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News (2935)

AFB Tests Lasers for Surface Prep

Travis Air Force Base, located in California, was one of two bases recently chosen to test the Clean Laser 1000 and the Clean Laser 300 as a new way to remove both corrosion and paint from a...

Painters Targeted in OSHA Hearing-Loss Bulletin

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently released a new bulletin related to hearing loss, with special attention paid to ototoxicity, hearing loss brought on by chemical ex...

FL Bridge Collapse Survivor Sues Designer

The first civil lawsuit stemming from last week's pedestrian bridge collapse in Florida has been filed, claiming negligence on part of the companies in charge of the span’s design and constr...

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Blogs (80)

Are We Learning from Our Mistakes?

by Lee Wilson

Health and safety in the corrosion-control industry has always been a major priority ...

OSHA Civil Penalties On the Rise Again

by Eric J. Conn

As of Jan. 2, civil penalties for workplace safety and health violations issued by fe...

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Articles (117)

SSPC On the Front Line

Introducing Two New Training Courses at SSPC 2018

SSPC On the Front Line

Looking Ahead to SSPC 2018 and Beyond

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Webinars (15)

Inspection of Thermal Spray Coatings

This webinar will review procedures for in-process quality control/quality assurance for application of metallic thermal spray coatings (TSCs) of aluminum, zinc, and their alloys a...

Service Environment: What Coating Should I Use?

Specifiers who plan to use SSPC coating standards in their project specifications must make informed choices when selecting the proper coating system for a specific project. Most p...

Industrial Coating and Lining Application Specialist Qualification and Certification

This webinar will review the industrial and marine protective coatings applicator requirements, reviewing the standard criteria for the education, training, experience, knowledge, ...

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Events (206)

Contractor Connect 2018

November 6 - November 9, 2018

Coatings Trends and Technologies

September 11 - September 12, 2018

Oil & Gas Polymer Engineering Texas 2018

June 5 - June 6, 2018

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Resource Guides (6)

E-Book: Bridge Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams

This eBook features an article from the Journal of Pr...

E-Book: Marine Industry Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Sponsored by Jotun

This eBook features an article from the Journal of Pro...

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Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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SABRE Autonomous Solutions
The ALPHA1 provides reliable results consistently allowing you to cost your next job with confidence.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Custom blast rooms
by SAFE Systems
Don't waste time and money "making do" with a "standard" design. Let us work with you to design and build the system that best fits your requirements.
Call 1-800-634-7278

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors
Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement
Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

ARC / A.W. Chesterton Company
ARC HT-S is a 100% solids glass/ceramic reinforced novolac epoxy lining for high temperature aqueous cold wall corrosion conditions. ARC HT-S is easily applied by roller, brush, squeegee, or airless spray.

Vector Technologies Ltd.
The Original Performance Proven Vacuum Solutions
VecLoader® 616 Double Dump, Continuous Vacuum, 170 HP w/ 2,400 CFM & 28” Hg. 33% More Efficient than traditional vacuum systems! Choose Vector for the most powerful and the most reliable trailer mounted vacuums in the industry! Email us at: or call us at: 800-832-4010

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Companies that invest in corrosion control use CHLOR RID products
  • Soluble salt removal liquid
  • Test kits to verify contamination levels
  • Surface passivation to hold the blast
INFO@CHLOR-RID.COM 800.422.3217

Fischer Technology Inc.
DUALSCOPE®FMP100 with DataCenter IP
Transfer customized inspection plans from PC to FMP100 using step-by-step guidance with prompts and pictures throughout the measurement procedure

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films 800-231-7868


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