Month: July 2019

July 2019 Vol. 3

PCN – Communicating News In Protective Coatings Globally in Real Time

Leading Source of Industry News on Protective Coatings for Oil & Gas, Pipelines, Marine and Construction


NEWSMAKERS: Akzo Nobel * Axalta * Belzona * ExcelPlas * International Paints * Jotun * PPG * US Navel Research Laboratory *

Axalta Draws Interest From Kansai Paint and PPG
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-18/axalta-is-said-to-draw-interest-from-akzo-nobel-kasai-and-ppg

AkzoNobel Q2 Financials Indicate Flat Revenue
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/hNWRB0uS2AnJwBl

AkzoNobel Posts Q2 Results – Adjusted Operating Income 36 Percent Higher
https://www.coatingsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2019-07-24/akzonobel-posts-q2-results

Belzona Underwater Corrosion Protection Applied on a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Vessel Used by an Offshore Oil Company
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL1ePArDKk0

Effect of Feathering on Epoxy Coating Performance as a Corrosion Barrier (New)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/uQZsWNJz9fs20ga

New Marine Protective Coating with Heat Reflecting Pigments from Nippon Paint  (New)
https://www.coatingsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2019-07-15/nippon-paint-marine-launches-ever-cool-coating

Jotun Signs Deal with World’s Largest Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for Marine Coatings
https://www.jotun.com/au/en/b2b/news/Jotun-signs-agreement-with-worlds-largest-shipbuilder.aspx

Corrosion Protection by Epoxy/Poly(aniline-co-pyrrole)/ZnO Nanocomposite Coating (New)
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.48265

Protective Coatings Company PPG Secures Multi-Year Military Contract
http://www.materialsperformance.com/news/2019/07/coatings-company-secures-multi-year-military-contract

High Performance Organic Pigments for One-Coat Epoxy Coating with Multi-Functions (New)
https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ACCESSION_NUM:akron1554563032436267

Preparation and Corrosion Resistance of Glass Flake/Epoxy Composite Coatings in Marine Atmosphere  (New)
http://www.cspt.org.cn/EN/10.11903/1002.6495.2019.037#1

Anticorrosion properties of Epoxidized Palm Olein/Epoxy Resin as Coating Materials on Low-Carbon Steel in 3.5% NaCl  (New)
http://www.electrochemsci.org/papers/vol14/140807487.pdf

New Approach to Design Self Stratifying Coatings Containing Nano and Micro Pigments for Corrosion Protection  (New)
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01932691.2019.1614032

Influence of the UV Radiation on the Corrosion Resistance of the Carbon-Based Coatings for the Marine Industry  (New)
https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/NACE-2019-12950

Investigation of Anti-Corrosion and Adhesion Properties of Epoxy Coatings Containing Surface Modified Fe2O3 Nano Particles on Mild Steel  (New)
https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/NACE-2019-13128

Effects of CeO2 Geometry on Corrosion Resistance of Epoxy Coatings  (New)
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02670844.2019.1639321

What Causes Bubbling of Cratering of an Epoxy Coatings Applied Over an Epoxy Zinc-rich Primer
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/lO72VLCmJJODGjV

GOOD PRACTICES IN THE HANDLING OF FUSION BONDED EPOXY COATED BARS FOR REAPING MAXIMUM PROTECTION AGAINST CORROSION   (New)
https://jidpus.buet.ac.bd/ICDRM2019/resources/proceedings-papers/14_ICDRM_2019_Proceedings.pdf

Enhancement of Anticorrosion Property and Hydrophobicity of Modified Epoxy Coatings with Fluorinated Polyacrylate  (New)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927775719306351

Degraded Epoxy Coatings for Pipelines a Possible Health Risk
http://friendsofnelson.com/ferc-requests-toxicological-info-on-acp-coatings/

Health Check for Condition Assessment of Protective Coatings
ExcelPlas Labs have been serving the gas, oil and water industries for the past 20 years within Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. The company is a major testing provider to the pipeline, gas & oil and LNG industry.  Whether you’re an engineer, consultant, pipeline owner, pipeline operator, LNG facility or construction company, ExcelPlas Labs can conduct a range of analytical testing on protective coatings to assess their condition, integrity and durability.  ExcelPlas Labs have extensive in-house coatings testing equipment such as DSC, FTIR, TGA, TMA, EIS, SOM, XRD, QUV etc.
http://www.excelplas.com/

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This newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Coating Labs (http://www.excelplas.com/)

ExcelPlas Labs provides independent testing, analysis and investigation on protective coatings to prevent corrosion.

