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Titans of the Abyss: Polyurethane, Polyurea, and Hybrid Lining Technology

From JPCL, January 2014

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC

This article is focused primarily on very fast-cure, solvent-free polyurethanes, polyureas, and polyurethane/polyurea hybrid technologies, many of which are well-suited for immersion service. The chemistry, cure mechanism, safety aspects, strengths, and weaknesses of each technology will be discussed. Case histories will also be provided for each technology....
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Tagged categories: Coating selection; Hybrids; Isocyanate; Mike O'Donoghue; Penstocks; Pipeline; Polyurea; Polyurethane; Pulp and Paper Plants; Railcars; Wastewater Plants

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