JPCL February 2018

 
JPCL February 2018


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Meeting Expectations When Selecting Concrete Rehabilitation Systems

by Mike Dadik, P.E. S.E., Carollo Engineers, Inc.

Reinforced concrete has become a preferred building material for water storage and conveyance structures, providing great strength and many possible configurations. These advantages, however, bring the challenge of protecting rebar — essential to its long-term durability. With an accurate assessment of the concrete condition, exposure and work constraints, along with a clear understanding of the benefits and limitations of coating systems, a well-written, concise specification will be the basis of a successful concrete rehabilitation project — a project in which everyone’s expectations can be met.


Selecting Pipeline Coatings: Do Current Standards Help?

by Ian Robinson, 3M Company

The ultimate or universal field-joint coating does not exist, but there are many varied and well-proven technologies currently available, all of which have their strengths and weaknesses. If the long-term, in-service performance of prospective field-joint coatings is to be predicted with an acceptable level of confidence, do currently available standards come to the rescue? This article attempts to answer this question by briefly reviewing some currently published (and generally well-known) standards.


The Need for an Independent Third-Party Coatings Inspector

by Tim Bauman, The Sherwin-Williams Company

The author describes three case scenarios where enlisting an independent, third-party coatings inspector would’ve reduced cost and time, as well as saving business relationships.


Plus...


SSPC on the Front Line

SSPC Training Hits the Road


Top of the News


Coatings Conversation


Investigating Failure

by Rick Huntley and Cynthia O’Malley, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Airport Jet Fuel Piping Lining Issues


Office to Field: Lost in Translation

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

Underlying Hazardous Constituents – An Old Rule, But Are We Following It Right?


SSPC Organizational Members: as of February 5, 2018


   
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