ExcelPlas has extensive analytical capabilities for testing of Protective Coatings and Insulation Consulting for major oil and gas companies.

We conduct corrosion surveys, coating sampling, coating analysis and testing to ensure coating specifications for a wide range of onshore and offshore clients in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region.

ExcelPlas Labs offer a full range of coating testing and analytical services to Australia’s mining, oil, gas and infrastructure sectors.

Forensic analysis for undertaking various coating based failure investigations and problem solving.

ExcelPlas Undertakes Analysis & Testing of Polymer Coating Systems including:
• Epoxy Protective Coatings
• Epoxy-Phenolic Protective Coatings
• Fusion bonded epoxy (FBE)
• Dual-Layer Fusion bonded epoxy (DLFBE)
• Liquid applied epoxy (LAE)
• Abrasion resistant overcoat (ARO)
• Three-layer PE (3LPE)
• Multi-component liquid spray  (MCL)
• Heat shrink sleeves (HSS)

Testing on Coatings that ExcelPlas can Undertake includes:
• Coating identification by Infra-red Analysis (FTIR)
• Degree of Cure by Thermal Analysis (DSC)
• Coating Filler Identification by X-ray Analysis (EDS/XRD)
• Coating Microstructure by Embedding, Polishing and Optical Microscopy (OM)
• Coating Thermal Stability and Composition by Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)

DSC – Phase transition/volatiles / Tg / degree of cure/characterisation
TGA – Volatile compounds, inorganic mass % mix ratio
Element mapping for chlorides on paint flakes
Microscopy -Count layers and thickness of layers
-Assess porosity and voids
-Check distribution and orientation of filler particles

Condition monitoring and analysis of corrosion prevention coatings (epoxies, epoxy-phenolics)
http://www.excelplas.com/

Testing of Epoxy Coatings (LAE, FJC, FBE), heat shrink sleeves and tapes, barrier tapes and meshes.
http://www.excelplas.com/

July 2019 Vol. 2

PCN – Communicating News In Protective Coatings Globally in Real Time

Leading Source of Industry News on Protective Coatings for Oil & Gas, Pipelines, Marine and Construction


NEWSMAKERS: Alocit * Axalta * ExcelPlas * Hempel * Jotun * PPG * Sherwin-Williams * Woodside *

Buffett-backed Axalta Coating Systems to Explore a Sale (Breaking News)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-axalta-strategic-alternatives/buffett-backed-axalta-coating-systems-to-explore-a-sale-idUSKCN1TR35Z

Evidence Existed Supporting $2.88M Shop Award in Sherwin-Williams Lawsuit   (Breaking News)
https://www.repairerdrivennews.com/2019/07/12/9th-circuit-evidence-existed-supporting-2-88m-shop-award-in-sherwin-williams-lawsuit/

PPG Awarded Contract to Supply Protective Coatings to U.S. Navy (Breaking News)
The contact is for PPG PSX brand of polysiloxane coatings, which offer excellent durability and aesthetics for exposed steel surfaces and
PPG AMERCOAT 240 epoxy coatings for external surfaces and tanks, combining strong adhesion with resistance to chemically polluted water
https://www.coatingsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2019-07-02/ppg-awarded-contract-to-supply-coatings-tech-services-to-us-navy-military-sealift-command/7876

Paint Maker PPG Posts Lower Sales on Weak Industrial Demand
https://www.wsj.com/articles/paint-maker-ppg-posts-lower-sales-on-weak-industrial-demand-11563451306

Engineers Amazed at Underwater Painting of Protective Coating
https://subseaworldnews.com/2019/06/24/engineers-amazed-at-underwater-painting/

Woodside Petroleum Signs Up as Foundation Buyer in Australia for Humidur epoxy Protective Coating for Oil & Gas
Humidur is a coating product that can be applied with minimal surface preparation. Metals suffering corrosion might require no sandblasting but only minimal surface preparation before Humidur is applied.
Humidur can be applied directly to the metal where corrosion is not significant. Plus, it can cure underwater and on hotter surfaces than normal
https://www.woodside.com.au/news-and-media/stories/story/coating-benefits-spread-far-and-wide

