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Concrete Flooring Moisture Issues


Addressing concrete floor moisture begins with proper design, curing and surface preparation. Testing for moisture content and identifying its source are very important...

Corrosion Management in Water Treatment: A Look at Water Pipeline Corrosion and Why It's Becoming a Problem


Drinking water travels through metallic pipes. The corrosion rate depends upon dissimilar metals used in pipes and water parameters such as dissolved oxygen levels, pH...

Corrosion in the News: November 18, 2019 Roundup


This week's stories take a look at corrosion of drinking water pipes, additive manufacturing and exciting developments in the corrosion resistance of 3D printed...

6 Things You Need to Know About Platinized Titanium Anodes


Platinized titanium anodes are preferred in impressed current cathodic protection systems exposed to marine environments due to the low consumption rate of their...

Is Surface Preparation for Concrete Repairs a Fad?


Proper attention to surface preparation is essential to achieve a robust bond between repair materials and the existing concrete substrate. Only a strong bond will lead...

Correcting and Preventing Concrete Corrosion


Corrosion of reinforcing steel in concrete is a worldwide problem that causes a range of economic, aesthetic and utilization issues. However, if corrosion effects are...

corrosion news


This week's stories highlight exciting corrosion prevention innovations involving copper and concrete structures. Changes in EPA regulations for corrosion prevention in...

Why Concrete Delamination Occurs - and What to Do About It


Delamination in concrete slabs can be a serious problem. This article examines how to prevent them—and how to find and fix them when they occur.

Corrosion Fatigue of Welded Joints on Marine Offshore Structures


When combined, fatigue and corrosion have an exponentially worse effect on the reliability and lifespan on marine offshore structures and assets. Learn how to prevent or...

Beginners Guide to Becoming an Offshore Coating Inspector


Offshore coating inspectors must possess sound knowledge of various coating types, their applications and different types of defects. This requires specific training...

corrosion news


This week's stories take a look at the closing of a battleship exhibit due to corrosion, some developments in coating products and a bridge failure possibly due to...

How a Liquid-Infused Porous Surface Coating on Steel Can Resist Biofouling


Liquid-infused coatings improve upon traditional anti-fouling paints and coatings. They consist of a liquid lubricant that is stabilized within a porous or textured...

How to Stop a Ship's Marine Corrosion in 3 Steps


Discover the three-step process to stop corrosion in metal ships: identify marine corrosion, understand the cause and eliminate the cause.

Industry Experts Discuss Subsea Pipeline Corrosion Management


In this exclusive interview, three oil & gas industry corrosion experts discuss some of the key challenges in protecting subsea assets from corrosion, and the variety of...

Salt Limits to Prevent Premature Coating Failures


The presence of non-visible residual surface salts and their impact on life cycle coating performance is well documented, yet no widespread industry standards exist to...

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How and why should I measure the strength of a protective coating?


Modern industrial processes continue to place heavy demands on tools, equipment and structures. As a result, the protective coatings used to shield these assets must be...

How should I choose between a polyurethane and an epoxy coating on concrete floors?


There is no shortage of options when it comes to concrete floor coatings, which are generally used to protect concrete floors from excessive wear and damage. Two of the...

Does zinc rust?


The short to the question is, yes. Zinc does rust. Like all metals, zinc corrodes when exposed to air and moisture. However, this element does not rust like most other...

What are the key benefits to using non-intrusive inspections on the condition of pressure equipment?


It is essential to perform regular inspections on pressure equipment to ensure that their mechanical and structural integrity meet safety and performance standards....

How can I convert the corrosion rate between the mils per year and the metric equivalent millimeter per year (mm/y), and why does this matter?


A corrosion rate conversion is a technique to change the measurement units of a given corrosion rate to another unit for comparison purposes or a specific engineering...

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