Navy finds topside coatings solution that can be applied by sailors

Posted by NACE International on Jan 8, 2021 2:18:49 PM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Fluoropolymer topcoat offers steel structures decades-long resistance to weathering, water

Posted by NACE International on Aug 18, 2020 11:29:59 AM

Asset owners continue to demand longer service life of the coatings on their structures. Simply adding dry film thickness does not work since many coatings crack at excessive thickness. Maintenance, as well as today’s advanced coating technologies, however, make 15- and 25-year life achievable.

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Topics: coatings, naceinternational, nacemedia, Protecting aging water infrastructure, protection of bridge from water, protection of steel bridge from weathering, marine environment protective coatings, corrosion mitigation in the marine industry, maritime news, weathering resistance, bridge weather protection, fluoropolymer topcoat, advanced coating materials, solvent-borne FEVE-type fluoropolymer coatings