PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free Bridge Coating Systems eResource Book

Problem Solving Forum

| More

February 3 - February 7, 2014

What would be a reasonable service life for a two-coat, zinc-rich epoxy/epoxy mastic system, about 200-250 microns, in a marine environment? What evidence is there from the field?



More items for Coating Materials


Selected Answers

From jesse chasteen of schriener construction on February 8, 2014:
Is the exposure environment atmospheric or immersion?

From Warren Brand of Chicago Coatings Group on February 6, 2014:
As Joe mentioned, this is a highly complex question and the question begs multiple other questions. What is the environment? What is the surface prep? Coating companies will have significant amounts of data pertaining to performance of their various products in various environments, including marine (depending on salt or fresh). Lastly, and perhaps most important, is why are you considering a two-coat, zinc-rich system? Have you done your due diligence to find out which coating system would be optimal in this environment?

From J. Greiner of Odle, Inc. on February 5, 2014:
Without knowing what surface prep is being achieved or even the type of substrate being coated, you cannot accurately answer this question. Also knowing the location of the application will go a long way in trying to use field evidence. A freshwater marine environment is considerably different then a saltwater environement. I know you're looking for an answer like "you should expect a 6-7 year service life," but having all the information is necessary to answer this question accurately.

Please sign in to submit your answer this question    

Tagged categories: Coating performance; Exposure conditions


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

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Sherwin-Williams
Heat-FLex® Hi-Temp 1200

Improved Corrosion
Resistance
Enhanced Durability
Faster Shop Throughput


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    Carboline Company
    Hyrdrocarbon Fire & Jet Fire Protection

    Pyroclad X1 is the latest breakthrough in epoxy based intumescent fireproofing technology


    Polyval Coatings
    Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

    Polyflex ™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.
    www.polyflexlinings.com


    Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
    Wasser Coatings Protect

    Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).
    www.wassercoatings.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


    Armakleen Company, The
    ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

    The gentle physical propriety of baking soda but yet aggressive cleaning ability is what makes ARMEX the only choice for nondestructive abrasive blasting.

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

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

     
    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 2000-2015, 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