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Read the September 2014 Digital Issue of JPCL Europe

Inside This Issue

Paint failures: how to take samples for analysis

BY Clare Till, PHD, Safinah U.K.

An analytical chemist with decades of experience in coatings offers a step-by-step guide for proper collection of paint test samples.

Bridge coating performance: two-coat vs. three-coat systems

BY Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration, U.S.

The author discusses the results of a four-year study comparing two-coat and three-coat paint systems.

Hire the right person the first time

BY Warren Brand, Engineered Corrosion Solutions

Tips for finding and keeping high-performing employees

Industry News

Protecting a new aircraft carrier

Plus: Upcoming trade events and other announcements


Contractor training in Australia

Setting up and administering abrasive blasting and coatings training schemes in the land down under

Product News

Cladding system launched

How two companies collaborated on a process to increase corrosion resistance | Plus: A new paint test product catalogue

Last Word

Who ya gonna call?

The 1984 hit movie, Ghostbusters, inspires a new paint colour

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