JPCL January 2014

 
JPCL January 2014


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Understanding Slip Coefficient and Tension Creep Testing of Coatings Used in Slip-Critical Bolted Connections

by William D. Corbett, PCS, and Carly M. McGee, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The authors will explain the methods and processes of slip coefficient and tension creep testing on steel bridges, buildings, and other structures that may contain bolted connections.


Titans of the Abyss: Polyurethane, Polyurea, and Hybrid Lining Technology

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

This article is focused primarily on very fast-cure, solvent-free polyurethanes, polyureas, and polyurethane/polyurea hybrid technologies, many of which are well-suited for immersion service. The chemistry, cure mechanism, safety aspects, strengths, and weaknesses of each technology will be discussed. Case histories will also be provided for each technology.


SSPC 2014 Update

SSPC 2014 featuring GreenCOAT will be held Feb. 10–13 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. This article is a list of updates to the SSPC 2014 Advance Program that were received after it was published in the December 2013 JPCL.


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Top of the News

SSPC launches new mobile app


The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL


Problem Solving Forum

On increasing waterjetting pressure and cleaning rates

There are ways to increase the pressure for waterjetting above 20,000 psi. What are the effects of different high pressures on cleaning rates?


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A With Keith Trammel

by Charles Lange, JPCL


Applicator Training Bulletin

Fundamentals of stripe coating


News

Coatings expert Leonard Phelps promoted


Mind Your Business

How To Effectively Manage Conflict

by Warren Brand

This new column by Consultant Warren Brand offers advice on business issues in the coatings industry.


Project Preview

Abhe & Svoboda Wins Phase II of Huey Long Bridge Contract


Editorial

Hail and farewell

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


   
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