JPCL December 2014

JPCL December 2014

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SSPC 2015: The Advance Program

Welcome to SSPC 2015

SSPC 2015 featuring GreenCOAT will be held February 3–6, 2015, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort. The Advance Program for SSPC 2015 is published in these pages to help protective and marine coatings professionals begin planning their activities at the conference and exhibition. Details are provided about events, awards, courses, workshops, the technical program, committee meetings, exhibitors and more.

Enjoy Special Events, Awards at SSPC 2015

Brush Up on Your Skills in SSPC 2015’s Workshops

Add To Your Training and Certification at SSPC 2015

Open Your Mind to SSPC 2015’s Technical Program

Las Vegas is the Meeting Place for SSPC Committees

Coating Industry Comes Together at SSPC 2015 Exhibit Hall

Exhibitors At-A-Glance

SSPC 2015 Daily Schedule

Conference and Training Registration Form

Achieving Efficiencies with Coatings and Linings Work in Gulf Coast Environments

by Ron Knecht, Regional Market Segment Director, Oil & Gas, North America, The Sherwin-Williams Company

This article will discuss the latest coating technologies that can overcome the challenges of high heat and humidity to protect petrochemical storage tanks situated on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Managing Chemical Hazards & Permissible Exposure Limits: Coatings Industry Considerations

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

This article discusses OSHA’s strategies for managing chemical hazards in the workplace and its approaches to updating chemical permissible exposure limits (PELs), and evaluates them based on their potential relevance or impact on the coatings industry.


Top of the News

New webinar on prepping and painting pipe girth welds offered

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

On surface prep challenges, time & costs

A specification for a bridge to be built of high-performance weathering steel requires an SSPC-SP 10, a profile of 3 to 5 mils, and metallizing with a final DFT of 10 to 12 mils. What challenges, time and costs are associated with obtaining the profile?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Rodger Hamrick, Reglas Painting Co., Inc.

by Charles Lange, JPCL

Tools of the Trade

Infrared spectroscopy

by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.

Applicator Training Bulletin

Safe use of chemical strippers

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World of Concrete returns to Las Vegas

Author Index

JPCL 2014 Author Index

From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC Organizational Members

SSPC Executive Director Retires in 2015

The Board of Governors wishes to thank Bill Shoup for his tireless devotion and passionate leadership as executive director of SSPC for the past 15 years, as he looks forward to retirement in September 2015.


SSPC 2015 in Las Vegas

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

SAFE Systems, Inc.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office

DeFelsko Corporation

Fischer Technology Inc.

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.

Sauereisen, Inc.

AWWA (American Water Works Association)


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