Free eBook Offers Tank Coating Help

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013

A new compilation of technical guidance on coating protection and maintenance of water tanks is now available as a free downloadable eBook from JPCL.

Water Tanks: Coating Protection and Maintenance features eight articles by top industry experts on protecting and maintaining water tanks and other waterworks structures. The articles were previously published in JPCL.

The eBook is now available as a free download exclusively through PaintSquare, the online home of JPCL.

Featured Articles

The eBook comprises these articles:

  • "Using Engineering Economic Analysis to Select a Protective Coating Maintenance Program";
  • "A Comparison of Ultra-Long-Life Coating Systems for Water Storage Tanks";
  • "Performance or Preference? A Look at Selected Systems for Water Tank Interiors";
  • "The Use of Optically Activated Pigmented Epoxy Systems in Water Storage Tanks";
  • "Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs";
  • "Antenna and Cable Attachment Methods for Water Tanks";
  • "Complex Tank Rehab Required Seeing the Forest and the Trees"; and
  • "Southern Nevada Water Authority Tests Linings for Transmission Pipe."
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The compilation includes case histories, coating selection information, and comparisons of coating systems.

Other JPCL Titles

Water Tanks: Coating Protection and Maintenance is the latest in an exclusive eBook series by JPCL. Each title features compilations of articles by industry experts on a focused topic. These titles are also available for immediate, free download.

Selecting the Right Abrasive features seven articles on abrasive selection. Topics include green abrasives, performance, quality assurance, and troubleshooting.

Overcoating Bridges and Other Structures covers safety, quality, decision-making and other hands-on issues vital to a successful protective coating project. 

Dehumidification and Other Environmental Controls for Coating Projects includes articles on dehumidification basics, DH for water tank lining and ships, and ventilation in confined spaces.

free offshore coating advice

Sourcing and Selecting Coatings for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants and Offshore Platform Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing are part of a JPCL specifying and coating selection series that is also available free.

Protecting and Maintaining Transmission Pipeline features articles on coatings for oil and gas pipelines, fusion-bonded epoxies for pipeline protection, ISO standards, disbondments of pipeline coatings, and more.

New Technology Coatings for Corrosion Control includes articles on historical perspectives on coatings technology, new developments in raw materials, environmental advances, self-healing systems, and hybrid coatings.

Achieving Efficiency in Abrasive Blast Cleaning includes guidance on equipment maintenance, abrasive selection, quality control, profitability, productivity and troubleshooting.

Protecting Industrial Structures with Polyurea features expertise by JPCL Top Thinker Dudley Primeaux II and other leading names on the use of polyurea in a variety of applications, from ship decks to dams to tanks to rail lines.

Ultra High Pressure Waterjetting offers guidance by Dr. Lydia Frenzel and other experts on waterjetting for surface preparation of steel and concrete. Topics include productivity, safety, equipment and hose maintenance, and visual standards to assess cleanliness.

Specifying and Selection Series

JPCL also offers multiple free downloadable eBooks on industry-specific coatings selection and specifying advice. Click on any title to learn more and/or download free:

Sourcing and Selecting Coatings for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants

Offshore Platform Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing

Sourcing and Selecting Coatings for the Marine Industry

Sourcing and Selecting Bridge Coating Systems

Coatings for Waterfronts, Locks and Dams

Power Plant Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing

Transmission Pipeline Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Coatings: Selecting and Sourcing

The entire series will remain available on


Tagged categories: Coating Materials; Coating selection; eBooks; Offshore; Sherwin-Williams; Structural steel; Tank exteriors; Tank interiors; Tanks and vessels; Water Tanks

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