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Selecting Pipeline Coatings: Do Current Standards Help?

by Ian Robinson, 3M Company

Failure Analysis: Disbonded Coating and Cathodic Protection Shielding for Pipelines And Utility Poles

by Mehrooz Zamanzadeh, Matco Services, Inc. and George T. Bayer, Exova

This article emphasizes the basic problems and applied aspects of failures encountere...

Composite Coatings: Basics of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for Pipe Repairs

by David A. Hunter, Hunter Engineering Consulting, Inc.

The author describes the background and basics of composite fiber-reinforced polymer ...


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...

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic for Pipelines

by Xu Huanhui, CYG Changyuan New Materials Company, Shenzhen, China

The author explains how coupled with the appropriate application and quality control ...

The Effect of Different Heating Systems on Testing Cathodic Disbondment

by Emre Aksu, Borusan Mannesmann and Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

The authors discuss cathodic disbondment testing of fusion-bonded epoxy and three-lay...

Assessing coatings on buried pipelines

How do you gauge the remaining service life of an aging fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) sy...

Going With the Flow: Coating Maintenance & Water Provision

by Charlie Lange, Managing Editor, JPCL

What happens when one of the most heavily populated areas of the country also happens...

Pipeline Rehabilitation: Advances in Polyurea Spray Application

by Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI; and Todd Gomez, PCS; VersaFlex Inc.

Polyurea technology is not new to pipelining work, with earlier applications performe...

2013 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

by JPCL Staff

The 2013 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 4,400 recommendations for ...

In Situ Pipeline Coating Process Passes Saudi Desert Test

by Baker S. Hammad, BSH Engineering Consultant Office

In this article, the author explains and breaks down the In Situ coating process step...

Applying FBE to Pipeline Internals

by Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC, and Dennis Graham, Yellowgate Consulting, LLC

The article details the basic steps of FBE application to pipe internals, from surfac...

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ISO’s Standard for Field Joint Coating: Understanding and Using ISO 21809-3

by Marcel Roche

The author reviews ISO’s Field Joint Coating Standard and discusses several aspects o...

In-situ coating of corroded pipelines in the Canadian oil patch

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS

The Shop-Coated Pipeline That Cracked

by Valerie D. Sherbondy, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Richard A. Burgess, Series Editor, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this F-Files, the author investigates what went wrong when a fusion-bonded epoxy ...

Southern Nevada Water Authority tests linings for transmission pipe

by Cynthia L. O’Malley, Scott Christensen, and Gina Neilson

Testing coatings to control mussels

by Allen Skaja, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

SSPC Honors Outstanding Work on 8 Structures

by JPCL Staff

SSPC presented the fourth annual structure awards at PACE 2010 for standout jobs on ...

Preventing Coating Damage in the Supply Chain of Pipelines

by Idsart van Assema, Line Pipe Logistic Innovation & Research Center

The author describes in-house employee observations as well as literature on coating ...

Coating System Guide for Transmission Pipeline

Disbondments of Pipeline Coatings and Their Effects on Corrosion Risks

by D. Melot, G. Paugam, and M. Roche, Total SA, France

This article updates and completes information on recent cases of pipeline coating fa...


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