J. Alan Kehr

 

Book

FBE Book

2003 Kehr, J. Alan, Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE): A Foundation for Pipeline Corrosion Protection, NACE International, Houston, TX.

 

Publications and Presentations

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2009 Rau, Martin, Kehr, J. Alan, “ Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE) and Dual-Layer FBE Materials Provide Enhanced Performance for Pipeline Installation,” Pipeline Coating Conference Vienna, Applied Market Information Ltd., 2009.

2008 Huang, S, Kehr, A, Shen, L, Lu, R, “Dual Layer FBE Coating System Designed for Long Distance Pipeline Protection with Damage Resistance and Economical Benefits:,” China International Newly Constructed Oil/Gas Pipeline Technology Conference, Beijing, February 26, 2008

2008 Benjamin Chang, Ole Knudsen, Dennis Wong, Jiri Holub, Amal Al-Borno, Alan Kehr, “Critical Evaluation of International Cathodic Disbondment Test Methods” NACE Paper #05029, NACE Corrosion, Houston 2008.

2008 Kehr, A., Attaguile, S., Smith, M., Perez, M., New Technology Helps Develop Coatings for High-Operating-Temperature Pipelines, Paper 08040, NACE Corrosion 2008, Houston.

2008 Kehr, A., Attaguile, S., Smith, M., Perez, M., “Developing High Temperature Coatings,: Pipeline And Gas Technology,” (June 2008).

2007 Kehr, J Alan, “Pipe Lines & Pipe Coatings: Trends, Needs, and Concerns,” DOW Seminar, March 1, 2007, Houston.

2007 Kehr, A, Mallozzi, M, “Fast, Worry Free Pipeline Installation with Dual-Layer FBE Coatings,” ACA Corrosion Control 007, November 25-28, 2007, Sydney.

2008 Mallozzi, M, Kehr, A, “Fast, Worry Free Pipeline Installation with Dual-Layer FBE Coatings,” Intercorr 2008, 28 Congresso Brasileiro de Corrosao, May 12 – 16, 2008, Recife/PE, Brazil.

2007 Kehr, J Alan, “Girthweld and Dual Layer Coatings,” NAPCA Workshop, August 15, 2007, Houston.

2007 Chang, B T A, Jiang, H, Sue, H-J, Guo, S, St Jean G, Pham, H, Wong, D, Kehr, A, Mallozzi, M, Lo, K H, “Disbondment Mechanism of 3LPE Pipeline Coatings, BHR Group, 16th International Conference on Pipeline Protection, November 2007, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2006 Kehr, J Alan, “High Operating Temperature Pipe Coating,” Fifth ADCO International Corrosion Conference, February 6 – 8, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

2006 Huang, Steven, Kehr, Alan, Cao, Hughes, “Liquid Resin Application for Pipeline Rehabilitation,” PetroMin Pipeliner, (February 2006).

2006 Hislop, Ray, Dabiri, Matt, Kehr, Alan, “Dual Coating Capabilities,” World Pipelines, (March 2006).

2006 Kehr, J. Alan, Hislop, Ray, Anzalone, Pio, Kataev, Alexei, “Liquid coatings for Girthwelds and Joints,” JPCL/PCE, (August 2006).

2005 Kehr, J. Alan, Barouky, Fikry F., “Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings: a Technology for Rebar Corrosion Prevention,” NACE Corcon 2005, Chennai, India.

2005 Kehr, J. Alan, Hislop, Ray, Anzalone, Pio, Kataev, Alexei, “Liquid coatings provide solutions that protect pipelines from corrosion,” BHR Group, 16th International Conference on Pipeline Protection, November 2 – 4, 2005, Paphos, Cyprus.

2005 Huang, Steven, Kehr, Alan, Cao, Hughes, “Liquid Resin Application for Pipeline Rehabilitation,” 2005 China International Oil & Gas Pipeline Technology (Integrity) Conference, September 15 – 17, 2005, Shanghai, China.

2004 Dabiri, Matt, Busch, Gary, Neal, Dennis, Kehr, Alan, “What’s Best Coating in Ultra Deep Water and in the Field,” P&GJ, (September 2, 2004).

2003 Kehr, A, Dabiri, M, Hislop, R, “Dual-Layer Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE) Coatings Protect Pipelines,” BHR Group, 15th International Conference on Pipeline Protection, October 29-31, 2003, Aachen, Germany.

2006 Hislop, Ray, Dabiri, Matt, Kehr, Alan, “Dual Coating Capabilities,” World Pipelines, (March 2006).

2006 Kehr, Alan, Dabiri, Matt, Hislop, Ray, Devadass, Melvin, “Dual-Layer Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE) Protect Pipelines,” Indopipe 2006, May 30-June 1, 2006, Jakarta, Indonesia.

2004 Dabiri, Matt., Kehr, J. Alan., Johnson, Jeff., “Single Layer FBE, Three-Layer Polyolefin, and Dual-Layer FBE, Systems are Designed to Protect Pipelines,” Corcon 2004, December 2004, New Delhi, India.

