News

July 2021 Vol. 6

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:  * 2×1 Wet Edge® * Akzo Nobel * Carbon Nanotubes * Cold Sprayed Aluminium * CUI * Daikin * ExcelPlas * Graphene Oxide (GO) * Helmut Fischer * Jotachar® * Jotun * INPEX * Interbond® 1202 * Intertherm 751CSA * LNG * Mike O’Donoghue * OCSiAl * PCN * Protective Coatings * Self-Healing Coatings (SHC) * Sherwin Williams * Tesla Nanocoatings * Teslan® NanoCoatings * Ultimate Pipe Coating (UPC)

INDUSTRY NEWS

Tesla NanoCoatings Announced Patent Award of its Breakthrough Wet-on-Wet Application Teslan® Coatings with Carbon Nanotube Corrosion Protection Technology
Tesla NanoCoatings developed 2×1 Wet Edge for the oil and gas industry and other industries in harsh, corrosive environments
2×1 Wet Edge is particularly valuable in offshore oil and gas surface and subsea operations as well as refineries and petrochemical plants.
https://teslanano.com/2021/tesla-nanocoatings-awarded-patent-on-breakthrough-2×1-wet-on-wet-process/

Daikin Industries Becomes Shareholder in Graphene Nanotube Solutions Company for Paints and Coatings
Daikin Industries, Ltd. has invested in OCSiAl S.A., a Luxembourg start-up company, by underwriting a capital increase through a third-party allocation of shares. OCSiAl is the world’s largest manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes and a unicorn company whose valuation is circa 2 billion USD.
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005953/en/Daikin-Industries-Becomes-OCSiAl-Shareholder
https://www.daikin.com/press/2021/210727/press_20210727.pdf

Akzo Nobel Publishes Guidelines for New Coating Interbond™ 1202UPC (Declassified)
Its low internal stresses allow it to operate across a wide range of temperature from -196 deg.C to +650 deg.C without cracking
https://international.brand.akzonobel.com/m/556b06511bf385e3/original/Interbond-1202UPC-Application-Guidelines-uk.pdf

Dr. Mike O’Donoghue (Akzo Nobel) introduces Intertherm 751CSA to Deal With Corrosion Under Insulation Video)
Asset Integrity is the mountain we have to climb !
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGn-qV94L8w

Typical Painting Difficulties on Ships and Offshore Assets
Ships and Offshore Oil and Gas Installations encounter tremendous stresses as they move through rough sea conditions. So as not to crack under these conditions, they must have a certain degree of flexibility. Therefore, the coatings applied to the hulls, decks, and structural components must also be able to flex through the bends and twists of ocean movement without cracking. Epoxy coatings are modified to attain this flexibility; however, they must be applied within their normal dry film thicknesses (DFT) or the excessive thickness will lead to cracking and delamination.
https://www.coatingspromag.com/articles/steel-coatings/2021/07/corrosion-resources-typical-painting-difficulties-on-ships

Sherwin Williams Reports 2021 Second Quarter Financial Results – Sales Increased 16.9% in the Quarter to $5.38 Billion
https://investors.sherwin-williams.com/press-releases/press-release-details/2021/The-Sherwin-Williams-Company-Reports-2021-Second-Quarter-Financial-Results/default.aspx

FINANCIAL UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel Q2 Core Profit Jumps 41% on High Demand, Cost Cuts
https://www.reuters.com/article/akzo-nobel-results-idUSL1N2OX09Q

Jotun Publish New Application Guide for Jotachar™ 1709 a 100 % Solids Epoxy Intumescent Coating
https://www.jotun.com/Datasheets/Download?url=%2FAG%2FAG__30682__Jotachar+1709__Euk__GB.pdf

GRAPHENE OXIDE (GO) EPOXY COATINGS

The Anti-Corrosion Performance of an Epoxy Coating Enhanced With Graphene Oxide (GO) at Ambient and Low Temperatures
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030094402100312X

Graphite Oxide (GO) Nanosheet-Reinforced Epoxy Coatings for Superior Thermo-Mechanical Properties
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1876107021004065

Inbuilt Metal-Organic-Frameworks Modified Graphene Oxide (GO) Towards Intelligent and Excellent Anti-Corrosion Coating
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010938X21004819

NEW RESEARCH

Self-Healing Epoxy Coating for Corrosion Protection
https://www.european-coatings.com/articles/2021/07/self-healing-epoxy-coating-for-corrosion-protection

New Organosilica Nanocontainer for Active Anticorrosion of Polymer Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1359836821005631

COATINGS FAILURE ANALYSIS

ExcelPlas’s Coatings and Analytical Labs can resolve coating failures on paint chips using techniques such as: Fourier transform  infrared spectroscopy(FTIR); scanning electron microscopy/energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy; light microscopy; electrochemical impedance spectroscopy(EIS); chromatography; thermal analysis and wet bench testing.
ExcelPlas performs a wide array of standard ASTM, SSPC and NACE test procedures.
Our Paints and Coatings services include:

  • Paint and Coating Testing and Analysis,
  • Field Investigations
  • Technical Audit of Painting Process and Production Facilities
  • Paint Analysis, Chip Analysis and Evaluation
  • Accelerated Testing
  • Physical and Chemical Paint Exposure Tests: ASTM D1308. ASTM D3359, ASTM D4541, ASTM D4060
  • Salt Spray (ASTM B117) Testing, Cyclic Tests (ASTM G 85), QUV (ASTM G53), Humidity (ASTM D2247), Cyclic Salt Fog/UV (ASTM D5894)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) Analysis of Paints
  • Visible Spectroscopy, Chromatography
  • Coatings and Cathodic Protection Studies
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy, EDS & XRD Analysis of Paints
  • Physical Testing of Paints: Tensile and Flexural Testing ASTM D 638 & ASTM D790
  • Characterization and Cross Section Microscopy of paint samples collected from the project site
  • Failure Analysis Root Cause Determination

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.

