Coating of Steel Structures

No one cares about the paint – a specifier’s perspective

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract This presentation will light-heartedly discuss topics to specifically address issues that are of interest to protective coating manufacturers and will offer a unique insight into the inner workings of large engineering firms with respect to materials selection and the preparation of protective […]

Recent Progresses in Understanding Pipeline Coating Degradation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract The durability and performance of organic coatings, which are widely used for mitigating corrosion of high pressure oil, gas and water pipelines, are known to be affected by cathodic protection (CP), mechanical stress and the corrosive environment. This paper presents our research […]

New NZ Steel Durability Standard

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract This new Technical Specification, ‘Durability requirements for steel structures and components’ (SNZ TS 3404:2018) was prepared by Standards New Zealand to give a means of compliance with the durability requirements of the NZ Building Code Clause B2 and the NZ Transport Agency’s […]

Formulation of VOCs Free Surface Tolerant Anti-corrosion Coatings by Epoxy-Thiokol Copolymer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract Common commercial epoxy resin diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A or DGEBA was modified by liquid Thiokol with various ratio under different reaction conditions. A series of epoxy-thiokol copolymers were synthesized and applied as main binder in formulation of VOCs free or solvent […]

Defining Mechanical Surface Preparation Standards with Power Tools

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract This paper examines current mechanical surface preparation methods with power tools and standards to help define requirements for applicators. Current use of Replica tape methods on power tool cleaned surfaces to measure the surface profile is intended for abrasive blasted surfaces, and […]

Effects of Heat Treatment on Mechanically Plated Zn-Sn Coating and its Corrosion Performance

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract Mechanical plating is commonly used to coat high strength steel fasteners because the process does not induce hydrogen embrittlement. The process uses kinetic energy to deposit metallic coatings onto small metallic work pieces such as fasteners, bolts, washers, and nails at room […]