Technical Subcommittees Required for 2019 Activities

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

Technical Subcommittees Required for 2019 Activities 2019-02-18T18:40:59+00:00

Register Your Place for the 2019 PFPNet Conference

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

Register Your Place for the 2019 PFPNet Conference 2019-02-13T19:46:35+00:00

Coatbacks – what are they and why do I need them?

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. 

Coatbacks – what are they and why do I need them? 2019-02-04T17:54:00+00:00

PFPNet Announces Work Scopes to be Implemented in 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

PFPNet Announces Work Scopes to be Implemented in 2019 2019-01-13T11:42:29+00:00

John Dunk Presents at Hempel Fire Test Facility

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.

John Dunk Presents at Hempel Fire Test Facility 2018-12-20T08:52:52+00:00

John Dunk Presents at Overflate 2018, Grieg Hall, Norway

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.

John Dunk Presents at Overflate 2018, Grieg Hall, Norway 2018-11-17T11:20:11+00:00

Are Unsafe “Fireproofing” Practices Still Being Used in Oil & Gas?

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

Are Unsafe “Fireproofing” Practices Still Being Used in Oil & Gas? 2018-09-29T09:23:23+00:00

Simon Thurlbeck Introduces PFPNet at BOTH China 2018

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

Simon Thurlbeck Introduces PFPNet at BOTH China 2018 2018-09-17T18:27:14+00:00