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Polyken Announces New Primerless Coating System for Corrosion Protection

Innovative Technology Provides Environmental and User Friendly Effective Solution for Corrosion Protection of Field Joints, Fittings and Specialty Piping

    /24-7PressRelease/ - FRANKLIN, MA, May 10, 2007 - Covalence Adhesives Corrosion Protection Group, has brought to market Polyken 4000 PCS, a new cold applied primerless coating system for the corrosion protection of joints, fittings and specialty piping.

In response to market demand for a high performance protective coating that complies with environmental standards and does not emit VOCs, Covalence CPG has produced a very desirable and highly compatible solution from Polyken, a brand with more than 50 years of proven performance. The 4000 PCS does not require a primer or liquid adhesive. It has a high tack butyl rubber adhesive that is designed for initial adhesion, even in cold weather.

"The Polyken 4000 PCS system is very desirable option." says Samuel J. Thomas, Director, Covalence CPG. Its conformable polyethylene backing combined with a superior adhesive that flows, fills and instantaneously bonds offers the market a very desirable corrosion protection coating. When labor savings is added to the financial equation, the 4000 PCS has a distinct advantage over other technology solutions." he adds.

The system is environmentally friendly. It is very easy to use and does not require a primer or liquid adhesive. It can be applied to a wire brushed or sandblasted pipe surface.

Additional product information can be found online at or by calling 800-248-0149.

About Covalence Corrosion Protection Group
Covalence CPG ( is a global leader in the manufacture of adhesive and corrosion protection products, providing solutions to customers in oil & gas, water, wastewater and district heating for more than 50 years.

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