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SOHAR REFINERY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

SRIP

Method Statement for Painting/Coating


of Welding Joints and Damage Areas
Document No: BEC-OFD0137-MS-015, REV.1
BEC Project Number : OFD0137
DPJV Contract Number :120476 / JI-02022
Package Number : 2 & 6

8/4/2015

Issued for Approval

SSA

SJ

GVA

8/4/2015

Issued for Approval

SSA

SJ

GVA

Rev.

Date

Originator

Checker

Approver

Description

Bahwan Engineering Co LLC, PO Box 703, PC 112, Sultanate of Oman


Tel: +968 24597510, Fax: +968 24597511 www.bahwanengineering.com

DPJV

Sohar Refinery Improvement Project SRIP


Doc Ref :BEC-OFD0137-MS-008, Rev-1

Method statement for


Painting/Coating of Welding Joints
and Damage Areas

INDEX

1.0

Purpose

2.0

Scope

3.0

References

4.0

Abbreviations

5.0

Manpower

6.0

Equipment

7.0

Measuring Instruments

8.0

Sequence of activities

9.0

Inspection

10.0

Safety precautions

11.0

Attachment

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Project No: OFD0137

Sohar Refinery Improvement Project SRIP


Doc Ref :BEC-OFD0137-MS-008, Rev-1

Method statement for


Painting/Coating of Welding Joints
and Damage Areas

Project No: OFD0137

1. OBJECTIVE

ThepurposeofthisMethodStatementistoestablish,monitorandcontrolallactivitiesinvolvedfor
repairofpaintedpipesandspoolsdamageareasduringtransportation,handling,erectionetc.and
fieldweldjointsofundergroundandabovegroundpipingfor(packagenumber2&6)inorderto
meetprojectspecification,referencecodesandstandards.
2. SCOPE
Thismethodstatementcoversminimumrequirementsforsurfacepreparation,Coating/paintingto
bedoneforSoharRefineryImprovementProject(SRIP)
3. REFERENCES

S00013A0102:GeneralSpecificationforExternalCoatingofUndergroundPiping

S00053A0001:Specificationforsurfacepreparation,PaintingandLettering

SSPCSP1:SolventCleaningMethod

SSPC:SurfacePreparationofSteelStructurePaintingCouncil

ISO8504:Preparationsteelsubstratebeforeapplicationofpaintsandrelatedproducts
SurfacepreparationMethods.Part13

ISO2808:PaintandVarnishDeterminationoffilmthickness
NACESP0274:HighVoltageElectricalInspectionofPipelineCoatingsPriorto
Installation.

PaintManufacturersTechnicalDataSheet
MaterialApprovalSheetforPaintsandAbrasives

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and Damage Areas

Project No: OFD0137

4. ABBREVATIONS
HSE
QA/QC
DFT
NDFT
FBE
WFT
CURE
MSDS
CQP
ASTM
ISO

Health&SafetyandEnvironment
Qualityassurance/Qualitycontrol
DryFilmThickness
NominalDryFilmThickness
FusionBondEpoxy
WetFilmThickness
Theprocessofhardeningofappliedpaint.
MaterialSafetyDataSheet
ContractorsQualityPlan
AmericanSocietyforTestingandMaterials
InternationalOrganizationforStandards

5. MANPOWER
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

ConstructionManager
HSEAdvisor
QCInspector
PaintingSupervisor
PaintingForeman
Spoolcoordinator
Painters
Helpers

6. EQUIPMENTS

ForBlastingAirCompressor,BlastingPots,BlastingHoseswithNozzels,Blasting
Masks,ApronsandGoggles,DeadmanHandle,highpressurepump&accessories,Air
Receivers&AirFilters,power/pnumaticoperatedhandtools,wirebrush,etc.

ForPaintingAirCompressor,SprayPaintingMachine,SprayGuns,Pressure
regulators,HosePipes,PneumaticPaintAgitator,Rollers,Brush,etc.

7. MEASURINGINSTRUMENTS

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Painting/Coating of Welding Joints
and Damage Areas

Project No: OFD0137

ThemeasuringInstrumentsusedfortheInspectionforthesurfacepreparationand
paintingmeasurementsshallbeverifiedbytheCoatingInspectorforcalibrationstatusof
therecordsandduedateofcalibrations.

