When it comes to industrial containment applications, coatings typically play a significant but passive role. However, maintenance and restoration efforts can bring coatings to the forefront of operational attention, particularly in the vent of downtime. When the East Texas facility of a major pipeline operator equired a serious restoration initiative, the company set out on a search for the optimal material and application that would not only provide a comprehensive solution, but also minimize revenue loss during an operational hiatus.
Service Life Issues
Pressure is required to move natural
gas through a pipeline, but as the gas
is transported down the line, it loses
pressure. To counteract this tendency, gas
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