Category: News

Farewell to Our Works Director, Nigel Riley

With a strong working knowledge and expertise in management and engineering, Nigel joined Corrocoat as the Engineering Foreman in 1990. Progressing to the Works Director in 2005, Nigel has made a huge impact and contribution, leading the site operations and engineering team to deliver outstanding results. Nigel has been instrumental in strengthening the engineering team […]

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Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

Pump Refurbishment and Restoration

Protection for Corroded SW Impeller BHM Engg Services PTE Ltd are our exclusive distributors and specialist applicators in Singapore. They have recently undertaken several projects working on the refurbishment and restoration of pumps for a couple of clients in  marine industry. These clients chose to save substantial costs by repairing their pumps with composite material, […]

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Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2022

Sulphuric Acid Building Corrosion Mitigation and Lining

Corrocoat USA was asked to perform a corrosion assessment for a client on a 2 year old, 4 story sulphuric acid building.  The building houses a sulphuric acid generator on a petrochemical plant.  Due to incorrect material selection, the process piping leaked acid throughout the building. This caused significant deterioration to the galvanized structure and […]

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Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

Protection of New Build Flue Gas Desulfurization Unit

Corrotech, our Czech partners, recently worked on a project to provide corrosion protection for the internals of a new 450m² carbon steel flue gas desulfurization unit at a coal power plant. This was for a leading provider of innovative technology and solutions, for the energy sector. Although new, numerous substrate defects were detected on the […]

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Posted on Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Extending Life Span of Chlorine Gas Piping

Corrocoat Japan were previously contacted by a client, to provide a suitable coating for the internals of a pipe. The pipes would operate in a chlorine gas atmosphere at 200°c. Due to the high cost of metals suitable for this environment, a lining system was preferred and offered by Corrocoat Japan. Following a successful 1 […]

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Posted on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022

Corrosion Protection for Wind Turbines

A leading innovator in wind turbines, based in the US and the Netherlands, has installations across Rotterdam, Amsterdam, parts of Germany, Israel and Colombia. The company produce efficient advanced aerodynamic tulip shaped wind turbines, which aim to deliver wind energy for everyone. The company’s aim is to make small windfarms a leading player in the […]

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Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Energy Efficient Coating System

Our Fluiglide energy efficient coating system, first introduced in 1985 has now been applied to literally thousands of pumps worldwide. In every case significant improvements in efficiency are achieved. The performance of the process has been subject of extensive test procedures. This includes evaluation by major manufacturers, utilities and industrial users. Fluiglide materials offer dual […]

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Posted on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

Chemical Protection Against 96% Sulphuric Acid

  A UK fabricator of vessels and tanks for multiple industries required additional chemical resistance for two storage tanks due to enter service in the chemicals processing industry. The internal surfaces of the tanks would be subject to constant immersion in sulphuric acid. Following arrival of the tanks, to our workshop, all internal surfaces were […]

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Posted on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Polyglass VE Pipegrade Test Spool

We were recently awarded a contract to protect 300 new pipe spools of various dimensions by a multinational energy client. Corroglass 600 series was the coating system selected for this project,  as it offered the best long-term corrosion protection on the FPSO. With pipe diameters between 50mm and 300mm. a number of coating strategies were […]

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Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Roof Refurbishment of Resin Plant Process Water Treatment Tank

The external of a large process tank at a resin plant was previously blasted and coated by a competitor in the US. Three months after completion, the client found that the contractor had blasted hundreds of holes in the roof of the tank and had just painted over them. This allowed rainwater to contaminate the […]

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Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2022