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Evaluating Material Loss of Steel Under Protective Coatings in Marine Environments

from JPCL, April 2018 ; by Patrick Cassidy and James A. Ellor, P.E.,Elzly Technology Corporation; and John Wegand, James Martin, Paul Slebodnick and James Tagert, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory


New Products

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2018


Put That in Your Pipeline

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2018


Meeting Expectations When Selecting Concrete Rehabilitation Systems

from JPCL, February 2018 ; by Mike Dadik, P.E. S.E., Carollo Engineers, Inc.


Enhancing the UV Durability of Epoxy Coatings: Waterborne Acrylic-Epoxy Hybrid Coatings for Steel

from JPCL, March 2018 ; by Hank Bernacki, Zhenwen Fu, Bingquan Li, Denise Lindenmuth and Leo Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company


Step-Change Epoxy Coatings for Pipes, Tanks, Vessels and Railcars

from JPCL, March 2018 ; by Dr. Mike O’Donoghue; Vijay Datta, Ms and Dr. Ian Fletcher, International Paint LLC.


Focus On: FRPs for Bridges

from JPCL, January 2018 ; by Gregg Blaszak, P.E., Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC


Thin-Film Coatings for Protecting Reinforced Concrete Bridge Elements

from JPCL, January 2018 ; by Bobby Meade, Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; Derrick Castle, The Sherwin-Williams Company; and Theodore Hopwood II and Sudhir Palle, University Of Kentucky

Steel reinforced concrete bridge components are deteriorating prematurely, especially...


Moving Beyond the 25-Year Coating

from JPCL, December 2017 ; by Todd Williams and Ahren Olson, Covestro LLC, and Paul Vinik, Florida Department of Transportation

Zinc-rich primers have been well studied, yet specifying inorganic (IOZ) or organic z...


From Pig Fat to Polysiloxane: A Brief History of Elevated Temperature Coatings for Exposed and CUI Service

from JPCL, October 2017 ; by Peter Bock, Performance Polymers LLC; James C. Reynolds, Performance Polymers BV

This article chronicles the evolution of el-evated temperature coatings from lard use...


The Development of Corrosion Resistant 2- and 1-K Waterbased Zinc-Rich Paints

from JPCL, August 2017 ; by Kenichi Nakamura, Roval, Japan; and Pascal Verbiest, Ph.D, EverZinc, Belgium

This article explains the formulation and performance of a waterbased (WB) zinc-rich ...


Bedeviled Bridges: An Answer to a National Scandal

from JPCL, May 2017 ; 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...


Acceptance Testing for Coatings in Insulated Service

from JPCL, March 2017 ; by Michael F. Melampy, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings

This article focuses on protective coatings as part of a three-pronged approach to pr...


Duplex Coatings on Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Bridges

from JPCL, January 2017 ; by Bobby Meade, Greenman-Pedersen Inc.; and Sudhir Palle and Theodore Hopwood II, University Of Kentucky

Bridges have been historically designed for a theoretical 50-year service life but in...


Low-VOC High-Performance Waterborne Epoxy Systems in Protective Coating Application

from JPCL, January 2017 ; by Yong Zhang, Olin Epoxy, Olin Corporation

The author discusses formulation of low-VOC and high-volume-solids coatings with impr...


Polyurethane Pipeline Coatings: Do Changes in Appearance Indicate Changes in Performance?

from JPCL, February 2017 ; by Stuart G. Croll, Dr. Chunju Gu and Dr. Vinod Upadhyay, North Dakota State University; and Brent D. Keil, Northwest Pipe Company

Occasionally, construction delays can result in pipe sections remaining aboveground f...


Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


Composite Coatings: Basics of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for Pipe Repairs

from JPCL, November 2016 ; by David A. Hunter, Hunter Engineering Consulting, Inc.

The author describes the background and basics of composite fiber-reinforced polymer ...


Single-Component Polysiloxane Topcoat for Navy Surface Ships

from JPCL, November 2016 ; by Erick Iezzi and James Tagert, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

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


Coating Evaluation Process for Municipal Manholes

from JPCL, September 2016 ; by Bob Murphy, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

The author describes the evaluation protocol for coatings in aggressive sewer environ...


