JPCL August 2015


Basic Training: Maintaining an Old Icon with a New Technology

by Greg Peters, SABRE Autonomous Solutions, and Dr. Gavin Paul, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

The authors outline the development and implementation of Rosie and Sandy, two autonomous robots blasting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and illustrate how new technological advances in robotics can provide efficient and safer ways to conduct a blasting project.

Basic Training: Maintaining an Old Icon with a New Technology

by Greg Peters, SABRE Autonomous Solutions, and Dr. Gavin Paul, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

The authors outline the development and implementation of Rosie and Sandy, two autonomous robots blasting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and illustrate how new technological advances in robotics can provide efficient and safer ways to conduct a blasting project.

Railcar Coatings from a Railcar Lessor's Perspective

by Maria Betti, GATX Corporation

This article describes basic coating types, trends and processes for railcar interiors and exteriors and explains achieving efficiencies in throughput time, as a railcar in the maintenance shop is a railcar not generating income.

Railcar Coatings from a Railcar Lessor's Perspective

by Maria Betti, GATX Corporation

This article describes basic coating types, trends and processes for railcar interiors and exteriors and explains achieving efficiencies in throughput time, as a railcar in the maintenance shop is a railcar not generating income.

Adventures in Tank Lining

by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, Inc.

The author recounts details of a vinyl ester tank relining project during a sweltering south Texas summer, which was relatively smooth due to collaboration, communication and thorough advance planning between the owner, specifier, inspectors and contractor.

Adventures in Tank Lining

by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, Inc.

The author recounts details of a vinyl ester tank relining project during a sweltering south Texas summer, which was relatively smooth due to collaboration, communication and thorough advance planning between the owner, specifier, inspectors and contractor.

Basics of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete

by Fred Goodwin and Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

Corrosion in reinforced concrete has been an issue since it was first introduced and will be an issue for the foreseeable future. The authors discuss sound practices to mitigate corrosion before significant deterioration occurs.

Basics of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete

by Fred Goodwin and Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

Corrosion in reinforced concrete has been an issue since it was first introduced and will be an issue for the foreseeable future. The authors discuss sound practices to mitigate corrosion before significant deterioration occurs.