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Fab-Tech Works & Constructions Pvt. Ltd.

Plot Nos H44/H43/H42 M.I.D.C,Additional. Murbad, Village Kudavali,


Murbad - 421 401. Via. Kalyan, Dist. Thane(M.S).INDIA

SURFACE PREPARATION & PAINTING PROCEDURE

Procedure No. FWC/PANTING/01 Rev. 0 Date. 31.01.2015

SURACE PREPARATION & PAINTING PROCEDURE

OWNER : M/s. BPCL - KOCHI REFINERY.

PMC : M/s. ENGINEERS INDIAL LIMITED.

ENGINEERING SUB- CONTACTOR : M/s. AKER POWERGAS PVT. LTD

EPC : M/s. ESSAR PROJECTS (INDIA) LTD

PROJECT : COKE DRUM STRUCTURE PACKAGE OF CDU KOCHI

MANUFACTURER : M/s. FAB-TECH WORKS & CONSTRUCTIONS


PVT.LTD.

INSPECTION : M/s. EIL/ESSAR/TUV.

ITEM NO. : ID-V-114

DESCRIPTION : COKE CONDENSATE DRUM

MFG Sr. No. : S-1077

IPPL W.O.NO. : CS01/PT1/2700005961 DT-24.02.2014

FAB-TECH JOB NO. : S-1077


Fab-Tech Works & Constructions Pvt. Ltd.
Plot Nos H44/H43/H42 M.I.D.C,Additional. Murbad, Village Kudavali,
Murbad - 421 401. Via. Kalyan, Dist. Thane(M.S).INDIA

SURFACE PREPARATION & PAINTING PROCEDURE

1.0 Purpose: This procedure covers the requirements and the checks to be carried out during
external surface cleaning and painting of finished equipments to protect their surfaces.

2.0 Scope: This procedure is applicable for Pressure vessel.

3.0 Applicable code / Approved drawings.

4.0 TYPE OF PAINT:

The following paint system shall be applied on CS External surface except gasket race face.
a) Surface Preparation: As per approved drawing.
b) Application of Paint: As per approved drawing.

4.1 Storage of paint shall be as per paint supplier instructions.

5.0 PAINT PACKAGING , LABELLING & SHELF LIFE:

- Paints shall be supplied in the original undamaged manufacturers containers, complete with
product references, batch numbers and expiry of shelf life clearly shown.

- The paint consignment shall be examined upon receipt to verify that containers are correctly
labeled and that paperwork, confirming product composition and traceability, application
method and health and safety information, is correct.

- Paint Storage temp has to be maintained as per Manufacturer Recommendation.

6.0 METHOD:

6.1 It should be verified that all fabrication of equipment including test is completed and ready for
blasting & painting.

6.2 Surface Preparation: Surface to be painted shall be dry and free from oil, grease, dirt, mil
scale, burrs, weld spatters, rust, paint coating and other foreign matters when
inspecting without magnification.

6.3 Before blasting removal of Oil and Grease & loose material such as weld spatters, rust & any
foreign loose material.

6.4 Blasting: The Dry Sand blasting shall be done in a space specifically marked for it or in a
covered area. The person, performing the blasting operation, shall be equipped with
appropriate blasting nozzles, safety equipments & shall be suitable protected.

6.5 The surfaces such as gasket surface, machined surfaces that are not required to be blasted,
Fab-Tech Works & Constructions Pvt. Ltd.
Plot Nos H44/H43/H42 M.I.D.C,Additional. Murbad, Village Kudavali,
Murbad - 421 401. Via. Kalyan, Dist. Thane(M.S).INDIA

SURFACE PREPARATION & PAINTING PROCEDURE


shall be masked.

6.6 The blasted surface shall be cleaned with oil free dry forced air to remove the blasting
particles.

7.0 POST BLASTING OPERATION: All traces of blasting shall be removed suitable either by
brushing, following dry compressed air or vacuum cleaning.

8.0 APPLICATION OF PAINT/PRIMER: Application of paint or primer shall be strictly, as per


manufacturers recommendation and in line with following requirements.

a) Mix the contents of primer thoroughly before and during use as per manufacturers
recommendations. It is recommended that primer and thinner used shall be of same
manufacturer. Mixing of different brands is not acceptable.

b) The interval between completion of surface preparation and application of first coat of primer
shall be kept at minimum but not to exceed 4 hours. Time constraint between blasting and
application of paint coating as specified by paint maker shall be followed.

c) The recommendations & application of required paints shall be as per paint manufacturer.
Check the paint batch no. test certificate, date of manufacture, data sheet & type of paint.

d) Use suitable Airless Gun for an application of primer.

e) Paint DFT meter used for checking the dry film thickness of paint shall be calibrated/ verified
with standard strip.

f) For touch up or to obtain required DFT locally, primer / paint to be applied by brush
(manually). Final surface should look uniform

9.0 INSPECTION & TESTING:

a. First vessel to check visually full surface for sharp edge, weld spatters etc. If found any, to be
removed.

b. Atmospheric temperature, relative humidity to be checked & recorded.

Blasting to be carried out during dry whether & with following conditions
1) Air temperature 100C above dew point.
2) Relative humidity below 85%.
3) Blasting operation shall not be carried out on Surfaces that are wet and also when surfaces
temperature of the steel is less than 30c above the dew point temperature.
4) During painting Metal temperature shall be maintain as per Paint Manufacturer
recommendation.
Fab-Tech Works & Constructions Pvt. Ltd.
Plot Nos H44/H43/H42 M.I.D.C,Additional. Murbad, Village Kudavali,
Murbad - 421 401. Via. Kalyan, Dist. Thane(M.S).INDIA

SURFACE PREPARATION & PAINTING PROCEDURE

c. Carry out blasting as per specification.

d. Apply required primer & leave it for curing as per Manufacturers specification. Check DFT.

f. Record interval has to be maintained as per Paint Manufacturer recommendation.

g. Apply Finish coat as per drawing & leave it for curing. Check DFT.

i. Batch Test certificate of Primer / Paint to be review & recorded.

j. Detail Inspection report to be prepared with details of Atmospheric temp & relative humidity.

k. Blasting & painting not to be carried out during rains, winds, fog, and temperature less than 10 0
C.

Prepared by Checked by Approved