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App Offers Updated Marine Coatings Data

AkzoNobel last week launched its International mobile app, which the Dutch coatings manufacturer says will provide convenient data access to marine coatings customers.


New Offshore Coatings Focus on 'Splash Zone'

Global coatings company Hempel Group has launched two advanced coatings, which the firm says were specifically developed to protect the splash zone areas of offshore structures.


Huntsman Acquires UK Polyurethane Firm

Chemical firm Huntsman Corporation has completed the acquisition of IFS Chemicals Limited, a U.K.-based formulator of polyurethane products, including marine coatings and pipeline protection...


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Problem Solving Forum (6)


What type of antifouling or foul-release coating will provide the greatest protection in warm tropical waters, and for how long?


On guardrails on a marine wharf, grating panels consisting of mild steel bars about 1/8-inch by 1-inch on a 2-inch-square grid were painted with a three-coat zinc/epoxy/urethane system. Inspectors are finding numerous pinholes in the finish coat along the inside corners of the grating where the 1-inch-thick bars meet at a 90-degree angle. These pinholes were not noticed in the zinc or epoxy coats, but the final coat's visual inspection is more detailed. What is the likely cause of the pinholing, and what could be done to prevent it on future applications? Also, what should the disposition of the parts with pinholes be, as in, repair, accept as is, reblast and recoat, or an alternative?


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Articles (20)


Climate Control in Shipyards

by Don Schnell, Polygon US Corp

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


Single-Component Polysiloxane Topcoat for Navy Surface Ships

by Erick Iezzi and James Tagert, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

This article details a recently developed, novel moisture-curable, haze gray single-c...


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Webinars (1)


Advanced Tank Coating Solutions for the Marine Sector

This webinar provides performance requirements for coatings and linings used on sound marine structures in principal service environments.Participants will be eligible to r...


 
 

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Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

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

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


Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

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

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


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