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News (2924)

OSHA Budget Proposal Cuts Training Grants

A grant program that for four decades has funded safety training via nonprofits, schools and unions is on the chopping block in the Department of Labor's proposed 2019 budget, as the Occupat...

New SSPC Guide Addresses Salts on New Steel

Detecting soluble salts on new and shop-coated steel is the topic of a new technology guide from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.

Costs Rise, Timeline Extended for CA Bullet Train

The cost of California’s bullet train, which is slated to run from San Francisco to Los Angeles, could rise from $77.3 billion to $98.1 billion, with the completion date being bumped back to...

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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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SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments
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New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
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NLB Corporation
NLB Sure Shroud: Greater Protection and Flexibility
NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.

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

Bullard Made in the USA

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.

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