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SSPC 2016 Dives into Water, Wastewater

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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In anticipation of SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT, which will take place Jan. 18-21, 2016, in San Antonio, TX, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has announced its lineup of programming for water and wastewater applications.

SSPC’s annual event is the only conference and exhibition dedicated exclusively to protective, marine, industrial and commercial coatings. / Darko Dozet
© / Darko Dozet

SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT offers education and training to coatings professionals for water and wastewater applications, among other industries.

The full technical program for SSPC 2016 is available here.

Technical Sessions

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, a series of courses on Wastewater Coating Challenges and Solutions (Session 3), will be conducted, including:

  • Standards, Training, and Certification in the Wastewater Industry
    Presenter: Robert Murphy, PCS, The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Pull-Off Adhesion Strength Testing of Lining Systems on Concrete:
    A Review of the Various Direct Tensile Test Methods Used for Severe Service Exposures

    Presenters: Vaughn O’Dea, PCS, Tnemec Company Inc.; Cory Brown, Tnemec Company Inc.
  • Applying Common Sense to Moisture Vapor Emissions and Moisture Content Requirements When Coating Concrete Substrates in Wastewater Applications
    Presenter: Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe Inc.

On Thursday, Jan. 21, attendees can sit in on the Session 2 Mini Session:

  • Case Study: Telecom Meets Water Tower
    Presenters: Chris Wolfgram, Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc.; Dan Zienty, PCS, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

Committee Meetings

A number of committees have meetings scheduled on site during the conference as well. Those related to water and wastewater topics include:

  • C.1.13 Wastewater Coatings
  • C.7.3 Surface Preparation Standards for Concrete     
  • C.7.5 Texture of Concrete Coatings    
  • C.7.6 Revision of SSPC PA 7 Thin Film Coatings for Concrete        
  • TG 417 Surface Prep Concrete 

For more information on these and other events at SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT, visit


Tagged categories: Coating Materials; Coating selection; Coatings; Coatings education; Conferences; Education; North America; SSPC; Tower; Transmission Towers; Wastewater Plants; Worker training

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