Articles (96)


Focus On

from JPCL, May 2019


Measuring Vertical Concrete Surface pH: Testing for Severe Exposures

from JPCL, May 2019 ; by Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.

Concrete that has been distressed from chemically induced deterioration should be pro...


Investigating Failure

from JPCL, April 2019


Wastewater Treatment Rehab

from PaintSquare Press, Winter 2018


Ceramic Epoxy Coatings in Immersion

from JPCL, September 2018 ; by Ben Rowland, Induron Protective Coatings, Inc.

The term "ceramic epoxy coatings" refers to an epoxy binder with ceramic media used a...


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, August 2018


SSPC on the Front Line

from JPCL, July 2018


Owners’ Roundtable

from PaintSquare Press, Summer 2018


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...


The Coolest Project

from JPCL, May 2018

No Day at the Resort: Constructing and Coating a 5 MG Water Tank in the Mountains of ...


Refurbishment or Replacement?: Cost-Effective Solutions For Aging Water-Storage Tanks

from JPCL, May 2018 ; by Nick Bressler, World International Testing, Inc.

In order to bring the 92-year-old Alta Vista Standpipe up to current AWWA standards a...


Meeting Expectations When Selecting Concrete Rehabilitation Systems

from JPCL, February 2018 ; by Mike Dadik, P.E. S.E., Carollo Engineers, Inc.

Reinforced concrete has become a preferred building material for water storage and co...


Investigating Failure

from JPCL, February 2018 ; by Rick Huntley and Cynthia O’Malley, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Airport Jet Fuel Piping Lining Issues


Faux Real Retro Tank Rehab

from JPCL, November 2017 ; by Gregory R.“Chip” Stein, P.E., Tank Industry Consultants

What do city planners do when their “ugly old water tower” stands right smack dab in ...


Case History

from JPCL, September 2017 ; by Michael Osborne and Sanaz Ghalambor, Nukote Coating Systems

Wet Work: Space Center Boulevard Storm Sewer Reconstruction


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...


Coating Evaluation Process for Municipal Manholes

from JPCL, September 2016 ; by Bob Murphy, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

The author describes the evaluation protocol for coatings in aggressive sewer environ...


Contradictory Information in a Project Specification

from JPCL, September 2016 ; by Chrissy M. Stewart, PCS Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc.


New Orleans Welcomes Water Quality, Waterjetting Shows

from JPCL, September 2016


Top of the News

from JPCL, September 2016


Pipeline

from JPCL, Industrial Beauty 2016 Special Issue


Water

from JPCL, Industrial Beauty 2016 Special Issue


Telecom Meets Water Tower

from JPCL, May 2016 ; by Christopher Wolfgram and Daniel J. Zienty, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

More and more, telecommunications companies are using water towers as macro cell site...


Moisture Testing in Below-Grade Concrete Wastewater Structures

from JPCL, April 2016 ; by R. A. Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc. / Corrosion Testing Laboratories, Inc.


On Coating of Dissimilar Metals in Storage Tanks

from JPCL, November 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...


Knocking Two Out of the Park: Recoating Highly Visible Water Tanks

from JPCL, September 2015 ; by Gregory R. “Chip” Stein, Tank Industry Consultants

This article describes the recoating of twin abandoned water tanks that overlook a bu...


On Coating Systems for Exterior Above-Ground Storage Tanks

from JPCL, September 2015


WEFTEC 2015 Returns to Chicago; New Orleans Welcomes WJTA-IMCA Conference

from JPCL, September 2015


Adventures in Tank Lining

from JPCL, August 2015 ; by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, Inc.

The author recounts details of a vinyl ester tank relining project during a swelterin...


Assuring Value for the Owner - Chris Wolfgram, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

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


Tank Woman - Jana Nyhagen, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

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


The straws that broke the camel’s back

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


The Flow Must Go On: Rehab of a 1,000,000-Gallon Water Storage Tank

from JPCL, May 2015 ; by Gregory R. “Chip” Stein, P.E., Tank Industry Consultants

This case history details the challenges, out-of-service issues and solutions involve...


Field identification of concrete contaminants commonly encountered in wastewater environments

from JPCL, January 2015 ; by Vaughn O'Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.


Triangle of Trust: Client-Driven Specifications for Wastewater Facilities

from JPCL, September 2014 ; by Joe Cesarek and Dan Zienty, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

The authors describe the benefits of client-driven specifications and effective commu...


Alternate Materials Supplement Coating Protection in Wastewater Facility

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

Gerry Piscopo, Director of Maintenance and Construction for the Emerald Coast Utilit...


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 ...


One blistering in demineralized water storage tanks

from JPCL, July 2014

I have several 20-year-old carbon steel tanks for storing demineralized water. The or...


Maximizing Water Tank Service Life Using a Design-Build Approach

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Daniel J. Zienty, Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

This article reviews the design-build approach to developing and executing a maintena...


Q&A with Andy Odorzynski

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Charles Lange, JPCL


On overcoating existing tank linings

from JPCL, February 2014

When performing maintenance painting of tank linings, what are the pros and cons of o...


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...


On ballast water treatments and coatings

from JPCL, November 2013

Do water treatment processes to stop the transfer of invasive marine species in balla...


2013 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

from JPCL, October 2013 ; by JPCL Staff

The 2013 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,400 recommendations for ...


The Role Linings Play in Manhole Rehabilitation

from JPCL, September 2013 ; by Kevin Morris, The Sherwin-Williams Company

In this article, the author explains how corrosion occurs in sewer collection systems...


