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Read the March 2014 Digital Issue of JPCL Europe

Inside This Issue

Waterjetting safety

BY Brian Goldie, Editor-in-Chief

Based on the UK Water Jetting Association Code of Practice, this article provides health and safety information to protect operators from waterjetting hazards.

High-solids epoxy systems for protective and marine coatings

BY Daniel Totev, Air Products and Chemicals Europe B.V., and Marcelo Rufo, Air Products Brasil LTDA

Use of ultra-high-solids coatings is growing. Learn how these systems compare to conventional epoxy technologies.

Understanding slip coefficient and tension creep testing of coatings used in slip-critical bolted connections

BY William D. Corbett, PCS, and Carly M. McGee, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The authors discuss methods and processes.

From the Editor

Making the rounds in the Middle East

In addition to an overview of this issue, Brian Goldie offers a taste of what's to come following his visit to the MECS in Dubai.

Top of the News

Corrosion repair sparks Qingdao blast

Design flaws and unaddressed safety hazards led to the pipeline explosion that killed 62 people in Shangdong Province. Learn why.

Case Study

Film galvanising role expands

BY Rick Simpson, MG Duff, UK

How film galvanising can be used with or without hot-dip galvanising (HDG) to protect steel.

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High-solids epoxy systems for protective and marine coatings, waterjetting safety, film galvanising applications, and much more!

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