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NIGERIAN PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT

COMPANY LIMITED

A & N Engineering and Construction

SITE PREPARATION & INTEGRATION OF
NPDC INTERIM METERING SYSTEM IN OMLs 30, 34, 40, 42
AND 65 ASSETS

PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM
METERING ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENT NO: ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406

Y01

08-Oct-2013

AFD

C. Ogini

C. Ogini

M. Omotoso

N01

01-Oct-2013

IFR

C. Ogini

C. Ogini

M. Omotoso

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PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING
ACCESSORIES
Discipline : MEC

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Document type : SPC

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.0

GENERAL................................................................................................................................................ 6

1.1

Definitions.................................................................................................................................... 6

1.2

Abbreviations .............................................................................................................................. 6

1.3

Reference Documents ................................................................................................................ 7
1.3.1
1.3.2

2.0

1.4

Purpose ..................................................................................................................................... 10

1.5

Range of Application ................................................................................................................. 10

HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY............................................................................................ 11

2.1
3.0

COMPANY General Specifications ............................................................................. 7
International Codes & Standards ................................................................................ 8

Support for Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) Piping................................................................. 11

ACCEPTED BRAND ............................................................................................................................. 12

3.1

Painting Qualification Test ........................................................................................................ 12

3.2

MANUFACTURER's Data Sheets............................................................................................. 13

3.3

Mixing of Coatings of Different MANUFACTURERS ................................................................ 13

4.0

PAINTING LOCATIONS........................................................................................................................ 13

5.0

GENERAL.............................................................................................................................................. 14

5.1

Preconstruction Primers............................................................................................................ 14

5.2

Weld-Through Primers .............................................................................................................. 14

5.3

Paint Free Surfaces .................................................................................................................. 14

5.4

Galvanized ................................................................................................................................ 15

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PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING
ACCESSORIES
Discipline : MEC

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Document type : SPC

ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406
Revision : Y01

Status : AFD
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6.0

7.0

5.5

Compressed Air Cleanliness..................................................................................................... 15

5.6

Flanges...................................................................................................................................... 15

5.7

Tank Interiors ............................................................................................................................ 16

5.8

Valves and Actuators ................................................................................................................ 16

5.9

Fireproofing ............................................................................................................................... 16

SURFACE PREPARATION .................................................................................................................. 17

6.1

Solvent Cleaning ....................................................................................................................... 17

6.2

Hand or Power Tool Cleaning ................................................................................................... 17

6.3

Abrasive Blasting ...................................................................................................................... 17

6.4

Galvanized and Aluminium Surfaces ........................................................................................ 19

COATING APPLICATION ..................................................................................................................... 20

7.1

General Application Requirements ........................................................................................... 20

7.2

Weather Conditions................................................................................................................... 20

7.3

Materials.................................................................................................................................... 21

7.4

Mixing and Thinning .................................................................................................................. 21

7.5

Shelf and Pot life ....................................................................................................................... 21

7.6

Spray Application ...................................................................................................................... 22

7.7

Priming ...................................................................................................................................... 22

7.8

Top - coating ............................................................................................................................. 23

7.9

Film Thickness .......................................................................................................................... 23

7.10

Defects ...................................................................................................................................... 24

7.11

Touch-up ................................................................................................................................... 24

7.12

Brush or Roller Application........................................................................................................ 24

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....... 29 9....................................... 33 Qualification of Supervisors..................PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Rev................................................................................................................................ 26 8........................ 27 8.......2 Insulation Applicator Personnel ............0 INSPECTION .....6 Inspection by COMPANY................................................................1 Compressed Air Cleanliness........................................................................................................................ 29 10......................0 MATERIAL STORAGE AND HANDLING.................................................................................. 35 ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 4 of 35 ........................................................ 29 9................... 33 12........... 31 11.............0 QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION ................2 Storage of Stainless steel Topsides items ............................................7 Coating MANUFACTURER’s Representatives.........................................................................................3 Handling and shipping of coated items ................................................3 Test and Inspection during the Work .....................................0 9.....2 Abrasive Material .................. 26 8............................................. 34 12.................................................................................................................................................................. 25 8........... 28 COATING SYSTEMS .............................................................................................2 Qualification of Personnel .................................................................2 Colour Coding .5 Coating Application ......................................... Date : Page : 4 of 35 8....................... 30 10.....................2................................. 33 12................................................................................... 25 8......................... 33 12............. 31 12.............4 Surface Preparation (Including Touch-Up Preparation)...................................1 General............................................................................................ 27 8.............................................................................................. 30 10.........................................................................................................0 REPAIRS ...........................................2...........1 12......................................................4 Final Inspection and Release............................... 25 8.....1 Coating System.....................................................................3 Environmental Conditions ....................... 34 12...........1 Protection of Materials and Equipment ................................................................................................................................................................................. Foremen and QC Personnel ................................ 30 10.........................................

............................................................................. Date : Page : 5 of 35 13...............................PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Rev. 35 ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 5 of 35 .0 TECHNICAL FILE ......................

MANUFACTURER: means the party that manufactures or supplies materials.2 Qualified person (FROSIO.1 Definitions COMPANY: means NPDC – Nigerian Petroleum Development Company and. Abbreviations ATM: Atmospheric C: Cold Conservation CRA: Corrosion Resistant Alloy CS: Carbon Steel DFT: Dry Film Thickness FEF: Flexible Elastomeric Foam FRP: Fibre Reinforced Polymers GRE: Glass Reinforced Epoxy ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 6 of 35 . materials supply. INSPECTOR: 1. NACE International “Certified Coating Inspector” or equivalent) in charge of painting or insulation works control either on behalf of COMPANY or CONTRACTOR or VENDOR. installation and quality control.0 GENERAL 1. CONTRACTOR: means A & N Engineering that have been awarded the CONTRACT by COMPANY. VENDOR: means the party that carries out the painting or insulation works including Engineering. Date : Page : 6 of 35 1. equipment and service to perform the duties specified by CONTRACTOR and/ or VENDOR. on behalf. CONTRACT: means the document linking COMPANY and CONTRACTOR within the framework of SITE PREPARATION AND INTEGRATION OF NPDC LACT UNITS AND INTERIM METERING SYSTEMS Project. SITE PREPARATION AND INTEGRATION OF NPDC LACT UNITS AND INTERIM METERING SYSTEMS.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Rev.

