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Wax-Tape® Anticorrosion Wrap System Installed for 23 Jetty Piles

Client Leading oil and gas company
Country UAE
Year 2020
Service details Trenton’s products include a variety of Wax-Tape® anticorrosion wraps for applications in aboveground and belowground settings, hot-applied and cold-applied waxes, outer wraps for additional mechanical protection and casing filling for pipeline and cable casings. To know more, get in touch with us at

Summary of the Project

Wellube provided a 3-layer pile corrosion protection system inclusive of Pile-ShieldTM Primer, Wax-Tape® Anticorrosion Wrap System #1 and MCOTM 110 outer wrap for the protection of 23 piles for a leading oil and gas company in the UAE.

Client Requirement

The client wanted an anti-corrosion wrap to repair their jetty piles, they had contracted a leading integrated engineering and design contractor to provide them with a solution to the problem of corrosion as the rubber coating on some areas on the 23 jetty piles were removed. The contractor reached out to Wellube, and we suggested the Trenton anti-corrosion solutions, following which we executed a demo at our facility for the end client, contractor and consulting company to showcase to them how the wrap system would be applied underwater. Following the demo, approvals were in place to provide the Pile-Shield TM Primer + Wax-Tape® #1+ MCOTM 110 outer wrap for the protection of 23 piles at Hamriyah Free Zone.

Challenges Faced

The client was familiar with the paint application of Interzone 101 as it was mentioned in the specifications sheet. The challenge was to introduce and convince the end user about the benefits of using the Wax-Tape® Anticorrosion Wrap System instead, this was successfully done during the live demo at our facility.

Unique Solution delivered

Wellube introduced the product and showcased its capabilities as well as application underwater through a demo at our facility, following which the client approved our solution of the Anticorrosion Wrap System from Trenton. We delivered the 3-layer corrosion protection system: Pile-ShieldTM Primer + Wax-Tape® #1 + MCOTM 110 outerwrap for the protection of the 23 piles at Hamriyah Free Zone. A coating thickness of 3mm was achieved for our wrap system to meet the thickness of the existing neoprene coating on the piles.

Benefits delivered

The Trenton Wax-Tape® Anticorrosion Wrap System delivered for this project has the below advantages:
  • Site applicable system required minimum tools and equipment for manual installation.
  • Simple surface preparation – no roughness required, only wire brushing the surface so that it is free from loose rust, scale, dirt and old, loose coating.
  • No need to create roughness on the parent coating.
  • Overlap with parent coating are sealed with an overlap of 100 mm to prevent water ingress.
  • Fast installation with no curing waiting time.
  • Nontoxic, non-carcinogenic, non-flammable.
  • Easy to remove for inspection.
  • Long Term Corrosion Protection.
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