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Office to Field: Lost in Translation

from JPCL, April 2018


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, April 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2018


From the Blogs: Aiming for a ‘Goldilocks’ System

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2018


Introduction from the Editor

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2018


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, March 2018


Show Preview

from JPCL, March 2018


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, February 2018


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, March 2018


SSPC Organizational Members: as of February 5, 2018

from JPCL, February 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, February 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, March 2018


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, February 2018


SSPC On the Front Line

from JPCL, January 2018

Introducing Two New Training Courses at SSPC 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, January 2018


SSPC On the Front Line

from JPCL, December 2017

Looking Ahead to SSPC 2018 and Beyond


Top of the News

from JPCL, December 2017


SSPC 2018 Advance Program

from JPCL, December 2017

SSPC 2018 will be held in New Orleans, La., from Jan. 15 to 18, 2018. This section pr...


Case Study: Cargo Tank Coating Refurbishment

from JPCL, November 2017 ; by Alan Walker, Safinah Ltd.

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


Top of the News

from JPCL, November 2017


SSPC 2018 in New Orleans: Events and Awards

from JPCL, November 2017

This section details the special events scheduled to take place during SSPC 2018 feat...


SSPC On the Front Line: International Initiatives, New SSPC Newsletter

from JPCL, November 2017


Faux Real Retro Tank Rehab

from JPCL, November 2017 ; by By Gregory R.“Chip” Stein, P.E., Tank Industry Consultants

What do city planners do when their “ugly old water tower” stands right smack dab in ...


Expected Service Life and Cost Considerations for Maintenance and New Construction Protective Coating Work

from JPCL, July Special 2017 Special Issue; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., and Robert Lanterman, KTA-Tator Inc.

This guide is designed to assist the coatings engineer or specifier in identify-ing c...


SSPC 2018 in New Orleans: Training & Certification

from JPCL, October 2017

This section will summarize the SSPC training and certification courses that will be ...


SSPC On the Front Line

from JPCL, October 2017

Two New SSPC Training Courses Offered at SSPC 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, October 2017

AkzoNobel Announces Management Changes


Troubled Bridge Over Salt Water

from JPCL, October 2017 ; by Michael O. Woodward, Carboline Company

Surrounded by high-rise buildings and crossing the Miami River, the Miami Avenue Brid...


Case History

from JPCL, September 2017 ; by Michael Osborne and Sanaz Ghalambor, Nukote Coating Systems

Wet Work: Space Center Boulevard Storm Sewer Reconstruction


Focus On

from JPCL, September 2017 ; by Lucia Fullalove, Highways England and Dr. Algan Tezel, Huddersfield University

Applying Lean Manufacturing to Corrosion Protection Processes


SSPC 2018 in New Orleans: Technical Program

from JPCL, September 2017

SSPC 2018 featuring GreenCOAT, SSPC’s annual conference and exhibition, will be held ...


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, September 2017

SSPC Panama Chapter Launches with Technical Session, Celebration


Sustainable Steel Bridge Maintenance: The Role of Paint in a Life-Cycle Assessment

from JPCL, August 2017 ; by The CEPE Protective Coatings Sector Technical Committee

Coating manufacturers have long contended that the extended maintenance intervals mad...


Transmission Tower and Pole Painting: A Challenge for All Involved

from JPCL, August 2017 ; by Matthew McCane, PCS, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. and Curt Hickcox, PCS Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc.

That our electrical transmission system is aging and degrading from corrosion is a gi...


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, August 2017

SSPC, Industry Investors Partner with Saudi Arabia


Contract Negotiation: A Cage Match

from JPCL, July Special 2017 Special Issue; by James McDonald, Hempel Protective Coatings, and Matt Stevenson, ALS Industrial Services

Negotiating a painting and lining contract can easily feel like you’ve been through t...


SSPC on the Front Line: Department of Defense Conference

from JPCL, July 2017


The European Coatings Show

from JPCL, July 2017 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2017


Improving the Bottom Line in Water Project Corrosion Management

from JPCL, June 2017 ; by Bobbi Jo Merten, Ph.D. and Jessica Torrey, Ph.D., U.S. Department Of Interior, Bureau Of Reclamation

The authors present a life-cycle costing (LCC) system that provides an economic basis...


