PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

Problem Solving Forum

| More

January 10 - January 16, 2011

Is grinding the only way to remove large areas of a silicone coating from a ship's hull to replace the silicone with an epoxy mastic?


Selected Answers

From Lee Edelman of Independant on February 3, 2011:
UHP water jetting is another method for the removal of silicone from a ship's hull. A test patch can be done to check if the existing anchor profile will be compatible with the coating spec. Some of the advantages of ultra high pressure water jetting are elimination of blast media recovery or removal, dust, hoppers, bulk blast units, and recycle units.

From Michael Kontodiakos of N/A on January 19, 2011:
Grinding is not the only option, as it will not provide an adequate surface profile for the epoxy coating to adhere to the substrate. An alternative method could be the use of power tools such as needle guns, or even abrasive blasting, which would satisfy the profile requirement for the epoxy coating.

From Gary Burke of Finishing Brands , America's on January 18, 2011:
No. I believe wet blasting would also suffice.

Please sign in to submit your answer this question    

Tagged categories: Epoxy; Marine; Silicone


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

Advertisements
 
SAFE Systems, Inc.
 
Custom blast rooms
by SAFE Systems
 
Don't waste time and money "making do" with a "standard" design. Let us work with you to design and build the system that best fits your requirements.
Call 1-800-634-7278
 

 
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
 
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors
 
Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com
 

 
Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
 
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
 
CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.
 

 
SABRE Autonomous Solutions
 
Repeatability
 
The ALPHA1 provides reliable results consistently allowing you to cost your next job with confidence.
 

 
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.
 

 
Jotun Paints Inc.
 
Jotun Jotachar 1709
 
Mesh-free passive fire protection epoxy designed to protect against hydrocarbon pool fire scenarios for up to four hours as defined in the ANSI/UL1709 standard.
 

 
US Minerals
 
Hit Harder. Clean Faster.
 
Black Diamond abrasive products are the toughest, most effective blasting media and supply the superior power you need to get any job done.
 

 
ARC / A.W. Chesterton Company
 
Superior Impact & Wear Resistant Lining
 
100% solids, impact resistant, ceramic reinforced, epoxy/urethane hybrid lining for severe abrasive wear and impact resistance.
 

 
Fischer Technology Inc.
 
DUALSCOPE®FMP100 with DataCenter IP
 
Transfer customized inspection plans from PC to FMP100 using step-by-step guidance with prompts and pictures throughout the measurement procedure
 

 
DeFelsko Corporation
 
PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester
 
Measures the concentration of soluble salts on metal surfaces. Use with all Bresle patch types including the reusable, adhesive-free PosiPatch.
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings 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