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Troubled Bridge Over Salt Water

by Michael O. Woodward, Carboline Company

Surrounded by high-rise buildings and crossing the Miami River, the Miami Avenue Brid...

Meeting the Challenges of Offshore Coating Service: Methods & Materials

by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

Due to the risks of hydrocarbon fires or explosions and the fragility of some operati...

UHP Waterjetting for New and Aged Steel

by Joao Azevedo, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Portugal

Through performance testing and live project cases, this article confirms that when t...

Zinc-Rich Primer and UHP Waterjetting in Severe Marine Environments

by Philippe Le Calvé, Anticorr Conseil; and Christian Favennec And Nicolas Bocca, DCNS

Studies compare waterjetting and abrasive blasting on zinc primers in severe marine e...

New Orleans Welcomes Water Quality, Waterjetting Shows

The Difference Between Waterjetting and Wet Abrasive Blasting

by Duane T. Hough, Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp.

In this article, the author discusses common misconceptions about what waterjetting a...

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Advantages, Applications and Unique Considerations of Robotic Waterblast Equipment

by Peter Wright, WaterJet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association (WJTA-IMCA)

In this month’s edition of Basic Training, the author compares robotic waterjetting...

WEFTEC 2015 Returns to Chicago; New Orleans Welcomes WJTA-IMCA Conference

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Thickness Measuring, Waterjetting Webinars on the Slate for September

Project Preview

$22.4M bridge rehab contract awarded

Running a Tight Ship: UHP Waterjetting and Surface-Tolerant Coatings in Newbuilding Applications

by Nuno Cipriano, Ultrablast Lassarat Ltd., Brazil

This article describes how these combined technologies in newbuilding projects can pr...

On when to waterjet bridges

When should you specify ultra-high-pressure (UHP) waterjetting on bridges?

Safe Use of Ultra-High-Pressure Waterjetting

On increasing waterjetting pressure and cleaning rates

There are ways to increase the pressure for waterjetting above 20,000 psi. What are t...

Recent Developments in SSPC Surface Prep Standards

by The JPCL Staff

Surface Preparation: A Continuing Evolution

by Charles Lange, JPCL


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Webinars address plural component and pipeline issues

How Coatings Perform over Waterjetting in New Construction

by Philippe Le Calvé, DCNS, France; Jean-Pierre Pautasso, Direction Générale pour I’Armement, France; and Nathalie le Bozec, French Corrosion Institute, France

The authors report on the performance of commonly used paint systems for the protecti...


Coating on Thames Barrier Assessed after 25 Years

by Martin Earlam, UK Environment Agency

Ship collision gives water jetting roles in environmental protection, Barrier coating...

How Does Waterjet Cleaning Affect the Surface and Surface Preparation?

by Lydia M. Frenzel, Ph.D., Advisory Council

This article describes the history of waterjet cleaning, discusses the effect that pr...

Product News

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...

Product News


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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
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Sky Climber, LLC
Solutions in Suspended Access
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