SSPC 2016 Presentations Now Live


Expert-led talks on coatings technology, surface preparation, inspection tools, and more presented during SSPC 2016 are now available for online viewing.

Technology Publishing Co. (publisher of Durability + Design News, PaintSquare Daily News and the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings) has uploaded 21 technical presentations from the conference to this site: SSPC Video Proceedings.

SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT took place Jan. 18-21 in San Antonio.

2016 Video Proceedings Lineup

The SSPC Video Proceedings offer an inside look at the technical program from SSPC 2016.

The educational sessions reflected a mix of topics related to protective, marine and commercial coatings and included numerous presentations from industry experts, special technical committee meetings, peer forums and more.

Presentations recorded for the Video Proceedings include:

  • Applying Common Sense to Moisture Vapor Emissions and Moisture Content Requirements When Coating Concrete Substrates in Wastewater Applications, by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe Inc.
  • Benefits Exhibited by Styrene Free Coating Technology, by Mike Durbin and Razi Anwer, The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • CO2 and The Partial Pressure Bandit, by James McDonald, Hempel USA
  • Coating Modern Wind Turbines – How Hard Can It Be? AND 40 Year Corrosion System for Offshore Wind Turbines, by Benedicte R. Sorensen and Anders Braekke, Jotun AS
  • Department of Navy Corrosion Control and Prevention Executive (DON CCPE) Overview, by Stephen Spadafora, Leidos Inc.;
  • Development of Materials and Process Metrics for High Performance Abrasive Blast Surface Preparation, by Robert Kogler and Laura Erickson, Rampart LLC
  • Impact and Abrasive Resistant Coatings and Overlays for Immersion Structures in Severe Environments, by Jeffrey Ryan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Institutionalizing Corrosion Prevention and Control in the USAF, by Jeffrey Nusser, U.S. Air Force
  • Pipings Kryptonite: Understanding Repair Options for Piping with Section Loss, by Ron Raphoon, NRI
  • Pull-Off Adhesion Strength Testing of Lining Systems on Concrete: A Review of the Various Direct Tensile Test Methods Used for Severe Service Exposures, by Vaughn O'Dea, PCS and Cory Brown, Tnemec Company Inc
  • Standards, Training, and Certification in the Marine Industry, by Earl Bowry, PCS
  • Standards, Training, and Certification in the Oil & Gas Industry, by Ernst Toussaint, E.I.T., PCS
  • Standards, Training, and Certification in the Wastewater Industry, by Robert Murphy, PCS, The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Surface Preparation & Coatings Panel 2016 Update, by Arcino Quiero Jr., Newport News Shipbuilding
  • The Greatest Challenge in Corrosion Prevention and Control is Apathy, by Dr. Roger D. Hamerlinck, U.S. Army Office of the Army CCPE
  • Translational Corrosion Science in Action, by Daniel Dunmire, Department of Defense/LMI
  • Trends in Tank Lining Test Methodology for Oil and Gas Service, by Michael Harrison, Hempel A/S
  • Tungsten Powder Thermal Spraying in the Oil & Gas Industry, by Lee Schmerling, OneSubsea
  • Unique Application of Epoxy Gel to Eliminate Penstock Cavitation and Potentially Improve Turbine Power Generation Efficiency, by Norm Klapper, Process Equipment Corporation
  • Use of Induction Heating for the Pre-Heating and Post-Curing of Liquid Epoxy Coatings on Gas Pipeline, by Bruce Wiskel, Pacific Gas & Electric and J. Peter Ault, P.E., PCS, Elzly Technology Corporation
  • Using the Latest Digital Inspection Tools – NSRP Panel Project Final Report, by Joseph Walker, Elcometer

To view individual presentations, visit


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