JPCL February 2015

JPCL February 2015

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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-layer polyolefin coatings and how the use of different heating systems can affect test results.

Effective Maintenance Painting Practices for Offshore Oil & Gas Structures – Part Two

by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

This article, the second in a two-part series, explains a three-pillar approach to achieving efficiency and cost savings in maintenance painting practices at offshore and FPSO structures. These procedures are not exclusive to offshore assets; they can be applied to onshore structures of all types where aged or damaged coating systems are found.

Preventing CUI With Thermal-Spray Metal Coating

by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, LLC

The author describes the use of thermal-spray aluminum coatings for preventing corrosion under insulation in petrochemical plants, oil refineries and other demanding industrial environments.



Youth wasted on the young? I think not.

by Pamela Simmons, Editor, JPCL

Top of the News

Free webinar on oil and gas industry available

The Buzz

From thinner coating, a stealthier sub

Problem Solving Forum

On defining “equivalent” in a specification

Profiles in Success

Q&A with Alfred D. Beitelman

F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure

Overcoating: maintenance or mayhem?

by Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Basic Training

Visual surface preparation standards

by Rob Francis, R A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd

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