Interior Coatings and Linings in Steel Tank Cars: Evolution of Stewardship

from JPCL, June 2017 ; by Jim Molnar, UTLX

As long as railroad tank car interiors have been lined to preclude interaction of the...


Top of the News

from JPCL, June 2017


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, May 2017


Penn Avenue Water Tower Reconditioning

from JPCL, May 2017 ; by Dan Zienty, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

This article describes the complex planning and implementation involved in a water to...


SSPC.org: What’s New, What’s Coming

from JPCL, May 2017


Top of the News

from JPCL, May 2017


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, April 2017


Interior Decking, Nuclear Submarine USS Maryland

from JPCL, April 2017


SSPC 2018 Call for Papers

from JPCL, April 2017


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2017


Traceability

from JPCL, April 2017 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


A Seat at the Table

from JPCL, March 2017

Pamela Simmons, editor in chief of JPCL, sat down with four female coatings professio...


The Effect of Intelligent Coating Selection on Project Delays

from JPCL, March 2017 ; by James McDonald, Hempel Protective Coatings

A study suggests roughly half of oil and gas megaprojects reported schedule delays of...


Advance Program Updates

from JPCL, January 2017


Mark Your Calendars: SSPC to Administer 2017 DoD Corrosion Conference

from JPCL, January 2017


SSPC Passes ANSI-ASQ Assessment

from JPCL, January 2017


Offshore Wind Farms Successful Corrosion Protection and Effective Quality Management

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Peter Kronborg Nielsen, FORCE Technology

Following an uncertain start, the present offshore coatings systems for wind farms ha...


SSPC President's Welcome

from JPCL, December 2016

SSPC 2017 featuring GreenCOAT is scheduled for January 30 to February 2, 2017, at the...


The Buzz

from JPCL, December 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, December 2016


Update: Safety And Health Programs And Multi-Employer Responsibilities

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Meetings at SSPC 2017 in Tampa Will Impact Contractors

from JPCL, November 2016


SSPC 2017 in Tampa: Events and Awards

from JPCL, November 2016

This section previews the special events and awards scheduled to take place during SS...


New Orleans Welcomes Water Quality, Waterjetting Shows

from JPCL, September 2016


SSPC 2017 in Tampa: Technical Program

from JPCL, September 2016

SSPC will hold its annual conference and exhibition, SSPC 2017 featuring GreenCOAT, a...


Auditing 101

from JPCL, August 2016 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Increasing Productivity in Rail Coating & Lining Facilities Without Sacrificing Quality

from JPCL, August 2016 ; by [adapted by] Jim Molnar, UTLX, from the 2015 Mechanical Association Railway Technical Services Annual Conference, Protective Coatings Committee Session

Each year the Mechanical Association of Railcar Technical Services Protective Coating...


Top of the News

from JPCL, August 2016


Subcontracting

from JPCL, April 2016 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Partner With Your Insurance Broker

from JPCL, March 2016 ; by By Deidre Dunkin, Dunkin & Bush, Inc.


NACE Takes CORROSION 2016 North of the Border

from JPCL, February 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, February 2016


Bad Vibes: Using Coatings to Eliminate Vortex-Induced Vibration of Riser Strings on Deep-Water Offshore Structures

from JPCL, February 2016 ; by Peter Bock

When the length of the riser piping on an oil production platform increases for struc...


The Buzz

from JPCL, February 2016


Coatings Industry Forecast

from JPCL, January 2016

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


MnDOT’s Approach to Improving Bridge Maintenance Painting Operations

from JPCL, January 2016 ; by Sarah K. Sondag, P.E., Senior Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Richard A. Burgess, PCS, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In 2013, MnDOT concluded that it needed a more uniform method to rate the condition o...


The Buzz

from JPCL, January 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, January 2016


SSPC President’s Welcome

from JPCL, December 2015

SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT will be held January 18–21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Con...


Top of the News

from JPCL, December 2015


Awards and Special Events at SSPC 2016

from JPCL, November 2015

This section will preview the variety of special events, including SSPC’s Annual Busi...


The Buzz

from JPCL, November 2015


SSPC Gets a New Home

from JPCL, October 2015 ; by Bill Worms, Executive Director, SSPC


Training & Certification at SSPC 2016

from JPCL, October 2015

This section previews the training and certification courses and hands-on workshops t...


