Proper surface preparation is essential for establishing the required conditions for the coating to create and maintain a strong, resilient bond to the surface, as well as for maximizing the coating’s life-cycle.

Earl Ramlow (Polyset Product Manager, Protective Coatings) wrote an article – featured in CoatingsPro – that offers insight to establishing the proper bond of a coating to a steel asset. And it all starts with the surface prep!

“While the criticality of proper surface preparation is enduring and independent of the type of coating technology employed, requirements may vary by product and/or the corrosivity of the environment in which the coating is placed into service.”