Month: May 2021

May 2021 Vol. 5

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 * AMPP * Carboline * CUI * Defelsko * ExcelPlas * Graco * Graphene * Hempel * International Paints * Jotun * NACE * PCN * Protective Coatings * Sherwin Williams * Tesla Nano

INDUSTRY NEWS

Jotun Delivers Robust Results for the First Four Months of 2021
https://www.jotun.com/ww/en/corporate/media/news/Jotun-delivers-robust-results-for-the-first-four-months-of-2021.aspx

Hempel Premiers Corporate Movie 2021
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo8LrQW31tM

Defelsko Showcase Coating Thickness Gages and Inspection Instruments in New Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXdBIoWkIaw

Jotun Patents Antifouling Coating Composition
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10954395.pdf

Sherwin-Williams Wins U.K. Award for Passive Fire Protection Coating
https://www.materialsperformance.com/news/2021/05/sherwin-williams-wins-uk-award-for-passive-fire-protection-coating

Sherwin-Williams Paint Failure Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABd_5AQBMSA

PRESENTATIONS

“Hypothetical – Can We Design a Coating System for 100 Year Durability?” (by Akzo Nobel International Paint)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/6kKrNIBUznIutSY#pdfviewer

“Test Your Knowledge” Series – Surface Preparation for Protective Coatings
https://kta.com/kta-university/test-knowledge-surface-preparation/

PODCASTS

Carboline Podcast on Protective Coatings for the Interior of Water Tanks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCNkBu29vdg

OFFSHORE COATINGS

BW Offshore Orders Barossa FPSO Topside Modules from Dyna-Mac
https://teslanano.com/industry-news/bw-offshore-orders-barossa-fpso-topside-modules-from-dyna-mac/

Danos, Graco, and Tesla NanoCoatings Collaborate to Deliver Nano Non-Skid Coating for Offshore Environments
https://teslanano.com/2021/nano-non-skid-coating-for-offshore-environments/

Paint Failure Investigations and Analysis & Research of Protective Coatings
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Coating-NTs.pdf

NEW RESEARCH

The Role of Graphene in Anti-Corrosion Coatings: A Review
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061821013738

Enhanced Anti-Corrosion Performances of Epoxy Resin Using the Addition of SDS-Modified Graphene
https://res.mdpi.com/d_attachment/coatings/coatings-11-00655/article_deploy/coatings-11-00655.pdf

Highly Hydrophobic Polyaniline Nanoparticles for Anti-Corrosion Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1385894721021264

The Action of Fillers in the Enhancement of the Wear Performance of Epoxy Composite Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0142941821001938

Investigating the Effects of Chitosan-Modified TiO2 Nanotubes on the Corrosion Protection Performance of Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0254058421005344

Green and Sustainable Antibiofouling Coatings: A Review
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/685/1/012023/pdf

Environmentally Friendly Anticorrosive Polymeric Coatings
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/11/8/3446/pdf

ASSET PROTECTION

Protect Your Assets with ExcelPlas Services for the Testing and Approval of Protective Coatings
ExcelPlas offers a host of laboratory services and support regarding the conformity of coatings to International Standards. These include:

  • Certification of Coatings and Coating Systems
  • Pre-qualification Testing of Coatings in Our Own ISO Accredited Testing Laboratory
  • Technical and Statutory Support for Achieving Compliance
  • Analytical Support and Durability Testing for New Coatings

https://www.excelplas.com/products-tested/coatings-testing/

BRAND MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Protective Coatings Space Across the Globe
PCN reaches over 40,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the protective coating’s industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information, and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOqzIYSa3os

Get More Protective Coatings News
https://www.coatingsnews.com/


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/

PCN is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to PCN you agree to receiving regular PCN newsletters as well as the PCN platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of PCN and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow PCN to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  PCN provides an unsubscribe link on the bottom of each PCN newsletter.

