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Advanced Coatings R&D for Pipelines and Related Facilities



Richard E. Ricker


This workshop was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology s Gaithersburg, Maryland campus June 9-10, 2005 with support from the Office of Pipeline Safety of the U.S. Department of Transportation. A steering committee composed of 20 representatives from the pipeline industry, industry consortia, pipeline standards developing organizations, government agencies, and regulatory agencies from the US and Canada helped organize and promote this meeting. The workshop brought together over 56 representatives of pipeline operators, coatings manufacturers, pipeline fabricators, pipeline industry consortia, standards developing organizations, universities, government agencies, and regulatory agencies. The workshop consisted of 14 presentations on US and Canadian standards, current research, operating experience, and failure mechanisms followed by break out into 4 working groups to identify, discuss, and prioritize.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1044
Report Number


coatings, corrosion, pipeline safety


Ricker, R. (2005), Advanced Coatings R&D for Pipelines and Related Facilities, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created September 1, 2005, Updated November 10, 2018