Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 3: Results of the Laboratory Investigations

From JPCL, November 2009

By Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems


by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 3 of a three-part series, the authors report on corrosive stress on offshore wind towers. Laboratory investigations of several coatings for wind towers are discussed and compared with site testing of the same coatings....
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Tagged categories: Accelerated laboratory testing; Cathodic protection; Coating Materials; Corrosion protection; Electrical Impedance; Epoxy; Laboratory testing; Offshore; Polyurethane; Site/field testing; Wind Towers

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