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CTSP Episode 178 - The "Third Side" to a Rail Car

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Carboline Rail Sales Rep Joe Foster joins Paul Atzemis and Jack Walker to discuss how jacketed tank cars have a space between the jacket and the tank that requires inspection during the car's maintenance cycle.

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 2:20 – Joe Foster – Carboline Rail Sales
  • 3:00 – The "third side" of a rail car (tank car)
  • 3:50 – Tank cars
  • 5:00 – Jacketed tank cars and their similarities to coatings under insulation
  • 5:30 – Visual look at the inspection areas
  • 8:30 – Number of inspection points on jacketed tank cars
  • 9:30 – Jacketed versus non-jacketed tank cars
  • 10:00 – Corrosion mechanisms between the jacket and the tank
  • 12:00 – Taking the rail car apart for inspection
  • 12:40 – Coatings used to protect the space between the jacket and the tank on a rail car
  • 15:00 – Wrap up
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CTSP Episode 177 - AWWA D102 Outside Coating Systems for Water Tanks

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Carboline Water/Wastewater Market Manager Brian Cheshire joins Jack Walker and Paul Atzemis to discuss the AWWA D102 standard as it relates to coatings for the exterior of water tanks. They discuss factors relating to the industry, coating choice, surface prep, and more.

  • 0:00 – MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT for the Carboline Tech Service Podcast
  • 3:00 – Brian Cheshire and an introduction to water tanks
  • 8:00 – AWWA D102 – Coating Steel Water-Storage Tanks
  • 10:00 – Outside coating systems (OCS) per AWWA D102
  • 14:00 – Use of fluoropolymers for the exterior coating on water tanks
  • 17:00 – Surface preparation for maintenance systems for coating the exterior of water tanks
  • 19:30 – How to use the AWWA D102 standard
  • 21:00 – Wrap up
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CTSP Episode 176 - Common Tests for Coatings In Immersion Service

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Carboline Vice President of Research, Development & Innovation Jeff Anderson joins Paul Atzemis and Jack Walker to discuss common testing for coatings designed for immersion service. They examine the methods of testing and the reasoning behind them.

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CTSP Episode 175 - Common Tests for Coatings in Atmospheric Service

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Jack Walker and Paul Atzemis discuss common laboratory tests for coatings in atmospheric service. They discuss the definition of atmospheric service and describe some of the various tests.

  • 0:00 – Intro and Paula
  • 3:00 – Definition of atmospheric service
  • 3:45 – CTSP Episode 130 – ISO 12944 Environment Classifications
  • 4:15 – Coating types for atmospheric service
  • 7:00 – Chalking and fading of epoxies in atmospheric service
  • 8:30 – Polyurethanes and polyaspartics in atmospheric service
  • 9:15 – QUV testing of coatings for atmospheric service
  • 12:00 – Salt fog testing for coatings
  • 13:30 – Adhesion testing for coatings
  • 14:30 – Mandrel bend test for coatings
  • 16:00 – Impact and Reverse Impact testing of coatings
  • 17:00 – Natural weather testing
  • 18:45 – Wrap up
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CTSP Episode 174 - AWWA C210: Liquid/Epoxy Coatings and Linings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings

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Carboline Market Manager Brian Cheshire joins Paul Atzemis and Jack Walker to discuss the heavily used standard AWWA C210. This standard covers liquid-epoxy coatings for steel water pipes and fittings. This standard is widely used in the water industry and has begun to be used for other assets besides steel water pipes.

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 2:00 – Drinking water infrastructure in the United States
  • 4:45 – Types of steel pipes in the water industry and typical coatings that meet this standard
  • 7:45 – Minimum requirements for AWWA C210
  • 9:00 – Application of coatings per AWWA C210
  • 9:30 – The constructor, the manufacturer, and the purchaser
  • 10:00 – The growth of AWWA C210 and use in AWWA D102
  • 11:00 – Testing requirements for coatings per AWWA C210
  • 13:30 – Quality control measures per AWWA C210
  • 15:30 – Real-world example that would benefit from AWWA C210 approved coatings
  • 16:45 – Wrap up
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