Prepare steel surfaces for the best coatings outcome by using these new guidelines

Posted by NACE International on Oct 7, 2020 9:00:20 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: standards, coatings, nace media, nace international, coatingspro magazine, carbon steel, surface profile, visible surface contaminants, wet abrasive blast (WAB) cleaning, Water jet cleaning (WJ), protective coatings, surface preparation, steel surface prep, cleanliness level, surface cleanliness

How to ensure long-term protective coating success

Posted by NACE International on Aug 26, 2020 10:17:57 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, corrosionessentials, corrosionbasics, protectivecoatings, extend asset life, asset protection, protecting maritime assets, nace media, materials performance, managing coatings projects, reduce asset maintenance, corrosion control, protecting water/wastewater treatment assets, protecting municipal assets, nace international, coatingspro magazine

Fluoropolymer topcoat offers steel structures decades-long resistance to weathering, water

Posted by NACE International on Aug 18, 2020 11:29:59 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, naceinternational, nacemedia, Protecting aging water infrastructure, protection of bridge from water, protection of steel bridge from weathering, marine environment protective coatings, corrosion mitigation in the marine industry, maritime news, weathering resistance, bridge weather protection, fluoropolymer topcoat, advanced coating materials, solvent-borne FEVE-type fluoropolymer coatings

Oil & gas coating solution works for water transmission pipeline corrosion control

Posted by NACE International on Aug 7, 2020 11:45:01 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, materialsperformance, water, naceinternational, nacemedia, Protecting aging water infrastructure, watertreatment, water pipeline, cement mortar lining, Fusion-bonded epoxy

Risk-based inspections help to manage and pre-empt asset failures due to corrosion

Posted by NACE International on Jul 20, 2020 2:24:40 PM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, materialsperformance, energyassets, corrosionessentials, amusementpark, naceinternational, nacemedia, watertreatment, assetprotection, RBI, pre-empting corrosion failure, corrosion inspection, waterassets, Risk-based inspection, assetfailure, assetsafety, assetsustainability, maritimeassets, watertreatmentassets

Could solving for MIC in wastewater plants come down to type of cement used?

Posted by NACE International on Jul 8, 2020 8:52:44 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, wastewater, corrosionessentials, maritime, naceinternational, nacemedia, marinecorrosion, assetprotection, watercorrnews, wastewaterassets, geopolymerbasedconcrete, GPC, ordinary portland cement, OPC, geopolymer technology

Coatings play central role in ship owners corrosion strategy and vessel service life

Posted by NACE International on Jun 25, 2020 1:29:59 PM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, wastewater, infrastructure, corrosionessentials, maritime, amusementpark, naceinternational, advancedmaterialscoatings, nacemedia, marinecoatings, marinecorrosion, seawatercorrosion, assetprotection, extendingservicelifeofships, marinecorrosionmitigation, protectivecorrosionbasics

Advanced coating technology makes for easier removal of biofouling

Posted by NACE International on Jun 17, 2020 2:18:18 PM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, wastewater, infrastructure, corrosionessentials, maritime, naceinternational, advancedmaterialscoatings, nacemedia, marinecoatings, fluoropolymercoating, coatingstechnology, biofouling, foulresistantcoatings, slimecontrol, powerplants, foulreleasecoatings, biofoulingremoval, watertreatment

Why polyurea is a good choice for coating older concrete wastewater infrastructure

Posted by NACE International on Jun 11, 2020 10:45:57 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, wastewater, infrastructure, corrosionessentials, maritime, naceinternational, nacemedia, polyurea, sewers, vaults, corrosivewater, protective aging, Extending service life of maritime assets, Polyurea coatings for water infrastructure, Protecting aging water infrastructure, Extending service life in energy industry, Recouping cathodic protection costs

Questions to ask yourself during a pipeline install coating inspection

Posted by NACE International on May 27, 2020 11:02:54 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, wastewater, infrastructure, corrosionessentials, corrosionbasics, protectivecoatings, water, maritime, amusementpark, governmentassets, field pipeline coatings inspection