PIPELINE PRODUCT USAGE SELECTION MATRIX

Product
Coating Type
Description
Urethane
Recommended as a topcoat for Specialty Polymer Coatings Inc. SP-5885 and other SPC epoxy coatings where UV protection and colour and gloss retention are primary considerations.
Epoxy
SP-1288 G.P. Epoxy is a two-component ambient cured epoxy based on novel leading edge technology. SP-1288 G.P. Epoxy can be used in applications where abrasive blasting is not possible or feasible. SP-1288 G.P. Epoxy exhibits excellent adhesion on metal substrates prepared as per SSPC SP-11 Surface Preparation Specification.
Polyurethane
Recommended uses for coating of On-shore and off-shore structures and pipe, sewer lines, general piping, dam gates, penstocks, lining of tanks and sewage digesters, lining of open-top gondola railcars used for transporting sulphur and coal. Advantages: good flexibility, excellent resistance to sea and fresh water, good acid and abrasion resistance, excellent adhesion to steel surfaces, fusion bonded epoxy, Fiber Reinforced Plastic and concrete.
Epoxy
SP-1628 is the latest addition to the family of SPC’s range of pipeline coatings. SP-1628 is a unique two-component epoxy coating with superior surface wetting, flexibility, high operating temperature, and cathodic disbonding resistance up to 95°C (203°F) for use as a field joint coating. The superior wetting characteristic provides excellent adhesion and long term corrosion protection of the steel surface. SP-1628 is available in Brush Grade and Spray Grade. SP-1628 is also available in Cartridges for coating repairs.
Polyurethane
Ideally used for coating of pipe intended for slip bore/directional drill applications. Also for coating of pipe, valves, fittings, fabricated assemblies, girth welds, rehabilitation (recoating) of existing pipelines and coating repairs.
Polyurethane
Used for coating of ship decks, on-shore and off-shore structures and marine piles.
Polyurethane
Used for coating of ship hulls, rudders, marine pilings, docks and ballast tanks. Ideally used for coating of pipe intended for slip bore/directional drill applications and for rehabilitating large sections of existing pipeline with automated equipment. Also for coating of pipe, valves, fittings, fabricated assemblies, girth welds, rehabilitation (recoating) of existing pipelines and coating repairs.
Epoxy
Used as an adhesion enhancer for liquid epoxy coatings when utilized on pipelines coated with two-layer and three-layer HDPE or High Performance Composite Coating.
Epoxy
Specialty Polymer Coatings, Inc.’s (“SPC’s”) SP-1891 Primer is a two-component Ultra High Solids modified epoxy primer specifically formulated to provide superior adhesion between three-layer (“3L”) Polypropylene (“PP”) and liquid epoxy joint coatings. SP-1891 Primer over-coated with SP-8888® topcoat is suitable for high temperature operating pipelines.
Anode Fill Epoxy
Ideally used as coating protection for CP test leads, anode and drain lead connections to pipelines. Also used to fill the annular area between anode bracelets on pipelines. Advantages: Isocyanate free, fast setting, cures underwater, high build properties, primerless and good adhesion to steel substrates, Fusion Bonded Epoxy and Fiber Reinforced Plastic.
Abrade-Guard
Used for coating of surfaces of decks, ramps, pipelines and other structures that are exposed to severe abrasion and impact. Also for coating of concrete flooring subject to chemical spillage.
Epoxy / Amine
Used for grouting and sealing purposes on pipeline prior to installation of repair/reinforcing sleeves or clamps, hot tape fittings and split sleeve fittings.
Epoxy
Used for coating of pipe, valves, fittings, girth welds and rehabilitation of existing pipelines in cool weather and on facilities operating at low temperatures. Advantages: High build single coat application, isocyanate free, excellent cathodic disbondment performance at temperatures up to 65 degrees C (149 degrees F), and excellent adhesion to grit blasted steel surfaces, fusion bond epoxy and Fiber Reinforced Plastic.
Epoxy
SP-2832 is a 100% solids technologically advanced epoxy coating for use in the Oil and Gas Industry. It has superior anti-corrosive properties on the exterior of steel pipelines for above and below ground service.
Epoxy / Urethane
Used for coating of girth welds, as well as valves, fittings, pipe, ballast tanks, ships and marine structures. Ideally suited for coating of pipe to be used for slip bore/directional drilling due to its superior abrasion, impact and gouge resistance properties. Also for exterior coatings of pipelines in buried or immersed services. Advantage: excellent adhesion to grit blasted steel surfaces, Fusion Bond Epoxy and Fiber Reinforced Plastic
Epoxy / Urethane
Used for exterior coatings for pipelines in buried or immersed services and slip bore and directional drilling applications. Advantages: Excellent abrasion and impact resistance and excellent adhesion to grit blasted steel surfaces, Fusion Bond Epoxy, and Fiber Reinforced Plastic.
Epoxy
Used for high temperature operating pipelines, compressor / pump station discharge piping, recycle lines, valves, fittings, girth weld coatings, rehabilitation of existing pipelines, and suitable for certain tank lining applications. Advantages: excellent adhesion to grit blasted steel surfaces, Fusion Bond Epoxy, liquid epoxy, and urethane coatings.
