JPCL May 2015

 
JPCL May 2015


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The Flow Must Go On: Rehab of a 1,000,000-Gallon Water Storage Tank

by Gregory R. “Chip” Stein, P.E., Tank Industry Consultants

This case history details the challenges, out-of-service issues and solutions involved in the roof replacement and recoating of a 1,000,000-gallon, column-and-rafter supported ground storage tank at a water treatment facility in the Midwest.


Liquid-Applied Waterproofing Membrane for Bridge Decks

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Joseph Haydu, CEO, and Jonathan Haydu, Bridge Preservation LLC

This article describes the use of liquid applied waterproofing membrane as a method of preventing infiltration of water and moisture which carry contaminants through concrete and corrode the reinforcing rebar and steel of our bridges and highways.


Plus...


Editorial

The value of G.S.T.

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

In the coatings industry, some type of introductory training is the best way to get an individual started on the right foot in your company. If a new employee has no basic industry knowledge, how can he or she relate to what you do on a daily basis?


SSPC News

SSPC revises two standards


Top of the News

New webinar offers asset management tips


The Buzz

Road repairs unearth 43 dinosaur eggs


Problem Solving Forum

On when to waterjet bridges

When should you specify ultra-high-pressure (UHP) waterjetting on bridges?


Profiles in Success

Eric S. Kline, KTA-Tator, Inc. (retired)

by Charles Lange, JPCL

...For this “big picture” thinker, the path that eventually led him to a long and successful career in the protective coatings industry began somewhat modestly.


Investigating Failure

Coating failure on motor housings

by Dwight G. Weldon, PCS, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.

Many JPCL readers are well-acquainted with the steps involved in the field or shop painting of large structures, such as bridges, water tanks and concrete floors. However, a very large amount of painting is done every day in the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) area, and when these items fail, ... (more)


Basic Training

Surfaces, Standards and Semantics: A Close Look at Surface Cleaning Standards: Hand- and Power-Tool Cleaning

by Rob Francis, R A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd

Part 1 of this column on surface preparation standards, published in the February 2015 JPCL, closely examined ISO and joint SSPC/NACE International blast cleaning standards to investigate differences and similarities. In this second installment the hand- and power-tool cleaning standards will be inv... (more)


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