Month: May 2021

May 2021 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 * BASF * Boron Nitride * CUI * DeFelsko * Denso * EIS * ExcelPlas * HoldTight™ * INPEX * JKC * Jotun * MOF * NACE * PCN * PosiSoft™ * Protective Coatings * Shawcor * Soluble Salts * Vertech * Winn Coales

INDUSTRY NEWS

Denso Group Acquired by Winn Coales
https://www.trenchless-australasia.com/2021/05/12/winn-coales-acquires-coatings-company/

Vertech Group Coating Inspection, Offshore Inspection, LNG, Working at Height, FPSO, Coating Remediation and Rope Access Professionals Expand Operations
https://www.vertechgroup.com.au/

Videocast:  Soluble Salts Todays Solution to an Old Problem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3x-BNpw_b8

Presentation on PosiSoft® Coating DFT Software Webinar Presented by DeFelsko’s Ian Maxwell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0mYgL_u9HU

BASF and Lufthansa Develop “Sharkskin” Coating to Reduce Drag of Boeing Jets 
https://www.basf.com/global/en/media/news-releases/2021/05/p-21-204.html

PIPELINE COATINGS

Shawcor – Critical Review of the Time-Dependent Performance of Polymeric Pipeline Coatings: Focus on Water Absorption of Epoxy-Based Coatings [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/13/9/1517/pdf

Investigation of the Corrosion of a 45 years Old in-service Epoxy-Coated Sewage Steel Pipe
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/C-Paglia/publication/351307245-The-corrosion-of-a-45-years-old-in-service-sewage-stee-pipe

LNG NEWS

Inpex Takes Ichthys LNG Contractor JKC to Court in Japan
https://www.upstreamonline.com/lng/inpex-takes-ichthys-lng-contractor-to-court-in-japan/2-1-1008809

NEW RESEARCH

Improved Anticorrosive Performance of Epoxy Coatings by Addition of Hydrophobic Nano-Silica to Increase Diffusion path of Moisture Through Coating
https://www.icorr.org/anticorrosive-epoxy-coating-on-carbon-steel/

Influence of Fluorinated Graphene-Modified Epoxy Coatings on Corrosion Behaviour
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2021/RA/D1RA01870A?

Influence of Active Nanofiller Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) on Anticorrosion Behaviour of Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0927775721007056

Orientation of Ultrathin High Aspect Ratio Nanosheets in Epoxy Resin for Anticorrosive Coatings
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsanm.1c00741

Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanosheets for High-Performance Anti-Corrosion Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0257897221004473

Reducing Subjectivity in EIS Interpretation of Corrosion and Corrosion Protection  by In-situ Optical Analysis
http://pure.tudelft.nl/ws/files/47422514/1_s2.0_S0013468618322345_main.pdf

Anti-Corrosion and Wear-Resistant Coating of Epoxy Resin by Concrete- like 3D Functionalized Framework Fillers (FFF)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009250921003134

Application of Bifunctionalized Graphene Oxide for Outstanding Corrosion Resistance of Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0169433221011247#!

Do You Have Any Protective Coatings Industry News? – Get in Touch
https://www.excelplas.com/contact-us/


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. 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:  * Acotec * Akzo Nobel * Axalta * CUI * DFT * ExcelPlas * Filiform Corrosion * Hempatop™ * Hempel * Humidur™ * INPEX * Intertherm™ * Jotun * NACE * PCN * Protective Coatings * Repel™ * Sher-Loxane™ * Sherwin Williams

INDUSTRY NEWS

Hempel Launches New Protective Coating to Reduce Frequency and Cost of Ongoing Maintenance (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ZnDis2u7aIwampx#pdfviewer

Acotec Humidur™ Coating Solution for Offshore Wind Farms (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Wn6fWDkFNgdwNiz#pdfviewer

Akzo Nobel Publish ‘Intertherm 751CSA – A Facility Owners Guide’
https://international.brand.akzonobel.com/m/623189f462042829/original/Intertherm-751-History-Highlights-Infographic-A4-Part2.pdf

Sherwin-Williams Announce Sher-Loxane™ 800 Advanced Polysiloxane Coating that Can Reduce Total Operational Costs with CUI Corrosion Protection in Oil & Gas and Marine Applications
https://industrial.sherwin-williams.com/content/dam/pcg/sherwin-williams/protective-marine/na/us/en-us/pdfs/marketing-uploads/Sher-Loxane-800-Sell-Sheet-Sherwin-Williams.pdf

Axalta Recognises its Raw Materials Suppliers with Performance Awards
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/axalta-announces-2020-supplier-performance-award-winners-301286313.html

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Webinar – Corrosion Under Insulation: How End-Users Handle It (26 May 2021)
https://www.iom3.org/events-awards/ems-event-calendar/corrosion-under-insulation-how-end-users-handle-it.html

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

How to Prevent Filiform Corrosion Under Protective Coatings [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/7ebGbptv3MokCJW#pdfviewer

CORROSION UNDER INSULATION

Influence of Robust Drain Openings and Insulation Stand-Offs On Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Behaviour of Carbon Steel
https://meridian.allenpress.com/corrosion/article-abstract/doi/10.5006/3749/463891/Influence-of-robust-drain-openings-and-insulation?redirectedFrom=PDF

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Examination to Prevent Failures in Equipment at a Petrochemical Plant
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11668-021-01135-5

NEW RESEARCH

Study on the Anticorrosion Performance of Epoxy Nanocomposite Coatings Containing Epoxy-silane Treated Nanoclay on Mild Steel in Chloride Environment
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10965-021-02512-2

Degradation of Epoxy Coatings Exposed to Impingement Flow
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/degradation-of-epoxy-coatings-exposed-to-impingement-flow/19133388

Improving the Antifouling Properties by Use of Halloysites as Nano-Containers in Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0927775721006488

Hybrid Nanofiller Enhanced Corrosion Protection for Epoxy Coatings in the Deep Sea Environment
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1385894721017836

EIS Study on Corrosion Protection of Oil Tanker Coatings [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/oLb4NOMOMhttEyt#pdfviewer

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

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:

  • The 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/


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.