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Case Study: Cargo Tank Coating Refurbishment

by Alan Walker, Safinah Ltd.

The operators of seagoing vessels are only profitable when they’re carrying cargo and...

Interior Decking, Nuclear Submarine USS Maryland

Climate Control in Shipyards

by Don Schnell, Polygon US Corp

Along with changes in coating technology and application techniques has come a demand...

Sherwin-Williams Posts Record Sales in 2016

The Buzz

The Buzz

Corrosion Crusader - Patrick Cassidy, Elzly Technology Corporation

Running a Tight Ship: UHP Waterjetting and Surface-Tolerant Coatings in Newbuilding Applications

by Nuno Cipriano, Ultrablast Lassarat Ltd., Brazil

This article describes how these combined technologies in newbuilding projects can pr...

Maximizing Shipbuilding Production by Modernizing Facilities & Processes

by Katie Urbas, Planning Supervisor — Blast, Paint, General, and Temporary Services, General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard began to transform the way that it produced ships in...

Hull Coatings and Fuel Efficiency: Recent Developments

by Brian Goldie and Dan Mobbs, JPCL Europe

Antifouling coatings can increase fuel efficiency by reducing frictional resistance. ...

On ballast water treatments and coatings

Do water treatment processes to stop the transfer of invasive marine species in balla...

Regulations in Coatings Work: Key Developments Over 30 Years

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

Exploring Marine Applications for Heat-Reflective Coatings

by Rob Portsmouth, Huntsman Pigments

This article describes the background of solar reflective coatings technology and dis...

Hull Resistance Management in the New Era of Ship Energy Efficiency

by Johnny Eliasson, ABS

The author describes, in general terms, why hull resistance to biofouling and its man...

Corrosion Protection of Cargo Tanks in Crude Oil Carriers: The New IMO Regulations

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil T...

Project Preview

by Charles Lange, Paint BidTracker

Ship Coating Maintenance & Repair

by Roy Nedal, Marine Service International AS

The author gives a contractor’s view of the present state of ship coating maintenance...

Evaluating Coatings to Control Zebra Mussel Fouling

by Allen Skaja, Ph.D.; and David Tordonato, Ph.D. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

The authors discuss the Bureau of Reclamation’s second year of testing coatings to co...

Retention of Pre-Construction Primers During Shipbuilding

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

The author describes research on retaining inorganic zinc pre-contruction primers (PC...

Characterizing Surfaces after UHP Waterjetting in New Ship Construction

by Philippe Le Calvé, DCNS, France; Jean-Pierre Pautasso, Direction Générale de I’Armement, France; and Nathalie Le Bozec, French Corrosion Institute

The authors report on the first part of a study on the use of UHP waterjetting for se...

Mega Rust Preview

Rationalized Hull Inspection Systems Can Rein in Repair Bills

by Fernando Lehrer, ABS Product Development, Nautical Systems

The author discusses the American Bureau of Shipping's software-based Hull Inspectio...

Safety monitoring and remote control systems for blasting in shipyards


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Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films 800-231-7868

Fischer Technology Inc.
FISCHER Expands Corrosion Product Line
Rounding out Fischer’s extensive line of products for measuring protective coatings in the corrosion industry is the new ultrasonic wall thickness gauge UMP series.

Bullard Made in the USA

ARC / A.W. Chesterton Company
ARC HT-S is a 100% solids glass/ceramic reinforced novolac epoxy lining for high temperature aqueous cold wall corrosion conditions. ARC HT-S is easily applied by roller, brush, squeegee, or airless spray.

CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Companies that invest in corrosion control use CHLOR RID products
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