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Epoxy Said to Ease Tanker Cargo Change

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

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International Paint has introduced Interline9001, a bimodal epoxy coating for the cargo tanks of chemical tankers, designed for enhanced cargo resistance, zero absorption for many cargoes, and fewer cycling restrictions.

Interline9001 is designed to deliver greater efficiency and flexibility in the operation of chemical tankers, allowing for easy switching from one liquid cargo to the next with minimal downtime, the manufacturer says.

Features and Formulation

The technology opens up previously restricted sequences for the carrying of aggressive cargoes—for example, methanol to fatty acids to ethylene dichloride, with no coating recovery required, according to the supplier.  The cured product provides a highly chemical resistant, easy-to-clean film with the flexibility to resist cracks on welds when subjected to vessel flexing.

The low cargo absorption profile reduces the risk of contamination between cargoes, and the coating produces a smooth, glossy surface that the company says can cut cleaning time and materials by up to 70%, leading in turn to reductions in fuel and CO2 emissions.  The product’s low VOC level and 80% volume solids help to enhance operator environmental profile, the company says.

Interline9001

‘Smarter Solution’

“Interline9001 is the result of working very closely with customers to fully understand their needs whilst engaging cutting-edge research in our dedicated tank lining laboratory,” said Andrew Hopkinson, International Paint Business Development Manager.

“Our detailed knowledge of the most aggressive cargoes, together with our experience in tank coating application, allows us to offer a new product that maximizes both operational and environmental efficiency in an increasingly challenging market. We believe Interline9001 represents a smarter solution to maximizing profitability”.

Although the initial cost outlay for the coating is significantly more than other coatings, Hopkinson said, owners can expect to recoup these costs in savings within six to 12 months.

   

Tagged categories: Epoxy; International Paint; Low-VOC; Tank interiors

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