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Corrosion in Less Than One Year is the Pits!

Quality Assurance and Quality Control — We Do It, Too!

On stripe coating edge-retentive primers

When and why would I need to stripe coat if I'm using an edge-retention primer?

Replica Tape: Unlocking Hidden Information

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

A surface profile is composed of a complex pattern of peaks and valleys. This article...

The straws that broke the camel’s back

by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.

Conforming with job requirements

Surface Preparation: Adventures in Frustration

by Peter Bock, CorrLine International, LLC

Visual surface preparation standards are subject to individual interpretation by owne...

Applying coatings outside of the recommended thickness range

by Chrissy Stewart, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Rich Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Fundamentals of stripe coating

Q&A With Ernest Dunbar

by Charles Lange, JPCL

QA/QC: Some Things Are Old; Some Are New

by Warren Brand, Chicago Coatings Group, LLC

Why good housekeeping is important

2013 Equipment Buying Guide

This year’s Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protec...

The case of…the red rust on a newly applied zinc primer

by Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The Protective Coatings Specialist and Polyurea: The Sequence of Events

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

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

Quality Measures: A Cure for Fear of Failure

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

The Vincent Thomas Bridge: A Study in Overcoating and QC

by William H. Hansel, Caltrans

This article describes the painting of the Vincent Thomas Bridge's east tower, highli...

Concrete Maintenance - Maintain to Sustain

by Fred Goodwin, BASF Corp., Construction Chemicals

In this inaugural article of JPCL's 2012 Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors series, ...

Painted weathering steel vs. painted carbon steel

What is the service life of a painted weathering steel bridge, compared to a painted ...

Time Is Money: Improving Shop & Field Painting Throughput by Reducing Finish Coat Handling Time

by Benjamin Fultz, Bechtel Corporation; William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.; and Kurt Best, Bayer MaterialScience

This article reports on a study that compared the handling of three generic types of ...


On measuring WFT to predict DFT

Preparing an Inspection Plan for Bridge Maintenance Painting

by William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article reviews the purpose and benefits of developing an inspection plan and re...

On holidays in linings for immersion service

The Weather Factor

by Kenneth A. Trimber

Don't let conditions rain on your painting parade. Get a sneak peek at Durability ...

Supporting the Troops: Complex Strategy Worked for Repainting Ft. Lewis Water Tank

by Susan Drozdz, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, with contributions from Mike Hasbrook, Washington Industrial Coatings

In this photo essay, the authors depict the maintenance painting of a 200,000-gallon ...

Test for Success

by Rick Huntley

Taking a few measurements during the job can head off a massive failure later.

Problem Solving Forum: Checking Abrasives in the Field

Many SSPC and ISO standards can be used in the laboratory to check the quality of abr...

RPM Has 35 Years of Dividend Increases

Maintenance Tip: Evaluating Techniques for Measuring Applied Film Thickness of Polyurea Elastomeric Systems

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, Primeaux Associates LLC, Elgin, TX and Kelin Bower, PolyVers Internatioanl, Houston, TX

In any coating or lining work, obtaining the specified minimum film thickness or the ...

2008 Equipment Buying Guide - Inspection

by Technology Publishing

This years' Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and suppliers for prote...

A firm foundation, part 2

by Charles H. Holl, Dayton Superior Corp.

Important preparation and test-method procedures are reviewed in the second part of t...

Concrete Protection and Decoration - A firm foundation

by Charles H. Holl, Technical Specialist, Dayton Superior Corp.

The author provides a practical overview of the more commmonly used cleaning, surface...

Air Barriers: Great expectations

by Kevin Knight

Selection of material, application, and quality control procedures are described for ...


SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Blast &
Recovery Equipment

Trailer or skid mounted blast and recovery equipment. Systems designed for maximum versatility, environmental compliance
and overall cost savings.
Call 1-800-634-7278

NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Get Hands-on Experience

In NACE’s CP Program, learn the techniques and procedures for testing, evaluating, and designing galvanic and impressed current CP systems.

The latest in Protective Coatings Technology

Examines every generic
type of protective coating
in detail, along with advantages and disadvantages of each. Add it to your library in print or ebook!

SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
Coatings Adhesion Testers

The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

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

Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600”

Axxiom Manufacturing
The Undisputed
Industry Leader.

Proven Innovation. Job Performance. Industry Training. Workplace Safety. Only Schmidt® abrasive blast equipment by Axxiom Manufacturing delivers it all!

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Surface Profile

Two solutions for measuring peak-to-valley surface profile height with or without replica tape.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

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