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Why is steel gray after Waterjetting (hydroblasting)

July 31, 2017

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Why is Steel Gray after hydroblasting?  What does the profile under corrosion look like? A short monograph.

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EVALUATION OF 20,000 PSI WATER JETTING FOR SURFACE PREPARATION OF STEEL PRIOR TO COATING OR RECOATING

October 22, 2015

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EVALUATION OF 20,000 PSI WATER JETTING FOR SURFACE PREPARATION OF STEEL PRIOR TO COATING OR RECOATING 1983 Dr. Lydia M. Frenzel, Dr. Robert DeAngelis, Dr. John B. Bates The original monograph which started the SSPC, NACE, and ISO to use waterjetting (hydroblasting, aquablasting) for coatings removal and surface preparation. Click on the link to get […]

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Surface Preparation- Why surfaces with more surface area look darker.

August 27, 2015

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Surface Appearance with Surface Area. Back in the early 80’s, Dr. Lydia Frenzel and myself took a series of water-jet processed steel panels and examined them with a scanning electron microscope. We were hoping to receive confirmation of what our computer models told us; that is, water jetting at or above a threshold pressure produced […]

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Ensuring the Success through Optimal Coatings Techniques 19-20 Nov 2014 Houston

October 27, 2014

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Lydia Frenzel will be speaking on November 20, 2014 in Houston Texas. The Only Crude Pipeline Operator-Led Congress Focused On The Entire Pipeline Asset Integrity Management Strategy: From Selection To Implementation Website: http://www.crude-pipeline-asset-integrity-2014.com Ensuring The Success Of A Project Through The Optimal Selection Of Coating Techniques Reviewing NACE,-SSPC, ISO Surface Preparation Standards so the owner […]

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What is Flash Rust, Rust Back, and Rust Bloom?

March 8, 2014

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Two new posts on Rust Back, Rust Bloom, and Flash Rust were added in March, 2014, along with flow charts and new pictures. How do you know when to paint? Go to flashrust.org to read the posts. http://flashrust.org/2014/02/27/1-what-is-flash-rust-rust-back-and-rust-bloom/ http://flashrust.org/2014/03/06/defining-rust-back-flash-rust-and-rust-bloom/  

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