JPCL November 2012

 
JPCL November 2012

Hull Resistance Management in the New Era of Ship Energy Efficiency

by Johnny Eliasson, ABS

The author describes, in general terms, why hull resistance to biofouling and its management are important, and how the industry and legislation are reacting to these issues.The author describes, in general terms, why hull resistance to biofouling and its management are important, and how the industry and legislation are reacting to these issues.


The Ideal Coating Inspector

by Brendan Fitzsimons, Pyeroy

Does the ideal coating inspector really exist? The author reviews the various qualifications and training requirements of the inspector and tries to establish whether the ideal inspector really does exist.


SSPC 2013 Technical Program Spans Four Days, Multiple Topics

by JPCL Staff

SSPC 2013 featuring GreenCOAT will be held January 14– 17, 2013, in San Antonio, TX. This issue provides a brief abstract of each known paper. All information is current as of press time. Updates can be found at www.sspc2013.com and in the December JPCL.


Temperature and Humidity Monitoring for Industrial Coating Application

by Don Schnell, DRYCO

A quality coatings application can occur only when optimum environmental conditions are within the tolerance of the product being applied. This article reviews good practices for measuring, monitoring, and recording ambient conditions during coating operations.


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Top of the News


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL


Problem Solving Forum

On performance and speed differences among spray systems

What differences in performance and speed do you see among plural-component, conventional airless, and conventional air spraying equipment for field painting structural steel?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Gordon Kuljian

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL


F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

The case of…the red rust on a newly applied zinc primer

by Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


Project Preview

Paint BidTracker 10th Anniversary Supplement


News


Editorial

The Real Impact This Month

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


   
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