Refurbishment and Protection of Raw Water Pump

A raw water pump in service at a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station, required a programme of refurbishment and corrosion protection, in order to prolong its service life. Upon arrival at our workshop, the pump was stripped down and both the casing and impeller were abrasive blasted to the required cleanliness standards.  The […]

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Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2023

Polyglass performance in an Aggressive Operating Environment – Absorber of FGD System

Our partners in India, Kirloskar Corrocoat Pvt Ltd (KCPL), were asked to protect the internals of a new wet limestone absorber on a coal-fired power plant in Tamil Nadu, in Southern India. The absorber is a critical part of FGD system at the plant and operates in a highly abrasive and corrosive environment. A system […]

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Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2022

Pitting Corrosion

We’ve all heard of the term pitting corrosion. But what does this mean and where exactly does it occur? Here we go in to further detail to provide the answers to the questions and also explore ways to repair and protect badly pitted steel.   What is Pitting Corrosion? “Pitting Corrosion” is the formation of […]

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Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

Biofoul – A heavy Duty Non-toxic Anti-Foul Coating

Biofoul is our heavy duty, anti-foul coating, developed to provide optimum protection in both sea water and fresh water environments where biofouling and marine growth are evident. Biofoul contains no chemical agents and relies on its performance for a unique blend of metallic copper pigmentation and flakes. It can, therefore be considered non-toxic. Years ago, […]

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Posted on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

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