Damage to coatings leads to higher potential corrosion sites on the metallic surface and could ultimately lead to a decrease in service life. This paper will present a novel coating system that incorporates both damage resistance and flexibility in a system that is not subject to cathodic shielding.
Revised in 2019! This Standard Practice provides the most current technology and industry practices for material requirements and the use of tape coatings for external mainline coating, coating repair, coating rehabilitation, and coating weld joints on buried metal pipelines. PRINTED HARD COPIES REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 7-10 DAYS FOR PROCESSING BEFORE SHIPPING.