Penny-Wise or Pound-Foolish?: Holding Primers for Solvent-Free Epoxy Tank Linings

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D. and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC; and Margaret Pardy, Mag Consulting Inc.

This article discusses performance and productivity issues associated with a tandem approach of using a thin-film solvent-borne epoxy holding primer (especially over pitted steel) with a topcoat of solvent-free epoxy lining, as opposed to using a single coat of a solvent-free lining applied direct-t...

Penny-Wise or Pound-Foolish?: Holding Primers for Solvent-Free Epoxy Tank Linings

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D. and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC; and Margaret Pardy, Mag Consulting Inc.

This article discusses performance and productivity issues associated with a tandem approach of using a thin-film solvent-borne epoxy holding primer (especially over pitted steel) with a topcoat of solvent-free epoxy lining, as opposed to using a single coat of a solvent-free lining applied direct-t...

Long-Term Corrosion Protection for Buried Pipelines: Cutting Cathodic Protection Cost with Non-Shielding Coatings

by Dr. Jeffrey David Rogozinski, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

Buried transmission pipelines face a constant safety threat from corrosion. Pipeline owners and operators typically specify the application of an external barrier system to supplement the impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) system, such as a coating or wrap, to the pipe to provide primary c...

Long-Term Corrosion Protection for Buried Pipelines: Cutting Cathodic Protection Cost with Non-Shielding Coatings

by Dr. Jeffrey David Rogozinski, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

Buried transmission pipelines face a constant safety threat from corrosion. Pipeline owners and operators typically specify the application of an external barrier system to supplement the impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) system, such as a coating or wrap, to the pipe to provide primary c...

Inspecting CUI Systems with Equipment in Service

by Peter Bock, Performance Polymers Americas LLC

Traditional methods of in-service inspection of CUI coating systems are extremely expensive, difficult and usually unsatisfactory. However, several recent technological developments have helped improve the accuracy and efficiency of in-service inspection of CUI systems. This article describes the us...

Inspecting CUI Systems with Equipment in Service

by Peter Bock, Performance Polymers Americas LLC

Traditional methods of in-service inspection of CUI coating systems are extremely expensive, difficult and usually unsatisfactory. However, several recent technological developments have helped improve the accuracy and efficiency of in-service inspection of CUI systems. This article describes the us...