Dr. Brian Skerry, The Sherwin-Williams Company

from JPCL, September 2015


Editorial: A New Adventure

from JPCL, September 2015 ; by Bill Worms, Executive Director, SSPC


Knocking Two Out of the Park: Recoating Highly Visible Water Tanks

from JPCL, September 2015 ; by Gregory R. “Chip” Stein, Tank Industry Consultants

This article describes the recoating of twin abandoned water tanks that overlook a bu...


Tech Program Planned for SSPC 2016

from JPCL, September 2015

This article previews the technical program scheduled for SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCO...


Webinars on Thermal Spray Coating Application and Wastewater Specs Available in October

from JPCL, September 2015


WEFTEC 2015 Returns to Chicago; New Orleans Welcomes WJTA-IMCA Conference

from JPCL, September 2015


"Just Give it a Shot!" - Brooke Divan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


A Message From the Incoming SSPC President

from JPCL, August 2015


A Message From the Outgoing SSPC President

from JPCL, August 2015


Adventures in Tank Lining

from JPCL, August 2015 ; by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, Inc.

The author recounts details of a vinyl ester tank relining project during a swelterin...


Assuring Value for the Owner - Chris Wolfgram, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


At the Helm - Tyler Flint, Newport News Shipbuilding

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Balancing Practicality, Cost and the Environment in Anti-Fouling Coating Development - Kellie Seetho, Texas A&M University

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Blood is Thicker than Paint - Kyle Hough, Champion Painting

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Building on a Legacy - Eric Bennung, Acrymax Technologies, Inc.

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Competitive Advantage Through Value Engineering - Laura Blechl, DECO Coatings

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Conquering Texas One Gage at a Time - Josh Gray, Elcometer Limited

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Corrosion Crusader - Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corporation

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


From Office to Field - Robert Belisle, Jr., John W. Egan Company

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Harnessing the Power of Coating Technology - Huaping Xiao, China University of Petroleum

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Leading a Path to Success - Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Group

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


More Than Just "The Safety Guy" - Anthony Krake, Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


News From SSPC Headquarters

from JPCL, August 2015

SSPC Hires New Executive Director


Solving Market Challenges - Ahren Olson, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Taking on Fuel - Mary Cole, University of Akron

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Tank Woman - Jana Nyhagen, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Thank You (By Bill Shoup, Outgoing SSPC Executive Director)

from JPCL, August 2015


The Art of Solid Leadership - Melissa Bentley, Carboline Company

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Top of the News

from JPCL, August 2015

Thickness Measuring, Waterjetting Webinars on the Slate for September


True Detective - Chrissy Stewart, KTA-Tator, Inc.

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


When Best-Laid Plans Get Painted Over

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue; by Charlie Lange, Managing Editor, JPCL


Project Preview

from JPCL, July 2015

$22.4M bridge rehab contract awarded


SSPC News

from JPCL, July 2015

SSPC BOG elections results in


Take pride in all our military

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2015

Webinar studies weathering on Florida bridges


Risky Business: Exploring the Emerging Necessity of Risk Management

from JPCL, June 2015 ; by Deidre Dunkin, Dunkin & Bush, Inc.

In this month’s edition of Basic Training, the author details the concept of risk man...


SSPC News

from JPCL, June 2015

SSPC Structure Awards nominations being accepted


Top of the News

from JPCL, June 2015

Free webinar guides painting over galvanizing


Eric S. Kline, KTA-Tator, Inc. (retired)

from JPCL, May 2015 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL

...For this “big picture” thinker, the path that eventually led him to a long and suc...


Show Preview

from JPCL, May 2015

AWWA ACE15 in Anaheim; IBC 2015 in Pittsburgh; Mega Rust 2015 in Newport News


SSPC revises two standards

from JPCL, May 2015


The Flow Must Go On: Rehab of a 1,000,000-Gallon Water Storage Tank

from JPCL, May 2015 ; by Gregory R. “Chip” Stein, P.E., Tank Industry Consultants

This case history details the challenges, out-of-service issues and solutions involve...


The value of G.S.T.

from JPCL, May 2015 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

In the coatings industry, some type of introductory training is the best way to get a...


Top of the News

from JPCL, May 2015

New webinar offers asset management tips


Coatings and Collaboration: Industry Joins Forces to Restore Historic Tanks

from JPCL, April 2015 ; by Susan Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc., and Pamela Simmons, JPCL

This installment of “Profiles in Success” features the restoration of seven historic ...