Tanks: The What, Where and Why of Coating System Selection

from JPCL, August 2016 ; by Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Corp.

When selecting protective coatings for chemical storage tanks, various issues come in...


New Advances in Epoxy Coatings for Marine Markets

from JPCL, July 2016 ; by James McCarthy, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings


Practical In-Plant Evaluation of Two FBE Abrasion-Resistant Overcoat Systems

from JPCL, July 2016 ; by Emre Aksu, Borusan Mannesmann; Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion LLC; and Matt Dabiri, Consultant

In this article, the authors illustrate a comparison between a new flexible version o...


The Effect of Surface Preparation on Coating Performance

from JPCL, July 2016 ; by Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corporation and Paul Slebodnick, James Tagert and James Martin, U.S. Naval Research Lab

This article describes a study of the effect of profile type, profile height, the ext...


All Silicones are Not Created Equal

from JPCL, March 2016 ; by Gerald L.  Witucki, Dow Corning Corporation

Silicon-based technologies have advanced coatings innovation by improving the durabil...


Corrosion Protection in Maritime Environments: Assessing Systems for Offshore Structures

from JPCL, March 2016 ; by Günter Binder, Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW)

The author compares the accuracy of laboratory test results to that of long-term test...


Polysiloxanes and the U.S. Navy

from JPCL, March 2016

Polysiloxanes and the U.S. Navy


Two-Coat Polyaspartic Urethane Coatings Protect Virginia Steel Bridges For Over A Decade

from JPCL, January 2016 ; by Ahren Olson and Todd Williams, Covestro LLC; Mark Hudson, The Sherwin-Williams Company; C. Wayne Fleming, Virginia Department of Transportation

Over the past decade, more than 100 steel bridges in the state of Virginia have been ...


On Selecting Coatings for New Concrete

from JPCL, January 2016

Which factors are most important in selecting coatings for new concrete?


The Buzz

from JPCL, December 2015


The Negative Influence of Fe2P Pigments on the
Anti-Corrosion Properties of Zinc Dust Primers

from JPCL, December 2015 ; by Pascal Verbiest, Dr. Sc., Umicore Zinc Chemicals

This article discusses testing carried out on zinc-rich primers where part of the zin...


Close Encounters of the Third "Crude-Oil" Kind

from JPCL, November 2015 ; by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph. D. and Vijay Datta, M.S., International Paint LLC

The authors compare and contrast the accelerated laboratory autoclave performance of ...


Meeting Demands of Gas Exploration: The Evolution of Pipeline Coatings

from JPCL, November 2015 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, P.E., P.C.S., KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article describes the coating materials, surface preparation requirements and ap...


Nontoxic Barnacle Antifouling

from JPCL, November 2015 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

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


On Coating of Dissimilar Metals in Storage Tanks

from JPCL, November 2015


Basics of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete

from JPCL, August 2015 ; by Fred Goodwin and Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

Corrosion in reinforced concrete has been an issue since it was first introduced and ...


Biosourced and Renewable Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by C. Lefevre, M. Wenkin, M.H. Delvaux, Coatings Research Institute (CoRI)

In the paint market today, the use of bio-based products creates new challenges for p...


Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic for Pipelines

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by Xu Huanhui, CYG Changyuan New Materials Company, Shenzhen, China

The author explains how coupled with the appropriate application and quality control ...


International Presence at World's Largest Coatings Show

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL


Standardizing Fire Protection Coatings

from PS Online Features, July 2015 ; by Bill Allen


Problems with galvanizing

from JPCL, June 2015 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Protecting Offshore Wind Farm Towers

from JPCL, June 2015 ; by Hugues Dedeurwaerder, Coatings Research Institute

To ensure durability and corrosion protection in aggressive climates, the author disc...


Liquid-Applied Waterproofing Membrane for Bridge Decks

from JPCL, May 2015 ; by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Joseph Haydu, CEO, and Jonathan Haydu, Bridge Preservation LLC

This article describes the use of liquid applied waterproofing membrane as a method o...


Encouraging Innovation: Environmental Regulations Drive Epoxy Formulation

from JPCL, April 2015 ; by Marcelo Rufo, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

This article discusses formulation and curing agent options for epoxies that allow fo...


