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HBE-OS™

High Build Epoxy coating for Offshore Corrosion Protection

The Canusa HBE-OS is the only liquid coating of its kind serving the offshore marketplace.

It is a two-component epoxy coating system specifically formulated to withstand immediate force-curing at high build thicknesses, and achieve superior mechanical performance and corrosion resistance. The HBE-OS coating design allows for the fastest offshore cycle-times and protects operating pipelines up to 120°C (248°F). This environmentally friendly, 100% solids, novolac epoxy system can either be spray applied or brush applied to the intended bare steel substrate.

Reduced Installation Temperatures

  • HBE-OS requires significantly lower application temperatures (110°C) vs FBE (250°C) resulting in reduced installation times

State-of-the-Art Formulation

  • The high build coating is designed to be force cured at 110°C (230°F) after application to achieve 60-90 second cure times and perfect porosity ratings

Exceeds FBE Performance Requirements

  • HBE-OS exceeds FBE performance as specified in USA, British and Canadian test standards

High Temperature Corrosion Protection

  • HBE-OS coating system was designed to protect operating pipelines up to 120°C (248°F)

High Build in Single Coat

  • A single pass application direct-to-metal will achieve a high build coating thickness of 20-40 mils (500-1000 microns)

Offshore Uses

  • Mainline pipelines, rehabilitation projects, girth weld field joints, damage and holiday repair to FBE, pipeline valves, fittings and bends

Product Properties

Performance All performance testing followed CSA-Z245.20-10 unless specified
Service Temp. Up to 120°C (248°F)
Typical Thickness > 20 mils (500 microns)
Mixing Ratio 3:1 (by volume)
Percent Solids 100%
Specific Gravity Base: 1.56 Cure: 1.075
Hardness (ASTM D2240) > 80 Shore D
Adhesion to Steel > 2500 psi
Adhesion to FBE > 2000 psi
Cathodic Disbondment @ 28 days, 23°C < 2 mm
Cathodic Disbondment @ 28 days, 95°C < 7 mm
Cathodic Disbondment @ 28 days, 120°C < 10 mm
Impact Resistance (25 mils coating thickness) @ -30°C > 1.5 J
Impact Resistance (25 mils coating thickness) @ -25°C > 3.0 J
Hot Water Immersion @ 28 days, 95°C Rating 1
Flexibility @ 20°C < 0.1°/pd
Interface Porosity (NACE RP 0394) Rating 1
Cross-Sectional Porosity (NACE RP 0394) Rating 1
Water Absorption (ASTM D570) < 0.1%
Shelf Life 3 years when stored in original packaging between 5°C and 40°C.
Typical Kit Size Required by Pipe Diameter1
4.5" - 16" 0.5 Liter Kit
18" - 32" 1.0 Liter Kit
34" - 50" 1.5 Liter Kit

1 Based on 400 mm coating width, 25 mils (635 micron) average thickness and 50% wastage factor.

Safety

Handle with care. Before and during use, observe all safety labels on packaging containers, consult with Canusa-CPS Material Safety Data Sheets and abide by all local or national safety regulations.

Applications / Assets

  • Gas Pipelines
  • Girth-Weld Joints
  • Oil Pipelines
  • Repair and Rehab

Documentation

Last Updated: 1/31/2018 9:06:03 PM
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