JPCL September 2011

 
JPCL September 2011


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F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The Shop-Coated Pipeline That Cracked

by Valerie D. Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this F-Files, the author investigates what went wrong when a fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) system failed and unexpected defects were found during a field inspection.


The Shop-Coated Pipeline That Cracked

by Valerie D. Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this F-Files, the author investigates what went wrong when a fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) system failed and unexpected defects were found during a field inspection.


How Coatings Perform over Waterjetting in New Construction

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

The authors report on the performance of commonly used paint systems for the protection of ship exterior topsides applied on zinc shop-primed steel after abrasive cleaning and after UHP waterjetting. The article compares the condition of several paint systems after a series of tests.


SSPC 2012 Offers Full Technical Program for Tampa

by JPCL Staff

SSPC 2012 featuring GreenCOAT will be held in Tampa, FL, on Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2012. This issue lists all planned technical presentations, times, presenters, and company affiliations, current as of press time. SSPC 2012 is the only conference and exhibition dedicated 100% to protective, marine, and industrial coatings.


Plus...


Project Preview


Editorial

Specifications

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC News


Top of the News

SSPC/JPCL plans busy fall webinar schedule; JPCL to launch coating eBook series


Problem Solving Forum

Remedying excessive profile

This Month's Question: What is the remedial action if a blaster produces too high a surface profile for the required primer thickness?


Case History

In-situ coating of corroded pipelines in the Canadian oil patch

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS


Research News

Finding cures for repairing buried wastewater structures

by Stephen M. Wierzchowski


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WEFTEC Takes 84th Annual Show to Los Angeles


   
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