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Fundamentals of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Application

from JPCL, April 2018 ; by David A. Hunter and Sean M. Browning, Pond & Company


Contractor Profile: Alec S. Benson

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2018


The Coolest Project

from JPCL, March 2018


Successful Flooring Installation On Concrete: Beating The Odds

from JPCL, July 2017 ; by Fred Goodwin, Lori Proops and Richard First, BASF Corporation

The authors describe the many interrelated elements that must be simultaneously consi...


Industrial Meets Aesthetic

from JPCL, April 2017

Water tanks may be necessary but not something we ever really want to “see.” Rolf and...


When Stainless Isn’t Stainless

from JPCL, April 2017 ; by Peter Bock, Chicago Corrosion Group


Application of Two-Component Epoxy Intumescent Coatings for Passive Fire Protection

from JPCL, January 2017 ; by Eric P. Rennerfeldt, Graco, Inc.

There is a growing demand to use plural-component proportioning equipment to spray 10...


Applying Coatings in Cold Weather

from JPCL, December 2016


Shop Coat Versus Field Coat: the Pros and Cons

from JPCL, September 2016 ; by Charles S. Brown, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

There seems to be a trend for bridge owners to believe that applying all three coats ...


Corrosion Management of Elevated Lattice Galvanized Structures

from JPCL, June 2016 ; by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

Elevated lattice-form galvanized steel structures pose some quite unique challenges t...


Useful Tips for Spraying High-Solids Coatings

from JPCL, June 2016


Painting Bolted Bridge Connections

from JPCL, May 2016 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article explains painting faying surfaces, bolt holes and fasteners on bridges i...


Using SSPC-Guide 20 for Successful Floor Coating Application

from JPCL, April 2016


Induction Heating for Cold Weather Preheating and Post-Curing Of Liquid Epoxy Coatings On Gas Pipeline Girth Welds

from JPCL, February 2016 ; by Bruce J. Wiskel, P.E., Pacific Gas & Electric Company; and J. Peter Ault, P.E., Elzly Technology Corporation

The authors discuss the challenges of applying coatings to transmission pipeline when...


Prepare Hot-Dip Galvanized Coating Surfaces for Painting

from JPCL, January 2016 ; by Dr. Thomas J. Langill, American Galvanizers Association


Spray Application of Non-Skid Coatings

from JPCL, October 2015 ; by Beth Torgerson, Graco Inc.

This installment of Basic Training explores spray application of nonskid coatings. Te...


Railcar Coatings from a Railcar Lessor's Perspective

from JPCL, August 2015 ; by Maria Betti, GATX Corporation

This article describes basic coating types, trends and processes for railcar interior...


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?


Assuring good results with plural-component spray

from JPCL, April 2015 ; by Caleb Meacham, Solutions Consultant-WIWA LP


Spot Painting for Bridge Preservation

from JPCL, January 2015 ; by Bobby W. Meade, Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; and Sudhir Palle and Theodore Hopwood, II, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky

The authors outline a University of Kentucky research study that provides guidance on...


Getting the most out of airless spray

from JPCL, October 2014


Monoko, LLC Awarded O’Neal Bridge Rehab Contract

from JPCL, August 2014 ; by Katelyn Antolik, Paint BidTracker


On coating a stained concrete floor

from JPCL, August 2014

I need to coat a bare concrete warehouse floor that has visible oil stains. What are ...


Pipeline Rehabilitation: Advances in Polyurea Spray Application

from JPCL, July 2014 ; by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI; and Todd Gomez, PCS; VersaFlex Inc.

Polyurea technology is not new to pipelining work, with earlier applications performe...


Setting up, operating, and maintaining air spray equipment

from JPCL, June 2014


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


Preventing and Solving Delamination During Multilayer Pipeline Girth Weld Coating Application

from JPCL, February 2014 ; by J. Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

The author will explain ways to prevent delamination of fusion-bonded epoxy and three...


Basic training in brush and roller application

from JPCL, October 2013


SSPC's Latest Paint Application Standards Meet Field and Lab Needs

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by The JPCL Staff


The Changing Face of Coating Application Equipment

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Anita M. Socci, Managing Editor, JPCL


Curing IOZ when humidity is low

from JPCL, June 2013

If an inorganic zinc (IOZ) has not fully cured because of low humidity, can water be ...


How Product and Application Data Sheets Can Help You

from JPCL, June 2013 ; by Bob Meadows and Kevin Kelleher

This article discusses the importance of reading product and application data sheets,...


Top of the News

from JPCL, June 2013


Avoiding blistering and cratering in polyurethanes

from JPCL, May 2013

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


Performance or preference? City of Anoka water tank reconditioning revisited

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Dan Zienty, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.


