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Selecting Pipeline Coatings: Do Current Standards Help?

by Ian Robinson, 3M Company

SSPC On the Front Line

Introducing Two New Training Courses at SSPC 2018

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Comparing Fire Testing Standards

by By Bob Glendenning, The Sherwin-Williams Company

SSPC 2018 in New Orleans: Training & Certification

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

Seeking Standardization in Coating Specifications for Wastewater Projects

by Andy Odorzynski, Induron Protective Coatings

Differences in equipment, influent sources and operating practices can create very di...

Transmission Tower and Pole Painting: A Challenge for All Involved

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...

Standards Used for Partial Coating Removal During Maintenance Painting

by J. Peter Ault, P.E., PCS and Eric Shoyer, Elzly Technology Corporation

Partial surface preparation is a cost-saving concept with merit and demonstrated succ...

Coatings Conversation

SSPC Seeks Structure Award Nominations

SSPC Seeks Structure Awards Nominations What’s New, What’s Coming

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Coatings Conversation

Mark Your Calendars: SSPC to Administer 2017 DoD Corrosion Conference

Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

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

Meetings at SSPC 2017 in Tampa Will Impact Contractors

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Training & Certification at SSPC 2017 Featuring Greencoat

This section will preview the training and certification courses and hands-on worksho...

Who’s Working for You?

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

SSPC on the Front Line

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At Last, the Silica Standard. What Now?

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

SSPC-SP 1: Basic, But Important

Using SSPC-Guide 20 for Successful Floor Coating Application

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SSPC Surface Preparation Standards Update

OSHA Construction Standard For Confined Space Entry: Planning And Managing Industrial Painting Projects For Compliance

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC, and Stanford T. Liang, CIH/CSP, AM Health and Safety

The authors will discuss the key details in OSHA’s recently issued Standard for Confi...

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

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


SSPC BOG elections results in

SSPC revises two standards

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Visual surface preparation standards

by Rob Francis, R A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd

On surface prep challenges, time & costs

A specification for a bridge to be built of high-performance weathering steel requir...

The importance of standards

by Michael Damiano, Director of Product Development, SSPC

Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?

This Applicator Training Bulletin is an updated version of the article, “Whose Respon...

Testing adhesion of multi-coat systems

When should the adhesion of an applied coating or lining multi-coat system be tested?

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

by Warren Brand, Chicago Coatings Group, LLC

SSPC Standards Build on Foundation for Quality in Coatings Work

by The JPCL Staff

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Webinars address plural component and pipeline issues

Retention of Pre-Construction Primers During Shipbuilding

by J. Peter Ault, PE, PCS, Elzly Technology Corporation

The author describes research on retaining inorganic zinc pre-contruction primers (PC...

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SSPC/JPCL plans busy fall webinar schedule; JPCL to launch coating eBook series



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Two achieve PCS Certification

Certified Contractors

Addition of C-12 training proves beneficial


Association News


Dry Film Thickness Measurements: How Many Are Enough?

by Rob Francis, Aurecon Australia Pty Ltd

The author provides a close look at four major international standards for measuring ...


Falls Top Rising OSHA Toll; EPA Warns on Older Caulk; New Ladder Training Available; ...

News - Associations

ASTM Updates Immersion Testing Standard

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PPG Names New Marketing VP

Green That Gets It Done

by Cynthia A. Challener

Today's ecofriendly coatings can deliver top-notch results. Here's how. Also: Wha...


Vulcan painters achieves historic first

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Q-Lab VP dies; was leader in testing

Regulation News: Update on Low VOC Regulations for Coatings

by Madelyn Harding, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Association News

WEFTEC Celebrates Its 82nd Year in Orlando

SSPC News: SSPC Training Spans the Globe

Surface Preparation: Practices, Equipment, and Standards through 25 Years

by Daryl Fleming and Jodi Temyer, JPCL

As surface preparation practices, regulations, and equipment changed, so did SSPC's s...

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Top of the News: ASTM presents Award of Merit; CEPE in Budapest Announces Program

Top Product Developments, 1984 to the Present

by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

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

L. Skip Vernon is first SSPC Master Coatings Inspector

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An Update on Regulatory Action Affecting Maintenance Painting Work

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Coatings Short Course Offered

Sto Corp. Names CFO

Application Specialist Training: Workforce Development for the 21st Century

by Pamela Groff, SSPC Technical Materials Development Specialist

The author begins by stating that the average painter is over 50 years old, as of 200...

Association News: Thermal Spray Show Focuses on Expanding Uses

Thermal Spray Show Focuses on Expanding Users

Proving their mettle

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Advances in technology expand the choices of high-performance finishes for metallic s...


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