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JPCL February 2012

 
JPCL February 2012


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When Undercover Agents Can't Stand the Heat: Coatings in Action and the Netherworld of Corrosion Under Insulation

by Dr. Mike O'Donoghue, Vijay Datta, MS, Dr. Adrian Andrews, Sean Adlem, and Matthew Giardina, International Paint, LLC; Nicole de Varennes, CET, Linda G.S. Gray, MSc, and Damien Lachat, RAE Engineering and Inspection Ltd.; and Bill Johnson, AScT, Acuren Group Inc.

This article reports on research into coatings primarily for the undercover realm of corrosion under insulation. The authors used a suite of accelerated laboratory tests to evaluate four engineered coatings for several properties, including suitability for cyclic CUI at 400 C, a property that several facility owners requested.


Inorganic vs. Organic Zinc Primers for Offshore Platforms

by Massimo Cornago, Consultant

The author describes the approach of one oil company in the selection of different coating systems for corrosion protection of offshore platform structures above the splash zone. The article focuses on the initial choice between inorganic and organic zinc primers.


Plus...


SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Daniel Zarate

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL


News


The Buzz


The Takeaway

Too Much Rust for the Weary

by Karen Kapsanis, JPCL


SSPC News


Top of the News

March webinars cover achieving efficiency in blasting and writing a wastewater spec


Problem Solving Forum

On overcoating an existing tank lining

For maintenance painting of tank coatings, what are the pros and cons of overcoating an existing lining that appears to be in good condition?


Maintenance Tips

Going by the numbers: understanding coating manufacturers’ specification sheets

by Ivan Ordaz, Belzona, Inc.


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