Month: July 2020

July 2020 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:  * Akzo Nobel * Carboline * ExcelPlas * Hempel * Jotun * NACE * PPG * Sherwin Williams

Akzo Nobel Publishes Q2 2020 Results 
https://www.coatingsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2020-07-22/akzonobel-publishes-2q-2020-results/

PPG Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200716006020/en/PPG-Reports-Quarter-2020-Financial-Results

Why PPG Industries Stock Fell 20% in the First Half of 2020
https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/07/06/why-ppg-industries-stock-fell-20-in-the-first-half.aspx

Jotun Launch The World’s Only NORSOK Compliant Surface Tolerant Paint System for Brush and Roller
https://www.jotun.com/ir/en/b2b/campaigns/offshore-maintenance-solutions/

Jotun Philippines Receive ISO Award for Environmental Management and Health and Safety
https://scandasia.com/jotun-philippines-recieved-iso-award-for-environmental-management-and-health-and-safety-management/

ExcelPlas Labs – The Experts in Failure Analysis of Protective Coatings
We use an array of advanced analytical instruments to characterise, identify and probe coating failure to determine the root cause of failure.
Our sophisticated approach combined the following techniques to understand coating failures: FTIR-DSC-TGA-SOM-SEM-EDS-XRD-EIS-QUV-SSC
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Coating-NTs.pdf

Preparation and Properties Study of Graphene-Enhanced Acid-Resistant Epoxy Anticorrosion Coating for Subsea Oil and Gas
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/514/2/022061/pdf

Study on Self-Healing and Corrosion Resistance Behaviors of Functionalized Carbon Dot-intercalated Graphene-Based Epoxy Coatings
https://www.x-mol.com/paper/1286360719494397952

Hybrid Halloysite Nanotubes as Smart Carriers for Corrosion Protection
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsami.0c08953

Metal-Organic Framework (MOF)/Epoxy Coatings: A Review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7345547/

The Impact of Crystallite Size of Naturally Occurring and Synthetic Wollastonite on its Modifying Effect in Epoxy Coatings
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/869/3/032007/meta

Anticorrosion BehavioUr of Superhydrophobic Particles Reinforced Epoxy Coatings for Long-time in the High Salinity Liquid
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300944020306287

Molybdate Intercalated Hydrotalcite/Graphene Oxide Composite Epoxy Coatings as Corrosion Inhibitor for Carbon Steel
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0257897220308343


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 2020 Vol. 1

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 * Carboline * COSCO * ExcelPlas * Hempel * Jotun * NACE * PPG * Sherwin Williams

Akzo Nobel To Supply Protective Coatings for Largest LNG Project
https://m.ipcm.it/en/news/1706/AkzoNobel-To-Supply-Customized-Protective-Coatings-Solutions-for-Landmark-Natural-Gas-Project

Jotun Reports Continued Growth and Increased Profitability Despite Stronger Impact from the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://ml-eu.globenewswire.com/Resource/Download/e9f12b9b-8ba9-4f69-8bbc-1afe8f6d5be6

Carboline Industry Leader Committed to Sharing Knowledge
https://www.bicmagazine.com/magazine/leader-committed-to-sharing-knowledge/

Evolution of Coatings for Protection against CUI – Neil Wilds (Sherwin Williams) (Video of Webinar)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAvfOyF3yl4&feature=youtu.be

Ambiguities in Determining if Specified DFT Has Been Achieved
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/PvlLCXQJMa1G5LJ#pdfviewer

Confusion and Delusion in Coating Documentation and DFT Specifications
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/va33Sd4kIwnqzhJ#pdfviewer

Analysis of Coating Blister Failures and Associated Coating and Substrate Risks
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/8Q8tbyFatG49VPV#pdfviewer

Protective Coatings News (PCN) – World News for Coatings and Failure Prevention
https://www.coatingsnews.com/

Corrosion Protective Mechanism of Smart Graphene-Based Self-Healing Coating on Carbon Steel
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010938X2030398X

Synthesis of Graphene Oxide-based Nanofillers and their Influence on the Anticorrosion Performance of Epoxy Coating in Saline Medium
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0925963520305276

Molybdate Intercalated Hydrotalcite/Graphene Oxide Composite as Corrosion Inhibitor for Carbon Steel
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0257897220308343

Preparation and Properties Study of Graphene-Enhanced Acid-Resistant Epoxy-Phenolic Anticorrosion Coating for Subsea Oil and Gas
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/514/2/022061/pdf

Effect of Sunlight/ultraviolet Exposure on the Corrosion of Fusion Bonded-Epoxy (FBE) Coated Steel Rebars in Concrete
https://www.corrosionjournal.org/doi/abs/10.5006/3588

Anti-Corrosion Carbon-Based Composite Epoxy Coating for Marine Industry
https://dr.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10356/142799

Long-term Storage Resistance and Cleverer Coatings
https://www.rivieramm.com/news-content-hub/news-content-hub/long-term-storage-resistance-and-cleverer-coatings-59861

Jotun COSCO Marine Coatings Holds 10-year Anniversary Celebration
https://www.logistics-manager.com/jotun-cosco-marine-coatings-holds-10-year-anniversary-celebration/


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/