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Holiday Detection and Dielectric Strength Issues

Introduction When applying coating system to structures such as bridges, tanks, and pipelines the main goal is to apply a continuous film to help prevent structural deterioration throughout the life of the structure. Unaddressed discontinuities can result in undercutting corrosion of the substrate, where the integrity of the structure could be prematurely compromised. This article …

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Spray Application – Techniques to Optimize Film Build

When applying coating materials to complex industrial structures, there are several factors that should be considered, including the selection of a spray application method and proper spray technique that will help achieve continuous coverage at the correct thickness. This article describes several techniques that can be used to optimize film build when applying coating materials …

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When to Use Conventional versus Airless Spray

When coating parts or structures, there are several application methods to consider, ranging from simple brush and roller to various types of spray application. The application method selected can be based on a variety of factors and conditions. This article focuses on two spray methods: conventional (air) spray and airless spray. Conventional (air) Spray Conventional …

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