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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about EonCoat

If you have questions. Then, we have answers. These are the most frequently asked questions. If you do not find the answer to your question here. Then, do not hesitate to contact us. We want to make sure all your questions are answered.

What Are The Most Common Applications For EonCoat?

The most common applications for EonCoat are in the oil and gas industry. Petroleum storage tanks, internal, external, and roofs top the list. Pipeline exteriors are also a common usage with interior diameter work underway. Oil platforms and mining equipment are common. Power plants, marine terminals and process equipment round out the bulk of the current industry usage of EonCoat.

Can EonCoat Be Applied Over Existing Rust And Corrosion?

With EonCoat, only a NACE 3 / SSPC-SP 6 / SA 2 commercial grit blast cleaning is typically necessary. If no mill scale or old coating are present it is possible to coat directly on existing rust as long as it is tightly bonded.

Can EonCoat Be Colored?

EonCoat is only available in white. However, a Topcoat can be applied with any color you like.

Does EonCoat Need A Top Coat?

EonCoat does not need a top coat to protect from corrosion. However, topcoats have many benefits. Durability, color, and physical protection, to name a few. EonCoat requires a top coat in highly acidic and extremely alkaline environments.

Can EonCoat be used as an internal coating for storage tanks?

Yes, EonCoat does very well against corrosion as an internal coating. EonCoat does best when storing oil-based products. Discussing every project before applying EonCoat to a tank’s internals is important. Many variables need to be worked out. PH, Temperature, and flow can all affect coating performance.

EonCoat can also be used as an internal coating when storing water-based products, but turbulent water flow and deionized water are a concern. We should always approach water-based products cautiously.

What Does The Preparation Process Entail?

Only a NACE 3 / SSPC-SP 6 / SA 2 commercial blast cleaning is typically necessary. There is no need to blast to NACE 1 or 2 since oxidation on the surface allows for the best chemical reaction.

What are the Pros and cons of applying EonCoat over surface corrosion?

EonCoat will often stop the corrosion and convert it to Iron Phosphate unless the corrosion has already passed FE304. Once corrosion reaches this point, it becomes less reactive and should be grit-blasted. The real problem is that you don’t always have the best profile for the best bond on existing rusted surfaces. Also, the surface of the steel might have old paint.

Assuming you have a great profile, no paint and the rust is under FE304 with the right amount of EonCoat DFT (20 mils, 500 microns) The rust staining can still come through the coating and some pitting is also possible. However, the corrosion will not spread and will eventually become stable. Higher DFTs will help this process. Flash rust after a blast is not a problem at all. This is the best type of corrosion for EonCoat to be sprayed over. It is the most reactive surface.

For best results, Grit blasting to the deepest possible profile is recommended. Nothing lower than 3 mils or 75 microns and, of course, spraying 20 mils or 500 microns all at once for the optimal chemical reaction on the steel.

Can The Speed Of Reaction Be Slowed Down To Increase Working Time Before It Is Cured?

There are various ways to decrease reaction time, but they are specific to the material being coated and environmental factors. Call EonCoat to discuss your specific application.

What Spray Thickness Is Recommended?

Corrosion Protection Coating And CUI Coating: 20 mils. (500 microns)
Weldable Coating: 40 mils. (1000 microns)

Do I Need Special Equipment In Order To Apply EonCoat Coatings?

EonCoat is a two-component system applied using a High pressure plural spray pump with stainless steel lowers. The coating uses a 1:1 ratio and sprays using standard plural spray equipment that mixes either in a remote mix manifold close to the gun or in the spray gun. This is the high volume set up. The process requires no heating equipment.

For lower volumes of EonCoat, you can use a dual-component cartridge spray gun. We offer all EonCoat products in 600mL Cartridges (300mL part A & 300mL part B).

What Does The Certification Process Entail?

Training is at our facility or yours. We teach you how to use the equipment, the application process, and how to recognize proper EonCoat reactions. Experienced painters generally pick up the technique and understand the minor differences in a few minutes. We recommend one day of training to allow ample time to cover maintenance of the equipment, troubleshooting, and understanding the technology. EonCoat has a huge weather application window, generous surface prep allowances, and the ability to apply very thick coatings in one application. To be able to take full advantage of these features, it is useful for the applicator to understand why and how. If you are interested in becoming a Certified EonCoat Applicator Click Here.

Who Can Apply EonCoat?

EonCoat provides turnkey corrosion prevention services. Our first option is our In-house Application Services, where you ship us your assets, and our team of corrosion experts handle the entire coating project from start to finish. If your carbon steel assets are immobile or the scope of the corrosion prevention project is one that is large in nature, our Field Application Services may be a better option. During our Field Application Services, our team of corrosion prevention experts will arrive at your site, respect all guidelines and handle the entire process. Additionally, EonCoat may be applied by anyone who is an EonCoat Certified Applicator. Becoming a Certified EonCoat Applicator is a great option for those who have long-term corrosion prevention coating projects within their organization. Please visit the following page to learn more about EonCoat Corrosion Prevention Services.

If Overspray Happens On Adjacent Surfaces, Can It Be Easily Removed?

A small amount of overspray can be removed with a pressure washer. If a large amount has bonded, grit blasting might be necessary. Our training team will educate your staff on the process to minimize overspray.

Is Overspray A Problem?

EonCoat is classified as dry fall so material that doesn’t go directly onto the substrate immediately after leaving the spray gun will generally dry before it floats anywhere else.

How Should Left-Over EonCoat Be Disposed Of?

Mix equal amounts of part A with part B to get an inert ceramic rock (MgKPO4.2H2O) which can be disposed of anywhere you would dispose of rock or other inorganic materials.

What EonCoat Guarantee Or Warranty Do You Make?

We back our product’s quality and will do what is right for our customers should any problems arise. Each product and application is different and because of that the warranty changes depending on the circumstances. For more details on your circumstance. Please contact us.

How Can I Request a Quote for EonCoat Products or Services?

Getting a quote is very simple. Use the following Request a Quote Form, and one of our Corrosion Experts will be in contact within one business day.

How Do I Buy EonCoat?

EonCoat can be purchased through an EonCoat distributor or by contacting us directly.
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How Is EonCoat Different From Other Paint And Ceramic Coatings?

Faster and less expensive surface prep required & faster return to service. Elimination of cost of ever coating the steel again. Non-toxic, Non-flammable, No VOCs, No HAPs, and No odor. It can be applied to surfaces from 35F to 200F / 2C to 93C. Watch the video below to see how we differ from other coatings.

How do EonCoat Inhibitors Protect Steel from Corrosion

“Chevron’s Use of EonCoat® To Prevent Corrosion On Steel”

– EuroCorr 2018EuroCorr 2018

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