18. Section 18: Surface Protection

  1. Clifford Matthews

Published Online: 19 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch18

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Matthews, C. (2012) Section 18: Surface Protection, in Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119976226

Online ISBN: 9781119967958



  • surface protection;
  • paint and application techniques;
  • correct preparation, choice of paint system, application;
  • galvanizing, coating of iron and steel, with zinc;
  • coating uniformity, testing by ‘Preece test’;
  • chrome plating, fine finish, technical standards as BS 1224;
  • rubber lining, protecting materials in seawater, chemical process;
  • rubber-lined components, specific design features for lining;
  • common tests, on applied rubber lining


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Painting

  • Galvanizing

  • Chrome plating

  • Rubber linings