31-Gen.31-Gen. [4] Internal Coating of Line Pipe for Non-Corrosive Gas Transmission Service July 1998 ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 7 of 35 .01. Dec 1995 [2] Pipe Supports DEP 31. July 1999 DEP 31..3.38.1 COMPANY General Specifications [1] Painting and Coating of New Equipment DEP 30... Date : Page : 7 of 35 GRP: Glass Reinforced Plastic H: Heat Conservation MSDS: Material Safety Data Sheets NDE Non Destructive Examination PP: Personnel Protection PFP: Passive Fire Protection PU: Polyurethane PVC: Polyvinyl Chloride SS: Stainless Steel SDSS: Super Duplex Stainless Steel SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings WFT: Wet Film Thickness VOC: Volatile Organic Compound 1..00.00.48.29-Gen.3 Reference Documents 1.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Rev. Dec 1997 [3] Thermal Insulation DEP 30.46.35-Gen.30.40.

2 [5] Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products – collected information on the effect of levels of water-soluble salt contamination [6] Solvent Cleaning [7] Hand Tool Cleaning [8] Near. [20] Thermal insulation for use in contact with austenitic stainless steel [21] Test method for apparent density of rigid cellular plastics [22] Test method for water vapour transmission of materials [23] Fire Tests on Building Materials and Structures [24] Interim standard for measuring smoke and toxic products of combustion for plastic piping in dry conditions (level 1 and 2) [25] Interim standard for measuring smoke and toxic products of combustion for plastic piping in dry conditions (level 1 and 2) [26] Testing of thermal insulation.white Metal Cleaning [9] Power tool cleaning to bare metal [10] Shop.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Rev. Date : Page : 8 of 35 International Codes & Standards 1.3. vulcanized or thermoplastic – determination of tensile stress-strain properties [18] Surface Preparation for Protective Coating [19] Standard Specification for Pre-formed flexible elastomeric cellular thermal insulation in sheet and tubular form. field. and maintenace painting of steel [11] Brush-off blast cleaning [12] Preparation of Steel Substrate before Application of Paints [13] Surface Roughness Characteristics of Blast Surface [14] Surface Preparation [15] Specifications for Abrasive blasting [16] Test for the Assessment of Surface Cleanliness Prepared for Painting [17] Rubber. determination of water vapour permeability of building and insulating materials ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed ISO/TR 15235 SSPC-SP-1 SSPC-SP-2 SSPC-SP-3 SSPC-SP11 SSPC-PA 1 SSPC-SP7 ISO 8501-1 ISO 8503-2 ISO 8504-1 ISO 8504-2 ISO 8502-3 ISO 37 Norsok M 501 ASTM C 534 ASTM C 795 ASTM D 1622 ASTM E 96 BS 476 IMO MSC 41(64) DIN 52615 Page 8 of 35 .

Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems. Field. Date : Page : 9 of 35 NORSOK R004 [27] Piping and Equipment insulation [28] Paints and varnishes.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Rev. and Maintenance Painting of Steel SSPC-PA 2 [38] Standard Specification for Thermal Insulation for Use in Contact ASTM C-795 with Austenitic Stainless Steel ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 9 of 35 . Design considerations. ISO 12944-3 [29] Standard practice for providing high quality zinc c [30] Standard Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings ASTM A385 ASTM A123 on Iron and Steel Products ASTM A90 [31] Standard test method for weight (mass) of coating on Iron and Steel articles with zinc or zinc alloy coatings ASTM A153 [32] Standard Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware ASTM A143 [33] Standard Practice for Safeguarding Against Embrittlement of Hot-Dip Galvanized Structural Steel Products and Procedure for Detecting Embrittlement [34] Guide and Reference Photographs for Steel Surfaces Prepared SSPC-VIS 1 by Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning [35] Standard Test Methods for Field Measurement of Surface Profile ASTM D4417 of Blast Cleaned Steel [36] Standard Test Method for Indicating Oil or Water in Compressed ASTMD 4285 Air [37] Shop.

3. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 10 of 35 1. depicting both type and thickness of insulation.1.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. [3] with additional insulation materials for the purpose of providing thermal insulation (where required) to the process piping for SITE PREPARATION AND INTEGRATION OF NPDC LACT UNITS AND INTERIM METERING SYSTEMS PROJECT. piping lines and associated fittings for the purpose of heat loss reduction. Equipment and piping insulation is indicated on the P&ID and in the line list. This document shall be read in conjunction with COMPANY General Specifications listed in section 1. This specification also introduces new technical requirement to the COMPANY ref. piping. This specification is applicable to all equipments. application and testing of coatings for fabricated sheet. 1. This specification covers the minimum requirements for the surface preparation. equipment. internal and accessories painting works of SITE PREPARATION AND INTEGRATION OF NPDC LACT UNITS AND INTERIM METERING SYSTEMS PROJECT. electrical. piping lines and associated fittings to be painted internally or externally. materials.4 Purpose The purpose of this specification is to cover the minimum requirements for the selection and the execution of the external. without or in association with electrical trace heating. instrumentation and appurtenances on SITE PREPARATION AND INTEGRATION OF NPDC LACT UNITS AND INTERIM METERING SYSTEMS PROJECT. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 10 of 35 .5 Range of Application This specification is applicable to all equipment.