Epoxy
Used for coating pipelines, structures or other steel surfaces where the surface is damp due to environment, high humidity or condensation. Advantages: excellent adhesion to wet, damp or dry grit blasted steel surfaces, Fusion Bond Epoxy, and Fiber Reinforced Plastic.
Epoxy
DISCONTINUED. Excellent corrosion protection for steel structures, bridges, tanks, piping, valves, and other steel surfaces exposed to coastal and/or moderate to severe industrial environments.
Polymer
Used as a tie-coat on well cured two-component coating in areas where abrasive blasting cannot be employed.
Epoxy
SP-5885 SF replaces SP-5885. It is used for lining of tanks, piping and structures containing salt water, jet fuel, aliphatic hydrocarbons and associated products. Also used as corrosion resistant coating for structural steel, storage tanks and equipment in refineries pulp and paper mills and chemical plants.
Acrylic
Used as a protective and decorative finish coat on the exterior of above ground pipelines and structural finish coat on the exterior of above ground pipelines and structural steel. Also suitable for use in areas where other coatings that contain isocyanates may be prohibited.
Epoxy
Used for coating of pipe, valves, fittings, girth weld coatings, tank lining, rehabilitation of existing pipelines and slip bore/direction drill applications. Advantage of excellent adhesion to grit blasted steel surfaces, fusion bond epoxy, liquid epoxy, and urethane coatings.
Epoxy
Used for lining of water storage tanks and pipelines, coating for water and sewage treatment plants, coating for dam gates and penstocks.
Epoxy / Alloy Polymer
SP-8833 TC is a uniquely designed coating that offers a “trio” of properties: outstanding gouge resistance, excellent abrasion resistance and high temperature corrosion resistance. The epoxy polymer is coupled with an alloy polymer providing superior adhesion and corrosion resistance. SP 8833 TC is ideal for use in Horizontal Directional Drilling (“HDD”) applications requiring superior abrasion and gouge resistance. SP 8833 TC can also be used as an internal liner for slurry pipelines requiring exceptional abrasion resistance coupled with extremely low frictional properties.
Novolac
Used for exterior coatings of pipe, valves and fittings used in buried or immersed services. Advantages: good flexibility, excellent impact resistance, excellent resistance to high temperature cathodic disbonding up to 150 degrees C and excellent adhesion to grit blasted steel surfaces, Fusion Bond Epoxy and Fiber Reinforced Plastic.
Ceramic Phenolic Novolac Epoxy
SP-8988 is a unique “Ceramic Phenolic Novolac Epoxy” composite pipe coating. The highly cross-linked Ceramic Phenolic Novolac Epoxy matrix makes SP-8988 pipe coating ideal for high temperature service, cathodic disbonding resistance up to 180°C (356°F). Superior hot pull off adhesion even on 150°C (302°F) coating surface. SP-8988 provides long lasting wear and abrasion resistance plus excellent corrosion protection.
Epoxy
SP-9800 is a two component ambient cure epoxy Gas Transmission Pipe Flow Efficiency coating. It is a coating for Internal Gas Transmission Pipelines to improve gas flow and corrosion protection. SP-9800 meets the requirements of API Specification RP 5L2. Advantages: • 100% Solids - No VOCs. • Good flexibility. • Excellent water resistance. • Excellent anti-corrosion protection during storage life.
Novolac Epoxy
SP-98130 is another of SPC’s latest development in tank lining technology. Uses include storage tanks, sewer and waste treatment plants. To order SP-98130 or if you have any questions please call or email SPC, via the above link.
Epoxy
SP-9860 is a two-component catalyzed epoxy coating formulated for use as a high performance lining for crude oil storage tanks and pipelines used in the petrochemical industry. SP-9860 can also be used as an anti-corrosive protective coating for the exterior of tanks, piping and industrial equipment.
Novolac Epoxy
SP-9887 GF is a Glass Flake reinforced Novolac epoxy coating for use on tanks, pipes, steel structures, offshore platforms and subsea structures. SP-9887 GF cures to form a coating film with overlapping layers of glass flakes that resists water and chemical permeation. SP-9887 GF can be used as a lining for storage tanks, ballast tanks, separation vessels, sewage tanks and digesters, waste troughs, and pipelines containing crude oil.
Novolac
Used for internal lining of storage tanks and sewage digesters. Advantages: good flexibility, excellent impact resistance and excellent resistance to high temperature cathodic disbonding up to 150 degrees C.
Modified Epoxy Novolac
SP-9890 is SPC’s latest development in tank lining technology. Uses include storage tanks, sewer and waste treatment plants. To order SP-9890 or if you have any questions please call or email SPC, via the above link.
Equipment Wash
Spray machine cleaner.
Tool Cleaner
Dissolving gel or cured coatings
Internal Storage Lubricant
Internal storage lubricant for spray machine, when the spray machine is not in use.
Epoxy Thinner
Solvent
Polyurethane Thinner
Solvent
Polyurethane
SP-1866 HTP (High Temperature Polyurethane) is a "Coal Tar Free" 100% Solids Polyurethane coating designed for pipeline operating at high temperature. SP-1866 HTP coating can also be used in Industrial applications where the acid resistance and superior abrasion resistance properties of Polyurethane coating are required. Single coat application provides superior adhesion, impact and chemical resistance.
 
       
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