Laboratory Testing of Candidate Coating Systems for Protecting A 490 Bolts in One World Trade Center Construction

From JPCL, March 2010

By John Bullard, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.


by John Bullard, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and William D. Corbett, KTA-Tator, Inc.

In this article, the authors report on the surface preparation and coating system selection for the bolt/washer/nut assemblies for the new construction of One World Trade Center in New York. The article describes the methods of surface preparation and retreatments used, the coating systems selected and applied, the testing methodology, and the test results....
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Tagged categories: Adhesion; ASTM; Coating Materials; Corrosion resistance; Galvanized steel; Laboratory testing; Research; Surface preparation; Surface Preparation

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