Jotun produce the world’s only NORSOK compliant surface tolerant Offshore Maintenance Solution for brush and roller – giving you extended maintenance intervals. Fewer coats, same protection. Traditional maintenance of offshore installations requires 5-6 coats of paint to achieve specified film thickness. Coatings used for offshore maintenance are often engineered for new construction purposes, and airless spray application. With our new maintenance system specifically developed for brush and roller, it is easy to achieve the specified film thickness in only 3 coats. Fewer coats, same protection.
Performing maintenance in an offshore environment can be as much as 10–20 times costlier than doing work in a yard environment. Limited surface treatment and high salinity combined with brush and roller application can be a challenge. Extending maintenance intervals is good business. Coatings represent 1% of the total cost of maintenance, and choosing our tailor-made maintenance products will save you money.
Owners and operators know that all offshore structures represent a valuable asset as both capital expenditure (CAPEX) and source of ongoing revenue. The balance between CAPEX and return on investment is an important aspect, however the Operating Expenditure (OPEX) is also a factor that strongly influences how fast one will have return on investment. By striking the right balance between investing more up-front one will most likely save on OPEX in the future. Another factor also needs to be considered. Due to technological advances many offshore structures are reaching the end of their design life if they have not already done so. This scenario is also likely to occur in the future as a result of technological advances. By investing a small amount during construction in high quality coatings solutions and running a good maintenance programme, it can be argued that there will be savings in OPEX cost and downtime will be reduced to a minimum. And in some cases even saving major investment in refurbishing installations that have exceeded their design life.