New Hempel coatings protect the “splash zone” of offshore structures

By Michelle Froese Hempel has launched two variations of a new coating specifically developed to protect splash-zone areas. The splash zone is that vulnerable area of an offshore structure that faces corrosion from the atmosphere and the sea. Because it is just above the waterline, it can also suffer from impact and abrasion.
Protecting the “splash zone” of offshore structures is vital if project owners want to prolong the life of their assets and reduce costly and time-consuming maintenance.
Hempadur Multi-strength 35480 and 35482 are two-component, epoxy based, anti-corrosive coatings incorporating overlapping glass flakes to improve resistance to water permeation. Unlike conventional coatings, these two

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