News (285)


AkzoNobel Hull Management Sets Marine Standard

Last week, global coatings company AkzoNobel announced the launch of its new environmentally sustainable hull management package.


Safety Sweeps Shut Down 1,499 Sites

Last month, New York City Buildings Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca announced the results of the Department’s citywide “Zero Tolerance” construction safety enforcement campaign, revealing t...


Book Review: Coating Inspector Field Guide

According to an emailed press release from author Lee Wilson, the second edition of the Paint Inspector’s Field Guide is now available.


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Blogs (17)


Learning to Serve

by Warren Brand

When I started my corrosion mitigation consulting firm in 2010, I had one fundamental...


Coating Condition Surveys: An Overview, Part 2

by Lee Wilson

A great deal of the coating condition survey is visual in nature, and for this reason...


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Weekly Poll (19)


In 2021, the Florida Building Codes Act was amended to authorize any government entity with the authority to enforce the building code to perform virtual inspections as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, New York City implemented a similar policy with a new Remote Video Inspections program for construction inspections. How quickly do you believe policies officially authorizing virtual or remote inspection will be adopted on a national scale?


Following the collapse of a Miami Beach residential building on June 24, residents in nearby condominium buildings began requesting property inspections, leading to official reports of safety concerns in other buildings. Because of the severity of the building collapse, do you believe close inspection of each of the condominiums on Miami Beach should be inspected?


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Articles (64)


The Future of Ship Painting, Part II: Specs, Standards, Inspections and More

from JPCL, August 2021 ; by Andy Hopkinson, Ralitsa Mihaylova and Raouf Kattan, Safinah Group UK

In an effort to improve ship coating processes moving into the future, a November 202...


Analysis of Coating Blister Failures and Associated Coating and Substrate Risks

from JPCL, April 2020 ; by Michael Kibler and Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corp.; and and Jay Ong, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock

For years, the causes and mechanisms of blistering have been studied to determine its...


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Video Learning Center (15)


Architectural Coatings: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

A collection of archived webinars focused on architectural coatings.


Concrete: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

A collection of archived webinars focused on concrete coatings and maintenance.


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Standards (1)


Coating Technical File in Accordance with the IMO Performance Standard for Protective Coatings

issued by NACE

This standard describes requirements and guidelines for ways of organizing and maintaining the ...


 
 
   

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