Use ISO to help protect your assets

All steel structures that are exposed to the atmosphere, under water or submerged in soil, suffer from corrosion. The ISO 12944 standard helps ensure proper corrosion protection and includes important information on paint technology, criteria for paint selection and surface preparation requirements.

The latest version of ISO 12944 was released in 2018, and it includes updates on the recommended composition of paint systems, including the number of recommended coats, dry film thicknesses and more. Our experts can help you use the latest standards to protect your valuable assets.

How to select the right paint system

The ISO’s criteria and guidelines help you select the right paint system for your project. You can get an overview of the guidelines and how to put them to use in our ISO brochure, which has been prepared in accordance with the latest edition of the ISO 12944 international standard.

FAQs on ISO 12944 updates

ISO 12944 was developed in the 1990s and the first edition was published in 1998. It was updated in 2018 to include changes that impact how to protect steel against corrosion by using paint. Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the changes, how they will affect you, and how to put them into practice.

The ISO on-demand webinar

If you’d like to understand the changes to ISO 12944 in more detail, sign up for our on-demand webinar. You’ll learn key facts about corrosion protection, what areas ISO 12944 covers and what changes were made in 2018.