ExcelPlas Lab Offer Extending Testing for Protective Coatings
ExcelPlas Labs in Melbourne is pleased to announce the launch of expanded testing capacity for salt spray, humidity and UV to meet the increasing demand from major protective coating manufacturers for testing to ISO 12944.  The upgrades improve capacity and customer lead times and facilitate coatings testing across a range of sectors, including oil & gas, LNG, petrochemicals, marine and renewables.  The new coatings testing facilities can meet the requirements for key industry coating test standards including the recently revised and updated ISO 12944 parts 6 and 9; and ISO 21809 parts 1, 2 and 3, creating a one-stop shop for evaluating the durability of protective coatings.
http://www.excelplas.com/coatings-testing

What is Optimum Protective Coating System for Cyclic-Temperature Service?
https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/NACE-2018-11068

Jotun Launches Two Component Amine Cured, Glass Fake Reinforced, Abrasion Resistant Epoxy Coating  for Structural Steel and Piping to be Exposed to Corrosive Environments
https://www.jotun.com/Datasheets/Download?url=/TDS/TDS__18420__Penguard%20Pro%20GF__Euk__GB.pdf

Hempel Explains the New NORSOK M-501 Standard
The NORSOK standards are a series of standards developed by the Norwegian petroleum industry for use in the oil and gas industry
NORSOK M-501 is the standard which provides surface preparation and protective coating requirements for offshore installations and their associated facilities.
https://www.hempel.com/~/media/Sites/hempel/files/protective/Norsok/Hempel-Norsok_Complete-Guide.pdf

Applications of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) for Detecting Undercoating Defects on Main Gas Pipeline
http://www.ultrasonic.de/article/icwndt2018/papers/Applications-of-Non-Destructive-Testing-(NDT)-for-Detecting-Undercoating-Defects-on-Main-Gas-Pipeline.pdf

A New Look at Three Layer Polyethylene Coatings in Hot Water Immersion Test
https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/NACE-2019-13503

Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Electrochemical Tests for the Analysis of Delamination of 3PE Coatings
http://www.electrochemsci.org/papers/vol14/140807389.pdf


This newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Coating Labs (http://www.excelplas.com/)

ExcelPlas Labs provides independent testing, analysis and investigation on protective coatings to prevent corrosion.

ExcelPlas has extensive analytical capabilities for testing of Protective Coatings and Insulation Consulting for major oil and gas companies.

We conduct corrosion surveys, coating sampling, coating analysis and testing to ensure coating specifications for a wide range of onshore and offshore clients in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region.

ExcelPlas Labs offer a full range of coating testing and analytical services to Australia’s mining, oil, gas and infrastructure sectors.

Forensic analysis for undertaking various coating based failure investigations and problem solving.

ExcelPlas Undertakes Analysis & Testing of Polymer Coating Systems including:
• Epoxy Protective Coatings
• Epoxy-Phenolic Protective Coatings
• Fusion bonded epoxy (FBE)
• Dual-Layer Fusion bonded epoxy (DLFBE)
• Liquid applied epoxy (LAE)
• Abrasion resistant overcoat (ARO)
• Three-layer PE (3LPE)
• Multi-component liquid spray  (MCL)
• Heat shrink sleeves (HSS)

Testing on Coatings that ExcelPlas can Undertake includes:
• Coating identification by Infra-red Analysis (FTIR)
• Degree of Cure by Thermal Analysis (DSC)
• Coating Filler Identification by X-ray Analysis (EDS/XRD)
• Coating Microstructure by Embedding, Polishing and Optical Microscopy (OM)
• Coating Thermal Stability and Composition by Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)

DSC – Phase transition/volatiles / Tg / degree of cure/characterisation
TGA – Volatile compounds, inorganic mass % mix ratio
Element mapping for chlorides on paint flakes
Microscopy -Count layers and thickness of layers
-Assess porosity and voids
-Check distribution and orientation of filler particles

Condition monitoring and analysis of corrosion prevention coatings (epoxies, epoxy-phenolics)
http://www.excelplas.com/

Testing of Epoxy Coatings (LAE, FJC, FBE), heat shrink sleeves and tapes, barrier tapes and meshes.
http://www.excelplas.com/