This standard defines the requirements for fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) powder coatings applied by electrostatic spray or other suitable method to deformed and plain steel reinforcing bars that are suitable for fabrication after coating. This standard includes requirements and guidelines for ordering, cleaning, coating, inspecting, handling, transporting, and installing the coated steel reinforcing bars.
This updated NACE International standard test method specifies test methods to evaluate the performance of liquid coating systems for seawater immersion services. This test method is intended for use by facility owners and coating manufacturers.The test method covers liquid exterior protective coating systems for offshore platform steel structures, piers, docks, pilings, subsea valves, and wellheads at normal seawater temperature.
Included are four test methods—including cathodic disbondment, seawater immersion resistance, aging stability, and edge coverage—used to evaluate coating systems. The test method also includes two tables; Table 1 details fingerprinting of coating materials, and Table 2 details the test panel geometry, size, substrate material, and minimum quantity.