ThefollowingInstrumentsshallbeused:
WhirlingHygrometer
Humiditymeter/DewPointorRHCalculator
MagneticMetalTemperatureGauge
Thermometers
AnchorProfileMicrometer
WFT/CombGauge
CoatingThicknessGauge/DFTGauge
PinholeDetectorHighVoltageHolidayDetector
Testextape

8. SEQUENCEOFACTIVITIES

MeasurementofweatherconditionsandrecordedduringSurfacepreparationand
Coating/painting

SteelTemperature30Cabovedewpoint

RelativeHumidityBelow85%

Cleaning,Blasting,Coating/Paintingshallnotbecarriedoutinunsuitableconditionslike
Airbornedustorsand,rain,fog,mistorwhenthereisfreemoistureonthesurface.

Environmentalconditionsshallbeverifiedandrecordedpriortosurfacepreparationand.
Coating/Painting

Whenthereislikelihoodthatweatherconditionswillchangein2hrs,suchthattheabove
conditionsapply.

MaterialSelectionforsurfacepreparationandCoating/Paintingshallbeandapprovedby
DPJV

BlastingAbrasiveGritshallbeapprovedbyDPJV
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and Damage Areas

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CopperSlagforCarbonssteelPipesandfittingsandGarnetforSSandAlloySteel
Pipesandfittingsshallbeused

TheAbrasivematerialusedforblastingshallbevisuallyinspected.Thematerialshallbe
freefrommoistureduetocondensation,rainwater,oil,grease,soilandstonesingress
andsaltsetc.

Physicalandchemicalanalysisandparticlesizecertificateshallbemadeavailablefrom
abrasivesupplierforeachbatch.

PaintCoatingMaterial:

ThetypeofCoating/Paintmaterialshallbeselectedaspercontractorrequirementand
submittedforapproval.

ThepaintingmaterialsshallbeusedaspertheapprovedMaterialApprovalSheet.

TheCoatingmaterialshallbeinspectedforthetype,BatchNo.,MfgandExp.Dates,and
recorded.

AllPaintsandThinnersshallbestoredinaclosedcontainerasperManufacturers
recommendationsspecifiedinMSDS.

PaintMaterialshallbeconsumedonfirstinfirstoutbasis,

MSDSshallbeavailableforallpaintproducts.

SurfacePreparation:

Damagespotsandholidaysintheprimerand/orintermediatecoatshallbethoroughly
cleanedpriortotouchuppriming.

Areasrequiredtobereprimedshallbereblastedorpowertoolcleanedforareas
originallyabrasiveblasted.

Reprimingshallbedonewiththesameprimerasoriginallyapplied.Wherethisisnot
feasible,theprimerusedshallbecompatibleandbesuitablefortheoperating
temperature.
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and Damage Areas

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Alldamagescausedduetohandling,transportationanderectionshallbemarked.

Defects/Damagesobservedshallberepairedtoachievethepropertyoftheoriginal
painting/coating.

Theareastoberepairedshallbecleanedandfreefromoil,grease,dustanddirt.Iftraces
ofcontaminationsarenoticed,thentheareashallbedegreased(SSPCSP1)andwashed
withcleanwater.

Afterallowingtheareatodry,alltheexposedsteelsurfaceshallbemechanicallycleaned
usingpowerwirebrushed,needlegunsasperthestandardISO85043.

Amaximumwidthof25mmareasurroundingthedefectsshallberoughenedusing
emerypaper.Theedgesoftheedgesofcoatingadjacenttothedamagedareashallbe
featheredtoafinetaperedinterface.

Whereshopcoatinghasbeendamagedinhandling,alldamagedandblisteredcoating
shallberemovedbyhandorpowertoolcleaning.Edgesofthebreaksshallbefeathered
andthespecifiednumberofprimerandfinishedcoatsapplied.Repairofcoatingis
subjecttoinspectionbyclient.

PAINTAPPLICATION:

Afterremovingofdustandrougheningthesurroundingarea,thesamepaintsystemof
thesamepaintmanufacturer,whichwasusedtocarryouttheoriginalpainting,shallbe
mixeduniformlyandappliedontheabradedareausingrollersorbrushestoachievea
requiredtotalDFTaspertherequirementofthespecificpaintsystemand/or
specification.

Areaofslightlydamagedgalvanizingshallbetreatedwithtwocoatsofapprovedzinc
richepoxyprimerinlinewiththerequirementsofthepaintcoatingschedules.

