OVERVIEW: Chemcote’s client welcomed a trial in an effort to reduce long term maintenance costs. Thanks to the Chemco zinc rich high temperature resistant epoxy coating system, after equivalent time in service, the coating to the castor segments was showing no signs of failure whatsoever.
Quenching station – Steam with radiating heat at 130°C
Aged Carbon Steel
These segments are subjected to extreme conditions as part of the steel casting process. Upon inspection, we found severe paint breakdown and asset deterioration. This was due to previously applied coatings incapable of resisting the high temperatures. Premature corrosion was also found during inspection.
The client welcomed a trial in an effort to reduce long term maintenance costs. He found this was possible using the Chemco anti corrosion coating system. After equivalent time in service our zinc rich high temperature resistant epoxy coating system was showing no signs of failure whatsoever. A long term corrosion protection was achieved. All segments are now specified with this Chemco system