Author : Schweitzer P.A.
Description:This book will help designers, engineers, and maintenance personnel choose the appropriate coatings to best protect equipment and structures from corrosion, degradation, and failure. It addresses all factors, including physical and mechanical properties, workability, and cost, that need to be considered in selecting construction materials for application-specific components. Early chapters provide background on principles of coatings, adhesion, and surface preparation. The rest of the book details paint systems and the uses and properties of the different types of coatings, including organic, metallic, and high-temperature coatings. Numerous tables compare various coating materials.