JPCL August 2008

JPCL August 2008

Advances in High-Solids Coatings for Efficient Flow in Pipeline

by I. Robinson, E. Wood Ltd

The author discusses the performance requirements for internal coatings for pipeline; gives the broad formulation parameters for a new generation of high-solids internal coatings; compares the environmental impacts of several flow coatings; and reports on a study of the surface roughness parameters of internally coated pipe.

How Surface Preparation Methods Affect Delamination in Ballast Tanks

by A.W. Momber, Muehlhan AG, and S. Koller, Germanisher Lloyd AG

Delamination at an artificial scribe is usually used as a corrosion-resistance evaluation parameter in conjunction with a salt spray test. Here, the authors describe their laboratory research, which focuses on delamination at the scribe fore coatings primarily suitable for ballast tanks.

Lining Concrete Secondary Containment

by Chris Ard, Tnemec Company, Inc.

The author describes the application process of mat-reinforces, fluid-applied lining systems using either epoxies or vinyl esters to protect secondary containment against chemical spills. Concrete repair, surface preparation, joint and crack treatment, detailing, and areas to be coated also are discussed.

News: Associations: PDCA Elects New Board

by Technology Publishing

News: Companies: PPG Buys Illinois Coating Manufacturer

by Technology Publishing

News: Mega Rust, U.S. Navy Corrosion Conference

by Technology Publishing

News: Products: Floor Coating Protects Battery Storage Areas

by Technology Publishing

Problem Solving Forum: Color and Contamination after abrasive blasting

by Hugh Roper, and John Fletcher, Elcometer

Project Preview: RML Construction Wins Newark Bay Bridge Painting Project

by Brian Churray, PaintSquare

Protecting Concrete Tanks for Chemical Service: A Guide to Applying Polyurea Geomembranes

by Robert M. Loomis, Willamette Valley Co., and Sean D. Boeger, Poly-Pro Industrial Coatings, LLC

This article describes the types of available geotextiles that are suitable as tank linings in chemical and other aggressive service; addresses the selection of polyurea systems; and details the process for installing an polyurea geomembrane to concrete tanks in chemical service.

Research News: Role of FBE primers in pipeline adhesion studied

by Technology Publishing

SSPC News: New President Board Members Welcomed at SSPC

by from the offices of SSPC

Top of the News: Replacement for Failed Minnesota Bridge is on the fast track

by Technology Publishing

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