JPCL May 2016

JPCL May 2016

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Telecom Meets Water Tower

by Christopher Wolfgram and Daniel J. Zienty, Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

More and more, telecommunications companies are using water towers as macro cell sites, mounting equipment onto handrail systems designed initially for access and maintenance. The authors present testing to determine the extent of potential heat damage to interior and exterior tank coating systems caused by welding additional bracing for telecom equipment.

Painting Bolted Bridge Connections

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article explains painting faying surfaces, bolt holes and fasteners on bridges in an attempt to clear up existing confusion and provide points to consider when designing and painting bolted connections.

Improving Surface Prep Productivity with Rectangular Blasting Nozzles

by Chang-Hun Lee, Byeong-Hun Do, Won-Jun Yun and Han-Jin Bae, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Co., Ltd.

The authors share processes and results of tests for velocity, spray width and work efficiency (area) between standard round blasting nozzles and rectangular nozzles to determine advantages in productivity of one over the other.


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The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

On Taking Action with Small-Diameter Blisters in Water Tanks

How To...

How To Know That Paint Has Dried

by Charles S. Brown, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

Investigating Failure

A Hairy Situation: Coating Failure in a 10,000-Gallon Shampoo Tank

by Warren Brand Chicago Corrosion Group, LLC

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