Chapter 11. The Repair of Coating Failures

  1. Dwight G. Weldon

Published Online: 13 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744673.ch11

Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition

Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition

How to Cite

Weldon, D. G. (2009) The Repair of Coating Failures, in Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744673.ch11

Author Information

  1. Weldon Laboratories, Inc, PO Box 40, Imperial, PA 15126, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697535

Online ISBN: 9780470744673

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Keywords:

  • repair of coating failures;
  • developing repair plan after establishing reason for failure and extent of failure;
  • coating failures and technical constraints and economic ones;
  • failure cosmetic (discolouration) or structural (peeling or blistering);
  • ‘compatibility’ issue in repainting old or failed coatings;
  • test patches – long time for evaluation;
  • laborious hand tool methods or chemical strippers for removal;
  • blast cleaning to ensure cleanliness