2004 Kehr, J. A., Dabiri, M, Hislop, R., “Rubrimientos FBE de doble capa para proceccion de ductos: Pasos para mejorar la resistencia en la construction,” Inpra Latina, (May-June, 2004).

2003 Kehr, J. Alan, “Rehabilitation of Pipeline Coatings Can Reduce Cost and Risk,” 1st Gas Industry O&M Conference, June 18-19, Mumbai, India.

2003 Kehr, J. Alan, “Three-Layer Polyolefin, Single, and Dual-Layer FBE Systems Protect Pipelines,” 1st Gas Industry O&M Conference, June 18-19, Mumbai, India.

2003 Kehr, J. Alan, Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE): A Foundation for Pipeline Corrosion Protection, NACE International, Houston, TX.

2003 Kehr, J. Alan, “How Fusion-Bonded Epoxies Protect Pipelines: Single and Dual-Layer Systems,” Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings, (March 2003).

2003 Kehr, J. Alan, “Egypt Pipecoating Seminar,” Cairo, Egypt, (January 2003).

2002 Gadioli, Alberto, Kehr, Alan, “Sistemas De Revestimento Dual de Epoxico para Mitigación de la Corrosión en Tuberías y Líquidos para Rehabilitación de Tuberías,” Industrial South America, 2002, pp. 126 – 129.

2002 Collins, Ian, Kehr, J. Alan, “Fusion Bonded Epoxy as an Effective Foundation for Pipeline Corrosion Coatings Past, Present and Future,” Australian Pipeliner, (April 2002).

2001 Kehr, Alan, Gadioli, Alberto, “Coating Selection for Pipe Rehabilitation,” Brazilian Petroleum and Gas Institute – IBP, 21-23 November 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2001 Enos, D.G., Kehr, J.A., Guilbert, C.R., “Improving the Damage Tolerance, and Extending the Service Life of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings,” Paper 643, NACE Corrosion 2001, Houston.

2000 Kehr, J. Alan and Enos, David G., “FBE: a Foundation for Pipeline Corrosion Coatings,” Paper 757, NACE Corrosion 2000, Orlando.

2000 Kehr, J. Alan, “FBE Pipeline and Rebar Corrosion Coatings,” PICon Internet Conference on Pipeline Reliability, http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/picon/, 2000.

2000 Kehr, J. Alan, “Pipeline Coating Selection for the Next 1000 Years,” NACE 10,000 Lakes Pipeline Corrosion Control Seminar, February 2000, Prior Lake, MN.

  1. Kehr, J.A. “Fusion Bonded Epoxy Internal Linings and External Coatings for Pipeline Corrosion Protection,” Piping Handbook Seventh Edition, edited by M Nayyar, McGraw-Hill, New York.

  1. Enos, D.G., Guilbert, C.R., Kehr, J.A, “A High Performance, Damage Tolerant Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating,” 13th International Conference on Pipeline Protection, Edinburgh, Scotland, November 1999.

  1. Kehr, Alan, Bradley, Stephen, “Two-Layer Fusion-Bonded-Epoxy Coatings,” Mechanical Technology, November 1999.

1999 Kehr, J.A., Collins, I., “Two-Layer FBE Coatings,” Australian Pipeliner, (April 1999).

1999 Enos, D.G., Guilbert, C.R., Norman, C.F., Kehr, J.A., Boyer, C.E., “Increasing the Quality of Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coatings Through Innovative Coating Design,” Conference on Achieving Quality in Coatings Work: the 21st Century Challenge, PCE, Brighton, England, March 1999.

1998 Enos, D. G., Guilbert, C. R., Norman, C. F., Kehr, J. A., Boyer, C. E., “Improving the Damage Tolerance, and Extending the Service Life of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings,” International Conference on Corrosion and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures,” Orlando, December, 1998.

1998 Kehr, J.A., Huang, S.H., Banwari, H., “Coating Selection for Pipe Rehabilitation,” India, NACE, November 1998.

1998 Kehr, J.A., Schupbach, A.S., Berntson, L.G., Mills, C., “Two-Layer FBE Coatings: Products of Today to Meet Your Pipeline Needs of Tomorrow,” Pipeline and Gas Industry’s 2nd International Conference, Houston, October 1998.

1998 Kehr, J.A., Natwig, G.S., “Epoxy Powder Resin Coatings as a Means of Corrosion Control,” Paper No. 98035, US Navy and Industry Corrosion Technology Information Exchange, Louisville, KY, June, 1998.

1998 Kehr, J.A., “Designing and Selecting Coatings,” Internal Coatings: Why, Which, and How, NACE Tech Edge, Houston, April 14, 1998.

1997 Kehr, J.A., “Quality Assurance Testing of FBE Coatings,” Using Fusion Bonded Powder Coatings in the Pipeline Industry, NACE Tech Edge, Houston, June 1997.

1997 Kehr, J.A., “Powder Coating Applications in Use Today,” Using Fusion Bonded Powder Coatings in the Pipeline Industry, NACE Tech Edge, Houston, June 1997.