hard hat. shall be worn at all times during pipe handling and coating operations.0 HEALTH. ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY It remains the responsibility of the CONTRACTOR to implement with relevant safety rules and procedures regarding the storage and the use of products and/or equipment which could create fire. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 11 of 35 2. All CONTRACTOR personnel engaged in coating operation and inspection shall comply with the instructions given during the safety induction. equipment. in accordance with the relevant legislation. the first aid and emergency procedure. if any. All installation and inspection of field joint coatings will be carried out in strict accordance with HES Procedures. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all materials that are being used during the field joint coating operation shall be available to all engaged personnel. Safety Policies. supports. explosion and the like able to cause prejudice to personnel. as well as disposal of all consumables. Crevice corrosion occurs in interstices where water and chlorides are trapped (clamps. machines. 2. goggles. Correct safety PPE such as gloves. recommended by the MANUFACTURER shall be followed. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for proper disposal of painting. CONTRACTOR shall maintain correct labels on containers and make MSDS available to anyone who may come in contact with the substances. CONTRACTOR shall develop.1 Support for Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) Piping Galvanic corrosion occurs in marine atmosphere when stainless steel/duplex and carbon steel are in contact. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 11 of 35 . laying areas).PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. all personnel will be required to attend daily “Tool Box” Meeting in order to increase safety awareness of personnel. etc. etc. thinning and cleaning supplies. When required. a safety work procedure plan for painting applications. and Local Government Regulations. In addition. for COMPANY approval. CONTRACTOR shall maintain Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) at the work site for all substances used on the job.

PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.00.00. cleanliness and film thickness tests shall be performed strictly to the COMPANY’s specification. COMPANY specification and Nigerian laws for air pollution. application and inspection. unless alternates are reviewed by CONTRACTOR and COMPANY duly notified in writing. All inspection such as visual examination. requirements of the COMPANY general specification DEP 30. ref [1] shall be used. The CONTRACTOR shall only use paints which comply with International Standards. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 12 of 35 In order to avoid these corrosion features. ref [1] shall be applied for the corrosion protection of the CRA piping at carbon steel support location. This will be done in the presence of designated COMPANY representative on site. 3. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 12 of 35 . All surface preparation and painting test will be made under simulated site condition if done in the workshop environment.31-Gen.31-Gen. the painting qualification test will be carried out which will include surface preparation.48.0 ACCEPTED BRAND Only specified coating systems from the coating system data sheets detailed in COMPANY specification DEP 30. application instructions and Material Safety data sheets shall be available at the painting site and complied with during painting operations. The latest issue of the paint MANUFACTURER’s product data sheets. mixing.48.1 Painting Qualification Test Prior to mobilization and commencement of all projects painting operation. 3.

00. 4.48.31-Gen. The paint application shall be carried out in a controlled environment to avoid pollution of the prepared surface and of the paint film during its application and its curing. In the prime CONTRACTOR's fabrication yards and offshore.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. Offsite equipment MANUFACTURERs may choose any one of the accepted brands for a coating system. Inspection requirements 30. ref [1] 3.0 PAINTING LOCATIONS CONTRACTOR should keep in mind that the Topsides facilities will be located offshore Nigeria in a rather corrosive environment. application instructions and Material Safety Data sheet shall be available at the painting site and complied with during operations.2 MANUFACTURER's Data Sheets The latest issue of the coating MANUFACTURER's product data sheets. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 13 of 35 . Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 13 of 35 3. only one MANUFACTURER shall be used for each coating system.3 are defined in COMPANY specifications DEP Mixing of Coatings of Different MANUFACTURERS Each multicoat system shall use materials from a single MANUFACTURER unless approved by COMPANY in writing. Therefore.48. the conditions of application of the relevant paint systems specified in COMPANY specification DEP 30.31-Gen. Any deviation or change in any system or application shall be approved in writing by COMPANY. ref [1] shall be followed in order to ensure a high durability of the paints systems.00.

gauge glasses. VENDOR shall not apply successive coating over any non – organic zinc preconstruction primers in order to avoid undermining the protection provided by inorganic zinc primers. The use of weld-through primers must be approved by COMPANY in writing prior to their use.2 Weld-through primers shall not be used unless welding qualification tests show no detrimental effects.3 The following surfaces shall not be painted unless otherwise specified: • • • • • • • • Galvanized steel gratings (except if used on flours of escape ways) Stainless steel Monel Copper alloys Plastic and plastic coating materials (GRP. If the primers are accepted. GRE. FRP. such as unacceptable porosity or mechanical properties. Paint Free Surfaces 5.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 14 of 35 5. PVC or similar) provided their resistance to UV has been demonstrated and colour coding is not necessary. Aluminum weather jacketing of insulation. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 14 of 35 .1 Inorganic zinc primers may be used as preconstruction primers but weld bevels must be free of all primer before welding. nameplates. inspection for weld bevel cleanliness shall be performed on all production work prior to priming. Interior surfaces of piping and equipment Instruments. Weld-Through Primers 5. The coating-free area shall extend a minimum of 2 inches from the weld bevel. light fixtures and machined surfaces shall be protected from coatings. This can be accomplished by masking prior to coating or by grinding or sandblasting before welding.0 GENERAL Preconstruction Primers 5. Non – organic zinc preconstruction primers shall be removed by blasting to bare metal prior to application of the required paint system.

