Articles (51)


A Corrosion Control Plan for Saint Lawrence Seaway Navigation Locks

from JPCL, November 2019 ; by Rick Huntley, KTA-Tator, Inc.; and Dan Boich, St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation

Since its opening, the St. Lawrence Seaway has moved more than 2.5 billion metric ton...


JPCL Anniversary Archives

from JPCL, March 2019


Corrosive Soils and Risk Mitigation for Solar Structures

from JPCL, February 2019 ; by Paul Trautmann and Matthew Markowski, The Sherwin-Williams Company; and Brien Clark, James Keegan and Mersedeh AkHoondan, HDR

Locations for utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar construction projects do not alwa...


Top of the News

from JPCL, September 2018


Data-Driven Corrosion Prevention and Control Decisions for the USAF

from JPCL, August 2018 ; by Eric Herzberg, LMI; Charles A. Babish, Jeffrey K. Nusser and Darryl J. Stimson, USAF

In the U.S. Air Force, the current constrained fiscal environment with dwindling reso...


Wastewater Clarifiers: Understanding Corrosion Mechanisms

from JPCL, June 2018 ; by D. A. Sherman, P.E. and R. A. Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

Wastewater treatment plant clarifier environments present challenges for selecting co...


Preventing Crevice Corrosion in New and Existing Steel Structures

from JPCL, January 2018 ; by Eric Shoyer and Pete Ault, Elzly Technology Corporation; and Peter McDonagh and Brian Prazenka, Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority

Bolted joints in steel structures contain multiple crevices between the bolted member...


Focus On: FRPs for Bridges

from JPCL, January 2018 ; by Gregg Blaszak, P.E., Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC


Thin-Film Coatings for Protecting Reinforced Concrete Bridge Elements

from JPCL, January 2018 ; by Bobby Meade, Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; Derrick Castle, The Sherwin-Williams Company; and Theodore Hopwood II and Sudhir Palle, University Of Kentucky

Steel reinforced concrete bridge components are deteriorating prematurely, especially...


Appearance vs. Functionality: The Zinc Coatings

from D+D In Depth, November 2017 ; by JORDAN MCMILLEN, AMERICAN GALVANIZERS ASSOCIATION

Seven types of zinc coatings are commonly used for corrosion protection in building c...


In Transit — Materials Selection for Transportation Terminals

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

While the scale and scope of transportation terminals can vary greatly, they all need...


Focus On

from JPCL, September 2017 ; by Lucia Fullalove, Highways England and Dr. Algan Tezel, Huddersfield University

Applying Lean Manufacturing to Corrosion Protection Processes


Improving the Bottom Line in Water Project Corrosion Management

from JPCL, June 2017 ; by Bobbi Jo Merten, Ph.D. and Jessica Torrey, Ph.D., U.S. Department Of Interior, Bureau Of Reclamation

The authors present a life-cycle costing (LCC) system that provides an economic basis...


Key Considerations for Coating Metal Roofs

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by STEVEN HEINJE, GAF

From cleaning to working with factory finishes, there are a number of issues to be aw...


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...


Prepare Galvanizing for Painting

from JPCL, November 2016 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.


Corrosion Protection in Maritime Environments: Assessing Systems for Offshore Structures

from JPCL, March 2016 ; by Günter Binder, Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW)

The author compares the accuracy of laboratory test results to that of long-term test...


Bad Vibes: Using Coatings to Eliminate Vortex-Induced Vibration of Riser Strings on Deep-Water Offshore Structures

from JPCL, February 2016 ; by Peter Bock

When the length of the riser piping on an oil production platform increases for struc...


On Coating of Dissimilar Metals in Storage Tanks

from JPCL, November 2015


Dr. Brian Skerry, The Sherwin-Williams Company

from JPCL, September 2015


Galvanic Corrosion in Water and Wastewater Structures

from JPCL, September 2015 ; by Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.; Travis C. Tatum, Dunham Engineering, Inc.; Pat Barry and Paul B. Higgins, The Barry Group, L.L.C.

The authors discuss prevention of galvanic corrosion in water and wastewater structur...


Basics of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete

from JPCL, August 2015 ; by Fred Goodwin and Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

Corrosion in reinforced concrete has been an issue since it was first introduced and ...


