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News (120)

SSPC Releases Publication Updates

Two publications—a standard for latex exterior coatings and a guide for lighting in industrial coating operations—have been updated under the direction of SSPC: The Society for Protective Co...

SSPC 2017 Poster Sessions Deadline Nears

Approximately six weeks remain to submit poster session proposals for the SSPC 2017 international protective coatings conference and exhibition.

SSPC Issues 2 Standard Revisions

SSPC, the Society for Protective Coatings, has announced new revisions to two of its standards.

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Blogs (7)

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”...

Where It All Went So Wrong

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

I recently returned from inspecting a high-profile gas plant being developed by a maj...

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Webinars (2)

Shop/Field Testing of Abrasives for Compliance to SSPC Abrasive Standards

SSPC maintains four Abrasive (AB) Standards including AB 1 for mineral and slag abrasives, AB 2 for the cleanliness of recycled ferrous metallic abrasives, AB 3 for ferrous metalli...

Stripe Coating – A Key Component for Extending Coating Service Life

Virtually all steel structures, particularly older ones, contain irregularly shaped surfaces such as lattice box members, crevices between mating plies, rivet or nut/bolt patterns,...


Events (119)

SSPC 2017

January 30 - February 2, 2017

Free Webinar: SSPC Train-the-Painter

August 17, 2016

SSPC 2016

January 18 - January 21, 2016

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Videos (7)

Inaugural SSPC Women in Coatings Impact Awardees

Jodi Temyer from PaintSquare News interviews the recipients of the inaugural SSPC "Wo...

SSPC 2014 Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon

The 8th Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon of SSPC was held on Monday, Febru...

SSPC 2014 Structure Awards

The Structure Awards were announced by SSPC Executive Director Bill Shoup, at the 8th...

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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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Featured Companies (3)

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.

Blastox®/The TDJ Group manufactures Blastox®, the One Step Lead Abatement technology. Blastox® is the industry standard for lead abatement, because it’s delivered to the job-site pre-blende...


HEMPEL has been developing and producing high standard paints and coatings with the same consistent high quality for over 90 years. HEMPEL has an extensive worlwide network and is always clo...

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Sherwin-Williams offers a broad line of high-performance coating systems, local technical service and the largest distribution network in the industry.


Standards (1)

Paint 44, Liquid-Applied Organic Polymeric Coatings and Linings for Concrete Structures in Municipal Wastewater Facilities, Performance-Based

issued by SSPC

This new standard establishes minimum performance standards for coatings used over concrete in ...


Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

SAFE Systems, Inc.
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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.

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.

ABKaelin, LLC
ABkaelin, LLC

MONITORING-Environmental and worker monitoring CONSULTING & INSPECTION – Coatings, EHS, and compliance.

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. or Call 412-931-6655.

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Hempel (USA) Inc.
Trusted worldwide for advanced protective coatings

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Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

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