We recently announced the work scopes for 2019. These activities were part of a poll that our members voted on towards the end of 2018, and as such, outline areas that require immediate attention. The work scopes were approved by the Steering Committee in December and are as follows: 3-Sided Protection of Structural BeamsTesting Assessment
The PFPNet Conference is returning to Manchester, UK. Our annual event will take place on the 5th and 6th June at the Manchester Conference Centre. We have grown considerably since our first conference three years ago, and so 2019 promises to be insightful as we bring major stakeholders together to discuss the industry, the steps we
There is a wide variation in knowledge around the subject of PFP coatbacks – ranging from “what are they and why do I need them?” to detailed calculation methods. Recognising these diverse opinions and methods, the poll of PFPNet Members raised this important aspect of detailing as an area that needs more clarification and guidance.
It gives us great pleasure to announce that BP and PSA have joined PFPNet. Their experience and expertise will assist us greatly as we start to undertake the work scopes for 2019, which were voted for by our existing members towards the end of last year. To find out more about our plans for 2019,
The members have voted and we can now announce the work scopes for 2019! Thanks to all those who contributed, and who will further contribute in 2019 by assisting with the implementation of our plans! To find out more about the 2019 work scopes, please click here. If you would like to work with us
On 29th November 2018, PFPNet member Hempel officially opened its new Centre of Excellence in Barcelona. The centre’s focus will be on the research and development of coating products within the field of passive fire protection. PFPNet chairman John Dunk was asked to participate in a technical seminar that took place after the grand opening.
Overflate is a well-established conference and exhibition for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. It attracts more than 300 delegates - including owners, operators, fabrication companies, engineering and inspection companies, contractors and suppliers. This year, between the 14th and 15th of November, the conference held over 70 presentations relating to corrosion, insulation and fire protection.
Decades after clear evidence of unsatisfactory performance, some stakeholders still specify, supply and install an obsolete arrangement that may be inherently unsafe. This paper discusses the development of and different types of PFP alongside common mistakes and preventative actions. A lack of real understanding in industry is the reason for PFPNet's existence, it is the
During the two days of the PFPNet 2018 conference, various areas for future study, research, guidance and training were identified. These have all been collated into categories as listed below. A poll will be sent by email to all members in the coming week, and this first round of voting will filter the list to
Bring on the Heat China was held between August 27-30 in Nanjing, China. This year, the event focussed on the latest development and applications of protective linings and high temperature coatings alongside traditional functional coatings. CUI, multi-dimensional solutions and on-site inspection and testing where also key topics of interest. With such an agenda, this platform