PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Bridge Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Problem Solving Forum

| More

April 2 - April 8, 2012

How do you protect concrete against microbiologically influenced corrosion?


Selected Answers

From Kumar Kolur Vadivelu of Sadara Chemical Company on April 3, 2012:
     To protect from MIC, the concrete surface can be coated with coal tar epoxy paint or 100% solid urethane coating or another suitable coating system.

From Glenn Summers of ConselcoR, Inc. on April 3, 2012:
     Without this penetrating sealer to prevent migration of internal chemistry out of the matrix to collect at the coating/concrete surface interface, the bond of that coating is at risk. If a coating is breached, MIC has an unprotected surface to attack!

From Glenn Summers of ConselcoR, Inc. on April 2, 2012:
    I use a penetrating sealer that enters the Gel-Pore/Capillary system of the concrete. This product forms a solid inside to protect it. Not only are contaminants kept from entering the matrix after an application, but also this product  does not allow the internal chemistry of a concrete to migrate out to the surface and atmosphere. This is especially usefull in obtaining longevity and adhesion of any coating later applied. No more pesky blistering of a coating! In the case of Thiobacillus bacteria, the bacteria may still be present in the environment; however, the resultant sulphuric acid has no affect on the concrete surface once I have protected and stabilized the concrete.

Please sign in to submit your answer this question    

Tagged categories: Concrete; Corrosion protection


Current PSF Question | Submit a PSF Question | Full PSF Archive

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at
860-767-4402, www.cpiengineering.com


LS Industries
LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


Denso North America Inc.
Denso SeaShield
Marine Systems

A full range of steel, concrete and timber pile rehabilitation systems including petrolatum systems, fiberglass jackets, epoxy grouts and many other product lines.
Call 1-281-821-3355 or Visit densona.com


Simpson Strong-Tie
Repair, Protect & Strengthen

Need a coating? Turn to Fox. We have solutions to repair, protect and strengthen concrete, steel and wood substrates. Call 888-760-0369 or email info@foxind.com


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-Tator EH&S Services

• Ambient & Worker Exposure Air Monitoring
• Safety & Health Program Development
• Lead Paint Assessments
& Specifications
• Health Hazard & Jobsite Safety Assessments
Call 1-800-245-6379


Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085


PaintSquare
SSPC 2014 Product Demos

Watch product demos by SSPC 2014 exhibitors. Check them out now!

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com