by Nuno Cipriano, Ultrablast Lassarat Ltd., Brazil
This article describes how these combined technologies in newbuilding projects can provide benefits such as a cleaner shipyard, no abrasive material to dispose of, less cost and the ability to carry out simultaneous operations without dependency on ambient conditions.
A surface profile is composed of a complex pattern of peaks and valleys. This article explains a developing technology that allows for extraction of useful information from replica tape, beyond just peak height.
by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors, Inc., and Don Schnell, Polygon
The authors discuss the impact of humidity on surface preparation, coating application and cure; and explain how learning more about atmospheric moisture can help to achieve successful coating projects.