Axalta, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, showcased its’ latest industrial coating technology, products and solutions at the International Pipeline & Coating Conference (IPCC) 2019 held in Abu Dhabi recently.
"Axalta is a global leader in industrial coating solutions for oil and gas pipelines. We are committed to being a preferred partner of our customers in Middle East, an important market for corrosion protection coatings. By consistently providing innovative industrial coating products and services, we aim to support our customers to stay competitive and benefit from our cutting edge of coating technology,” said Franck Derouen, business director of Powder Coatings Emerging Markets.
At IPCC this year, Axalta highlighted its solution for 3-layers coating system primed with Nap-Gard® FBE utilising the latest automated flame spray equipment in partnership with IBIX for field joint coating using our thermoplastic powder Plascoat® Polyethylene (PE) and Polypropylene (PP) for oil and gas pipelines. Axalta high performance polyolefin powders can be applied in the factory or on-site. The coatings are engineered to closely match the factory applied pipe body topcoat which engineered to meet ISO 21809, DIN 30670 and DIN 30678 standards.
“It is important to have face-on-face meetings with our customers so to learn more about their needs and requirements. We have garnered a great deal of interest in Axalta’s vast portfolio of coating products and technologies, and we are confident that we can provide strong support to our customers’ success in the Middle East by providing our industry leading coating solutions and technologies for oil and gas pipelines,” Derouen added.