Titans of the Abyss: Polyurethane, Polyurea, and Hybrid Lining Technology
From JPCL, January 2014
By Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC
|by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., and Vijay Datta, MS, International Paint LLC|
This article is focused primarily on very fast-cure, solvent-free polyurethanes, polyureas, and polyurethane/polyurea hybrid technologies, many of which are well-suited for immersion service. The chemistry, cure mechanism, safety aspects, strengths, and weaknesses of each technology will be discussed. Case histories will also be provided for each technology....