JPCL May 2011

 
JPCL May 2011


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Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs

by Don Schnell, Dehumidification Technologies, LP

The author focuses on sizing dehumidification (DH) for water tank lining projects and discusses how sizing depends on the goals for climate control and on project conditions of the tank, from geographical location to weather conditions and project specifications.


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 reviews SSPC's Guide for Planning Coatings Inspection. Two formats for inspection plans are illustrated, and the author demonstrates how to populate an inspection plan based on the requirements of a bridge coating specification.


Characterizing Surfaces after UHP Waterjetting in New Ship Construction

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

The authors report on the first part of a study on the use of UHP waterjetting for secondary surface preparation in new vessel construction. They focus on the influence of cleaning parameters such as flow pressure or type of waterjetting tools on surface cleanliness, roughness, and holding primer. The results are compared with a traditional grit-blasted surface.


Plus...


News


Project Preview


Editorial

A time to help and something else

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC News


Top of the News


Problem Solving Forum

On measuring WFT to predict DFT


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

A case of premature coating failure on the interior surfaces of bridge box girders

by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


Technology

From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

by Chris McMillan, International Paint, LLC


Maintenance Tips

Preventing overspray with a wind monitoring plan

by Julie Dean, Overspray Rx


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AWWA Preview


International Bridge Conference Preview


Mega Rust Preview


   
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