Optimized Surface Preparation Methods for Maintenance and Repair Coatings
From JPCL, June 2022
By Sangki Chi, Mana Al-Mansour and Mohammed Alrudayni, Consulting Services Department, Saudi Aramco
New power tool cleaning methods have been recently introduced that can create a surface profile and cleanliness grade that is less than what abrasive blasting can achieve, but much better than conventional power tools. This article will present an evaluation of the workability, cleanliness grade and coating performance achievable by using different cleaning methods during maintenance coating operations....