Asset: Bridge, Offshore Structure, Onshore Structure
Environmental Characteristic: Acidic, High Heat, High Humidity, Low Humidity, Petroleum, Solvent
Process: Surface Preparation
Substrate: Carbon Steel
Chemical Stripping of Organic Coatings from Steel Structures
This technology update defines chemical strippers and discusses their use for removing existing conventional organic coatings from steel structures. Chemical stripping is recognized as one of a number of technologies available for the removal of existing coatings prior to repainting.