48. Banded shall be steel welded. If weepholes are used to prevent overpressuring. limited by galvanizing process. ref [32] and ASTM A 143. These items shall be galvanized in accordance with ASTM A123. The weight of the zinc coating shall be confirmed by testing to ASTM A90. Adequate separators or traps shall be provided and properly maintained and shall be regularly emptied of water and oil. Fabrication of items to be galvanized shall be completed (including cutting.4 Galvanized Gratings. ref [30] . 5. ref [31]. All handrails shall be painted after galvanizing with coating system 3. each item shall be galvanized in a single hot dip.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 15 of 35 . Hot dipped galvanizing of bolts.5 Compressed Air Cleanliness Compressed air shall be free of water and oil. Galvanised parts shall be repaired according to COMPANY specification DEP 30. The final surface shall be free of overlaps. they shall be sealed after galvanizing by a method reviewed by COMPANY.31-Gen. stairways. ref [29].48. ladders. cracks or flakes. Handrails and stairways shall be painted after galvanizing with COMPANY’s coating system detailed in COMPANY specification DEP 30. Plastic and lead plugs are not acceptable. Whenever possible. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 15 of 35 5. cages. Steel grating shall be banded prior to galvanizing. Grating in the splash zone shall be coated with splash zone coating after galvanizing.6 Flanges Flange faces (excluding gasket surfaces) and bolt holes shall be coated with the primer and intermediate coat before assembly. ref [1] 5.00. ref [33]. teardrops.5. welding and clean up) prior to solvent cleaning and acid pretreatment and galvanizing. nuts and washers shall conform to ASTM A 153. spikes. ref [1] The design of items requiring galvanizing shall take cognizance of maximum length.31-Gen.00. handrails and miscellaneous hardware shall be prepared for hot-dipped galvanizing in accordance with ASTM A385.

5. bosses and other connections shall be blasted and coated with the same system as the internal surfaces of the tank or vessel. The primer shall be topcoated with the specified topcoats (F27 and F26). 5.9 Fireproofing Only fireproofing specified by COMPANY shall be provided. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 16 of 35 5. nozzles. The specified primer (P15) shall be provided unless the fireproofing MANUFACTURER recommends a different primer. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 16 of 35 .7 Tank Interiors Inside surfaces of manways.8 Valves and Actuators Valves and actuators supplied by VENDOR without a coating system that conforms to this specification shall be blasted and recoated.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.

The degreased surface shall be further washed with fresh water to remove all traces of degreaser chemicals. Grain size shall be suitable for producing the specified anchor profile. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 17 of 35 6.1 Solvent Cleaning Prior to surface preparation.00. sulfur. Solvents used to clean stainless steel shall be free of substances such as chlorides. 6.2 Hand or Power Tool Cleaning Hand tool cleaning or power tool cleaning shall be per SSPC-SP-2. The anchor pattern shall be as specified in DEP 30. only stainless steel wire brush that have not been previously on carbon steel surfaces may be used. ref [1].48. ref [8]. Solvent cleaning shall be used prior to any tool or abrasive cleaning. Only dry. halogens or metallic pigments.00.SSPC-SP-11.31-Gen. to remove all oil. ref [9] or NACE equivalent. 6.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. COMPANY approval is required before power tool cleaning can be substituted for abrasive blasting.31-Gen. ref [7]. 6. grit-type abrasives shall be utilized. The abrasive shall comply with government regulations. ref [6] or NACE equivalent. salts or other foreign material.3 Abrasive Blasting All abrasive blasted surfaces shall be blasted in accordance with the SSPC or NACE blast specified in DEP 30. ref [1]. Abrasive blast cleaning shall be performed with a clean. This cleaning shall be by appropriate detergent and/or solvent cleaning.48.31-Gen. When hand or power tool cleaning is required on stainless steel.48. All surfaces to be coated shall be clean of all contaminants that may affect the integrity of the coating system. as necessary. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 17 of 35 . SSPC-SP-3. the surfaces shall be cleaned. dirt. sharp grade of abrasive. grease.0 SURFACE PREPARATION The surface preparation shall be as detailed in COMPANY specification DEP 30. Detergent or solvent cleaning shall be performed as outlined in SSPC-SP-1.00. ref [1].

and repaired on any portion of the steel to be painted using rules from the applicable code for repairs prior to coating. Repaired areas shall be re-blasted prior to coating. valves. Steel surface slivers. chipped or wire brushed as necessary prior to blasting to remove rust. Cadmium-plated. laps. ref [34] shall be used as a visual standard for confirming the degree of surface cleanliness. their edges shall be sealed with silicone to prevent moisture accumulation. After blasting and immediately before spraying. Weld areas shall be ground. etc. dirt and other foreign matter and shall be kept dry. subject to damage from either the blast or from the abrasive material shall be protected. electrical fixtures. metallized or other specially coated items shall not be blasted unless otherwise directed by COMPANY. investigated. Blasting shall be accomplished so that previously painted surfaces are not contaminated by abrasive or blast wastes. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 18 of 35 . an appropriate blast air pressure with abrasive and mesh size to attain the specified anchor pattern. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 18 of 35 Abrasives shall be free of dust. Dry blast cleaning operations shall not be conducted on surfaces exposed to rain. sight glasses. ref [35] using either course or extra-course replica tape or a spring loaded micrometer. Blast cleaned surfaces shall be inspected for proper cleaning prior to painting SSPC-VIS 1. water spray or any other moisture. name tags.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. The anchor profile shall be verified in accordance with ASTM D4417 method C. scabs or seams exposed by blasting shall be reported to COMPANY.. Prior to abrasive blasting. dust and loose residues shall be removed by brushing. nametags shall be installed after painting is complete. residual flux and weld spatter. machinery. electroplated. If it is not possible to coat under tags. laminations. Prior to the start of blasting. When possible. blowing off with clean dry air or vacuum cleaning Blasting shall be performed in dry weather.

