To meet the added requirement
of the line pipe industry and in keeping with its commitment to provide the
highest quality product, DATA Steel provides state of the art coating facilities
to meet all requirements of the client.
The coating plant is capable of applying multi-layers of coating. This comprises
of fusion bonded epoxy (FBE), co-polymer adhesive and high/medium/low density
polyethylene/polypropylene. This is in addition to applying a single layer
of FBE on the external surface of steel pipes.
The coating is performed on pipes ranging from 150 mm to 1600 mm in nominal
diameter in thicknesses ranging from 4.8 mm to 25.4 mm. For pipes of sizes
beyond this range, please contact our customer liaison department, which may
be able to meet your additional requirements.
The coating plant has a capacity of coating pipes at a rate of 250 square
meters per hour (or 600,000 square meters per annum based on single shift
operation). The applied coating exceeds the quality requirements of DIN 30670,
DIN 30678, CSA Z245.20, CSAZ245.21, NFA 49-710, NFA 49-711, prEN10285 and
All activities of the coating plant including production and testing are controlled
through the same rigorous quality assurance system maintained in the pipe
manufacturing facilities. All activities of the coating plant meet or exceed
the ISO 9001:94 requirements.
For details regarding the advantages of using 3 layer systems and other additional
information about this form of corrosion protection, please use the sub-link
on the menu.
all Data Steel Pipes are shielded from corrosion and the abrasive properties
of the environment