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Industrial maintenance coatings are used to protect a wide variety of structures, from process tanks in the oil and gas industry to critical infrastructure such as bridges and water tanks. These structures are often exposed to harsh environments and, as a result, performance remains a top differentiator. Sustainability is becoming an increasing important issue, due to changing regulatory requirements and end user expectations.
NACE International Institute has released its IMPACT PLUS corrosion management product, reported to be the world’s first platform to benchmark practices and improve corrosion management. The platform is designed to advance corrosion management performance across all industry sectors, from pipelines and bridges to maritime and defense systems. For more information, visit http://www.nace-impact.org.
Axalta Coating Systems has introduced the Corlar® LV PR 178 Series Epoxy Primer to its portfolio for the industrial market. Designed to deliver strong adhesion and corrosion resistance, applications include use on properly prepared substrates in oil refineries, off-shore platforms, construction equipment, metal fabrication, and oil and gas industry machinery. Visit http://www.axaltacs.com for details.