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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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Lead Based Paint on Bridges- Cost Effective Alternatives- FHWA

July 8, 2015

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I get questions about relative cost for various surface preparation methods and the pros and cons.  I refer people to this study as they can plug in their own numbers. “COST EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR STEEL BRIDGE PAINT SYSTEM MAINTENANCE” CONTRACT NO. DTFH61-97-C-00026 was published by the FHWA with Corrpro in September 2001.  The final […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems; Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation Agenda 21- October 2014

August 14, 2014

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Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation- Course Programme 21-22 October, 2014, Berlin Germany www.clarion.org DAY 1 Introduction Deterioration Mechanisms                        Causes of pipeline problems and consequences Rehabilitation Options                                What overall methods can be considered In-plant Rehabilitation                               Reconditioning pipe in a stationary facility Out of the Ditch Rehabilitation                  Case Studies of recoating a large diameter gas line in Canada and […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems- Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation Course Berlin Oct-2014

August 14, 2014

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This pre event course is scheduled for 21-22 October, 2014 Featuring Sidney A Taylor- Lecturer, and Dr. Lydia M. Frenzel-Lecturer    www.clarion.org The 6th international forum on Technical Conference, Training Courses, and Exhibition 21 – 24 October, 2014 · Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany Training courses: 21-22 October Conference: 23-24 October Exhibition: 23-24 October Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation This course […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems, Berlin, Germany 10-21-2014

August 14, 2014

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Dr. Lydia Frenzel will be lecturing in the “Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation”  pre event course 21-22 -October-2014 in Berlin, Germay with Sidney A Taylor as the Senior Lecturer. Visit clarion.org for full conference details.  http://clarion.org/fpp/fpp-2014/index.php Speakers and papers are scheduled from: Netherlands, Germany, USA, UK, Czech Republic, Russia, Canada, Italy, France, Abu Dhabi Technical Conference, Training […]

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