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Retention of Pre-Construction Primers During Shipbuilding

From JPCL, November 2011

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by J. Peter Ault, PE, PCS, Elzly Technology Corporation

The author describes research on retaining inorganic zinc pre-contruction primers (PCPs) on steel parts in the fabrication stage. He also discusses the need for a material standard for PCP....
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Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Corrosion control coatings; Primers; Shipyards; Shop-applied coatings; Structural steel; Zinc-rich (inorganic)

Comment from Roberto Colon, (12/29/2011, 12:34 PM)

Find me a D/L lab - alike, I will conduct a small test voluntarily, and produce better results free, you are missing an important purpose not a plan 'A', 'B', etc... .

Comment from Rakesh R K, (1/6/2012, 7:07 AM)

Sweep blasting could cause micro cracks in inorganic PCP and may weaken the coating system. Is it better to apply subsequent coats on clean, intact PCP with out sweep blasting? I would like to get further comments on this.

Comment from mag gholamian, (8/15/2016, 6:14 AM)

We have seem shop primer on steel used for oil tanks congaing Pb. is this a common practise?

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