Articles (45)


Focus On: Measuring Surface Profile

from JPCL, May 2018 ; by Jody Wenzel, DeFelsko Corporation

Power-Tool-Cleaned Surfaces: New Insights into Surface Profile Measurement


Office to Field: Lost in Translation

from JPCL, April 2018


The Need for an Independent Third-Party Coatings Inspector

from JPCL, February 2018 ; by Tim Bauman, The Sherwin-Williams Company

The author describes three case scenarios where enlisting an independent, third-party...


Auditing 101

from JPCL, August 2016 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Corrosion in Less Than One Year is the Pits!

from JPCL, February 2016


Quality Assurance and Quality Control — We Do It, Too!

from JPCL, January 2016


On stripe coating edge-retentive primers

from JPCL, July 2015

When and why would I need to stripe coat if I'm using an edge-retention primer?


Replica Tape: Unlocking Hidden Information

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

A surface profile is composed of a complex pattern of peaks and valleys. This article...


The straws that broke the camel’s back

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories, Inc.


Tools + Equipment Buying Guide

from D+D Print, December 2014

Durability + Design's Tools + Equipment Buying Guide for 2015 offers this comprehensi...


Tools and Techniques for Measuring Coating Quality

from D+D Print, December 2014 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.

Eliminate guesswork from coatings prep and application.


Strong Finish

from D+D Print, November 2014 ; by Kevin Sigourney, PROSOCO

Here’s what you need to know if you want your polished concrete floor to keep its sh...


The Case of the Paint-Dripping Parking Garage Ceiling

from D+D Print, November 2014 ; by Dave Lick, Paint Quality Assurance Inspector

Why was a six-month-old ceiling coating dripping on cars?


Conforming with job requirements

from JPCL, July 2014


Surface Preparation: Adventures in Frustration

from JPCL, July 2014 ; by Peter Bock, CorrLine International, LLC

Visual surface preparation standards are subject to individual interpretation by owne...


Applying coatings outside of the recommended thickness range

from JPCL, February 2014 ; by Chrissy Stewart, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Rich Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Fundamentals of stripe coating

from JPCL, January 2014


Assessing the Technology of Architectural Coatings

from D+D Print, December 2013 ; by Harold Hower

Six industry leaders offer their views on the state of architectural coatings, from h...


Q&A With Ernest Dunbar

from JPCL, October 2013 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


QA/QC: Some Things Are Old; Some Are New

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Warren Brand, Chicago Coatings Group, LLC


Why good housekeeping is important

from JPCL, July 2013


2013 Equipment Buying Guide

from JPCL, June 2013

This year’s Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protec...


The case of…the red rust on a newly applied zinc primer

from JPCL, November 2012 ; by Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


The Protective Coatings Specialist and Polyurea: The Sequence of Events

from JPCL, September 2012 ; by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI, Primeaux Associates LLC

This article discusses developments in polyurea technology as well as the importance ...


Quality Measures: A Cure for Fear of Failure

from JPCL, July 2012 ; by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation


Quality Measures: A Concrete Solution for the Fear of Failure

from D+D Online Features, July 2012 ; by David Beamish

Coated concrete is a commonly used building material, and arguably can be the most li...


The Vincent Thomas Bridge: A Study in Overcoating and QC

from JPCL, May 2012 ; by William H. Hansel, Caltrans

This article describes the painting of the Vincent Thomas Bridge's east tower, highli...


Concrete Maintenance - Maintain to Sustain

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Fred Goodwin, BASF Corp., Construction Chemicals

In this inaugural article of JPCL's 2012 Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors series, ...


Painted weathering steel vs. painted carbon steel

from JPCL, January 2012

What is the service life of a painted weathering steel bridge, compared to a painted ...


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 ...


The Quality Guarantee: The Pivotal Role Played by Field Measurements

from D+D Online Features, August 2011 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber

The paint systems used on buildings are selected from published performance data, man...


News

from JPCL, May 2011


On measuring WFT to predict DFT

from JPCL, May 2011


Preparing an Inspection Plan for Bridge Maintenance Painting

from JPCL, May 2011 ; by William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article reviews the purpose and benefits of developing an inspection plan and re...


On holidays in linings for immersion service

from JPCL, April 2011


The Weather Factor

from PWC, November/December 2010 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber

Don't let conditions rain on your painting parade. Get a sneak peek at Durability ...


Supporting the Troops: Complex Strategy Worked for Repainting Ft. Lewis Water Tank

from JPCL, June 2010 ; by Susan Drozdz, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, with contributions from Mike Hasbrook, Washington Industrial Coatings

In this photo essay, the authors depict the maintenance painting of a 200,000-gallon ...


Test for Success

from PWC, January/February 2010 ; by Rick Huntley

Taking a few measurements during the job can head off a massive failure later.


Problem Solving Forum: Checking Abrasives in the Field

from JPCL, November 2009

Many SSPC and ISO standards can be used in the laboratory to check the quality of abr...


RPM Has 35 Years of Dividend Increases

from JPCL, May 2009


Maintenance Tip: Evaluating Techniques for Measuring Applied Film Thickness of Polyurea Elastomeric Systems

from JPCL, March 2009 ; by Dudley J. Primeaux II, Primeaux Associates LLC, Elgin, TX and Kelin Bower, PolyVers Internatioanl, Houston, TX

In any coating or lining work, obtaining the specified minimum film thickness or the ...


2008 Equipment Buying Guide - Inspection

from JPCL, May 2008 ; by Technology Publishing

This years' Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and suppliers for prote...


A firm foundation, part 2

from JAC, January/February 2008 ; by Charles H. Holl, Dayton Superior Corp.

Important preparation and test-method procedures are reviewed in the second part of t...


Concrete Protection and Decoration - A firm foundation

from JAC, October/November 2007 ; by Charles H. Holl, Technical Specialist, Dayton Superior Corp.

The author provides a practical overview of the more commmonly used cleaning, surface...


Air Barriers: Great expectations

from JAC, April 2005 ; by Kevin Knight

Selection of material, application, and quality control procedures are described for ...


 
 
   

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