SSPC News

from JPCL, April 2015

Coatings industry leaders recognized in Las Vegas


The coatings industry comes together for a good cause

from JPCL, April 2015


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2015

Top of the News


SSPC 2015 and our annual report

from JPCL, March 2015 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC Honors Top Coating Projects at Structure Awards

from JPCL, March 2015 ; by Jodi Temyer, PaintSquare News

This photo essay recaps the ninth annual SSPC Structure Awards, presented Tuesday, Fe...


The Missing Man Formation: A Tribute to Mark Schilling

from JPCL, March 2015 ; by Mark B. Dromgool, Randy Nixon, Mike O’Donoghue and Russell Spotten


Top of the News

from JPCL, March 2015

Webinar on specifying and selecting coatings available


Effective Maintenance Painting Practices for Offshore Oil & Gas Structures – Part Two

from JPCL, February 2015 ; by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

This article, the second in a two-part series, explains a three-pillar approach to ac...


Q&A with Alfred D. Beitelman

from JPCL, February 2015


Show Preview

from JPCL, February 2015

Dallas welcomes NACE CORROSION 2015


Top of the News

from JPCL, February 2015

Free webinar on oil and gas industry available


2015 Coatings Industry Forecast

from JPCL, January 2015

Coatings industry thought leaders from diverse sectors share their perspectives about...


Project Preview

from JPCL, January 2015

Jimmie Davis Bridge contract awarded; public picks purple paint


SSPC 2015 Update

from JPCL, January 2015

SSPC 2015 featuring GreenCOAT will be held Feb. 3 to 6, 2015 at the Westgate Las Vega...


Top of the News

from JPCL, January 2015

2015 kicks off with two new, free webinars


Add To Your Training and Certification at SSPC 2015

from JPCL, December 2014


Brush Up on Your Skills in SSPC 2015’s Workshops

from JPCL, December 2014


Coating Industry Comes Together at SSPC 2015 Exhibit Hall

from JPCL, December 2014


Enjoy Special Events, Awards at SSPC 2015

from JPCL, December 2014


Exhibitors At-A-Glance

from JPCL, December 2014


Open Your Mind to SSPC 2015’s Technical Program

from JPCL, December 2014


Q&A with Rodger Hamrick, Reglas Painting Co., Inc.

from JPCL, December 2014 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


Welcome to SSPC 2015

from JPCL, December 2014

SSPC 2015 featuring GreenCOAT will be held February 3–6, 2015, at the Westgate Las Ve...


Awards and Events Planned for SSPC 2015

from JPCL, November 2014

This article describes the events planned for SSPC 2015 featuring GreenCOAT, held Feb...


Records of Work and Working Conditions

from JPCL, November 2014


Maintenance Painting Practices for Offshore Oil & Gas Structures: Part One

from JPCL, September 2014 ; by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

This article, the first in a two-part series, focuses on the use of coatings to fight...


New Orleans welcomes WEFTEC, WJTA-IMCA conferences

from JPCL, September 2014


Technical Program for SSPC 2015 Announced

from JPCL, September 2014

The article previews the technical program at SSPC 2015 featuring GreenCOAT, which wi...


Triangle of Trust: Client-Driven Specifications for Wastewater Facilities

from JPCL, September 2014 ; by Joe Cesarek and Dan Zienty, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

The authors describe the benefits of client-driven specifications and effective commu...


Coating Maintenance Challenges at the Bureau of Reclamation

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Pamela Simmons, Editor in Chief, JPCL

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was established in 1902 and today is the largest whole...


Alternate Materials Supplement Coating Protection in Wastewater Facility

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Harold Hower, JPCL

Gerry Piscopo, Director of Maintenance and Construction for the Emerald Coast Utilit...


Assessment Married to Specification Is Key to Dominion Transmission’s Maintenance Painting Program

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Harold Hower, JPCL

Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI), an interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary ...


Coating Maintenance at an Oil Refinery

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Dan Mobbs, Assistant Editor, JPCL Europe

Assistant editor of JPCL Europe, Dan Mobbs interviewed engineering manager Andy Smith...


Combatting Corrosion on the California Highway

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Charlie Lange, Managing Editor, JPCL

This article provides an overview of Caltrans’ process of maintaining its steel highw...