1997 Guidetti, G.P., Kehr, J.A., Welch, V., “Multi-Layer Polypropylene Systems for Ultra High Operating Temperature,” 12th International Conference on Pipe Protection, BHRA, Paris, November, 1997.

1996 McHattie, J.S., Perez, I.L., Kehr, J.A., “Factors Affecting Cathodic Disbondment of Epoxy Coatings for Steel Reinforcing Bars,” Cement and Concrete Deposits, 18, (1996).

1996 Kehr, J.A., Gupta, G., Welch, V., “Responding to the Rebar and Pipe Coating Markets,” Seventh Middle East Corrosion Conference, Bahrain Society of Engineers and NACE, Bahrain, February, 1996.

1994 Kehr, J.A., “Epoxy Coatings for Rebar Corrosion Protection,” American Society of Civil Engineers—Saudi Arabia Section, Corrosion Protection of Concrete Reinforcement, Dhahran, Riyadh, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, December 1994.

1994 Kehr, J.A., “Fusion Bonded Epoxy for Internal Corrosion Protection,” International Conference and Exhibition—Internal Corrosion Protection, Houston, September 1994.

1991 Belisle, J., Kehr, J.A., “Blasting Abrasives: Conductimetric/Chloride Analysis of Water Extractables,” Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings, (November 1990).

1990 Fauntleroy, T., Kehr, J.A., Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating Application Manual, 3M

1989 Kehr, J.A., “Fast Gel, Fusion -Bonded Epoxies for Protecting Pipeline,” Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings, 6, 6 (June 1989).

1987 Coulson, Temple, Kehr, “FBE Powder and Coating Tests Evaluated,” Oil and Gas Journal, 10 (August 1987).

1980 Kehr, J.A., “Epoxy Powder Manufacturers’ Testing,” Gulf Coating Corrosion Seminar, Houston, Texas.

1979 Kehr, J.A., “Pipe, Water Works, and Rebar Coatings,” Twin City NACE Chapter, St. Paul, Minnesota.

1974 Kehr, J.A., “Pipeline Coatings,” NACE Western Regional Conference, Seattle, Washington.

1974 Kehr, J.A., “Thermal Bonded Epoxy Coatings,” NACE Dayton Chapter, Dayton, Ohio.

1973 Kehr, J.A., “Catalysis of Epoxy Resins,” 3M Technical Forum Class on Polymer Chemistry.

 

Patents

3,792,016 Metal Imidazolate-Catalyzed Systems

3,819,560 Vinyl Halide Polymer/Epoxide Resin Powder Coating Compositions

3,876,606 Thermosetting Epoxy Resin Powder Highly Filled with Barium Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate & Mica

Professional Associations

American Petroleum Institute (API)

Secretary task force on Internal Pipe Coating Recommended Practice

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

Chairman ASTM A-775 Epoxy-Coated Steel Reinforcing Bars

Canadian Standards Association (CSA) (2002 - present)

Technical Committee on Oil & Gas Pipeline Systems and Materials (Z662)

ISO

ISO TC67/SC2/WG14-1 (Multilayer) (2003 - present)

ISO TC67/SC2/WG14-2 (FBE) (2003 - present)

ISO TC67/SC2/WG14-3 (Girthweld) (2003 - present)

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Chairman Epoxy Coating Advisory/Marketing Committee

Chairman Epoxy Coating Technical Committee

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)

Corrosion ‘86 T-10D-10 Symposium Chairman

Secretary task force T-10D-10 on FBE External Pipe Coating

Vice-chairman T-3K-4 Epoxy-Coated Steel Reinforcing Bars

Cochairman Using Fusion Bonded Powder Coatings in the Pipeline Industry, NACE Tech Edge, Houston, June 1997

Steel Structures Painting Council (SSPC)

 

Specifications, Recommended Practices, and Standards

Co-wrote or significant revisions

API

RP 5L7: Recommended Practices for Unprimed Internal Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating of Line Pipe

ASTM

A 775: Standard Specification for Epoxy-Coated Reinforcing Bars

D 3963: Standard Specification for Epoxy-Coated Reinforcing Steel

A 950: Standard Specification for Fusion Bonded Epoxy-Coated Structural Steel H-Piles and Sheet Piling

A 934: Standard Specification for Epoxy-Coated Prefabricated Steel Reinforcing Bars

A 884: Standard Specification for Epoxy-Coated Steel Wire and Welded Wire Fabric for Reinforcement

G 8: Standard Test Method for Cathodic Disbonding of Pipeline Coatings

G 62: Standard Test Method for Holiday Detection in Pipeline Coatings

G 95: Standard Test Method for Cathodic Disbondment Test of Pipeline Coatings (Attached Cell Method)

CRSI

White Paper, Fusion-Bonded Epoxy on Reinforcing Steel

NACE

RP0394-94: Standard Recommended Practice: Application, Performance, and Quality Control of Plant-Applied, Fusion-Bonded Epoxy External Pipe Coating

RP0490-90: Standard Recommended Practice: Holiday Detection of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy External Pipeline Coatings