The purpose of external anti-corrosion coatings is to isolate the pipe steel from the external environment and thus to protect the steel from corrosion damage that could lead to failure.
Type of coating include but are not limited to:
- Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE).
- Dual-Layer Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (2L FBE).
- Three-Layer Polyethylene (3LPE).
- Three-Layer Polypropylene (3LPP).
- Three-Layer Composite Coatings.
- Tape Coatings