Itshallbeensuredthatthepaintusediswithinitsshelflifeandovercoatingintervalis
maintainedasperthemanufacturersrecommendations.

Subsequentcoatsofpaintshallbeappliedwithnecessarydryingtimeandovercoating
intervalsasperpaintmanufacturersrecommendations.

TheDFTshallbecheckedonallrepairedareas,afterdrying,usingaDFTgauge.Ifthe
achievedtotalDFTislessthanthespecifiedrequirement,andadditionalcoatshallbe
appliedtoachievetherequiredtotalDFT.

PaintsystemtobeappliedshallbeaspertheRespectiveapprovedMaterialApproval
Sheet.
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and Damage Areas

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UndergroundpipingshallbecoatedaccordingtospecificationS00013A0102
Rev.R1C2.

AbovegroundpipingshallbepaintedaccordingtoSpecificationS00053A0001Rev.
4.

AllPaintandCoatingmaterialshallbestoredaspermanufacturersrecommendations.
Shelfliveandpotlifeshallberegularlymonitored.

TherespectivepaintsystemshallbeselectedandappliedasperspecificationS000
53A0001Rev.4.Attachment1.0

Paintswhicharesuppliedastwocomponentsinseparatecontainers,shallbemixedjust
beforeuseandshallbeappliedwithinthetimelimits(potlife)specifiedbythe
manufacturer.

Productsfromdifferentmanufacturersshallnotbeusedinthesamecoatingsystem.

9. INSPECTION

Theappliedcoatingshallbeofuniformcolor,freeofanydefects detrimentaltoits
quality, free of deleterious defects such as runs, sags wrinkles discontinuities and
contamination.
Allinspectionshallbecarriedoutinaccordancewithapprovedinspectionandtestplan
Theresultsofallmeasurementshallberecordedintheinspectionreport.
WetFilmthickness(WFT)spotchecksshallbecarriedoutduringthecourseofpainting
operationtoensurethatfilmthicknessismaintained.Thisshallbedoneaccordingtothe
proceduredescribedinISO2808,methodNo.1ACombGauge
TheDFToftheappliedpaintshallbecheckedwithcalibratedDFTGauge.
Thedryfilmthicknessofthecompletedcoatingsystemshallbeequaltoorgreaterthan
thespecifiedNominalDryFilmThickness(NDFT).
Thedryfilmthicknessoftheindividualcoatinglayersshallbeequaltoorabove80%of
thespecifiednominaldryfilmthickness.ThenumberofreadingsbelowNDFTshallbe
lessthan20%ofthetotalnumberofDFTreadingstaken.
Ifcoatingisperformedovertheexistingpaintlayers,theDFToftheexistingcoating
shallbemeasuredbeforeapplicationofthenextlayerofcoatingsothatthethicknessof
thenewlayerofcoatingcanbedetermined.
Afterfullcuringofthetopcoat,holidaytestingshallbecarriedoutusinghighvoltage
holidaydetectormethodinaccordancewithNACESP0274,toensurethetopcoatis
freefromcoatingbreakdownsandholidays.Theresultofsuchtestshallbedocumented.
Coating / Painting activity including holiday / pinhole detection, Painting / Coating
InspectionReportshallbeissuedbytheQCInspector(Painting)
HighVoltageHolidayDetection:

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and Damage Areas

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Afterfullcuringofthetopcoat,holidaytestingshallbecarriedoutusingHighVoltage
HolidayDetectormethodinaccordancewithNACESP0274,toensurethetopcoatis
freefromcoatingbreakdownsandholidays.Theresultofsuchtestshallbedocumented.

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SAFETYPRECAUTIONS

11.0

AllpeopleworkingforsurfacepreparationandpaintingworkshallwearfullPPEand
faceshieldswhereevernecessary.
Allotherequipmentpresentintheworkareashallbeprotectedbycovering,during
surfacepreparationandpaintingoperations.
Fixedscaffoldingorstagingshallbeusedwhererequiredforsurfacepreparationand
paintingandshallcomplywiththesafetyregulations
When painting is carried out in enclosed spaces, as adequate ventilation shall be
provided
Allpotentialsourcesofignitionsshallbestrictlycontrolled
Storageofchemicalsshallbeaspermanufacturersrecommendations
Disposalofwasteshallbemadeasperwastemanagementsystem.
ATTACHMENT

JHA

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