Pipeline articleIn the petrochemical industry Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) in pipeline systems consumes a significant percentage of the maintenance budget.

A large portion of this money is spent on expensive items such as external piping inspection, insulation removal and re-installation, painting and pipe replacements.

Coating with TSA (Thermal Sprayed Aluminium), using Metallisation flamespray equipment is one method that a number of operators within the petrochemical industry have adopted. TSA is found to be a cost effective solution compared to other systems when reviewed over the lifetime of the facility.