Going With the Flow: Coating Maintenance & Water Provision

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Charlie Lange, Managing Editor, JPCL

What happens when one of the most heavily populated areas of the country also happens...


In-Shop to Offshore: Shop Coating Steel for the Thornton Bank Wind Farm

from JPCL, August 2014 ; by Ronny Van Poppel, Smulders Group

This article describes the shop coating processes used to coat steel jacket parts for...


Maximizing Shipbuilding Production by Modernizing Facilities & Processes

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


San Antonio Power Plant Asset Protection Program

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Mario Sanjuan, P.E., Senior Manager, Mechanical Projects, CPS Energy; and Kirk Wissmar, P.E., Engineering Surveys Department Manager, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In 2010, CPS Energy made a decision to obtain the services of an outside consultant t...


Conforming with job requirements

from JPCL, July 2014


Coating Maintenance Planning to Ensure Reliable Water and Power Delivery

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Dr. Bobbi Jo E. Merten; Richard Pepin, PCS; Dr. David Tordonato, P.E.; and Dr. Allen Skaja, PCS; Bureau of Reclamation

The authors describe the strategies used by the Bureau of Reclamation’s facility per...


Getting to "No": How to Ask the Difficult Questions First

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Warren Brand, W Brand Consulting


Maximizing Water Tank Service Life Using a Design-Build Approach

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Daniel J. Zienty, Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

This article reviews the design-build approach to developing and executing a maintena...


What’s the plan, Stan?

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Pamela Simmons, Editorial Director


Project Preview

from JPCL, October 2013


Q&A With Ernest Dunbar

from JPCL, October 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


Project Preview

from JPCL, September 2013


Project Preview

from JPCL, August 2013


Leadership 101 or 201, You Decide

from JPCL, July 2013 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Project Preview

from JPCL, July 2013


SSPC News

from JPCL, July 2013


2013 Equipment Buying Guide

from JPCL, June 2013

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


Messages from the outgoing and incoming SSPC presidents

from JPCL, June 2013 ; by Steve Collins and Ben Fultz


Q&A with Warren Brand

from JPCL, June 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


SSPC News

from JPCL, June 2013


News

from JPCL, May 2013


Project Preview

from JPCL, May 2013


Voting for the Board of Governors

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors

from JPCL, April 2013

"The 2013 Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors lists and describes ove...


How Not to Lead

from JPCL, April 2013


Project Preview

from JPCL, April 2013


Q&A with Bill Mogavero

from JPCL, April 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


SSPC News

from JPCL, April 2013


Lessons from coating water and wastewater treatment structures

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Manuel Najar, PE, V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc., Oakland, CA


Project Preview

from JPCL, March 2013


Q&A with Michael Doolittle

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


SSPC’s Annual Report

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


The Buzz

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


The SSPC Annual Report

from JPCL, March 2013

SSPC reports on its activities, plans, and status, including finances, from January 1...


When a good idea goes bad

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Rick Huntley, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor


In Situ Pipeline Coating Process Passes Saudi Desert Test

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Baker S. Hammad, BSH Engineering Consultant Office

In this article, the author explains and breaks down the In Situ coating process step...


Nine Coatings Projects Receive High Honors at SSPC 2013

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL

This photo essay takes a look at the winners of SSPC’s 2013 Structure Awards, given f...


Project Preview

from JPCL, February 2013


Q&A with David Hunter

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


The Buzz

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


The case of the mysterious hailstones

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc. & Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


The Importance of Conferences

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Project Preview

from JPCL, January 2013


Q&A with Dan Zienty

from JPCL, January 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


Top of the News

from JPCL, January 2013


Maintaining Cow Decks at Dairy Farms: No Parlor Game

from JPCL, July 2012


Preserving an icon

from JPCL, May 2012 ; by Dirk Uebelhoer, Corporate System Engineer, Flooring and Coating, Sika Services AG


Complex tank rehab required seeing the forest and the trees

from JPCL, April 2012 ; by Chet Zalusky


The Dunmore Bridge: Challenges in working on a rare and historic bridge

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Mike Rooney, Contract Resources Pty Ltd


In-situ coating of corroded pipelines in the Canadian oil patch

from JPCL, September 2011 ; by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS


Project Preview

from JPCL, September 2011


Specifications

from JPCL, September 2011 ; by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Work Plan: Use It or Lose It

from JPCL, June 2011 ; by Joseph Brandon and Michael Damiano, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

This article is the fifth in a series on contracting. The authors discuss the Work P...


