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12 Jul 2021

Passive Fire Protection – do it right!

Passive Fire Protection (PFP) coatings for steel structures includes various materials such as ablative and intumescent systems. The application of these coatings must be done by a trained professional – and here’s why… What are PFP coatings? One example of an increasingly used PFP Coating is intumescent. These coatings swell (intumesce) to provide a charred layer...
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28 Jun 2021

NEWS – Corrodere in Spirit Energy Spec

NEWS – Corrodere featured in Spirit Energy – Fabric Maintenance Coating specification for Morecambe Hub.     The Corrodere Academy are proud to announce their globally recognised and accredited Train the painter programme now features in the Spirit Energy – Fabric Maintenance Coating specification for Morecambe Hub.   3.1 OPERATIVES Operatives shall have a traceable,...
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18 Jun 2021

Corrosion Management Certification

NEWS – Our online Corrosion Management Course has been approved by Lloyd’s Register     The course can provide a comprehensive understanding of the key elements essential for successful asset management. Including: ANALYSE the crucial components of a functioning Corrosion Management System REVIEW major incidents and target learning to real-life scenarios LEARN key corrosion threats and how to...
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1 Jun 2021

NEWS – TTP meets NORSOK M-501 spec

Train the painter has been certified to meet the NORSOK Standard M-501 specifications by Lloyd’s Register   The course has been independently assessed against the contents of: • NACE/SSPC standard Practice for industrial Coating and Lining Application Specialist Qualification Certification (SSPC-ACS-1/NACE No. 13) and has been found to meet the requirements of that standard. •...
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1 Jun 2021

Offshore industry careers, news and updates

The oil and gas industry has adopted various materials to construct its offshore structures. And, these are often protected with high-performance coatings. Those in offshore careers ensure structures can effectively resist the impact of saltwater, erosion and fluctuations in temperature. We delve into the industry to find out how to advance in your chosen offshore...
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5 Jan 2021

Petrochemical and refinery coating surveys

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Petrochemical plants and refineries are complex structures; so undertaking coating surveys can require astute planning, careful organisation and a team of specialists. Coating specifications in the petrochemical and refinery industry tend to cover the new build of the structure and ongoing maintenance. However, consideration must be given to checking the condition of coatings on pipes, racks, internals and externals...
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1 Dec 2020

Maintaining standards

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Close familiarity with international standards and test methods used in the protective coatings industry is a prerequisite for coating surveyors. Standards and test methods are relevant to assessing the condition of protective coatings and should be an integral part of the survey process, referenced and cited in the final report. They also provide the framework for a consistent method...
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12 Nov 2020

Measuring up

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Measuring the thickness of a coating is important in the paint and corrosion protection industry, so surveyors should possess a good knowledge of the appropriate standards. Inspections during and after the paint application process have become the norm to preserve the life expectancy of bridges, marine vessels, pipelines and water tanks among a wide variety of structures....
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2 Nov 2020

Bridging the coatings gap

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Carrying out protective coating surveys for bridges requires specialist knowledge, good preparation and a flexible approach. Bridge types, which include beam, box girder, truss, arch, cable stayed and suspension designs, are continuously exposed to the elements and therefore, may have to be treated with tough and long lasting protective coatings. However, any coating needs to be assessed...
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15 Oct 2020

Coating surveys on offshore platforms

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Completing protective coating surveys on offshore platforms requires careful planning, close co-operation with operators and a co-ordinated approach. A coating survey is required to investigate the condition of a coating on an offshore platform. They can also be required to develop a maintenance painting specification, ensure compliance with guarantees and evaluate coating performance as an aid to specifications...
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