Pipeline & Coatings

Pipeline Coatings Made to Resist High Levels of Soil Stress

Posted by Douglas Campbell on Apr 6, 2020 10:41:48 AM

Aggressive soil conditions for buried pipelines can be an unforgiving environment for field-applied corrosion coatings. Soil stress along with pipe…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Pipe Protection, Cold applied tapes, Tapecoat M50, Mesh back tape

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

Why Are We Worried About Corrosion?

Posted by Chris Seitter on Nov 4, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Rust, or specifically, corrosion, is a major problem in industrialized countries.  A report by NACE International estimates it costs the US economy…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Corrosion protection, Anti-corrosion tape

What’s the Best Way to Protect a Pipe Flange?

Posted by Andrew Fletcher on Oct 10, 2019 10:00:00 AM


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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Flange coating

9 Questions to Ask When Selecting the Proper Protective Coating for Your Pipeline

Posted by Steven Quinn on Jul 17, 2019 12:30:00 PM

No single coating that can protect every pipeline from corrosion for all conditions. Finding the appropriate coating for each application can be…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Selecting protective coatings

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"

Tips for Applying Tapes & Coatings in Cold Weather

Posted by Maribeth Taylor on Dec 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Whether you are applying wax , cold-applied or hot-applied tapes, when Old Man Winter comes calling, this simple list of application tips offers…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Corrosion protection, Winter protection

The Importance of Properly Storing Pipeline Coatings

Posted by Ramy Hassanin on Sep 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Defects in pipeline coatings and tapes can happen for a number of reasons, all of which can result in poor coating applications. Therefore, an…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Pipeline Storage

Pipeline Industry News: Chase’s New Partner in India

Posted by Christian Silahian on Jul 20, 2018 10:16:36 AM

Adam Chase, President & CEO of Chase Corporation, welcomes Anish Metrani, CEO of Sneham Global, as the newest partner in Chase’s global pipeline team. …

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Bitumen pipeline coatings, Partnership

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.…

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Topics: Bitumen Coatings, Pipeline coatings