Project Preview

from JPCL, April 2011


SSPC Honors Coating Projects in 5th Annual Structure Awards

from JPCL, April 2011 ; by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

SSPC presented the fifth annual structure awards at SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, h...


The case of… The fix is worse than the problem

from JPCL, April 2011


Polyurea specified for dam in France

from JPCL, January 2011 ; by Murphy Mahaffey, WIWA Wilhelm-Wagner GmbH & Co. KG


The story of a tankage project that could fill volumes

from JPCL, November 2010


A systematic approach to the integration of two protective coatings companies

from JPCL, October 2010 ; by Andrew Smith and Laura Costello, International Paint LLC


Rationalized Hull Inspection Systems Can Rein in Repair Bills

from JPCL, August 2010 ; by Fernando Lehrer, ABS Product Development, Nautical Systems

The author discusses the American Bureau of Shipping's software-based Hull Inspectio...


Allied Painting Secures Delaware Memorial Bridge Contracts

from JPCL, July 2010 ; by Alyssa Gallagher


Maintaining the Electric Grid: It's Time

from JPCL, July 2010 ; by Curt Hickcox, Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc.

The author discusses the history of North America's electric grid and the significan...


Renting Equipment for Painting Projects?

from JPCL, July 2010 ; by Joe Maty, JPCL

The author reports on a number of views from rental company and painting contractor r...


Coating on Thames Barrier Assessed after 25 Years

from JPCL, June 2010 ; by Martin Earlam, UK Environment Agency

Ship collision gives water jetting roles in environmental protection, Barrier coating...


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

from JPCL, June 2010 ; 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 ...


On Maintaining Suspension Cables on Bridges

from JPCL, May 2010

What maintenance needs to be carried out on the cables of suspension bridges to prev...


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

from JPCL, May 2010 ; 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...


SSPC Honors Outstanding Work on 8 Structures

from JPCL, May 2010 ; by JPCL Staff

SSPC presented the fourth annual structure awards at PACE 2010 for standout jobs on ...


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...


Antenna and Cable Attachment Methods for Water Tanks: A Comparative Study

from JPCL, February 2010 ; by Dan Zienty, SEH

This is a follow-up to a May 2008 JPCL article that discussed attaching antennas and ...


Odor and Corrosion Problems in Wastewater Collection Systems and Treatment Plants: Two Related Issues Requiring Separate Control Strategies

from JPCL, February 2010 ; by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

This article explains why odor control ventilation does not mitigate biogenic sulfide...


Preventing Coating Damage in the Supply Chain of Pipelines

from JPCL, February 2010 ; by Idsart van Assema, Line Pipe Logistic Innovation & Research Center

The author describes in-house employee observations as well as literature on coating ...


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

from JPCL, January 2010 ; by Valerie Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Maintenance takes drawbridge from bad to worse


Market Update: A Snapshot of the Railcar Lining Business: A Slow Train Coming?

from JPCL, December 2009 ; by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL


JPCL Salutes 25 Years of Top Leaders and Thinkers

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

The protective and marine coatings industry has been blessed with many great leaders ...


Preparing and Lining Salt Storage Bins

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Luis F. Granes, Sauereisen Inc.

What kind of surface preparation and lining specifications are suitable for resisting...


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...


Tips for Maintenance Coating Work on Offshore Oil and Gas Rigs

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Michael Babiarz, Line-X Protective Coatings

"All accidents can be prevented, and the goal is zero injuries."


Getting the Most out of Your Highway Stimulus Funds: A Perspective

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Robert A. Kogler, Rampart LLC

This article describes the recent infrastructure stimulus funding as a boost that cou...


A Towering Tale of Bridge Coating: How Caltrans Kept Quality High and Costs Low

from JPCL, June 2009 ; by W.H. (Bill) Hansel, PCS, California State Department of Transportation

The Vincent Thomas Bridge serves as a major route of transportation in Los Angeles Co...


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


The Economic Stimulus Package of 2009: An Update

from JPCL, June 2009 ; by Daryl Fleming and Jodi Temyer, JPCL; and Brian Churray, PaintSquare

On February 17, 2009, the President signed into law a $787 billion stimulus package, ...


 
 
   

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