If the galvanized pieces must be installed before final painting. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 19 of 35 6. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 19 of 35 . the underlying steel shall be abrasive blasted and primed with the intermediate coating prior to installing galvanized pieces over the steel. Galvanized pieces. Galvanized surfaces which require painting shall be brush blasted (SSPC-SP7) with fine grit or sand with lower nozzle pressure prior to painting. they shall first be wash-primed and coated with the same intermediate coating as the underlying steel.4 Galvanized and Aluminium Surfaces All galvanized and aluminum surfaces specified to be painted shall be pretreated with an acid wash base.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. which will be installed over steel surfaces to be painted that will interfere with painting. such as gratings. shall not be installed prior to painting the underlying steel. In all cases.

ref [1].0 COATING APPLICATION General Application Requirements 7. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 20 of 35 7. In addition to these requirements coatings shall not be applied when any of the following conditions are present: • • • on wet surfaces.31Gen. Painting done outdoors shall be done in daylight hours and completed at least one hour prior to sundown. Film thicknesses shall be verified at the start of work (until the painter is familiar with the paint and work) with a wet film thickness gauge.2 Coatings shall be applied under the environmental conditions stipulated by coating MANUFACTURER data sheets. and as specified in COMPANY specification DEP 30. shall be cleaned and in good condition and shall be suitable for applying the coating as specified. DEP 30. with individual and total dry film thicknesses within the specified ranges. Weather Conditions 7.48. during strong or dusty conditions particularly for spray application. If rain falls on painting surfaces prior to paint becoming rainproof.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. Application equipment shall be as recommended by the painting MANUFACTURER. surfaces shall be re-blasted and repainted. voids and bubbles. ref [10]. Thickness requirements shall be met with each coat and total thickness shall not be "made-up" in any one coat. All coating film thicknesses shall be free of defects such as pinholes. the coating MANUFACTURER’s application instructions and the requirements specified herein. SSPC PA 1. Coatings shall be applied in the number of coats specified in the specification. Indoor painting shall be allowed 24 hours a day if the specified metal and air temperatures and relative humidity requirements are met inside the building or vessel at all times during preparation.48.00. painting and curing. ref [1].00. The following shall be checked and recorded at the beginning of each day’s operation and several times during the application process: ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 20 of 35 .31-Gen.1 The coating application shall be as detailed in COMPANY specifications.

ref [1] shall not be utilized. clearly identifiable. Solvents used for thinning shall be recommended by the coating MANUFACTURER.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 21 of 35 . Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 21 of 35 • • • • • 7. shall have the components accurately measured according to the MANUFACTURER's directions. free from traces of grease. Materials shall be handled and stored in accordance with the coating MANUFACTURER instructions and SSPC-PA 1.31-Gen. the spray pot shall be emptied and cleaned. such as inorganic zincs. Materials older than MANUFACTURER's recommended shelf life or specified in COMPANY specification DEP 30. The coating MANUFACTURER's recommended pot life shall not be exceeded.00.5 Shelf and Pot life Materials that have exceeded the coating MANUFACTURER’s recommended shelf life shall not be used. other paints or contaminants. and shall be kept covered.48. 7. clean and protected. and new material mixed. When this limit is reached.3 ambient temperature relative humidity dew point moisture-free surface temperature of the surface to be coated Materials Coating materials shall be furnished in the MANUFACTURER's unopened containers. Thinning shall not exceed the allowable Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) level for the coating.4 Mixing and Thinning Components shall be thoroughly mixed as per recommendations noted in MANUFACTURER data sheet. Containers shall be kept covered to prevent contamination by dust. Paint shall be mechanically mixed in full batches. ref [10] article 5. 7. Mixing shall be done in clean containers. epoxies and urethanes. Multi-component coatings. dirt or stain.1. Mixing of partial paint is not acceptable.

ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 22 of 35 . Applicators or equipment failing to meet this requirement. Proper equipment. to COMPANY or the coating MANUFACTURER's satisfaction. the spray gun shall be held perpendicular to the surface being painted. with 50% overlapping of the previous pass. nozzles and meddles shall be those recommended by the coating MANUFACTURER for the material being sprayed. Moisture traps. During application. discolouration or surface contamination occurs.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. shall be utilized. The air caps.6 Spray Application CONTRACTOR's applicators shall be skilled in the proper application technique for each coating. Surfaces to be coated shall be cleaned.7 Priming The specified coating system primer shall be applied within four hours from the time that surfaces are cleaned and before rusting. Skips. The drain valve must be kept open slightly to permit continuous draining of any condensate during operations. 7. spillage or application of coatings to surfaces for which they are not intended. Paint shall be applied in a uniform layer. Pressure pots shall be equipped with pressure regulators and gauges. Spray guns. Care shall be exercised to prevent overspray. and drips are to be repaired. Inorganic zinc primer shall be applied using an agitated pot. dust-free and dry before application of any coating and shall meet applicable hand. separators and driers shall be installed between the air supply and the pressure pot. lines and pressure pots shall be cleaned prior to adding new material. sags. power tool or abrasive blasting surface preparation requirements before priming. Operating pressures shall comply with the recommendations of the coating MANUFACTURER. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 22 of 35 7. per the coating MANUFACTURER's data sheets and recommendations. shall be removed from coating application.

Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 23 of 35 7. When the maximum overcoat time has been exceeded. Prior to top-coating an inorganic zinc primer. Maximum overcoat time shall be limited to the MANUFACTURER’s recommendation. Coatings shall be allowed to dry for at least the minimum time recommended by the paint MANUFACTURER. The mist coat may be thinned coat or may be applied by a quick pass of the spray gun prior to applying the full coat. pressure washing. degreasing or re-blasting. Measurements shall be taken after removal of dry spray and overspray. mist coat application. a mist coat shall be used to avoid bubbling. VENDOR shall perform additional surface preparation as agreed to be by COMPANY’s representative. Each coat (primer. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 23 of 35 . ref [6] using a magnetic gauge that has been properly calibrated. Gauges shall be adjusted to compensate for the substrates effect prior to application of any coating. but allowing sufficient time for solvent evaporation.9 Film Thickness Wet film thickness shall be checked during the application of each coat to assure the specified Dry Film Thickness (DFT) will be met. Coating thickness on stainless steel shall be checked using a Type 2 gauge suitable for use on non-ferrous substrates. When spray applying over inorganic zinc primers. Inorganic primers that are properly cured will be polished to blight metal without powdering or loss of material when firmly scrapped with the edge of a coin. the cure of the primer shall be verified. considering temperature and humidity. The DFT of each coat shall be checked in accordance with the procedures defined by SSPC-PA 2.8 Top . intermediate and topcoat) shall be inspected by CONTRACTOR and may be inspected by COMPANY before applying further coats.coating Each coating of paint shall be of contrasting colour to indicate extent of coverage. before applying succeeding coats. Additional surface shall include but not limited to hand sanding. Inorganic zinc primers shall have overspray removed with stiff bristle brush or wire screen and shall be clean and thoroughly cured prior to top-coating.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. 7.

