Inc.

In this article, the authors outline discoveries made from forensic work to unravel e...

Coatings Industry Forecast

From the downturn in the oil and gas industry to new technology and a need for more t...

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Webinars (1)

Protective Coatings Specified for the Upstream and Downstream of the Oil and Gas Industry

The upstream and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry present an array of unique challenges. Given the drive to cut capital costs and the need to adhere to strict enviro...


Videos (1)

PPG Solvent Free Tank Linings

Dr. Robyn McMillan, of PPG Protective & Marine Coatings, discusses NovaGuard 840, Nov...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

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Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions

Vecloader DV 145, 350hp 6200 CFM & 28’’hg. For those big jobs, choose Vector for the most powerful trailer mounted vacuum in the industry today. 800-832-4010, 414-247-7100.

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

Dehumidifiers, Sales and Consulting
How long can you hold a WHITE-METAL BLAST?

Click to learn how 30 DAYS is easy! Don Bechtol has over 40 years of experience utilizing DH for blasting/coating projects. Call today.

Fischer Technology Inc.

Paired with the PHASCOPE PMP10, Fischer’s new probe is quick and accurate for measuring thermally sprayed aluminum on stainless steel. Click to learn more.

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