Free eBook Tackles Overcoating


As costs associated with bridge rehabilitation have risen, overcoating has become a more common practice in maintenance painting and rehab for bridges and other structures. A new eBook from JPCL addresses the benefits and challenges the process brings with it.

Overcoating Bridges and Other Structures, a free downloadable eBook, features five articles on topics including quality control, failure prevention, selection, and working with lead paint.

The eBook, available free, is the latest in a series by JPCL publisher Technology Publishing Co.

The entire series, as well as other technical materials, is available via free download from The PaintSquare Store.

QC, Selection, and Lead

Overcoating Bridges and Other Structures includes these titles:

  • "The Vincent Thomas Bridge: A Study in Overcoating and QC";
  • "Preventing Overcoating Failures";
  • "Overcoating the Caruthersville Bridge: How the Owner, Inspector, and Contractor Met the Challenges from System Selection to Application and Protection";
  • "Overcoating Challenges While Removing Lead Paint from the Hal Adams Bridge"; and
  • "Overcoating Lead-Based Alkyd Paint on Steel Penstocks: Practical Experience."

All of the articles were previously published at various times in JPCL.

Download Overcoating Bridges and Other Structures here free.

More JPCL eBooks

The Overcoating volume is the latest in the exclusive Technology Publishing series. Other titles include:

Specifying & Buying Help

JPCL also offers a free Buying Guide eBook series designed to provide general guidance on selecting and specifying coatings, as well as information on sources to acquire the appropriate systems.

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Titles in the JPCL Buying Guide eBook series include Bridge Coating Systems, Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems, Wastewater Treatment Plant Coating Systems, and Water Works Coating Systems.

The entire series, which covers a wealth of information for coatings industry professionals, is available via free download from The PaintSquare Store.



Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Bridges; Coating Application; Coating failure; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Failure analysis; Latin America; Lead; Lead paint abatement; Lead-Alkyd; Maintenance coating work; North America; Overcoating; Overcoating lead; Paint application; Painting Contractors; Penstocks; Quality control; Rehabilitation/Repair; Steel; Structural steel

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