On filling voids in concrete

from JPCL, April 2015


Coatings for the Oil & Gas Market: A Simplified Approach to Formulating for High-Temperature and High-Pressure Applications

from JPCL, March 2015 ; by Andrew Recker, BASF

This article explores the significant impact that formulation additives can have on i...


Combatting Rudder Erosion with Cavitation-Resistant Coating

from JPCL, March 2015 ; 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...


Preventing CUI With Thermal-Spray Metal Coating

from JPCL, February 2015 ; by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, LLC

The author describes the use of thermal-spray aluminum coatings for preventing corros...


The Effect of Different Heating Systems on Testing Cathodic Disbondment

from JPCL, February 2015 ; by Emre Aksu, Borusan Mannesmann and Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

The authors discuss cathodic disbondment testing of fusion-bonded epoxy and three-lay...


FEVE Technology for Higher Performance Coating Systems on Bridges

from JPCL, January 2015 ; by Bob Parker, AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

This article describes fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) resin technology for bridge ...


Achieving Efficiencies with Coatings and Linings Work in Gulf Coast Environments

from JPCL, December 2014 ; by Ron Knecht, Regional Market Segment Director, Oil & Gas, North America, The Sherwin-Williams Company

This article will discuss the latest coating technologies that can overcome the chal...


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

from JPCL, November 2014 ; 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...


Machinery Foundation Grouting: Performance Solutions that Challenge Movement

from JPCL, November 2014 ; by Fred Goodwin & Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

This article explains apples-to-apples performance testing of different grout types i...


Oops, Wrong Paint!

from JPCL, November 2014 ; by Rick A. Huntley, PCS, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

What Can Happen When the Service Environment Isn’t Characterized or the Wrong Coating...


Pipeline Field Joints: Exploring the Coating Technologies that Protect Against “Weak Links”

from JPCL, November 2014 ; by Adam Wynne Hughes, Pipeline Induction Heat Ltd, UK

This article illustrates coating technologies used to protect the ends of pipe length...


Passive Fire Protection: Intumescent Coatings

from JPCL, September 2014 ; by JPCL Staff

This article describes how intumescent coatings can achieve passive fire protection i...


Improving Polyurethane Pipe Coatings for Harsh Conditions

from JPCL, August 2014 ; 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

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; 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 ...


Reinforced Storage Tank Linings: Advantages and Applications

from JPCL, August 2014 ; by Matthew Fletcher, International Paint Ltd.

The author explains the benefits of using different types of reinforced lining system...


Hull Coatings and Fuel Efficiency: Recent Developments

from JPCL, July 2014 ; by Brian Goldie and Dan Mobbs, JPCL Europe

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


Field Application of Foul-Release Coating

from JPCL, June 2014 ; 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...


IOZ : OZ

from JPCL, June 2014

What are the significant performance differences between an inorganic zinc primer (e...


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

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration

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


Saponification: from paint to the grave

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, P.E., PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


High-Solids Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

from JPCL, February 2014 ; 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...


Laboratory Evaluation of Metalized Coatings for Use on Reclamation Infrastructure

from JPCL, November 2013 ; by Dr. David Tordonato, P.E., and Dr. Allen Skaja, P.C.S., U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

The authors discuss the use of metalizing, or thermal spray coating (TSC) application...


On ballast water treatments and coatings

from JPCL, November 2013

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


Understanding the Basics of Chemical-Resistant Polyesters and Vinyl Esters

from JPCL, November 2013 ; by Gary Hall, Consultant

This article, the eighth in JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coating types, describes th...


2013 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

from JPCL, October 2013 ; by JPCL Staff

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


Conventional Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

from JPCL, September 2013 ; by Dr. Daniel J. Weinmann, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

This article provides an overview of the chemistry and properties of conventional epo...


The Role Linings Play in Manhole Rehabilitation

from JPCL, September 2013 ; by Kevin Morris, The Sherwin-Williams Company

In this article, the author explains how corrosion occurs in sewer collection systems...


On repairing polyurea coatings

from JPCL, August 2013


Paint & Coatings—Where Are We Now?

