Pipeline & Coatings

Paul Barkley

Paul Barkley
Sales Director, Chase Construction Products – EMEA
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How to Use Profiling Putty with Heat Shrink Sleeves

Posted by Paul Barkley on Dec 5, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Profiling putty has long been a standard tool in the protection of pipe flanges and push fit joints prior to overwrapping with tapes; however, its use…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Profiling Putty, Heat Shrink Sleeves, Pipe Protection

Does Wrapping Tape Have a Shelf Life And If So, What Affects It?

Posted by Paul Barkley on Oct 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The defining of a shelf life for an item designed for the long-term protection of valuable assets is always an intriguing topic. How can an item that is…

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Topics: Bitumen pipeline coatings, Pipeline Storage

How-to Do a Peel Adhesion Test in 3 Steps

Posted by Paul Barkley on Feb 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM


Image: Electronic scale to measure peel

A common request by our customers is to perform an infield test on a wrapped pipe to confirm that the tape…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Anti-corrosion tape, "Peel Test"

How to Remove Bitumen-based Pipeline Coatings

Posted by Paul Barkley on May 9, 2018 11:59:31 AM

Over the years, several customers have requested information on how best to remove the Serviwrap or Maflowrap PVC/bitumen tape from a wrapped pipe. They…

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Topics: Bitumen Coatings, Pipeline coatings

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