This updated NACE International standard test method specifies test methods to evaluate the performance of liquid coating systems for seawater immersion services. This test method is intended for use by facility owners and coating manufacturers.The test method covers liquid exterior protective coating systems for offshore platform steel structures, piers, docks, pilings, subsea valves, and wellheads at normal seawater temperature.
Included are four test methods—including cathodic disbondment, seawater immersion resistance, aging stability, and edge coverage—used to evaluate coating systems. The test method also includes two tables; Table 1 details fingerprinting of coating materials, and Table 2 details the test panel geometry, size, substrate material, and minimum quantity.
NEW NACE Standard Test Method for 2018! This NACE International test method describes a reliable methodology for determining the peel strength of polyolefin-based multilayer pipeline coating systems, generally for coating thickness less than 12 mm (0.47 in). This standard provides a method to measure the peel strength of polyolefin-based multilayer coating systems, such as 2-layer polyethylene coating [2LPE], 3-layer polyethylene [3LPE], 3-layer polypropylene [3LPP], and heat shrink sleeve[HSS] field joint coating. It provides essential information on the quality of the applied coating. This is particularly important for field-applied coatings, of which the application process is significantly impacted by the environmental conditions and the skill set of the field applicators. This test method is intended for use by pipeline operating companies, pipeline owners, pipeline contractors, pipeline inspection services companies, and pipeline coating mills.