Unless otherwise.31-Gen.00. Brushing shall be done so that a smooth coat with uniform thickness is obtained. the coating used for repair shall be the same as the original and shall have the same DFT. burnt or blistered coating. All repairs shall be specified in COMPANY specifications DEP 30. Damaged areas shall be spot blast cleaned or power tool cleaned as necessary to restore any exposed steel to its original degree of cleanliness. blisters. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 24 of 35 .48. 7.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. Damage to finished work shall be thoroughly cleaned and recoated. The remainder of existing coating surface shall be properly protected with shields or screens to prevent any possible damage to the coating. defects and damage to the previous coat shall be repaired.12 Brush or Roller Application Written COMPANY approval shall be required before brush or roller application can be substituted for spray application. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 24 of 35 7. The prepared surface shall be free of loose. Feathering shall be done by hand or power sanding with a grit wheel or sand paper. Brushes shall be of a style and quantity that will enable proper application of the coating.11 Touch-up Prior to application of any coat. ref [1]. Dry spray and overspray shall be removed. Area with inadequate coating thickness shall be thoroughly cleaned and if necessary abraded. mud cracking and bubbles. Additional coat shall be applied blending in with the final coating on adjoining areas. pin-holes. When applying coatings with a brush. cracked and damaged coating shall be removed and the adjacent sound coating feathered back to form a uniform and smooth surface.10 Defects Coatings shall be free of defects such as sags. wrinkles. multiple coats may be required to achieve the specified millage. Loose. 7. voids. The DFT of each coat shall not be outside the specified range.

PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. Approved Coating Inspection Record. equipment. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 25 of 35 8. ref [36]. thermometer. COMPANY’s authorized inspector(s) shall have access to the work site during the progress of the work and shall have the right to conduct any inspection or testing deemed necessary to ensure that the coatings are properly applied.. at four-hour intervals thereafter. and holiday detectors) shall be supplied by the SUPPLIER in proper working order and calibrated prior to use. Testing shall be performed at the beginning and end of each work shift and at not less than Four-hour intervals. 8. 8. pneumatic tools. Surfaces that are determined to have been blasted with contaminated air shall be cleaned with solvent and re-blasted with clean air and abrasive. pyrometers. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 25 of 35 . Tests shall be made at the start of blasting. and spray equipment shall be checked for oil and water contamination in accordance with ASTM D 4285. Lines shall be tested separately.g. profile gauges. In the event that contamination is discovered.1 Compressed Air Cleanliness The cleanliness of compressed air supply used for blast cleaning. shall be used to record this information.0 INSPECTION CONTRACTOR shall perform inspections necessary to ensure that surface preparation and coating application complies with the requirements of this specification. Materials. Instruments used in inspection activities (e. and at the end of blasting. COMPANY’s authorized inspector shall have the option to witness or repeat any of these functions as necessary. and work shall be available to COMPANY’s authorized inspector(s). necessary corrective actions shall be made and the air supply re-tested.2 Abrasive Material Recirculated shot and grit used for abrasive cleaning shall be tested for the presence of oil by immersing in water and checking for oil flotation. COMPANY’s authorized inspector(s) shall be given adequate notice prior to the start of surface preparation and coating application so that they can witness the work. hygrometers. thickness gauges. The indicated records shall be kept daily and shall be submitted to COMPANY at least weekly. Coatings that are determined to have been applied using contaminated air shall be removed and reapplied using clean air.

If any criteria are exceeded. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 26 of 35 .2 in this specification and the manufacturer’s data sheets. ref [35]. 8. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 26 of 35 If oil is evident. coating shall not be applied. blasted surfaces shall be inspected by the following methods to verify that the specified surface preparation has been achieved: • The anchor pattern shall be verified using Press-O-Film tape as described in ASTM D 4417 Method C.3 Environmental Conditions The following shall be checked and recorded at the beginning of each day’s operation and several times during the application process: • • • • • ambient temperature relative humidity dew point moisture-free surface temperature of the surface to be coated These recordings shall be compared with criteria stated in item 4 of Section 6. contaminated abrasive shall be replaced with clean abrasive and retested before proceeding. The degree of cleanliness shall be verified by comparison to SSPC-VIS 1. 8.4 Surface Preparation (Including Touch-Up Preparation) Immediately prior to priming. ref [34].PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. Steel blasted since the last satisfactory test shall be re-blasted.

