JPCL July 2016

 
JPCL July 2016


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Practical In-Plant Evaluation of Two FBE Abrasion-Resistant Overcoat Systems

by Emre Aksu, Borusan Mannesmann; Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion LLC; and Matt Dabiri, Consultant

In this article, the authors illustrate a comparison between a new flexible version of an abrasion-resistant overcoat (ARO) coating system and two ARO coatings at a total thickness of 20 mils, two single-layer fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) coatings, and two dual-layer FBE (2LFBE) systems at a thickness of 60 mils.


New Advances in Epoxy Coatings for Marine Markets

by James McCarthy, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings


Transforming the Subject Matter Expert into an Educator: Gaining Competitive Advantage by Applying Adult Learning Principles

by Amy Gibson, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article describes what makes adult learners different, the different ways they learn, and how by considering their unique needs, characteristics and learning styles, a more customized education plan can be developed which will support more permanent and successful learning outcomes.


The Effect of Surface Preparation on Coating Performance

by Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corporation and Paul Slebodnick, James Tagert and James Martin, U.S. Naval Research Lab

This article describes a study of the effect of profile type, profile height, the extent of cleanliness and the amount of chloride contamination on coating performance in an effort to determine the correlation between these factors and to ideally identify whether or not there is a primary surface preparation factor that leads to coating failure.


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Top of the News


The Buzz


Problem Solving Forum

On Approving Work

If you’re performing a QA inspection as a part-time consultant and the surface in question was blasted and painted two days before you arrived on-site, should you sign off on the work if the owner asks you to?


How To...

Ensure Accurate DFT Readings: 10 Important Things to Know

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation


Investigating Failure

Protecting Offshore Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico: Shortcuts = Potential Havoc

by Peter Bock, CUI Specialist, Consultant


SSPC on the Front Line

Measuring Surface Profile: What’s Changed, What’s the Same


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