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Brian Goldie, Technical Editor, JPCL


Performance Continues To Be Focus of SSPC Coating Standards

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by The JPCL Staff


Polyurethane Coatings: A Brief Overview

from JPCL, August 2013 ; by Michael Praw, BASF Corporation

This article is the sixth installment of JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coatings types...


Top of the News

from JPCL, August 2013


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2013


Understanding Vinyl Ester and Epoxy Tank Lining Properties for Power Plants: Tips for Owners

from JPCL, July 2013 ; by Jeff Stewart, ITW Polymers Coatings North America

This article gives an overview of the key features needed for vinyl ester and epoxy t...


Waterborne Acrylics for Maintenance and Protective Coatings: Moving Beyond Light Duty

from JPCL, July 2013 ; by Leo J. Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company

This article is the fifth installment in JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coatings. The ...


When an IOZ fails the MEK test

from JPCL, July 2013

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


Developments in Zinc Primers for Corrosion Protection

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Pascal Verbiest, dr.sc., Umicore Zinc Chemicals

The author reviews the different types of zinc powders and how they are made, types a...


Exploring Marine Applications for Heat-Reflective Coatings

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Rob Portsmouth, Huntsman Pigments

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


Developments in Waterborne Thermal Insulation Coatings

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Sudhir Achar and Leo J. Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company

The authors describe their efforts to better understand the design, formulation, and ...


Formulating Polyureas: History and Advances

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Kevin Buck, Huntsman

This article discusses the basics of polyureas, including the history of polyurea dev...


Top of the News

from JPCL, March 2013


Fluoropolymers for High- Performance Applications

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Bob Parker, AGC Chemicals Americas

This article covers the basics of fluoropolymer coating systems, including a descript...


How coatings protect steel

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Robert Barnhart, retired from Devoe Coatings Co. (now International Paint LLC)


On smart coatings

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

What Are Smart Coatings?


Show Preview

from JPCL, February 2013


Formulating Options for Polysiloxanes

from JPCL, January 2013 ; by Gerald L. Witucki, Dow Corning Corporation

The author describes the development, properties, and uses of siloxane resins, with a...


Innovative Coating Systems for Steel Bridges: A Review of Developments

from JPCL, January 2013 ; by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., Vijay Datta, M.S., Stan Walker, Terry Wiseman, Peter Roberts, and Norb Repman, International Paint LLC

The authors summarize several advances in bridge coating systems made mainly over the...


News

from JPCL, January 2013


SSPC Honors Authors for Excellence

from JPCL, January 2013


Protecting Scrubbers in Power Plants: How History Stacks Up

from JPCL, September 2012 ; by Gary Hall, Sauereisen, Inc.

This article elaborates on the trends and materials of protection in fossil fuel-fire...


The Protective Coatings Specialist and Polyurea: The Sequence of Events

from JPCL, September 2012 ; by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates LLC

This article discusses developments in polyurea technology as well as the importance ...


Sustainability in Coatings: A Review of Recent Reports

from JPCL, June 2012 ; by Brian Goldie

The author summarizes several presentations related to future raw material supplies f...


Relining Potable Water Tanks: Research and Field Work

from JPCL, May 2012 ; by R.A. Francis, Ph.D., Aurecon; G. Mattioli, Mattioli Bros.; and S. Smith, Melbourne Water

The authors discuss the issues involved in selecting a tank lining that provides the ...


Field Performance of Polysiloxanes

from JPCL, March 2012 ; by Lee Wilson, Consultant

In the article, the author gives his perspective on the field performance of polysilo...


Inorganic vs. Organic Zinc Primers for Offshore Platforms

from JPCL, February 2012 ; by Massimo Cornago, Consultant

The author describes the approach of one oil company in the selection of different co...


When Undercover Agents Can't Stand the Heat: Coatings in Action and the Netherworld of Corrosion Under Insulation

from JPCL, February 2012 ; by Dr. Mike O'Donoghue, Vijay Datta, MS, Dr. Adrian Andrews, Sean Adlem, and Matthew Giardina, International Paint, LLC; Nicole de Varennes, CET, Linda G.S. Gray, MSc, and Damien Lachat, RAE Engineering and Inspection Ltd.; and Bill Johnson, AScT, Acuren Group Inc.

