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Articles (66)


Effective Maintenance Painting Practices for Offshore Oil & Gas Structures – Part Two

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

This article, the second in a two-part series, explains a three-pillar approach to ac...


On defining “equivalent” in a specification


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News (597)


Comment Time Closing on Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This is the last week to submit comments on Green Seal's proposed overhaul of its standards for paints, coatings, stains and sealers.


Quick Fix, and New Warning, on Roads

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congress has slapped another short-term patch on U.S. transportation funding, continuing a pattern that has repeatedly brought road and bridge spending to the brink of deple...


Distributors Seek 11th-Hour Label Delay

ARLINGTON, VA—Days before a three-year-old federal chemical-labeling rule is set to take effect, the chemical industry is seeking a partial delay in enforcement.


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Featured Companies (2)


Church & Dwight/ARMEX

ARMEX® is an environmentally safe baking soda-based abrasive technology manufactured by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® products.


Sauereisen, Inc.

Sauereisen offers a wide selection of organic linings and materials, providing exceptional corrosion resistance and low permeability to a variety of chemicals.


 
 

Webinars (21)


Product Profile Webinar: A Trifecta of Corrosion Protection

When it comes to the protection of steel from corrosion there are three ways this can be achieved. Slowing down the corrosion process can be done through either barrier protection,...


Inspection Planning: Keys to Successful In-process Quality Assurance/Quality Control Inspection during Coating Operations

A protective coatings specification can be complex and sometimes confusing document to navigate through. Yet it is regarded as the project rulebook for quality control (QC) and qua...


Product Profile Webinar: Recent Discoveries in FEVE Fluoropolymer Resin Technology – Performance Beyond Weatherability

FEVE fluorinated resins have been present in high-performance coatings used in various end markets for the last 32 years. Their excellent weatherability has given them a special pl...


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Video Learning Center (1)


Coatings Inspection Instruments: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

Presented by KTA-Tator

How-to videos on the proper use of many types of coatings inspection instruments


 
 

Digital Books (11)


Resource Guide: 2014 Blasting Resource Guide

Sponsored by Abrasives Inc.; Absolute Equipment; ADI; Barton Inc.; Bullard; Clemco; DRYCO; Ervin Industries; GBT Greener Blast; HoldTight; Industrial Vacuum; Keizer Technologies; LPI Inc.; LS Industries; Minerals Research and Recovery; Mohawk Garnet; Montipower; MST; RapidPrep; Sibelco Europe; Sunbelt; TDJ Blastox; The Warehouse

This Resource Guide includes special content and helpful information from our sponsor...


Resource Guide: SSPC 2015 Exhibitor Spotlights

Sponsored by ArmaKleen; Blastrac; Clemco; Dampney; DeFelsko; DRYCO; GeoBlaster; Graco; Greener Blast; HoldTight Solutions; HongFeng Abrasives; Dustless Blasting/MMLJ; MONTI Tools; Safety Lamp of Houston; Uni-Ram; Van Air

Get a sneak peek at the SSPC 2015 exhibition with this Exhibitor Preview.


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Videos (3)


Electrochemical Characterization of Pretreatment on 2 Alloys

Abigail Helbling from the University of Akron shares the testing methods and results ...


Measuring Internal Coating Stresses

Joel Clark of the University of Southern Mississippi gives a run-down of his SSPC 20...


The Effect of NaCl on Free Films

Robert Bennett of the University of Southern Mississippi shares the results of his SS...


 
 

Blog (15)


Unstoppable Ego v. Irresistible Force

From The Green Files by Michael Halliwell

As many of you know, my involvement with the coatings industry is not on the applicat...


Standards: Guidelines or Gospel?

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

In coatings, as in every other profession, you can go by the book or you can go with ...


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Events (76)


Building Envelope
Technology Symposium

November 9 - November 10, 2015


World Maritime Technology Conference

November 3 - November 7, 2015


The Assembly Show

October 27 - October 29, 2015


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Chicago Corrosion Group
Vendor-neutral corrosion consulting

What you don’t know about painting is costing you a fortune. Call today to see how CCG’s vendor-neutral, owner’s advocacy saves our clients millions.


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rush inhibitor prevents flash rust by removing surface contaminants.
Contact us for your nearest distributor. (800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Manus Abrasive Systems, Inc./Mod-U-Blast Mfg.
Manus Abrasive
& Mod-U-Blast Mfg

stock several handy tools to accomplish a wide range of internal pipe blasting/cleaning.
Dealer inquiries welcome.


Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.


Bullard

The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable


Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

The gentle physical propriety of baking soda but yet aggressive cleaning ability is what makes ARMEX the only choice for nondestructive abrasive blasting.


Hempel (USA) Inc.
HEMPEL PROTECTIVE COATINGS

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Pipeline Utility Aerial crossings coated since 1992. Termarust's (HR CSA) was used to overcoat lead paint and preserve cables, pipes and support towers.

 
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