by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D.; V.J. Datta, MS; and Russell Spotten, International Paint, LLC
The authors examine the "angels and demons" that coatings with exempt solvents pose for surface preparation and the success or failure in immersion
service. Potable water and petrochemical service are the focus of the internal linings discussion.
This article reviews presentations made at a one-day workshop in London organized by Informa Maritime Events. Presentations dealt with the problem with the potential
impact of water treatment systems on protective coating
systems on ships.
SSPC presented the fifth annual structure awards at
SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 in Las Vegas. The awards recognize standout jobs on
industrial or commercial coatings projects, with a new
military coatings award presented this year. The recipients are recognized with a photo essay.