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Case Study: Cargo Tank Coating Refurbishment

by Alan Walker, Safinah Ltd.

The operators of seagoing vessels are only profitable when they’re carrying cargo and...

Climate Control in Shipyards

by Don Schnell, Polygon US Corp

Along with changes in coating technology and application techniques has come a demand...

Single-Component Polysiloxane Topcoat for Navy Surface Ships

by Erick Iezzi and James Tagert, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

This article details a recently developed, novel moisture-curable, haze gray single-c...


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Nontoxic Barnacle Antifouling

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

Producing surfaces with high resistance to marine fouling and a high level of barnacl...

Running a Tight Ship: UHP Waterjetting and Surface-Tolerant Coatings in Newbuilding Applications

by Nuno Cipriano, Ultrablast Lassarat Ltd., Brazil

This article describes how these combined technologies in newbuilding projects can pr...

Combatting Rudder Erosion with Cavitation-Resistant Coating

by Hee-Baek Lee, Chung-Seo Park, Seong-Mo Son, Kyung-Jin Park

In an effort to determine the best solution for mitigating cavitation erosion of rudd...

Gaining Traction: Low VOC and Sprayable Siloxane Non-Skid/Non-Slip Coating

by Erick Iezzi, James Tagert, James Martin, Paul Slebodnick and John Wegand U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Center for Corrosion Science and Engineering

This article details the development and testing of a sprayable siloxane, non-skid co...

Maximizing Shipbuilding Production by Modernizing Facilities & Processes

by Katie Urbas, Planning Supervisor — Blast, Paint, General, and Temporary Services, General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard began to transform the way that it produced ships in...

Hull Coatings and Fuel Efficiency: Recent Developments

by Brian Goldie and Dan Mobbs, JPCL Europe

Antifouling coatings can increase fuel efficiency by reducing frictional resistance. ...

Field Application of Foul-Release Coating

by Sang Ki Chi, Seung Hyun Kim, and Byung Wan Kim Institute of Industrial Technology, Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

To capitalize on the environmental and cost benefits of employing silicone foul-relea...

High-Solids Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

by Daniel Totev, Air Products and Chemicals Europe B.V., and Marcelo Rufo, Air Products Brasil Ltda.

This article reviews the basics of high-solids epoxy coatings compared to conventiona...

On ballast water treatments and coatings

Do water treatment processes to stop the transfer of invasive marine species in balla...

2013 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

by JPCL Staff

The 2013 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,400 recommendations for ...

Paint & Coatings—Where Are We Now?

by Brian Goldie, Technical Editor, JPCL

Exploring Marine Applications for Heat-Reflective Coatings

by Rob Portsmouth, Huntsman Pigments

This article describes the background of solar reflective coatings technology and dis...

Cargo Tank Coatings - A Stressful Environment

by Trevor Parry, Coating Consultant, and Bill Woods, Marinspec Associates Ltd.

The authors identify some of the stresses that marine cargo tank coatings may face du...

Potential Risks of Ballast Water Treatment Systems on Ballast Tank Coatings

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews presentations made at a one-day workshop in London organized by ...


April Fools, Additives and the Banksy Bungle


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Fischer Technology Inc.
FISCHER Expands Corrosion Product Line
Rounding out Fischer’s extensive line of products for measuring protective coatings in the corrosion industry is the new ultrasonic wall thickness gauge UMP series.

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