The latest issue of Protective Coatings Expert is now online
The latest issue of Protective Coatings Expert features Lifting the Lid in which we hear how a study commissioned by the Water Jetting Association (WJA) into the management of high-pressure fluid injection injuries has become one of the most important research papers on the topic in the world.
In Up Front Jotun‘s Clean Shipping Survey takes a deep dive into the shipping industry’s knowledge of biofouling on ships’ hulls, the technologies available to manage it, and whether international regulations play a part in developing a response to the issue.
The Spotlight is turned on using drones for FPSO tank inspection, which not only reduces the time required but also virtually eliminates the safety risk, and how a combined visual and UT (ultrasonic testing) drone platform could mean a welcome goodbye to rope access and scaffolding.
In Focus features PPG’s powder coatings, and are delivering robust corrosion protection for liquid propane gas tanks. It also features Hempel’s solution for underwater hulls which can achieve up to 2.5% in fuel savings, and how Silja Serenade has been repainted with Jotun coatings.
In Analysis we take a look at how in facilities maintenance in hazardous environments such as the oil & gas and petrochemical industries, cold-curing polymeric repair and protection materials can help solve particular challenges.
Update at how corrosion protection of pipes in the ship repair environment achieves faster installation, less downtime when temporary coatings are used, and how polymeric repair and protection materials are suitable for extending the in-service life of assets in a multitude of industries, including equipment in the petrochemical industry.
In Review, we hear how there are positive signs for PaintExpo 2024, with registrations for the world’s leading trade fair for industrial coating technology already at an excellent level one year before the event.
News featues the latest products, appointments and industry news.
All this can be found in the latest issue of Protective Coatings Expert