A Hot-Spread Epoxy Phenolic Coating for CUI Mitigation: From Confusion to Fusion for Facility Owners

by Mike O’Donoghue, Vijay Datta and Ian Fletcher, AkzoNobel

Corrosion under insulation often goes undetected on steel structures, and when an asset eventually fails, massive costs can be incurred. This article introduces a new hot-spread epoxy phenolic coating designed to be applied directly to hot, rusted in-service piping and vessels to effectively rehabil...

A Hot-Spread Epoxy Phenolic Coating for CUI Mitigation: From Confusion to Fusion for Facility Owners

by Mike O’Donoghue, Vijay Datta and Ian Fletcher, AkzoNobel

Corrosion under insulation often goes undetected on steel structures, and when an asset eventually fails, massive costs can be incurred. This article introduces a new hot-spread epoxy phenolic coating designed to be applied directly to hot, rusted in-service piping and vessels to effectively rehabil...

Recoating While Refueling: Rehabilitating In-Service Fuel Tanks

by David Hunter, Pond & Company, Inc.

When numerous fuel tanks at a U.S. Army base required recoating, the scope of work went beyond the typical tank-painting project, as the tanks had to remain full and operational during work. With inclement weather adding further challenges, this article will highlight how the contractors were able t...

Recoating While Refueling: Rehabilitating In-Service Fuel Tanks

by David Hunter, Pond & Company, Inc.

When numerous fuel tanks at a U.S. Army base required recoating, the scope of work went beyond the typical tank-painting project, as the tanks had to remain full and operational during work. With inclement weather adding further challenges, this article will highlight how the contractors were able t...

Breathe Easy: What’s Needed for an effective OSHA Respirator Program

by Charles Brown, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

Respiratory protection is an essential element of any protective coatings endeavor. This article will provide an overview of the requirements contained in OSHA’s respiratory protection standard to give contractors the knowledge they need to establish a complete and compliant respirator program in or...

Breathe Easy: What’s Needed for an effective OSHA Respirator Program

by Charles Brown, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

Respiratory protection is an essential element of any protective coatings endeavor. This article will provide an overview of the requirements contained in OSHA’s respiratory protection standard to give contractors the knowledge they need to establish a complete and compliant respirator program in or...