Electricity Substation


Project name

Location

Country

Market area

 

Electricity Substation

Scotland

UK

Utilities

 

Requirement

External protection of electrical transformers and other complex equipment from corrosion in an aggressive, exterior exposed environment. Conventional systems had previously given poor performance.

Preparation

Previously coated and partly corroded steel degreased and hand prepared to St3 standard of EN ISO 8501-1: 2007.

Coatings

Coats of Corroless S1 and S2 Primer were followed by a topcoat of Corroless RF16. A stripe coat was applied where appropriate.

Product (per coat)

DFT (per coat)

Colour

Corroless S1

35 microns

Red

Corroless S2

35 microns

Buff

Corroless RF16

50 microns

Grey

 

Comments: A life to first maintenance of 10 years was expected