8. Work shall not proceed past each of the inspection hold points defined below without the approval of the COMPANY’s inspectors. regularly and whenever the COMPANY requests recalibration. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 27 of 35 . pinholes. recoated and reinspected. When testing hard-to-get-at locations around appurtenances and nozzles. Detected holidays. Areas found to contain runs. Record the thickness for each coat as work proceeds as well as the total thickness of each finished coating system. The COMPANY’s inspectors shall be given at least two days’ notice prior to the start of surface preparation or coating application so that they can witness the work. Areas containing holidays shall be locally sandblasted to bare metal. recoated with the same system and retested for holidays. overspray. ref [37].6 Inspection by COMPANY Work shall be subject to COMPANY inspection. The voltage setting shall be determined based on Table 1 from NACE RP0188. correction and final holiday-free inspection shall be recorded. The entire surface of internal linings shall be inspected for holidays per NACE RP0188. The entire surface of splash zone coatings shall be inspected for holidays using a COMPANY reviewed high voltage spark type detector.5 Coating Application Dry film thicknesses shall be measured using a Microtest Magnetic Film Thickness Gauge or COMPANY-reviewed equal in accordance with SSPC-PA 2. ref [37].PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. The dry film thickness gauge shall be calibrated to the COMPANY’s satisfaction at the beginning of coating work and thereafter. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 27 of 35 8. Areas containing holidays shall be locally sandblasted to bare metal. a small sponge attachment shall be used. Calibration of the film thickness gauge shall be made using the procedures in SSPC-PA 2. sags and/or other signs of improper application shall be repaired in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations at the SUPPLIER’s expense.

SUPPLIER shall provide safe access to all areas for inspection by COMPANY. wet down dusty fabrication and painting areas including the surrounding grounds when dry conditions are experienced). etc. or any other equipment which will interfere with or damage coating shall not be used.e. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 28 of 35 • • • • Completion of surface preparation. beam clamps. SUPPLIER shall wash the entire platform with fresh water and apply a finish coat to areas stained and contaminated by grinding. COMPANY’s inspectors shall have the right to condemn any materials.. equipment or work not in compliance with this specification. prior to primer application Completion of application of each coat (primer. Scaffolding. intermediate and top-coat) Holiday detection and repair (internal linings and splash zone coatings only) Final acceptance of completed coating work The COMPANY’s inspectors shall ensure that necessary inspections are carried out at each hold point.7 Coating MANUFACTURER’s Representatives The coating MANUFACTURER’s representatives shall have access to the work site during the progress of the work to perform any inspection and testing deemed necessary to ensure that the coatings are properly applied. general traffic. Prior to final coating acceptance. weld spatter. 8. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 28 of 35 . Necessary corrective actions shall be performed by the SUPPLIER at SUPPLIER’s expense. SUPPLIER shall maintain the area to prevent contamination of coatings (i.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.

00. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 29 of 35 9.2 Colour Coding Colour coding shall be in accordance with the Colour coding detailed in COMPANY Specification DEP 30. 9. All coatings shall be provided in accordance with the COMPANY coating system Data sheets in COMPANY Specification DEP 30. ref [1].48.31-Gen. Contrasting colors shall be used for each of the intermediate coats to allow inspection for full coverage. ref [1]. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 29 of 35 .0 COATING SYSTEMS 9.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.1 Coating System Coating system shall follow the list of systems as specified in COMPANY Specification DEP 30.31-Gen.00.31-Gen. ref [1] . The finish coat color of external coating systems shall follow this colour coding.00.48. Finish colors for purchased equipment shall be specified otherwise on the purchase order.48.

10. heat sources. batch number.2 Storage of Stainless steel Topsides items CONTRACTOR shall ensure that stainless steel items will not suffer from pitting corrosion due to long duration exposure to salty atmosphere (marine / coastal atmosphere). shelf life. Where damage to painted surface is unavoidable these areas shall be clearly identified and repaired in accordance with painting and touch up specified in this procedure. 10. The specified paint: primers. Transport and construction of painted structures shall be carried out only after the drying time specified by the paint MANUFACTURER has elapsed and damage to paint system shall be avoided by taking appropriate measures such as the use of non-metallic slings etc for handling and conveying. Coated surfaces shall be protected from damage during lifting or handling by use of soft packing between slings where possible. date of manufacture and colour codes applicable to the project specification. intermediate and topcoat together with their associated thinners shall be stored in cool dry environments free from heat. segregated away for all naked flames.1 Protection of Materials and Equipment All materials and equipment will be specifically protected by CONTRACTOR from any risk of damages/pollution generated by his and/or subcontracted acts from time of reception to time of commissioning. Painted items shall be protected from damage by use of non abrasive supports during storage. welding sparks and maintained at room temperature. expiry date. Stainless steel items should preferably be stored in closed sheltered area avoiding direct exposure to such environment.0 MATERIAL STORAGE AND HANDLING Painting materials shall be stored and handled in accordance with the MANUFACTURER’s instructions. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 30 of 35 10.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. original containers bearing a legible product designation. Materials shall be delivered to the place of application in unopened. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 30 of 35 .

Repairs of defects shall be in accordance with recommendations in DEP 30. Edges of existing coatings around repair shall be firmly adherent and shall be feathered. The repair technique for coatings with DFT below that specified shall depend upon the state of cure of the coating. Packing. Welding undercut and porosity shall be repaired prior to application of the coating. When the coating is damaged down to the steel. if suitable for the particular type of coating. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 31 of 35 10. wooden timbers placed under the uncoated pipe ends) to avoid damages of the coating. and spot cleaning is necessary. loose or damaged coating.48. The prepared surface shall be free of all loose.3 Handling and shipping of coated items Coated items shall be carefully handled to avoid damage to coated surfaces. Feather-edging shall be accomplished by power or hand sanding with a grit wheel or sandpaper. or blistered coating. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 31 of 35 .00. the edge of the surrounding coating shall be feather-edged to remove all cracked. burnt. Coatings that have exceeded the minimum recoat interval and have not exceeded the maximum recoat interval may be cleaned. parallel ridges of rock free sand. No handling shall be performed before the coating system is cured to an acceptable level.0 REPAIRS Any repair shall be performed in accordance with the instructions given in the MANUFACTURERs / SUPPLIERs’ Technical Data Sheet and shall be approved by COMPANY. Coated items shall be stacked off the ground using suitable means (e. 11. Coating may be applied to such repair areas using a brush.31-Gen.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. these areas shall be cleaned by blasting or power tool cleaning. Small areas of coatings that require repair may be abraded to bare steel with sandpaper sanding disks.g. and overcoated with the same material. ref [1]. COMPANY approval is required on case by case basis prior to substituting power tool cleaning for abrasive cleaning After the metal surface has been cleaned. as required. hand file or wire brush (mechanical or manual). Coatings that have exceeded the maximum recoat interval shall be repaired using approved procedures and MANUFACTURERs/ SUPPLIERs recommendations. handling and storage facilities shall be of non metallic type.

