PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

Advertisement

PaintSquare


Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


MegaRust Begins in San Diego

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

More items for Program/Project Management
More items from North America

Comment | More

MegaRust 2018, the American Society of Naval Engineers’ annual Naval corrosion conference, kicks off Tuesday at the Marriott Mission Valley in San Diego, California.

MegaRust provides a consolidated, impartial forum for discussion of the U.S. Navy’s corrosion issues between government and industry organizations; providers of coatings and corrosion control products; and other individuals involved in the research and development, design, engineering, construction, maintenance, modernization and operation of Naval systems that are potentially affected by corrosion.

Aircraft carrier
© iStock.com / CT757fan

Mega Rust, the annual Naval corrosion conference presented by USNE, will focus on affordability, mission readiness and force extension this year.

This year’s conference theme, “Corrosion Control: Enabling Affordability, Mission Readiness and Force Extension,” influences the technical program, which comprises updated information on programs, policies, standards, technologies and strategies for controlling corrosion.

John Mangano, the MegaRust 2018 symposium chairman, will deliver the conference’s opening remarks at 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, followed by concurrent technical sessions. The exhibit hall opens at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Other conference proceedings include panel meetings, exhibitor demonstrations and Corrosion Control Jeopardy! at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The conference will close Thursday with a keynote speech from Kevin Graney, president of General Dynamics, NASSCO, as well as the presentation of the ASNE Claud A. Jones Award to the fleet engineer of the year.

The following MegaRust technical presentations may be of interest to protective coatings professionals. For a complete list of events, visit the official conference website.

Tuesday, May 22

  • Concurrent Technical Session 2
    • "Graphene as a Corrosion-Inhibiting Coating for Metals: A Molecular Dynamics Study," by Hamid Ghasemi, Hessam Yazdani and Bilal M. Ayyub; 1-1:30 p.m.
       
  • Concurrent Technical Session 3
    • "How to Successfully Transition Materials to the Fleet: From Qualification to Implementation," by Allyson Jones; 1-1:30 p.m.
    • "Nonskid Specification Overhaul: MIL-PRF-24667 Revision D," by Adam Carroll and Damien Ranero; 1:30-2 p.m.
  • Concurrent Technical Session 4
    • "SURFMEPP," by Mark Darwin; 3-4 p.m.
    • "USS MAHAN Paint Cartridge versus Paint Can Demonstration Efficiency Study," by Brian McClain; 4-4:30 p.m.
    • "Optimizing Surface Preparation of Aluminum Alloys for Coating Application," by Patrick Cassidy, Damien Ranero, Tony Eng and Bridget Hicks; 4:30-5 p.m.
       
  • Concurrent Technical Session 5
    • "New Test Requirement for Evaluating Temperature Resistance of Nonskid Coatings," by Colton Spicer, Cameron Miller, James Tagert, Sarah Eppard, John Wegand and Erick Alley; 3-3:30 p.m.
    • "Characterization of Longevity of Thermal Spray Non-Skid Coating Under Alternative Sealants and Topcoats," by Derek J. Horton, Matthew J. Strom, Cameron N. Miller and James Tagert; 3:30-4 p.m.
    • "Alternative Adhesion Test—Creep Test," by James Tagert and James Martin; 4-4:30 p.m.
    • "Mechanical and Secondary Surface Preparation," by M. Lydon and B. Williams; 4:30-5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 23

  • “Corrosion Control on USS Midway,” by Len Santiago; 9:20-10 a.m.
  • “NAVAIR Cold Spray Technology Overview,” moderated by Dane Hanson; 1:30-3 p.m.
  • “Corrosion Control ‘Jeopardy!'" moderated by Andrew Vasquez with guest host Dale Hirschman; 1:30-3 p.m.  
  • “Nonskid Working Group Part 1,” by Mark Ingle; 1:30-3 p.m.

Thursday, May 24

  • “Combat Systems Corrosion Control and Materials Initiatives and Updates,” by Capt. Ray Acevedo, USN; 9-9:45 a.m.
  • “Paint Center of Excellence,” by Mark Lattner, NAVSEA; 10:50-11:30 a.m.
  • “Corrosion Community of Practice Update to Industry,” by Larry Bowden, SURFMEPP; 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • “Nonskid Working Group Part 2,” by Mark Ingle; 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Concurrent Technical Session 7
    • "Robotic Tank Refurbishment (TRS) for U.S. Naval Vessels," by Chris Harrington; 1-1:30 p.m.
    • "Power Tool Cleaned Surfaces: New Insights into Surface Profile Measurement," by Jody Wenzel; 1:30-2 p.m.
    • "Coating Condition Monitoring System for Ship Tanks and Enclosures," by Kevin Farinholt, Jacob Wright, Fritz Friedersdorf; 2-2:30 p.m.
       
  • Concurrent Technical Session 8
    • "Ship's Force Application of Next-Generation Polysiloxane Topcoat," by Erick Iezzi and Gordon Kuljian; 1-1:30 p.m.
    • "Coating Performance Over Partially Blasted Surfaces," by Pete Ault, Patrick Cassidy and Colton Spicer; 1:30-2 p.m.
    • "Atmospheric Plasma Coating Removal (APCR): Removal of MIL-PRF-24441 from DH36 Steel to Determine Recoat Adhesion Compared to Conventional Grit Blasting Removal," by Peter Yancey; 2-2:30 p.m.

   

Tagged categories: Conferences; Corrosion protection; MegaRust; U.S. Navy

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Novatek Corporation
 
Dustless Coatings Removal
 
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800 www.Novatekco.com
 

 
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
 
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors
 
Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com
 

 
SAFE Systems, Inc.
 
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments
 
Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.
 

 
SABRE Autonomous Solutions
 
The system provides a finish even experienced blasters cannot match
 
You will be amazed at the accuracy, speed and control of the system.
 

 
SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
 
http://www.sspc.org/
 
Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !
 

 
Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
 
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT
 
We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.
 

 
HoldTight Solutions Inc.
 
Clean surfaces simply don’t rust, and no other product cleans like HoldTight®102.
 
HoldTight®102 is a wet blasting additive that decreases the water’s surface tension, allowing it to get into the profile of the surface and remove ALL contamination, including salts, acids, abrasives, light oils, and greases. HoldTight®102 leaves behind no film and evaporates with the water, providing a surface that is thoroughly clean and ready for coating, rust-free for up to 72 hours.
 

 
US Minerals
 
Blast with the bestHit Harder. Clean Faster.
 
Learn more at www.blackdiamondabrasives.com.
 

 
Modern Safety Techniques
 
Modern Safety Techniques
 
With our unique LTCat, we can help to provide clean, safe breathing air to your workers. Take a look at our Breathing Air Systems, we supply at least twice as much charcoal as our competitors! Modern
 

 
Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
 
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
 
CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms & Conditions   |   Support   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us