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News (102)

BASF Blast Kills 2, Injures More

German authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion at a BASF chemical plant that killed two and severely injured at least six. One person remains missing after the incident, acco...

Agency Cites Coating Failure in 2015 Leak

A federal pipeline safety agency has identified external corrosion as the cause of a June 2015 gas line rupture in rural eastern Pennsylvania.

Utility Faces $3M Fine for Pipeline Blast

Washington state pipeline safety regulators have recommended a fine of more than $3 million for numerous violations, including failure to perform corrosion tests, related to a March 9 natura...

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Blogs (5)

The Development of Protective Pipeline Coatings, Part 2

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

The 1980s really did see the birth of the three-layer systems comprised of a polyolef...

Deep Dive into Subsea Coatings

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

I was approached recently by a fellow coating inspector who had applied for a positio...

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Articles (20)

Corrosion in Less Than One Year is the Pits!

Induction Heating for Cold Weather Preheating and Post-Curing Of Liquid Epoxy Coatings On Gas Pipeline Girth Welds

by Bruce J. Wiskel, P.E., Pacific Gas & Electric Company; and J. Peter Ault, P.E., Elzly Technology Corporation

The authors discuss the challenges of applying coatings to transmission pipeline when...

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Events (22)

NACE International Pipeline Coating Technology Conference

January 24 - January 26, 2017

Ageing Pipelines Conference

October 5 - October 9, 2015

International Pipeline
Conference & Expo

September 29 - October 3, 2014

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Resource Guides (1)

eBook: Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Sponsored by 3M

This eBook features an article from the Journal of Pro...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Standards (8)

Aboveground Survey Techniques for the Evaluation of Underground Pipeline Coating Condition

issued by NACE

New in 2009. Presents various techniques for aboveground evaluation of the coating condition of...

SP0502-2010 Pipeline External Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology

issued by NACE

REVISED IN 2010! Covers the NACE external corrosion direct assessment (ECDA) process—a process ...

SP0210-2010 Pipeline External Corrosion Confirmatory Direct Assessment

issued by NACE

This standard practice covers the NACE external corrosion confirmatory direct assessment (ECCDA...

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Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

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• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile
up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings |
ATEX approved for zone 1
| | 832-623-7970

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

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Safway Services
Safeguard Assets. Ensure Productivity. HAKI®

Protect assets and equipment. Keep facilities open and operational. Maintain schedules regardless of weather. Ensure smooth and continuous production. Easy to erect. Safway is the primary distributor of HAKI® products including HAKISPAN and HAKITEC® 750 – in North America.

Clemco International GmbH
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.

PSS Industrial Group
AirTech - World Leader in Custom Spray Solutions

AirTech is the solution
for any custom spray application. We have painting & finishing equipment, blast equipment, painting accessories, booth filter and many more items in inventory.

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