Articles (68)


Lining Steel Potable-Water Storage Tanks: Benefits of 100% Solids Elastomeric Polyurethanes

from JPCL, August 2019 ; by Murray Heywood, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

When lining new steel potable-water storage tanks or rehabilitating existing ones, as...


PPE Requirements for Polyurethanes Versus Non-Isocyanate Coatings: Is There Really a Difference?

from JPCL, June 2019 ; by Leah K. Tipton, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The word isocyanate on a product label or safety data sheet might prompt the selectio...


A Waterborne UV Wood Coating That Goes with the Grain in a Unique, Sustainable Floor

from D+D In Depth, September 2017 ; by Steven Reinstadtler and Robert Wade, Covestro LLC

The evolution of water-based UV-cured wood coating technology has led to the availabi...


Getting to the Bottom of Green Roof Success

from D+D In Depth, May 2017 ; by BRIAN KELLY, KEMPER SYSTEM AMERICA, INC.

Landscaping is no longer limited to the grounds surrounding the building, but is find...


Polyurethane Pipeline Coatings: Do Changes in Appearance Indicate Changes in Performance?

from JPCL, February 2017 ; by Stuart G. Croll, Dr. Chunju Gu and Dr. Vinod Upadhyay, North Dakota State University; and Brent D. Keil, Northwest Pipe Company

Occasionally, construction delays can result in pipe sections remaining aboveground f...


Offshore Wind Farms Successful Corrosion Protection and Effective Quality Management

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Peter Kronborg Nielsen, FORCE Technology

Following an uncertain start, the present offshore coatings systems for wind farms ha...


Adding ‘Polyurea’ To Your Coatings Vocabulary

from D+D In Depth, December 2016 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology

Polyurea is newer on the scene and features performance characteristics that other, t...


From Stradivarius to Hardwood Floors:
How Coatings Protect and Beautify Wood

from D+D In Depth, August 2016 ; by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology LLC

Wood is one of our most versatile and beautiful building and decorative materials, bu...


Going to Extremes

from D+D Print, April 2015 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Select the right coating for the best performance in tough service environments.


Titans of the Abyss: Polyurethane, Polyurea, and Hybrid Lining Technology

from JPCL, January 2014 ; by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC

This article is focused primarily on very fast-cure, solvent-free polyurethanes, poly...


The case of the compromised propane tank coating

from JPCL, November 2013 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc. Series Editor


The Buzz

from JPCL, October 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


SSPC News

from JPCL, September 2013


The case of…bubbles, and pinholes, and blisters, oh my!

from JPCL, September 2013 ; by James D. Machen, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.
Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Polyurethane Coatings: A Brief Overview

from JPCL, August 2013 ; by Michael Praw, BASF Corporation

This article is the sixth installment of JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coatings types...


Top of the News

from JPCL, August 2013


Avoiding blistering and cratering in polyurethanes

from JPCL, May 2013

What causes blistering and crater formation in freshly applied polyurethane topcoats...


Framing Architectural Polyurethane Coatings

from D+D Print, January/February 2013 ; by Steven Reinstadtler, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Polyurethane coating technology has transformed our structural world. In this article...


The case of…too many choices

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Eric S. Kline, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard A. Burgess, Series Technical Editor


Time Is Money: Improving Shop & Field Painting Throughput by Reducing Finish Coat Handling Time

from JPCL, November 2011 ; by Benjamin Fultz, Bechtel Corporation; William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.; and Kurt Best, Bayer MaterialScience

This article reports on a study that compared the handling of three generic types of ...


From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

from JPCL, May 2011 ; by Chris McMillan, International Paint, LLC


News

from JPCL, May 2011


Southern Nevada Water Authority tests linings for transmission pipe

from JPCL, April 2011 ; by Cynthia L. O’Malley, Scott Christensen, and Gina Neilson


Sprawling ‘Parasol’ Floats Above Square in Seville City Center

from D+D Online Features, March 2011 ; by Jill M. Speegle

Above an ancient archaeological site in the heart of Seville, Spain, stands a strikin...


New Possibilities for Polyurethanes: Waterbornes on Metal

from D+D Online Features, February 2011 ; by Margaret Kendi, Pete Schmitt and Raymond Stewart

Material-science advancements in one-component (1K) water-borne urethane coatings hav...


A Shining Moment for SPF: Supporting Role in ‘LUMENHAUS’

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Boosted by a powerful solar component, Virginia Tech’s LUMENHAUS sprinted to first-pl...


Sustainability Mandate Drives Major Advances in Concrete Coatings

from D+D Online Features, October 2010 ; by Steven Reinstadtler

Whether the setting is a college commons area, a famous motor-speedway attraction or ...


Cases from the F-Files: The Case of Improper Selection of a Maintenance Strategy Takes Corrosion Protection from Bad to Worse

from JPCL, January 2010 ; by Valerie Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Maintenance takes drawbridge from bad to worse


Cases from the F-Files: Who Reads Instructions Anyway?

from JPCL, December 2009 ; by Rick A. Huntley, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

The Case of the Failing Floor Coating


News - Products

from JPCL, December 2009


Cases from the F-Files: Coating Failures on Galvanized Mast Arms

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by Paul Vinik, MSChE, P.E., Florida Department of Transportation and Richard A. Burgess, B.S. , M.S., KTA-Tator, Inc.


Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 3: Results of the Laboratory Investigations

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 3 of a three-part series, the authors report on corrosive stress on offshore ...


