Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis: When Metal Roof Coatings Fail

From JPCL, March/April 2013

By Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.


by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.

The author describes a field and laboratory investigation of a premature failure of a fluoropolymer coating system on a galvanized steel roof. Both the failure and the solution provide lessons in chemistry and physics....
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Tagged categories: Coating failure; Failure analysis; Galvanized steel; Galvanized/thermal spray coatings; Good Technical Practice; Jayson L. Helsel; KTA-Tator; Metal roof coatings

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