Corrosion and painting blistering

Corrosion and painting blistering

Corrosion blistering can be classified in two main groups: osmotic and non-osmotic. Osmotic blistering can be caused mainly by: Surface soluble contaminants. Solvent retention in the coating. Contamination. Adverse environmental conditions. Non-osmotic blistering can...
Steel imperfections on the surface

Steel imperfections on the surface

Steel imperfections during production and assembly processes are very frequent and significantly affect surface preparation processes, coating applications and the durability of protective systems. In projects in which the high durability protective systems of the...
Failures related to coating specification

Failures related to coating specification

Some of the failures related to coating specification in a project can be caused for the lack of: Experience and technical knowledge of the specifier. Knowledge of the real environment in service. Clear and reasonable durability expectations. Proper selection of the...
Impact of a coating failure in industrial projects

Impact of a coating failure in industrial projects

Coating failures can be natural, the coating fails when its durability expectancy has been exceeded; or premature, when the coating fails in service without achieving the durability expected for different causes and reasons. This could lead to: Accelerate the...