An Anode is an area on the steel surface which is MOST at risk to corroding
Perceived beauty or good taste of an object.
Ability of a coating to resist scraping or general wearing.
The trademark that identifies our products, and ourselves.
Element of the coating that ensures the different components of the coating bind together and to the substrate.
Free of any chemical agents that could potentially kill living organisms.
Growth of living organisms upon substrates such as oil rig legs.
Type of Fire typically fuelled by wood or paper.
A Cathode is an area on the steel surface which is LEAST at risk to corroding.
Breakdown of substrate material due to chemical reaction between water and oxygen. Usually resulting in Rust.
Chemical bond formed between two materials.
Waste materials that pollute substrates and coatings.
Ecotech is a global initiative by International Protective Coatings which supports the promotion of more environmentally friendly coatings.
Substance (Liquid) that can conduct electricity.
Norwegian Professional council for education and certification of inspectors for surface treatment.
Process where Resins, Pigments and Binders are combined to form a unique coating.
The build up of living organisms.
The building of machines and structures from various raw materials.
Ability of a coating to retain its level of gloss.
Health, Safety and Environment.
Type of fire typically fuelled by Chemicals, Oil or Gas.
Electricity generated by Water flow.
Holistic coating solutions
Coating solutions that cover all your needs.
Coating that swells when exposed to heat.
International Maritime Organisation -‘Performance Standard for
International Protective coatings proprietary IT plant maintenance system.
International Protective coatings proprietary IT Quotation and specification system.
High pressure release of Ignited Gas or Hydrocarbon which
create a highly erosive jet flame.
Steel surface which connects Anode to a cathode.
Maintenance and repair.
How the coating bonds with the substrate by “locking” in to voids in the surface.
National Association of Corrosion Engineers.
International Protective Coatings Customer relationship management (CRM) tool.
International Protective coatings proprietary IT Protective Coatings Sales Support systems.
Pre determined downtime of a facility or asset for maintenance and repair.
Versatile polymer technology that allows for low temperate fast drying and simple application.
Solid insoluble powder or particle which is dispersed in to the liquid resin and solvent which has various functions.
Potential loss of income.
Area of a structure that is regularly in contact with sea or other water source.
Most commonly a carbon based liquid that dissolves liquid, solid or semi solid resin component of coatings.
Document outlining the coatings systems required to protect the client’s assets.
Steel, Metal or other material which the coating is protecting.
Usually a solvent used to thin out coatings.
Coatings requiring two components to chemically react with each other to cure.
Volatile Organic Compound.