Qualification Tests for High-Temperature FBE Coatings

From JPCL, July 2018

By Hassan Al-Sagour and Mana Al-Mansour, Saudi Aramco

As deeper gas wells have been discovered, gas is produced at higher temperatures than before. As a result, the need for higher glass transition temperature (Tg) coatings has emerged, as conventional FBE coatings can-not perform at these higher temperatures, especially in gas flow lines. This article addresses the qualification test methods used to evaluate four different FBE coatings for a maximum operating temperature of 140 C in immersion conditions....

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Tagged categories: Coating Materials; High-heat coatings; Oil and Gas; Performance testing; Pipelines; Saudi Aramco; Single-layer FBE; Two-layer FBE

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