This article reports on research into coatings primarily for the undercover realm of ...


2011 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

from JPCL, October 2011 ; by the JPCL Staff

The 2011 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 5,200 recommendations for ...


Finding cures for repairing buried wastewater structures

from JPCL, September 2011 ; by Stephen M. Wierzchowski


The Shop-Coated Pipeline That Cracked

from JPCL, September 2011 ; by Valerie D. Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this F-Files, the author investigates what went wrong when a fusion-bonded epoxy ...


Angels and Demons in the Realm of Protective Coatings: The Underworld of VOCs

from JPCL, April 2011 ; by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D.; V.J. Datta, MS; and Russell Spotten, International Paint, LLC

The authors examine the "angels and demons" that coatings with exempt solvents pose f...


FHWA: Bridge Coating Study Yields Preliminary Test Results

from JPCL, January 2011 ; by Pradeep Kodumuri, SES Group & Associates, and Seung-Kyoung Lee, Federal Highway Administration, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center

The authors present an overview of the work plan and first data sets collected from ...


Hybrid Coatings in the North Sea Offshore

from JPCL, December 2010 ; by Anders Braekke, Jotun A/S

The author discusses some of the reasons for adhesion failure in polysiloxane product...


Understanding Inorganic Zinc-Rich Primers and Specifications

from JPCL, December 2010 ; by Dr. Ilhan Ulkem and Mike Winter, Worldwide Protective Coatings, International Paint, LLC/AkzoNobel, Inc.

In this article, the authors summarize problems manufacturers and end users encounter...


Where Have All the Paint Companies Gone?

from JPCL, November 2010 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The article covers acquisitions in the paint industry known to JPCL that have taken p...


2010 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

from JPCL, October 2010 ; by JPCL Staff

The 2010 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,000 recommendations for ...


Developments in Pipeline Protection Reviewed

from JPCL, September 2010 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author summarizes some of the developments in pipeline protection that were disc...


Testing Permeation Resistance in Coatings for Wastewater Structures

from JPCL, September 2010 ; by Vaughn O'Dea, Caleb Parker, and Rémi Briand, Tnemec Company

The authors report on ongoing research about the effect of permeation resistance of c...


The case of when the manufacturers' claims don't match performance

from JPCL, September 2010 ; by Christina M. Stewart, Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Comparing Test and Field Performance of Thick-Film Elastomeric Polyureas

from JPCL, July 2010 ; by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates, LLC

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


Testing coatings to control mussels

from JPCL, July 2010 ; by Allen Skaja, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation


The case of the mysterious cracking coating

from JPCL, June 2010 ; by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Hubble, Bubble, Tests, and Trouble: The Dark Side of Misreading the Relevance of Coating Testing

from JPCL, May 2010 ; by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph.D., Vijay Datta, M.S., Mike Winter, and Carl Reed, International Paint, LLC

This article discusses several instances where assumptions made about coating specifi...


The Case of...the Strange Blistering

from JPCL, May 2010 ; by Kenneth B. Tator, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Turbines - A Challenge for the Steel Builder and Paint Applicator

from JPCL, March 2010 ; by Karsten Mühlberg, Hempel (Germany) Ltd.

The author discusses the importance of corrosion protection on offshore wind turbines...


Laboratory Testing of Candidate Coating Systems for Protecting A 490 Bolts in One World Trade Center Construction

from JPCL, March 2010 ; by John Bullard, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this article, the authors report on the surface preparation and coating system se...


Problem Solving Forum: On Coating Stainless Steel

from JPCL, January 2010

What makes a coating suitable for stainless steel, independent of exposure?


New Waterborne Fluoropolymer Resins for Ultra-Weatherable Coatings

from JPCL, December 2009 ; by Winn Darden and Bob Parker, AGC Chemicals Americas; and Naoko Sumi, Isao Kimura, Masakazu Ataku, and Takashige Maekawa, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.

this article describes solvent-borne and waterborne FEVE resins as well as the potent...


Case History: Copper Mine Gets New Support

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by David E. Snider and Heather M. Ramsey, Sauereisen Inc.


