Paint System and Paint Materials Selection for Piping

Item Service Paint Materials Selection
Above Ground Atmospheric Service Temperature up to 120ºCZink Rich Epoxy @ 50 µm + MIO / High Build Epoxy @ 100 - 200 µm + Polyurethane @ 50 µm
Above Ground Atmospheric Service Temperature 120ºC - 400ºCInorganic Zinc Silicate @ 50 µm + Aluminum Silicone @ 25 µm , 2 Coats
Above Ground Atmospheric Service Temperature Above 400ºC No Primer Only Aluminum Silicone @ 25 µm , 2 Coats
Above Ground Pipe LinePoly Ethylene Coating
Under Ground Pipe LineFBE / High Build Modified Epoxy @ 550 µm
Above Galvanized ItemsSurface Tolerant Epoxy @ 125 µm + Polyurethane @ 50 µm
Above Stainless SteelUniversal Zinc Free Epoxy Primer @ 50 µm + MIO / High Build Epoxy @ 125 µm + Polyurethane @ 50 µm
Internal Water Tank / Crude Oil TankPhenolic Epoxy 3 Coats @ 100 µm
Internal Crude TankAmine Aduct Cure Epoxy Novaguard 2 Coats @ 250 µm or GRE Lining (Glass Reinforced Epoxy) up to 1.5 meter Shell & Bottom
Internal Sea (Salt) Water Tank / Vessel / Pipe LineVinyl Ester Glass Flake Coating 2 Coats @ 750 µm