July 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 * Brookes Bell * CUI * ExcelPlas * Fotonik * Graphene Oxide * Helmut Fischer * Jotun * KTA* INPEX * Intertherm 228 * LNG * NDT * Oceaneering * PCN * PPG * Protective Coatings * Self-Healing Coatings (SHC) * Sigmashield™ * Wood

INDUSTRY NEWS

Inpex Sues Akzo Nobel for $2.5b Over Ongoing ‘Systemic Degradation’ to Gas Plant
Inpex is suing Akzo Nobel for damages it claims resulted from ‘systemic degradation’ to its Darwin LNG plant caused by a faulty epoxy phenolic coating designed to protect it from the elements.
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/HRamZKX7cLADH7v#pdfviewer

Optimising Coating Thickness Measurement Performance
By Dr Martin Leibfritz, CEO of Helmut Fischer Global
https://www.pce-international.com/optimising-measurement-performance/

Evaluating Material Loss of Steel Under Protective Coatings in Marine Environments
https://kta.com/kta-university/material-loss-protective-coatings-marine/

Non‐Destructive Subsurface Inspection of Marine and Protective Coatings Using Near‐ and Mid‐Infrared Optical Coherence Tomography [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2079-6412/11/8/877/pdf

What Lies Beneath Marine Coatings – Using NDT on Superyachts
Brookes Bell is a leading international marine coatings technical and surveying consultancy
https://www.pce-international.com/using-ndt-on-superyachts/

PPG New Primer A Step Change for Repainting Cargo Ships
PPG Sigmashield 1200 primer is an abrasion-resistant, amine-cured phenolic epoxy single-coat system
https://www.pce-international.com/improved-performance-for-an-italian-quartet/

Oceaneering Develops Protective Coating Removal Tool
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/pYyJq8VZfsl7AhH#pdfviewer

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Ultrahigh Anti-Corrosion Performance of a Protective Coating Filled with a Novel Micro Network Nanofiller
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010938X21004510?dgcid=rss_sd_all

The Influence of the Healing Agent Characteristics on the Healing Performance of Epoxy Coatings: Assessment of the Repair Process by EIS Technique
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300944021003027?dgcid=rss_sd_all

Research on Superhydrophobicity, Corrosion and Adhesion Properties of Composite Epoxy-based Coating
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2352492821006607

Investigating the Effects of Graphene Oxide Nanohybrids on Corrosion Resistance of Epoxy Coatings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1359835X2100289X

Graphene Oxide Nanosheets Decorated with Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets as Flame Retardant Epoxy Coatings for Steel
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsanm.1c01431

Self-Healing Epoxy Coatings 2-methyl imidazole and Acetylacetonate Complexes Microcapsules
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34273691/

Self-Healing Corrosion Protective Coatings Based on Micro/Nanocarriers
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2667266921000049

Stable, Superfast and Self-Healing Epoxy Coating with Active Corrosion Resistance
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001868621001354

COATINGS FAILURE ANALYSIS

ExcelPlas’s Coatings and Analytical Labs can resolve coating failures on paint chips using techniques such as: Fourier transform  infrared spectroscopy(FTIR); scanning electron microscopy/energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy; light microscopy; electrochemical impedance spectroscopy(EIS); chromatography; thermal analysis and wet bench testing.
ExcelPlas performs a wide array of standard ASTM, SSPC and NACE test procedures.
Our Paints and Coatings services include:

  • Paint and Coating Testing and Analysis,
  • Field Investigations
  • Technical Audit of Painting Process and Production Facilities
  • Paint Analysis, Chip Analysis and Evaluation
  • Accelerated Testing
  • Physical and Chemical Paint Exposure Tests: ASTM D1308. ASTM D3359, ASTM D4541, ASTM D4060
  • Salt Spray (ASTM B117) Testing, Cyclic Tests (ASTM G 85), QUV (ASTM G53), Humidity (ASTM D2247), Cyclic Salt Fog/UV (ASTM D5894)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) Analysis of Paints
  • Visible Spectroscopy, Chromatography
  • Coatings and Cathodic Protection Studies
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy, EDS & XRD Analysis of Paints
  • Physical Testing of Paints: Tensile and Flexural Testing ASTM D 638 & ASTM D790
  • Characterization and Cross Section Microscopy of paint samples collected from the project site
  • Failure Analysis Root Cause Determination

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

JOBS

Wood Seeking Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) / Asset Integrity Engineer with Extensive Experience in the Oil and Gas Petrochemical Industry
https://www.rigzone.com/oil/jobs/postings/1098681-Corrosion-Under-Insulation-CUI-Asset-Integrity-Energy/

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.