Cases from the F-Files: Coating Failures on Galvanized Mast Arms

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by Paul Vinik, MSChE, P.E., Florida Department of Transportation and Richard A. Burgess, B.S. , M.S., KTA-Tator, Inc.


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

from JPCL, November 2009 ; 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 ...


Test Method for the Estimation of the IMO PSPC "Walk-On Time" for Ballast Tank Coatings

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by Serafin Barreiro, Hempel A/S, Kgs.

The author reports on a laboratory study intended to devise an appropriate test metho...


Cases from the F-Files: Corrosion of powder-coated aluminum on the Gulf Coast

from JPCL, October 2009 ; by Richard Burgess and Kenneth B. Tator, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Filiform Corrosion of Powder-Coated Aluminum on the Gulf Coast


Coating System Guide for Bridges

from JPCL, October 2009 ; by JPCL Staff

The 2009 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 10,000 recommendations fo...


Coating System Guide for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Food and Pharmaceutical Plants

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Offshore Platforms

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Power Plants

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Pulp and Paper Mills

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Specialty Functions

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for the Marine Industry

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for the Railcar Industry

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Transmission Pipeline

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Wastewater Plants Municipal

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Water Works

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Waterfront Lock and Dam Industry

from JPCL, October 2009


Coatings System Buying Guide - Company Profiles

from JPCL, October 2009


Regulation News: Update on Low VOC Regulations for Coatings

from JPCL, October 2009 ; by Madelyn Harding, The Sherwin-Williams Company


Disbondments of Pipeline Coatings and Their Effects on Corrosion Risks

from JPCL, September 2009 ; by D. Melot, G. Paugam, and M. Roche, Total SA, France

This article updates and completes information on recent cases of pipeline coating fa...


Overcoating Lead-Based Alkyd Paint on Steel Penstocks: Practical Experience

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph.D.; Peter Roberts; Vijay Datta, MS; and Terry McManus

When selecting an overcoating system, specifiers must consider several crucial factor...


Radical Change: The Past 25 Years in the Coatings Industry

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by David Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc.

As an industrial painting contractor, like contractors in other trades, I've seen and...


Spanning 25 Years of Development in Heavy-Duty Coatings

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Michael Donkin, International Paint Ltd.

Massive changes have occurred in coating formulation for the heavy-duty market in the...


The Fix That Was Worse Than the Problem

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Raymond Tombaugh, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Catastrophic Disbonding of an "Encapsulating Coating" Applied to Hot-Dip Galvanizing


Top Product Developments, 1984 to the Present

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

The past 25 years will likely be seen as the Golden Age of information technology, wh...


Corrosion under Insulation: Basics and Resources for Understanding

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Brian Goldie and Karen Kapsanis, JPCL

This article reviews how the environment for corrosion under thermal insulation (CUI)...


Minimizing coating systems for exterior exposures in chemical plants

from JPCL, July 2009


Premature rusting of newly coated structural steel in a chemical plant

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Bruce Rutherford, Operations Manager, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


What’s New in Environmentally Friendly Coating Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author discusses trends in “green” raw materials that were introduced to the coat...


2009 Equipment Buying Guide - Laboratory Testing

from JPCL, June 2009


Accelerated Corrosion of a Pedestrian Bridge

from JPCL, June 2009 ; by Cynthia L. O'Malley, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc. Series Editor

Anticipating the Service Environment for Proper Coating System Selection


 
 
   

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Jotun Paints Inc.
 
Jotun Jotachar 1709
 
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.
 

 
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
 
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Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
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SABRE Autonomous Solutions
 
Repeatability
 
The ALPHA1 provides reliable results consistently allowing you to cost your next job with confidence.
 

 
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
 
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC
 
A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.
 

 
BASF
 
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
 
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Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
 
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT
 
We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.
 

 
 

 
KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
 
KTA-TATOR LABORATORY SERVICES
 
• Coating failure analysis
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• Oil & Gas Material Qualification
• A2LA Certificate #2455.01
Contact: Rob Leggat
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Graco Inc.
 
Graco EcoQuip 2: Experience the Difference
 
While others claim their equipment is the same, none of them compare to Graco’s EcoQuip 2™ Vapor Abrasive® blasting line. Visit graco.com/ecoquip to learn more.
 

 

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