David Tordonato

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory
Contact Information: (303) 445-2394, dtordonato@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

David Tordonato began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2011 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2022 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Improved Power Generation and Repair and Maintenance.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. David Tordonato is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Robotic Non-Destructive Inspection of Hydraulic Streel Structures

Project ID: 22064
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2022 (with plans to continue through 2023)
Research Results: contact David Tordonato

Additive Manufacturing Investigation and Demonstration for Hydropower Applications

Project ID: 19085
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2019 - 2021
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Investigation of corrosion resistant primers, barrier topcoats and duplex systems

Project ID: 1850
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2018 - 2020
Research Results: Preliminary Investigation of Corrosion Resistant Primers with Duplex Coatings Systems (final, PDF, 2.7MB)

Finding a Green Alternative to Vinyl Resin Coatings

Project ID: 8835
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2015 - 2017
Research Results:

Investigation of corrosion inhibitors in protective coastings

Project ID: 1703
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2017
Research Results:

Field Scale-up testing of Foul Release Coatings

Project ID: 5270
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2013 - 2015
Research Results:

Laboratory Evaluation of Metalized Coatings for Use on Reclamation Infrastructure

Project ID: 9818
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2012
Research Results:

Investigation of Molybdenum Disulfide and Tungsten Disulfide as Additives to Coatings for Foul Release Systems

Project ID: 1417
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Investigation of Molybdenum Disulfide and Tungsten Disulfide as Additives to Coatings for Foul Release Systems (final, PDF, 391KB)

Study to Determine the Feasibility of Overcoating Coal Tar Enamel with Foul Release Coatings

Project ID: 3104
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Investigation of Overcoating Coal Tar Enamel with Foul Release Coatings (final, PDF, 1.0MB)


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Last Updated: 11/17/20