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Overcoating Lead-Based Alkyd Paint on Steel Penstocks: Practical Experience

From JPCL, August 2009

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by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph.D.; Peter Roberts; Vijay Datta, MS; and Terry McManus

When selecting an overcoating system, specifiers must consider several crucial factors. The authors discuss these factors along with a case history about maintenance painting of a penstock exterior at a Canadian hydroelectric facility, where a high-ratio calcium sulfonate alkyd was used successfully as an overcoat system....
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Tagged categories: High ratio calcium sulfonate alkyd (HRCSA); Overcoating lead; Penstocks; Power Plants

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