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.