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News (134)

Pair of Pipeline Breaches Vex OK, PA

Two pipeline breaches in different areas of the United States within three days’ time have left environmental concerns and fueled debate over the safety and reliability of the pipeline syste...

Industry Voices: Oil and Gas Growing Safer

As Americans head to the theater to see a new film about one of the biggest energy-extraction disasters in recent history, voices from the industry are pointing out that safety is on the ris...

Report: EPA Failed to Act Swiftly on Flint

An internal investigation has concluded that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should have acted months earlier to warn residents of Flint, MI, of lead contamination in their drinking...

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Blogs (2)

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...

The Development of Protective Pipeline Coatings, Part 1

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

This is the first in a two-part series chronicling the history of protective pipeline...


Articles (14)

Practical In-Plant Evaluation of Two FBE Abrasion-Resistant Overcoat Systems

by Emre Aksu, Borusan Mannesmann; Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion LLC; and Matt Dabiri, Consultant

In this article, the authors illustrate a comparison between a new flexible version o...

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Events (15)

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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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 (2)

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 ...

Standard Test Method for Cathodic Disbonding of Pipeline Coatings Subjected to Elevated Temperatures

issued by ASTM

Damage to pipe coating is almost unavoidable during transportation and construction. Breaks or ...


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SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
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Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

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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.

RBW Enterprises, Inc.
Robotic Blast Cleaning & Painting News

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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.

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

Carlisle Fluid Technologies
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

CS Unitec
Remove Rust, Paint and More!

Remove coatings, corrosion & produce keyed surfaces with CS Unitec's floor planers. 8" & 10" cutting width. Gas, air & electric models.

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