- Language: English
- 184 Pages
- Published: July 2010
- Region: Global
High-performance organic coatings
- Published: July 2008
- 472 pages
- Woodhead Publishing Ltd
This important book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles underlying the technology of organic coatings and how to use them effectively in aggressive environments where a high-performance is needed. High-performance organic coatings is a extensive reference covering the types of organic coatings that are suitable for high-performance applications, surface preparation, application methods, failure and characterisation and case studies. An invaluable book for professional engineers in materials engineering, metallurgy, surface engineering, civil engineering and marine engineering. It will also benefit scientists, engineers and students interested in understanding how to select and use high performance organic coatings accurately for each application.
Part 1 General issues: Key issues in applying organic paint coatings
- Surface preparation for organic paint coatings
- Techniques for applying organic paint coatings
- Characterisation, evaluation and testing of organic paint coatings
- Selecting an appropriate organic paint coating
- Causes and assessment of failures in organic paint coatings
- Mechanical degradation of organic paint coatings.
Part 2 Types of organic coating: High performance epoxies and solvent-less epoxies for corrosion protection
- Polyester coatings for corrosion protection
- Glassflake coatings for corrosion protection
- Fluoropolymer coatings for corrosion protection in highly aggressive environments
- Polysiloxane coatings for corrosion protection
- Waterborne coatings for corrosion protection.
Part 3 Applications of high performance organic coatings: Organic coatings for concrete and rebars in reinforced concrete structures
- Organic coatings for underground pipelines
- Organic coatings for marine and shipping applications
- Organic coil coating of metal
- High performance organic coatings for wastewater treatment plants
- Anticorrosion organic coatings for the automotive industry
- Using organic coatings for repainting and maintenance of steel components and structures.
Professor A S Khanna works within the Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. He is internationaly-known for his research on corrosion and surface engineering.