May 2021 Vol. 4

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:  * AMPP * Axalta * Brookes Bell * Chugoku Paints * CUI * David Morton * Denso * ExcelPlas * Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon * Hempel * Ichthys * INPEX * I-Tech AB * NACE * PCN * Protective Coatings * Smart Coatings * Syneffex™ * Winn &Coates * Viscotaq™

INDUSTRY NEWS

I-Tech AB Receives ‘Substantial’ Order Worth 53 MSEK From Chugoku Marine Paints
https://news.cision.com/i-tech/r/i-tech-ab-receives-a-frame-order-worth-53-msek-from-chugoku-marine-paints-,c3347879

Inpex Takes Builder of its $45b Ichthys LNG Plant in Darwin to Court in Japan, Seeking $757.7m Repayment
https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/northern-territory/inpex-takes-builder-of-its-45b-ichthys-lng-plant-in-darwin-to-court-in-japan-seeking-7577m-repayment/news-story/5137d6f51d1ef2d9270fde0956acabce

AMPP Symposium to Feature Technical Papers on Protective Coating Failure Analysis and Guidance for Diagnosing Protective Coatings Failures
https://ace.ampp.org/call-for-abstracts-2022

Winn & Coales (Denso) Acquires the Global Viscotaq™ Business Manufacturer of Viscoelastic Protective Coatings
https://www.lngindustry.com/special-reports/07052021/winn-coales-international-acquires-the-global-viscotaq-business/

Sustainable Corrosion Protection Through Digitization
Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is coordinating a 5.5 million Euro EU project in creating a platform for innovative corrosion protection technologies
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-05/hh-scp050421.php

Syneffex Inc., Announces New Website to Highlight Company’s Patented Solutions to Corrosion Under Insulation
https://au.news.yahoo.com/syneffex-inc-announces-website-highlight-193000413.html

Industrial Nanotech CEO/CTO Stuart Burchill Announces Launch of Intelligent Coating Product Line
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/industrial-nanotech-ceo-cto-stuart-170400667.html

Axalta Launch 2021 Corporate Video: Accelerating Growth
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVkNDs0P9Mw

Coating Consultant Cui Lei Joins Brookes Bell Having Previously Worked as a Coating Superintendent for the Safinah Group
https://www.brookesbell.com/company/the-team/team-member/cui-lei/

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Hempel Webinar on Inert Multi-Polymeric Matrix Coatings (MPMC) (15th June 2021)
By Hempel Chief CUI scientist David Morton and Head of Global EPC accounts, Alessandra Fionelli
https://app.livestorm.co/hempel-a-s-1/so-you-think-you-know-impm-coatings

NEW RESEARCH

Study on the Corrosion Resistance of Graphene Oxide-Based Epoxy Zinc-Rich Coatings
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/13/10/1657/pdf

Self-Healing Performance of Smart Polymeric Coatings Modified with Tung Oil and Linalyl Acetate
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/13/10/1609/pdf

Novel Anticorrosive Epoxy Coatings Containing Ultrafine Bamboo Char and Zinc Particles
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2213343721006849

ASSET PROTECTION

Protect Your Assets with ExcelPlas Services for the Testing and Approval of Protective Coatings
ExcelPlas offers a host of laboratory services and support regarding the conformity of coatings to International Standards. These include:

  • Certification of Coatings and Coating Systems
  • Pre-qualification Testing of Coatings in Our Own ISO Accredited Testing Laboratory
  • Technical and Statutory Support for Achieving Compliance
  • Analytical Support and Durability Testing for New Coatings

https://www.excelplas.com/products-tested/coatings-testing/

BRAND MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Protective Coatings Space Across the Globe
PCN reaches over 40,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the protective coating’s industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information, and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOqzIYSa3os


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/

PCN is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to PCN you agree to receiving regular PCN newsletters as well as the PCN platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of PCN and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow PCN to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  PCN provides an unsubscribe link on the bottom of each PCN newsletter.