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Standards: Guidelines or Gospel?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

In coatings, as in every other profession, you can go by the book or you can go with ...

Game of Pros: Experience v. Credentials

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

Inspectors and others in the protective-coatings field often ask me which is “better”...

‘Competent Persons’ vs. Competence

From On the Contrary by Simon Hope

One of the eternal problems that our industry grapples with is defining the differenc...

Too Much Rust for the Weary

From Editorial License by Karen Kapsanis

Although I don’t see offshore oil platforms around Pittsburgh, rarely pass storage ta...

New Tools Stuck in Old-School Ways

From Paint Dude by Tim Race

In 1973, I was playing baseball for Parkside High School Eagles with Tony Dungy. That...

One for All?

From Editorial License by Karen Kapsanis

I recently heard that some owners change a contract by replacing an “SSPC-certified c...


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