From Pig Fat to Polysiloxane

A Brief History of Elevated Temperature Coatings for Exposed and CUI Service

From JPCL, October 2017

By Peter Bock, Performance Polymers LLC; James C. Reynolds, Performance Polymers BV

This article chronicles the evolution of el-evated temperature coatings from lard used to season cast-iron skillets through a third-generation, 100-percent inorganic, single-component and ambient curing ver-sion that gets hard enough without heating for equipment to be painted in the afternoon and handled, strapped down and shipped without damage the next morning....

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Tagged categories: Coating chemistry; Coating Materials; Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI); Formulating; High-heat coatings; Peter Bock; Polysiloxane

Comment from Rory Pasea, (10/30/2017, 11:53 AM)

Great article I am in the process of doing test for a company in Trinidad who are hoping to extend the life of there plant by coating the insulated lines.

Comment from Bernard Lubetkin, (10/30/2017, 12:12 PM)

I would be very interested in getting more information on the Polysiloxane under insulation. Thanks, Barney Lubetkin PCCI Seattle, Wa.

Comment from Peter Bock, (10/31/2017, 7:31 AM)

Mr. Lubetkin, Mr. Pasea, thank you for your comments. Please contact me at for the additional information you requested.

Comment from Ron Berry , (11/8/2017, 1:01 PM)

We are very keen to look at this further for some of our O&G clients. If this performs as suggested it could be an industry changer. Well done.

Comment from Antonio Martinez, (5/7/2018, 3:52 AM)

Peter/James, an article of great added value. Do you have field data regarding the performance of the TGPS or any case history?

Comment from James Reynolds, (5/22/2018, 6:11 AM)

Dear Antonio, thank you for your interest in our TGPS technology. Please contact me on so I can send you your requested information.

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