etc. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 32 of 35 .) Subject to the agreement of the SUPPLIER of the product.31-Gen.00. temporary attachments. lifting attachments / equipment. and the repair system shall be applied. Subject to the agreement of COMPANY. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 32 of 35 Any defect shall be repaired before the application of further coats. the edges of the sound coating shall be feathered back about 50 mm. and after determining the type and size of the defects. tie-down operations on any other cause. the paint work removed (if necessary) as per COMPANY specification DEP 30. the damaged insulation shall be removed. Where paint work and insulation is damaged or removed due to temporary bracing / supports.48. ref [1] and the insulation re-applied in accordance with the COMPANY specifications ref [3]. • Minor defects (localized appearance. the following methods of repair shall be applied: • Major defects The paint shall be removed completely by abrasive blast-cleaning and the entire system shall be re-applied. mechanical damage. the system shall be removed by localized blast-cleaning. scratches.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.

the personnel shall not be changed without written notice to COMPANY. beginning with material checks and ending with final performance checks.e. 12. Once approved.0 QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION 12.2. The quality system shall include specific QA/QC procedures for the work and test procedures for all materials.1 General The CONTRACTOR shall submit to COMPANY a quality system manual.1 Insulation Applicator Personnel The personnel involved in insulation application/inspection shall have a relevant knowledge of health and safety hazard. The skill of the personnel shall be demonstrated through documented curriculum vitae with reference to previous insulation application and submitted to COMPANY for approval. application of insulation materials. insulation systems surface requirements. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 33 of 35 . Only well-experienced personnel shall be mobilized for the execution of the work. insulation system application. This ITP shall be submitted to COMPANY for Review and Approval and shall be jointly signed by all the parties involved in the work. inspection and tests. Qualification of any new personnel shall be demonstrated as defined above and COMPANY approval obtained prior implementation.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev. application. and how to avoid corrosion under insulation. VENDOR shall submit to COMPANY Approval a complete set of procedures and supporting drawings.2 Qualification of Personnel 12. up to the contractual completion date. repair and test procedures. hold-points and witness points and associated notification program. acceptance and rejection criteria and frequency of tests. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 33 of 35 12. The QC procedures shall include an Inspection and Test Plan with references to all work preparation. insulation materials. reception of materials and items to be insulated. preparation of work. Inspection shall be carried out during and after completion of any stage and before commencement of the following stage. VENDOR shall provide facilities for the inspection of all materials and application procedures before and during the insulation work. number of samples. Operators shall be qualified to tradesman level as insulation fitter and/or sheet metal worker. use of protection equipment. i. corresponding to each phase of the work execution.

Water tightness of insulation. 12. All QC and supervision personnel shall be familiar with the requirements in specification. 12.2. ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 34 of 35 manholes . Compliance with specifications. Condition of surfaces to which the thermal insulation is applied. Supervisors and foremen shall be qualified to tradesman level and shall have documented minimum 3 years experience with insulation work corresponding to work described in this standard. The test shall be supervised by a qualified supervisor and examined by qualified QC personnel.3 Test and Inspection during the Work The VENDOR shall check the following points in accordance with the selected system. DEP 30. An examination certificate shall be issued if the candidate passes the test. Effectiveness of fixings and clamping elements. Foremen and QC Personnel Personnel carrying out inspection or verification shall be qualified to tradesman level and shall be accepted as inspector by COMPANY. The results of these checks shall be recorded (Quality Control Report).2 Qualification of Supervisors. Quality of implementation.31-Gen. personnel shall be subject to a test in accordance with Heat/Cold Conservation Insulation System(s) selected based on their application(s). ref [1] and relevant standards.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.00. Inspection personnel shall have access to site test procedures.48. Climatic conditions of application. Surface temperatures. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Conformity of thermal insulation supports. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 34 of 35 Without proven qualification to tradesman level. Thickness and number of layers. Quality of materials (compliance with specifications). Quality of prefabrication of sheet components. Fixing of sheets to each other and to insulation supports. Quality and strength of removable boxes at (assembly/dismantling). Finishing. Compression of sheets on equipment.

ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 This Document is Controlled Electronically and Uncontrolled if Printed Page 35 of 35 . The results of the tests shall be confirmed by a report. Infrared inspection technique can be used after start-up to verify proper thermal performance of the insulation system(s). Insurance certificates for the guarantee. A second check shall be carried out before the end of the warranty period. a “release for system insulation completion” should be issued. 13. After final completion of a system. Date : Status : AFD 08-Oct -2013 Page : 35 of 35 12.4 Final Inspection and Release Final inspection shall be conducted by all parties involved when the system is considered complete or as soon as possible thereafter. The Insulation VENDOR shall be kept responsible for the performance of insulation system(s) till the contract completion date and warranty period has expired. workmanship and finishes meet the specifications.0 TECHNICAL FILE CONTRACTOR shall hand over a technical file to COMPANY at the end of the works which shall include: • • • • All inspection reports. unless the systems are not operated within the design envelope or are damaged by others. Acceptance test operations shall be confirmed by a report. Guarantee certificates. Provisional acceptance reports. The application shall be inspected to determine that the insulation is of the proper thickness and that its materials.PAINTING AND COATING SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIM METERING ACCESSORIES Discipline : MEC System/Subsystem : Document type : SPC ANE-SPINMS-MEC-SPC-334406 Revision : Y01 Rev.