Articles (101)


Top of the News

from JPCL, June 2019


What You Need To Know

from JPCL, June 2019


The Basics of Nuclear Safety-Related Coatings

from JPCL, April 2019 ; by David A. Hunter, PCS, Pond & Company, Inc.

In nuclear facilities, the term “safety-related” applies to systems, structures, comp...


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, February 2019


Office to Field: Lost in Translation

from JPCL, August 2018 ; by Troy Fraebel, ABKaelin, LLC


New ISO 12944

from PaintSquare Press, Summer 2018


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, April 2018


Selecting Pipeline Coatings: Do Current Standards Help?

from JPCL, February 2018 ; by Ian Robinson, 3M Company

The ultimate or universal field-joint coating does not exist, but there are many vari...


SSPC On the Front Line

from JPCL, January 2018

Introducing Two New Training Courses at SSPC 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, January 2018


Comparing Fire Testing Standards

from JPCL, November 2017 ; by By Bob Glendenning, The Sherwin-Williams Company


SSPC Moisture Testing Guide and Pinhole Standard

from D+D In Depth, November 2017 ; by KENNETH A. TRIMBER, KTA-TATOR, INC.

The SSPC Commercial Coatings Committee addresses the need for more standards and guid...


Fire Resistance — It's Not As Easy As It Looks

from D+D Print, Fall 2017 ; by Bill McHugh, Firestop Contractors International Association

Understanding the complexity involved in achieving effective fire-resistance-rated as...


SSPC 2018 in New Orleans: Training & Certification

from JPCL, October 2017

This section will summarize the SSPC training and certification courses that will be ...


Seeking Standardization in Coating Specifications for Wastewater Projects

from JPCL, September 2017 ; by Andy Odorzynski, Induron Protective Coatings

Differences in equipment, influent sources and operating practices can create very di...


Leveraging Paint Technology to Create Healthy Living Environments

from D+D Print, Summer 2017 ; by Veronica Arcaroli, Benjamin Moore

Selecting a paint system for any project goes far beyond the color- and design-relate...


Facial Recognition: Does Your Building Facade Match Its Identity or Is It Time for a Facelift?

from D+D In Depth, August 2017 ; by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

As the literal face of a building, a facade gives a structure its emotional character...


Transmission Tower and Pole Painting: A Challenge for All Involved

from JPCL, August 2017 ; by Matthew McCane, PCS, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. and Curt Hickcox, PCS Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc.

That our electrical transmission system is aging and degrading from corrosion is a gi...


Standards Used for Partial Coating Removal During Maintenance Painting

from JPCL, July 2017 ; by J. Peter Ault, P.E., PCS and Eric Shoyer, Elzly Technology Corporation

Partial surface preparation is a cost-saving concept with merit and demonstrated succ...


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, June 2017


SSPC Seeks Structure Award Nominations

from JPCL, June 2017

SSPC Seeks Structure Awards Nominations


SSPC.org: What’s New, What’s Coming

from JPCL, May 2017


Top of the News

from JPCL, May 2017


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2017


Understanding Standards: A Primer on Programs and Purpose

from D+D In Depth, February 2017 ; by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

How does a method, material, or practice ultimately become the accepted standard? Thi...


Coating Concrete Floors and Other Concrete Substrates: A Conversation with Fred Goodwin, BASF Construction Chemicals

from D+D Print, Winter 2017

“We know how to build durable and economical structures using concrete, but lack of c...


Trends in Maintenance + Restoration: A Conversation with Joshua Freedland, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

from D+D Print, Winter 2017

“With the increased availability of information and improved knowledge-sharing capabi...


Assuring and Controlling Quality: A Conversation with Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

from D+D Print, Winter 2017

“We’re seeing an increased awareness of the importance of paint and water repellent o...


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, February 2017


Mark Your Calendars: SSPC to Administer 2017 DoD Corrosion Conference

from JPCL, January 2017


Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


Meetings at SSPC 2017 in Tampa Will Impact Contractors

from JPCL, November 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, October 2016


Training & Certification at SSPC 2017 Featuring Greencoat

from JPCL, October 2016

This section will preview the training and certification courses and hands-on worksho...


Who’s Working for You?

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


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, September 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2016


At Last, the Silica Standard. What Now?

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


SSPC-SP 1: Basic, But Important

from JPCL, May 2016


Using SSPC-Guide 20 for Successful Floor Coating Application

from JPCL, April 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2016


From 3 Years of Aging to 3 Days: Generating
Interim Roof Ratings with Laboratory Aging

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Carolyn Richter, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory developed an accelerated weathering test of...


SSPC Surface Preparation Standards Update

from JPCL, February 2016


Liquid-Applied Flashing
Gains Traction in Construction

from D+D In Depth, January 2016 ; by Harold Hower, Editor, D+D In Depth

Liquid-applied flashing for penetrations, seams, and rough openings in walls is findi...


SSPC Commercial Coatings Progress Update

from D+D In Depth, January 2016 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc. and Commercial Coatings Committee Chair

The commercial coatings committees of SSPC have developed several guides and standard...


OSHA Construction Standard For Confined Space Entry: Planning And Managing Industrial Painting Projects For Compliance

from JPCL, December 2015 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC, and Stanford T. Liang, CIH/CSP, AM Health and Safety

The authors will discuss the key details in OSHA’s recently issued Standard for Confi...


