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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


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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...


SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-Tator EH&S Services

• Ambient & Worker Exposure Air Monitoring
• Safety & Health Program Development
• Lead Paint Assessments
& Specifications
• Health Hazard & Jobsite Safety Assessments
Call 1-800-245-6379

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

NLB Corporation
Water Jets in Action

Video demo shows how
easily Vortex™ removes
coatings and more. Lawn-
mower-style water jet unit strips floors, ship decks, etc. quickly and keeps debris contained.

Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
being discontinued by
the manufacturer.
More information at

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