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Carboline Launches Polyclad® 975, a Hybrid Epoxy Pipeline Coating for Corrosion Protection

Published on 2012-03-16. Author : SpecialChem

St. LOUIS, MO -- Carboline Company the leading global manufacturer of High Performance Coatings, Linings and Fireproofing Products is proud to introduce Polyclad 975, an advanced 100% solids epoxy pipeline coating with performance properties designed for corrosion protection of buried steel and ductile iron pipeline exteriors, girth welds or tie-ins.

"We are very excited about this technology because it has excellent cathodic disbondment resistance making it ideal for long term protection needed for oil and gas pipelines" stated Mitch Connor, Senior Market Manager, Carboline Company. "Polyclad 975 is the latest technology in external corrosion protection for buried pipelines with fast curing, easy application, and unparalleled performance features" said Doug Moore, Vice President of Global Marketing, Carboline Company.

Polyclad 975 epoxy technology can be applied by spray (plural airless or dual cartridge). The companion product Polyclad 975 H is ideal for hand application by brush or roller. The fast setting properties result in quick quality control and return to service. This product is compatible with other pipe coatings such as FBE, coal tar and tape systems, and it also has excellent compatibility with cathodic protection. Cathodic disbondment was tested at temperatures up to 176°F (80°C) with excellent results. Polyclad 975 is an easy to apply system that can be used for field and shop applications. Its fast curing properties allows for quick quality control and backfill of coated pipes.

About Carboline

Carboline is one of the global manufacturers and suppliers of innovative High Performance Coatings for the Industrial, Commercial, and Architectural industries since 1947. Carboline Company Global Headquarters is based in St. Louis, Missouri, with manufacturing locations around the world.

Source: Carboline


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