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Canusa-CPS is the industry leader in field applied coatings for corrosion, mechanical and thermal protection used in new pipeline construction and coating repair along with rehabilitation of existing pipeline coatings. Our advanced technology heat-shrinkable sleeves, high-build liquid epoxy coatings and adhesive-based products provide excellent functionality through a broad range of applications and temperatures.
Our primary manufacturing facilities in Canada are supported by a network of warehousing and finishing locations throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. We continually invest in research and development to expand our product and installation capabilities, and the level of protection for our customers’ assets in extreme conditions around the world. Learn more by visiting www.canusa-cps.com.
Below-grade pipe coating systems are subject to accelerated deterioration and potential section loss of the pipe wall if the coating system is not properly maintained. When coating damage is indicated by above-ground surveys, the affected pipeline sections must be excavated and repaired. This webinar will discuss the methods and materials used to repair pipeline coating systems such as asphalt enamel, fusion-bonded epoxy, liquid-applied epoxy, polyethylene tape, and extruded, multi-layer polyethylene and polypropylene. The webinar will also describe the field inspection techniques used to evaluate the condition of coatings exposed during routine pipeline maintenance operations.
E. Bud Senkowski, Senior Consultant
E. Bud Senkowski, P.E. is a Senior Consultant with KTA-Tator, holds a B.S. Degree in Fuel Technology/Fuel Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, and an M.B.A. from Drexel University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in eight states, a Certified Level 3 Nuclear Coatings Inspector under ANSI Code 45.2.6, a Certificated Level III Coatings Inspector with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, and a Certified Coatings Specifier with the Society for Protective Coatings.
Mr. Senkowski has had 30 years of engineering experience with the Philadelphia Electric Company where he served as a principal consultant on the failure analysis, testing, and specification of underground pipeline coating systems. He also directed a coatings test laboratory, supervised field coating inspection teams, recommended coating systems, prepared coating specifications, and trained coating inspection personnel. He has an extensive background in the engineering, application, and inspection of pipeline coating systems and joint repair materials. During 18 years at KTA-Tator, he has consulted on gas transmission projects and has both written and presented a training course entitled “The Selection, Installation, and Inspection of Pipeline Coating Systems”.
Mr. Senkowski serves as an instructor in KTA coatings-related training programs, and has taught courses for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on Protective Coatings. He has served as the Chairman of ASTM Sub-Committee G3.06 on Pipeline Coating and Linings, and Vice-Chairman of ASTM Committee G3 on the Durability of Non-Metallic Materials. He has presented and published more than 28 coating-related technical papers to such diverse groups as the United Nations/EEC, NACE, EPRI, and the American Gas Association. He also is a Contributing Editor for the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings.
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