On Protecting Rebar in Concrete

from JPCL, August 2015

What is the best way to prevent corrosion of reinforcing bar in concrete?


Preventing CUI With Thermal-Spray Metal Coating

from JPCL, February 2015 ; by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, LLC

The author describes the use of thermal-spray aluminum coatings for preventing corros...


Liquid vs. Powder: A Comparative Review of Fluoropolymer Coatings

from D+D Print, December 2014 ; by Scott Moffatt, PPG Industries

What does the next generation of powder coatings mean for architectural applications ...


Pipeline Field Joints: Exploring the Coating Technologies that Protect Against “Weak Links”

from JPCL, November 2014 ; by Adam Wynne Hughes, Pipeline Induction Heat Ltd, UK

This article illustrates coating technologies used to protect the ends of pipe length...


Assessment Married to Specification Is Key to Dominion Transmission’s Maintenance Painting Program

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Harold Hower, JPCL

Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI), an interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary ...


Reinforced Storage Tank Linings: Advantages and Applications

from JPCL, August 2014 ; by Matthew Fletcher, International Paint Ltd.

The author explains the benefits of using different types of reinforced lining system...


Bridge Coating Performance: Two-Coat vs. Three-Coat Systems

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration

The author describes the results of various performance tests to determine whether tw...


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...


Coatings + Materials Buying Guide AND Tools + Equipment Buying Guide

from D+D Print, September/October 2013

From air/vapor barriers to wood coatings, stains and finishes, you’ll find a comprehe...


Paint + Rust

from D+D Print, June 2013 ; by V.C. Bud Jenkins, Coatings Scientist Consulting Services

Corrosion happens. Here’s how coatings work to prevent it.


Selecting Polysiloxane Topcoats

from D+D Print, June 2013 ; by "Gerald L. Witucki, Dow Corning Corporation"

The author examines the differences between traditional three-coat coating systems an...


Developments in Zinc Primers for Corrosion Protection

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Pascal Verbiest, dr.sc., Umicore Zinc Chemicals

The author reviews the different types of zinc powders and how they are made, types a...


Peaks and Valleys: Coating a Metal Roof

from D+D Print, March/April 2013 ; by Jen Kramer, Editor in Chief, Durability + Design

A garden of rust had bloomed across the peaks and valleys of the manufacturing facili...


The Buzz

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


How coatings protect steel

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Robert Barnhart, retired from Devoe Coatings Co. (now International Paint LLC)


Corrosion Protection of Cargo Tanks in Crude Oil Carriers: The New IMO Regulations

from JPCL, August 2012 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil T...


Laboratory Investigations into the Edge Corrosion Protection Capacity of Organic Coatings

from JPCL, May 2012 ; by Sascha Buchbach, Dr. Peter Plagemann, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research; and Dr. Andreas W. Momber, Muehlhan AG

This article begins with a summary of the first part of a research study on how edge ...


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...


Odor and Corrosion Problems in Wastewater Collection Systems and Treatment Plants: Two Related Issues Requiring Separate Control Strategies

from JPCL, February 2010 ; by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

This article explains why odor control ventilation does not mitigate biogenic sulfide...


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 ...


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

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


Corrosion under Insulation: Basics and Resources for Understanding

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Brian Goldie and Karen Kapsanis, JPCL

This article reviews how the environment for corrosion under thermal insulation (CUI)...


The case of the perplexing paint shop

from JPCL, May 2009 ; by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Accelerated Corrosion of Interior Corrugated Roof Surfaces


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; ...


Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 2: Results of the Site Tests

from JPCL, April 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 2 of a three-part series, the authors report on testing the coating performan...


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Corrosion control coatings for structural steel

from JAC, December 2008


Aiming for the fences (and the rest of the stadium)

from JAC, October/November 2007 ; by John C. Williams, HOK Sport+Venue+Event

A winning maintenance-coating game plan for sports facilities must take into account ...


Shoring up ‘The Breakers’

from JAC, October/November 2006

Air/moisture barrier, aggressive restoration measures add up to comprehensive remedy ...


Zinc-rich coatings: A primer on galvanic protection with paint

from JAC, October/November 2006 ; by Kenneth B. Tator, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.

Zinc-rich coatings, often called zinc-rich primers, are a unique class of crosslinked...


 
 
   

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