SPF and coatings: One cool duo

from JAC, October/November 2009 ; by Mitch Clifton, NCFI Polyurethanes

Spray foam, combined with reflective topcoat, pays dividends in the energy-efficient ...


Products

from JPCL, August 2009

Product News: Floor Coating Cures with UV; Accelerated Test Can Mimic 63 Years of UV;...


Rescuing an iconic symbol of the WWII home front

from JAC, August/September 2009 ; by Burt Olhiser, Vantage Point Consulting

Restoration team muster its expertise, energy to rehabiliate and adapt significant ex...


Spanning 25 Years of Development in Heavy-Duty Coatings

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Michael Donkin, International Paint Ltd.

Massive changes have occurred in coating formulation for the heavy-duty market in the...


Accelerated Corrosion of a Pedestrian Bridge

from JPCL, June 2009 ; by Cynthia L. O'Malley, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc. Series Editor

Anticipating the Service Environment for Proper Coating System Selection


Greener gambits in the antigraffiti game

from JAC, May 2009 ; by Peter Schmitt and Kathy Allen, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

R&D program produces water-borne polyurethane formulations that combine low VOCs, red...


Coating Sheet Pile Structures: An Overview

from JPCL, April 2009 ; by Timothy Race, Kaked LLC

This article gives an overview of steel piling and its uses; reasons for coating it; ...


Getting more mileage from the metal roof

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Bob Brenk, Aldo Products Company Inc.

Restoration with reflective coatings serves multiple objectives, including enhanced e...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, March/April 2009


Special Advertising Gallery: Concrete coatings and treatments

from JAC, March/April 2009

A sampling of materials that offer an expanding array of choices to boost the appeara...


The prospects for powder

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The coatings technology gets points for its 'green' profile and resistance properties...


New weapons in the graffiti wars

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Effectiveness, economics loom large in the search for strategies that will pass muste...


Proving their mettle

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Advances in technology expand the choices of high-performance finishes for metallic s...


Roof Coatings - Commissioning a magnum opus for philharmonic center roof restoration

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by JAC Staff

Visuals and performance both loomed large when the operators of the Naples, FL, Philh...


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Other

from JAC, December 2008


Products: Polyurethance Will Protect Galvanized Poles

from JPCL, December 2008 2008 ; by JPCL Staff


The war against water

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology, LLC

An array of water-repellent and waterproofing measures are enlisted in the never-endi...


Solutions that stick

from JAC, January/February 2008 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

With stucco, chemistry, attention to surface preparation hold key to formulating effe...


A realm of seemingly infinite dimensions

from JAC, December 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

To accompany this issue’s Buying and Specifying Guide, we present this review of the ...


Waterproofing - Taming the tentacles of an exotic urban waterworld

from JAC, August/September 2007

With a variety of pools, spas, saunas, fountains, and other aquatic features spread o...


The basics on elastomerics and other roof-coatings solutions

from JAC, June/July 2007 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, KTA-Tator and Joe Maty, JAC Editor

In the current realm of roof-coatings technologies, the specifier, arhitect, or build...


Anti-grafitti coatings: Taking aim against tagging

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In the case of grafitti, however, the ...


New life, new look for once-glamorous stars

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Roger C. Mabe, PPG Industries, Inc.

After more than 20 years, the exterior metal of the high-rise office building on the ...


Paint Today, Park Tomorrow

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Jim Dunaway, Wes Hensley, and Steve Mishra, Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing

Parking spaces can be a scarce commodity in many urban areas. One solution to this pr...


Roof Coatings - Advanced chemistry

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Chris J. Marshall, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Hybrid Polyurethane thick-film coatings for metal roofs deliver an impressive package...


Roof Coatings - New dome for Saints home

from JAC, June/July 2006

In Katrina’s wake: Superdome restoration marches forward at the speed of an NFL offen...


Coatings for Prefabricated Metal: Tall order

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006

The iconic image of the flag raisers on the Pacific Island of Iwo Jima will be etched...


Coatings for Seacoast Settings: Steeled for rough seas

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006

The new convention center in Ocean Shores, WA, required coatings materials that would...


Concrete Coatings: New look, new life for ‘Mill City’ landmark

from JAC, January 2006

An ambitious renovation project set in a once-bustling grain-milling district sought ...


Generic Coating Types - Polyurethanes: High-Performance Coatings Technology for Architectural Applications

from JAC, January 2006 ; by Edward P. Squiller, Ph.D., Bayer MaterialScience

Physical and performance properties of polyurethanes are described by the author, as ...


Restoration/preservation: Preserving the ‘Cathedral of Commerce’ demands devotion to the details of Gothic landmark

from JAC, January 2006

In stark contrast to the concerted reconstruction task at the 90 West Street building...


Restoration/Preservation: Memorable masterpieces

from JAC, October 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Several notable historic preservation and restoration projects are reviewed in this S...


Aligning facilities tradition with education: Considering the big picture in charting coatings material and application strategies

from JAC, July 2005 ; by Peter Brown and Andrew Wilson

This review explores current directions in school planning and design and examines im...


The right calls on coatings

from JAC, April 2005 ; by John Williams

The author describes how to select coating systems for various exposure environments ...


USGBC issues draft of new LEED system for new construction

from JAC, April 2005

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently issued a “first public-comment draft...


All that glitter is SILVER (Aluminum Metallic, Actually)

from JAC, January 2005 ; by Joe Maty

The ambitious makeover of Seattle’s McCaw Hall has won rave reviews; the supporting c...


 
 
   

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