JPCL December 2017


Hubble Bubble Rising

by Carl Reed, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI), and Dr. Mike O’Donoghue and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC

This article examines the flaws of the current system of establishing and using specifications and testing. Because these flaws are so odious, a “better way” will be proposed in order to provide the end user real value in the use of protective coatings. Three tests will be discussed as illustrative ...

Hubble Bubble Rising

by Carl Reed, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI), and Dr. Mike O’Donoghue and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC

This article examines the flaws of the current system of establishing and using specifications and testing. Because these flaws are so odious, a “better way” will be proposed in order to provide the end user real value in the use of protective coatings. Three tests will be discussed as illustrative ...

Inhalation Hazards Associated with Abrasive Blasting

by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, CHMM, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article explores the inhalation hazards associated with the blast media, substrate, and coating used and treated in abrasive blasting from multiple aspects including inhalation hazards from the treated surface (paint, epoxy, heavy metals), hazards from abrasives (sand, coal slag, steel grit, ga...

Inhalation Hazards Associated with Abrasive Blasting

by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, CHMM, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article explores the inhalation hazards associated with the blast media, substrate, and coating used and treated in abrasive blasting from multiple aspects including inhalation hazards from the treated surface (paint, epoxy, heavy metals), hazards from abrasives (sand, coal slag, steel grit, ga...

Moving Beyond the 25-Year Coating

by Todd Williams and Ahren Olson, Covestro LLC, and Paul Vinik, Florida Department of Transportation

Zinc-rich primers have been well studied, yet specifying inorganic (IOZ) or organic zinc (OZ) for three-coat systems remains a highly debated topic. During the 1960s and 1970s inorganic zincs became the dominant primer in North America and published literature shows IOZ outperforming OZ in three-coa...

Moving Beyond the 25-Year Coating

by Todd Williams and Ahren Olson, Covestro LLC, and Paul Vinik, Florida Department of Transportation

Zinc-rich primers have been well studied, yet specifying inorganic (IOZ) or organic zinc (OZ) for three-coat systems remains a highly debated topic. During the 1960s and 1970s inorganic zincs became the dominant primer in North America and published literature shows IOZ outperforming OZ in three-coa...

SSPC 2018 Advance Program

SSPC 2018 will be held in New Orleans, La., from Jan. 15 to 18, 2018. This section previews the conference and exhibition, including the special events and awards, training and certification courses, technical program, exhibitors and more.

SSPC 2018 Advance Program

SSPC 2018 will be held in New Orleans, La., from Jan. 15 to 18, 2018. This section previews the conference and exhibition, including the special events and awards, training and certification courses, technical program, exhibitors and more.