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Bedeviled Bridges: An Answer to a National Scandal

by Dr. Mike O’Donoghue and Vijay Datta, International Paint LLC, and
Glenn Hollins, Vision Integrity Engineering Ltd

The authors explore the performance of a high-ratio calcium sulfonate alkyd coating t...


Corrosion: Domesticated and in the Wild

by Carl W. Reed, GPI Laboratories, Inc., and Kat Coronado, International Paint, LLC

This article examines the four predominant sources of corrosion that occur “in the wi...


Shop Coat Versus Field Coat: the Pros and Cons

by Charles S. Brown, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

There seems to be a trend for bridge owners to believe that applying all three coats ...


Induction Heating for Cold Weather Preheating and Post-Curing Of Liquid Epoxy Coatings On Gas Pipeline Girth Welds

by Bruce J. Wiskel, P.E., Pacific Gas & Electric Company; and J. Peter Ault, P.E., Elzly Technology Corporation

The authors discuss the challenges of applying coatings to transmission pipeline when...


Final Free Webinars of 2015 Offered in December


Concrete Floor Coatings Forensics Case History — Part 1, Field Investigation Phase

by James D. Machen, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


The straws that broke the camel’s back

by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.


Improving Polyurethane Pipe Coatings for Harsh Conditions

by Andreas aus der Wieschen, Matthias Wintermantel, Todd Williams and Ahren Olson, Bayer MaterialScience AG

This article describes polyurethane pipe coatings as a versatile product class that c...


Qualifying Coatings for NASA Launch Facilities

by Dr. Mark R. Kolody, Jerome P. Curran and Dr. Luz Marina Calle, NASA Corrosion Technology Laboratory

This article discusses the test protocol required for coating systems to be included ...


Bridge Coating Performance: Two-Coat vs. Three-Coat Systems

by Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration

The author describes the results of various performance tests to determine whether tw...


Understanding Slip Coefficient and Tension Creep Testing of Coatings Used in Slip-Critical Bolted Connections

by William D. Corbett, PCS, and Carly M. McGee, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The authors will explain the methods and processes of slip coefficient and tension cr...


Testing adhesion of multi-coat systems

When should the adhesion of an applied coating or lining multi-coat system be tested?


SSPC's Latest Paint Application Standards Meet Field and Lab Needs

by The JPCL Staff


When an IOZ fails the MEK test

What action should be taken if an inorganic zinc (IOZ) fails the MEK test?


Comparing Test and Field Performance of Thick-Film Elastomeric Polyureas

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates, LLC

This article compares earlier accelerated weathering testing for UV stability to real...


Overcoating the Caruthersville Bridge: Met the Challenges from System Selection to Application and Protection

by Ernst Toussaint, EIT; Ross Sherwood, EIT, Tennessee Department of Transportation; and Scott Stotlemeyer, PE, Missouri Department of Transportation

The authors discuss the unique requirements of the calcium sulfonate system used on t...


Cases from the F-Files: The Case of...A Failure to Communicate


Cases from the F-Files: The Case of Improper Selection of a Maintenance Strategy Takes Corrosion Protection from Bad to Worse

by Valerie Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Maintenance takes drawbridge from bad to worse


Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 3: Results of the Laboratory Investigations

by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 3 of a three-part series, the authors report on corrosive stress on offshore ...


2009 Annual Directory of Architectural Coatings Consultants

From technical functions to design services, from project management to spec writing,...


 
 
   

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