Webinars on Thermal Spray Coating Application and Wastewater Specs Available in October

from JPCL, September 2015


From Office to Field - Robert Belisle, Jr., John W. Egan Company

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


SSPC News

from JPCL, July 2015

SSPC BOG elections results in


SSPC revises two standards

from JPCL, May 2015


Top of the News

from JPCL, April 2015

Top of the News


Visual surface preparation standards

from JPCL, February 2015 ; by Rob Francis, R A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd


State of the Industry 2015

from D+D Print, January 2015 ; by Amy Woodall

Executives delve into the challenges and opportunities for the year ahead.


On surface prep challenges, time & costs

from JPCL, December 2014

A specification for a bridge to be built of high-performance weathering steel requir...


Taking the Measure of Polished Concrete

from D+D Print, November 2014 ; by Christopher Bennett, Husqvarna

A new standard may hold the key to uniformity in polished concrete floors.


The importance of standards

from JPCL, September 2014 ; by Michael Damiano, Director of Product Development, SSPC


Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?

from JPCL, April 2014

This Applicator Training Bulletin is an updated version of the article, “Whose Respon...


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...


Testing adhesion of multi-coat systems

from JPCL, October 2013

When should the adhesion of an applied coating or lining multi-coat system be tested?


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


SSPC Standards Build on Foundation for Quality in Coatings Work

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


Industry Standards for Surface Preparation

from D+D Print, July/August 2013 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Thorough surface preparation is necessary to achieve long-term coating performance. T...


Commercial Coatings Set For Gains at SSPC 2013

from D+D Online Features, December online 2012

The SSPC Commercial Coating Committee has made significant progress on its ambitious ...


Coatings, Specifications, and the Bible

from D+D Online Features, December online 2012 ; by Allen Zielnik

Walter Scarborough, a fellow contributing editor to Durability + Design and a ...


Intumescents & Interiors: Function Meets Aesthetics

from D+D Online Features, September 2012 ; by Allen Zielnik

There is, perhaps, no functional coating type that can have a greater impact than thi...


Top of the News

from JPCL, August 2012

Webinars address plural component and pipeline issues


The Holistic Approach to Sustainability Mandate: It’s Green and it Performs

from D+D Online Features, February 2012 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber

It hardly comes as “news” that increased interest in the use of environmentally frien...


Information Underload: Presenting the Argument for Product Standards

from D+D Online Features, February 2012 ; by Walter Scarborough

A significant deficiency exists in the world of architectural paints and coatings tha...


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...


Top of the News

from JPCL, September 2011

SSPC/JPCL plans busy fall webinar schedule; JPCL to launch coating eBook series


News

from JPCL, May 2011


SSPC News

from JPCL, May 2011


Top of the News

from JPCL, May 2011


News

from JPCL, April 2011


SSPC News

from JPCL, August 2010

Two achieve PCS Certification


Certified Contractors

from JPCL, July 2010


Addition of C-12 training proves beneficial

from JPCL, June 2010


News

from PWC, March/April 2010


Association News

from JPCL, January 2010


News

from PWC, January/February 2010


Dry Film Thickness Measurements: How Many Are Enough?

from JPCL, December 2009 ; by Rob Francis, Aurecon Australia Pty Ltd

The author provides a close look at four major international standards for measuring ...


News

from PWC, December 2009

Falls Top Rising OSHA Toll; EPA Warns on Older Caulk; New Ladder Training Available; ...


News - Associations

from JPCL, December 2009

ASTM Updates Immersion Testing Standard


Top of the News

from JPCL, December 2009

PPG Names New Marketing VP


Green That Gets It Done

from PWC, November 2009 ; by Cynthia A. Challener

Today's ecofriendly coatings can deliver top-notch results. Here's how. Also: Wha...


SSPC News

from JPCL, November 2009

Vulcan painters achieves historic first


Top Of The News

from JPCL, November 2009

Q-Lab VP dies; was leader in testing


Regulation News: Update on Low VOC Regulations for Coatings

from JPCL, October 2009 ; by Madelyn Harding, The Sherwin-Williams Company


Association News

from JPCL, September 2009

WEFTEC Celebrates Its 82nd Year in Orlando


SSPC News: SSPC Training Spans the Globe

from JPCL, September 2009


Surface Preparation: Practices, Equipment, and Standards through 25 Years

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Daryl Fleming and Jodi Temyer, JPCL

As surface preparation practices, regulations, and equipment changed, so did SSPC's s...


Top of the News

from JPCL, August 2009

Top of the News: ASTM presents Award of Merit; CEPE in Budapest Announces Program


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...


L. Skip Vernon is first SSPC Master Coatings Inspector

from JPCL, July 2009


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2009


An Update on Regulatory Action Affecting Maintenance Painting Work

from JPCL, May 2009 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator, Inc.


Coatings Short Course Offered

from JPCL, April 2009


Sto Corp. Names CFO

from JPCL, April 2009


Application Specialist Training: Workforce Development for the 21st Century

from JPCL, March 2009 ; by Pamela Groff, SSPC Technical Materials Development Specialist

The author begins by stating that the average painter is over 50 years old, as of 200...


Association News: Thermal Spray Show Focuses on Expanding Uses

from JPCL, March 2009

Thermal Spray Show Focuses on Expanding Users


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...


 
 
   

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