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News (81)

Exxon Fined $2.6 for Pipeline Breach

In what it calls a failure of the operator to assess a pipeline threat in a timely manner, the regulatory agency that oversees pipeline safety has fined ExxonMobil $2.6 million for a 2013 sp...

Pipeline Rule Held Up By Inspections

One amendment to the final rule on new pipeline safety regulations—in the works since 2011—has been delayed indefinitely, according to the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardo...

University Team Tackles Corrosion

A coatings project at North Dakota State University (NDSU) not only seeks to improve the safety of pipelines when it comes to corrosion protection, but also enhances the career path of the s...

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Blogs (2)

A Pleasant Surprise in the Permian Basin

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

The three-hour drive through the scrub of the Northwestern Shelf of the Permian Basin...

Why Your Bridge Needs a Good Bake Sale

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

Americans are great innovators. We develop the coolest technological toys. From perso...


Articles (18)

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...

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Events (21)

Ageing Pipelines Conference

October 5 - October 9, 2015

International Pipeline
Conference & Expo

September 29 - October 3, 2014

The Pipeline & Energy Expo

August 25 - August 27, 2014

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Resource Guides (4)

eBook: Protecting and Maintaining Transmission Pipeline

This eBook consists of articles from the Journal of Protective Coatings & Lini...

eBook: Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Sponsored by 3M

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

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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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Featured Companies (2)

Church & Dwight/ARMEX

ARMEX® is an environmentally safe baking soda-based abrasive technology manufactured by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® products.

Midsun Specialty Products

Stopaq coatings are impenetrable to water, oxygen and bacteria. Save labor costs with simple surface prep and a 30 year guarantee.


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...

SP0210-2010 Pipeline External Corrosion Confirmatory Direct Assessment

issued by NACE

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

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 ...

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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

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Larson Electronics
Larson Electronics Explosion Proof Tank Lighting

Larson Electronics is a premium supplier and manufacturer of portable explosion proof lighting systems for tank cleaning and servicing lighting.

International Paint LLC
Light Duty Protective Coatings

Check out our expanded line of alkyd, acrylic and waterborne epoxy coatings.

Modern Safety Techniques
Modern Safety Techniques

See our Low Temperature Catalyst for your CO removal needs. Help to provide your workers with safe, comfortable breathing air!

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
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Farrow System USA, Inc.
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Automated controls simplify operation. 100lb. media capacity & enclosed water tank, for hours of continuous blasting. Dry weight of 350 lbs. & 150 psi capable.

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