The contractor who almost got floored

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Raymond S. Tombaugh, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard A. Burgess, PCS, Series Editor


An introduction to how coatings protect concrete

from JPCL, April 2013 ; by Charles H. Holl and Scott A. O’Connor

This month, we will briefly review the composition of concrete and why we coat it. We...


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2013


An introduction to the deterioration of concrete

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.


Cargo Tank Coatings - A Stressful Environment

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Trevor Parry, Coating Consultant, and Bill Woods, Marinspec Associates Ltd.

The authors identify some of the stresses that marine cargo tank coatings may face du...


On sealing cracks in concrete

from JPCL, March 2013

What is the most effective practice for crack sealing in concrete to prevent water in...


Coating Concerns for New Chemical and Petroleum ASTs

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Warren Brand, Chicago Coatings Group

This article explores design issues and coatings considerations during construction o...


Sealing metalizing on steel

from JPCL, January 2013

How soon after application does metalizing of steelwork need to be sealed or coated, ...


Applying FBE to Pipeline Internals

from JPCL, December 2012 ; by Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC, and Dennis Graham, Yellowgate Consulting, LLC

The article details the basic steps of FBE application to pipe internals, from surfac...


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

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


“Specific Utility” in the Design 6 of Coating Systems for Bridges

from JPCL, Top Thinkers 2012 Special Issue; by Clive H. Hare


Concrete Solutions: Coatings Answers for a Highly Complex Substrate

from JPCL, July 2012 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.


Retention of Pre-Construction Primers During Shipbuilding

from JPCL, November 2011 ; by J. Peter Ault, PE, PCS, Elzly Technology Corporation

The author describes research on retaining inorganic zinc pre-contruction primers (PC...


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 ...


A case of premature coating failure on the interior surfaces of bridge box girders

from JPCL, May 2011 ; by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

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


Southern Nevada Water Authority tests linings for transmission pipe

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


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2011

Emmons to give SSPC/JPCL webinar on durable concrete repairs


The case of the coating failures waiting at the train station

from JPCL, January 2011 ; by Cynthia L. O’Malley, Manager-Laboratory Services, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


When can you coat new concrete

from JPCL, January 2011


The case of shop painting going to waste

from JPCL, August 2010


What's New in Equipment for Protective Coating Work

from JPCL, August 2010 ; by JPCL staff

Based on information provided to JPCL about products introduced between June 2009 and...


The case of the failing railing

from JPCL, July 2010


2010 Equipment Buying Guide

from JPCL, June 2010

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


Addition of C-12 training proves beneficial

from JPCL, June 2010


2010 Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: AL - CT

from JPCL, April 2010 ; by JPCL Staff

The 2010 Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors lists and describes mo...


2010 Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: DE - KY

from JPCL, April 2010


2010 Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: NM - SC

from JPCL, April 2010


2010 Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: non-US

from JPCL, April 2010


2010 Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors: SD - WY

from JPCL, April 2010


The case of the not-so-hot roof

from JPCL, April 2010 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc. & Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Top Contractors Focus on Quality and Innovation

from JPCL, April 2010 ; by Joe Maty, JPCL

For the first time, JPCL has given a face to its Industrial Contractor Directory, wit...


Cases from the F-Files - Lining a clarifier four times to get acceptable performance

from JPCL, March 2010


Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Turbines - A Challenge for the Steel Builder and Paint Applicator

from JPCL, March 2010 ; by Karsten Mühlberg, Hempel (Germany) Ltd.

The author discusses the importance of corrosion protection on offshore wind turbines...


Maintenance Tips: Passive fire protection application with plural-component gear

from JPCL, February 2010


Trowel-Applied Mortar Systems for Floors: Tips for Specifiers and Installers

from JPCL, January 2010 ; by Casey Ball, The Sherwin-Williams Company


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


Maintenance Tips: Repair Techniques for Prestressed Concrete Tanks

from JPCL, December 2009 ; by Simon Bladon, CRL Surveys, Mitcham, UK


Problem Solving Forum: How to Handle Exposed Rebar when Repairing Concrete

from JPCL, December 2009

What is the best approach to cleaning and protecting exposed rebar during repair of s...


Case History: Custom Platform Was Key in Lining Power Plant Stack

from JPCL, September 2009 ; by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL


The Case of the Shop Job: Coated Equipment Sent North but Coating Performance Went South

from JPCL, September 2009 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.; Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Radical Change: The Past 25 Years in the Coatings Industry

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by David Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc.

As an industrial painting contractor, like contractors in other trades, I've seen and...


Top Product Developments, 1984 to the Present

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Harold Hower, Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

The past 25 years will likely be seen as the Golden Age of information technology, wh...


2009 Equipment Buying Guide - Application

from JPCL, June 2009


 
 
   

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