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joint coating

joint coating

joint coating


I'm trying to determine the coating on a stainless steel (316) joint. It is white and easily scraped off with a coin. Air is it the pipeline at about 10 bar 200 deg C.

Any help is appreciated.


RE: joint coating


(really thats what I've heard makes an awesome antisieze.)

other than that I'd figure on one of the commercial pipedopes.

RE: joint coating

You do not write why you are trying.
Is it good for what specifically?
Do you want to replace it as it comes off too easily?
Might it be white paint not well adhered?


RE: joint coating

If the pipe is several years old it might be "White Lead". The standard pipe dope for many years and still shows up on ocassion.

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