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JPCL March 2010

 
JPCL March 2010


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Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Turbines - A Challenge for the Steel Builder and Paint Applicator

by Karsten Mühlberg, Hempel (Germany) Ltd.

The author discusses the importance of corrosion protection on offshore wind turbines, beginning with shop application, and he describes the expenses related to repairing a premature failure offshore. He also writes about coating systems currently used and standards for offshore protection.


Laboratory Testing of Candidate Coating Systems for Protecting A 490 Bolts in One World Trade Center Construction

by John Bullard, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this article, the authors report on the surface preparation and coating system selection for the bolt/washer/nut assemblies for the new construction of One World Trade Center in New York. The article describes the methods of surface preparation and retreatments used, the coating systems selected and applied, the testing methodology, and the test results.


Protecting Ships with DH during Long-Term Lay-Ups

by Russ Brown, Munters Corporation

The author reports on the use of desiccant dehumidification and climate control equipment as a strategy to prevent corrosion and other damage to parts of a ship during lay-up.


   

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