coal-tar epoxy

coal-tar epoxy

[′kōl ¦tär ə′päk·sē]
(materials)
A thermosetting resin produced as a by-product of the carbonization of bituminous coal.
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Mallik, Mechanical and Anticorrosive Properties of Non Toxic Coal-Tar Epoxy Alternative Coating, Prog.
Early products, alkyds or coal-tar epoxy resin coatings, were costly, often required several layers, adhered inconsistently, and were subject to pitting and corrosive gas penetration.
This is a dramatic improvement over cure times of conventional coal-tar epoxy.
In many cases they are replacing the black coal-tar epoxy coatings, offering many advantages, both aesthetical and functionally.
When used in wastewater treatment plants, coal-tar epoxy coatings are almost always used to combat submerged conditions.