JPCL December 2015

JPCL December 2015

SSPC 2016: The Advance Program

SSPC President’s Welcome

SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT will be held January 18–21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The SSPC 2016 Advance Program is published to help protective and marine coatings professionals begin planning their activities at the conference and exhibition.

OSHA Construction Standard For Confined Space Entry: Planning And Managing Industrial Painting Projects For Compliance

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC, and Stanford T. Liang, CIH/CSP, AM Health and Safety

The authors will discuss the key details in OSHA’s recently issued Standard for Confined Spaces and describe ways in which contractors and owners can assure compliance and safety when working in confined spaces.

The Negative Influence of Fe2P Pigments on the
Anti-Corrosion Properties of Zinc Dust Primers

by Pascal Verbiest, Dr. Sc., Umicore Zinc Chemicals

This article discusses testing carried out on zinc-rich primers where part of the zinc metal dust was replaced by a conductive ferro-phosphorus alloy pigment and assesses the anti-corrosion performance and cathodic protection capabilities of the formulation.

The Importance Of Pattern Recognition In Failure Analysis

by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.

The author describes cases where recognizing patterns used in conjunction with standard laboratory test methods aided in determining the causes of premature coating failures.


Top of the News

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

On Specifying Abrasive Sieve Size

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

What You See Isn’t Always What You Get: The Problem with Aesthetics

by Rick A. Huntley, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Remember the Alamo – and SSPC 2016 in San Antonio!

by Bill Worms, Executive Director, SSPC

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.

NLB Corporation

Paint BidTracker


Strand’s Industrial Coatings

Sauereisen, Inc.

Modern Safety Techniques

HoldTight Solutions Inc.


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