Regulations in Coatings Work: Key Developments Over 30 Years

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2013


News

from JPCL, May 2013


Performance or preference? City of Anoka water tank reconditioning revisited

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


Project Preview

from JPCL, May 2013


Project Preview

from JPCL, April 2013


Lessons from coating water and wastewater treatment structures

from JPCL, March 2013 ; by Manuel Najar, PE, V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc., Oakland, CA


On sealing cracks in concrete

from JPCL, March 2013

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


Project Preview

from JPCL, March 2013


Project Preview

from JPCL, February 2013


Preparing Surfaces at Wastewater Plants: An Overview of Substrates, Practices, and Standards

from JPCL, September 2012 ; by Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.

The author describes how surface preparation for the use of high-performance protecti...


Aetna to Recoat Mt. Hope Bridge

from JPCL, July 2012 ; by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


The case of…surprise blistering and rusting on a new tank lining system

from JPCL, July 2012 ; by James D. Machen, Senior Coatings Consultant, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.


On removing uncured coatings without blasting

from JPCL, July 2012

How do you remove all traces of an uncured internal coating from a tank when abrasive...


Progress Brings Problems to Wastewater Systems

from JPCL, July 2012 ; by Gary R. Hall, Lake H. Barrett Jr., and Pete J. Jansen, Sauereisen


Project Preview

from JPCL, June 2012 ; by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


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 ...


Relining Potable Water Tanks: Research and Field Work

from JPCL, May 2012 ; by R.A. Francis, Ph.D., Aurecon; G. Mattioli, Mattioli Bros.; and S. Smith, Melbourne Water

The authors discuss the issues involved in selecting a tank lining that provides the ...


Complex tank rehab required seeing the forest and the trees

from JPCL, April 2012 ; by Chet Zalusky


North Star To Rehab Parker Bridge

from JPCL, April 2012 ; by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


Issues That Do Not Meet The Eye: Design Considerations for Lining Concrete Sludge Mixing and Storage Tanks in Wastewater Treatment Plants

from JPCL, March 2012 ; by R.A. Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

"This article focuses on several condition assessment and design considerations asso...


Atlantic Painting Wins WWTP Contract

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker


Infrastructure: Age and agendas

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


The Case of the Sliding Lining

from JPCL, December 2011 ; by Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this month's F-Files, the application of a liner to the interior of a demineralize...


Finding cures for repairing buried wastewater structures

from JPCL, September 2011 ; by Stephen M. Wierzchowski


WEFTEC Takes 84th Annual Show to Los Angeles

from JPCL, September 2011


AWWA Preview

from JPCL, May 2011


Project Preview

from JPCL, May 2011


Sizing DH for Water Tank Lining Jobs

from JPCL, May 2011 ; by Don Schnell, Dehumidification Technologies, LP

The author focuses on sizing dehumidification (DH) for water tank lining projects and...


Potential Risks of Ballast Water Treatment Systems on Ballast Tank Coatings

from JPCL, April 2011 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews presentations made at a one-day workshop in London organized by ...


The case of shop painting going to waste

from JPCL, August 2010


Testing coatings to control mussels

from JPCL, July 2010 ; by Allen Skaja, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation


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 ...


SSPC Honors Outstanding Work on 8 Structures

from JPCL, May 2010 ; by JPCL Staff

SSPC presented the fourth annual structure awards at PACE 2010 for standout jobs on ...


Antenna and Cable Attachment Methods for Water Tanks: A Comparative Study

from JPCL, February 2010 ; by Dan Zienty, SEH

This is a follow-up to a May 2008 JPCL article that discussed attaching antennas and ...


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...


Products

from JPCL, February 2010


Project Preview

from JPCL, January 2010


Maintenance Tips: Repair Techniques for Prestressed Concrete Tanks

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


Project Preview

from JPCL, December 2009

Klicos Wins Piscataqua River Bridge Approach Painting Bid


Test Method for the Estimation of the IMO PSPC "Walk-On Time" for Ballast Tank Coatings

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by Serafin Barreiro, Hempel A/S, Kgs.

The author reports on a laboratory study intended to devise an appropriate test metho...


Coating System Guide for Wastewater Plants Municipal

from JPCL, October 2009


Coating System Guide for Water Works

from JPCL, October 2009


Preparing Repair Mortars for Wastewater Service: Broom Finish or Blasted Surface?

from JPCL, September 2009 ; by Vaughn O'Dea and Rick Schwab, Tnemec Company, Inc.

The authors summarize the results of an investigation to qualitatively assess adhesio...


Project Preview

from JPCL, September 2009


The Basics of Deteriorating Concrete at Wastewater Plants: Tips on Causes, Repair, and Resources

from JPCL, September 2009 ; by Heather Bayne, SSPC

This article reviews aggressive exporsures within wastewater facilities; degradation ...


Studies on secondary surface prep after UHPWJ and on preparing concrete

from JPCL, July 2009


A Comparison of Ultra-Long-Life Coating Systems for Water Storage Tanks

from JPCL, May 2009 ; by Michael L. Doolittle, Tank Industry Consultants

In this article, the author gives an overview of long-life coating systems for water ...


On lining a demineralized water tank

from JPCL, May 2009

A high-quality epoxy phenolic lining failed after only five years inside a deminerali...


The case of the yellowed water tank lining

from JPCL, April 2009 ; by James D. Machen, KTA-Tator, Inc. and Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


 
 
   

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