JPCL July 2015

 
JPCL July 2015


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Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic for Pipelines

by Xu Huanhui, CYG Changyuan New Materials Company, Shenzhen, China

The author explains how coupled with the appropriate application and quality control initiatives, FRP can effectively protect anticorrosion coatings during trenchless pipeline construction.


Running a Tight Ship: UHP Waterjetting and Surface-Tolerant Coatings in Newbuilding Applications

by Nuno Cipriano, Ultrablast Lassarat Ltd., Brazil

This article describes how these combined technologies in newbuilding projects can provide benefits such as a cleaner shipyard, no abrasive material to dispose of, less cost and the ability to carry out simultaneous operations without dependency on ambient conditions.


Replica Tape: Unlocking Hidden Information

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

A surface profile is composed of a complex pattern of peaks and valleys. This article explains a developing technology that allows for extraction of useful information from replica tape, beyond just peak height.


Psymplified Psychrometrics

by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors, Inc., and Don Schnell, Polygon

The authors discuss the impact of humidity on surface preparation, coating application and cure; and explain how learning more about atmospheric moisture can help to achieve successful coating projects.


Plus...


Top of the News

Webinar studies weathering on Florida bridges


The Buzz

City’s golden spans eye a new color


Problem Solving Forum

On stripe coating edge-retentive primers

When and why would I need to stripe coat if I'm using an edge-retention primer?


Investigating Failure

The straws that broke the camel’s back

by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.


Project Preview

$22.4M bridge rehab contract awarded


Editorial

Take pride in all our military

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


SSPC News

SSPC BOG elections results in


Raw Materials Update

International Presence at World's Largest Coatings Show

by Brian Goldie, JPCL


Biosourced and Renewable Raw Materials

by C. Lefevre, M. Wenkin, M.H. Delvaux, Coatings Research Institute (CoRI)

In the paint market today, the use of bio-based products creates new challenges for paint chemists.


   
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