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SSPC On the Front Line

Introducing Two New Training Courses at SSPC 2018


Office to Field: Lost in Translation

by Troy Fraebel, ABKaelin, LLC

Inspection of Field-Applied, Thin-Film Intumescent Paint


SSPC On the Front Line

Two New SSPC Training Courses Offered at SSPC 2018


Coatings Conversation

PaintSquare Comments, Top 10 News, Poll


Interior Coatings and Linings in Steel Tank Cars: Evolution of Stewardship

by Jim Molnar, UTLX

As long as railroad tank car interiors have been lined to preclude interaction of the...


Inspecting Thermal Spray Aluminum

by Peter Bock, Chicago Corrosion Group


Top of the News


Top of the News


Little Clues That Reveal Bigger Issues:
Perforations in Twin 250-Foot-Diameter Tanks

by Warren Brand, Chicago Corrosion Group, LLC


Inspection Equipment

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Conquering Texas One Gage at a Time - Josh Gray, Elcometer Limited


Corrosion Crusader - Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corporation


On Top of the World - Rudy Hudale, Avalotis Corporation


Top of the News

Top of the News


Surface Preparation: Adventures in Frustration

by Peter Bock, CorrLine International, LLC

Visual surface preparation standards are subject to individual interpretation by owne...


SSPC News


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


The “No Big Bang” Theory: An Introduction to Risk-Based Inspection Systems for Mitigating CUI in Process Equipment and Piping

by Peter Bock, Capital Inspectors

This article describes using risk-based inspection (RBI) to detect and mitigate corro...


Tips on In-service Inspection of Offshore Passive Fire Protection

by David Hunter, Mascoat, and Kevin Turpin, PK Technology


Q&A with Pat Sweeney

by Charles Lange, JPCL


2013 Equipment Buying Guide

This year’s Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protec...


Inspection and Quality: How Far Have We Come in 45 Years?

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The author raises questions about practical improvements in inspection and quality ov...


The Ideal Coating Inspector

by Brendan Fitzsimons, Pyeroy

Does the ideal coating inspector really exist? The author reviews the various qualifi...


Top of the News

Webinars address plural component and pipeline issues


The Vincent Thomas Bridge: A Study in Overcoating and QC

by William H. Hansel, Caltrans

This article describes the painting of the Vincent Thomas Bridge's east tower, highli...


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

by Jodi Temyer

Q&A with Skip Vernon


Preparing an Inspection Plan for Bridge Maintenance Painting

by William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article reviews the purpose and benefits of developing an inspection plan and re...


SSPC News


Rationalized Hull Inspection Systems Can Rein in Repair Bills

by Fernando Lehrer, ABS Product Development, Nautical Systems

The author discusses the American Bureau of Shipping's software-based Hull Inspectio...


What's New in Equipment for Protective Coating Work

by JPCL staff

Based on information provided to JPCL about products introduced between June 2009 and...


Maintaining the Electric Grid: It's Time

by Curt Hickcox, Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc.

The author discusses the history of North America's electric grid and the significan...


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...


News


Overcoating the Caruthersville Bridge: Met the Challenges from System Selection to Application and Protection

by Ernst Toussaint, EIT; Ross Sherwood, EIT, Tennessee Department of Transportation; and Scott Stotlemeyer, PE, Missouri Department of Transportation

The authors discuss the unique requirements of the calcium sulfonate system used on t...


Top of the News

Lloyd's approves SSPC Inspector Program; JPCL, SSPC to offer webinars


2009 Annual Directory of Architectural Coatings Consultants

From technical functions to design services, from project management to spec writing,...


The Basics of Deteriorating Concrete at Wastewater Plants: Tips on Causes, Repair, and Resources

by Heather Bayne, SSPC

This article reviews aggressive exporsures within wastewater facilities; degradation ...


2009 Equipment Buying Guide - Inspection


RPM Has 35 Years of Dividend Increases


 
 
   

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