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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...

Flexible Coatings for Protection of Marine Structures


Protecting offshore structures from corrosion and abrasion damage is an ongoing and costly challenge for operators. A polyurea coatings manufacturer discusses...

How to Enhance Safety When Working With Volatile Organic Compounds


VOCs are emitted from coatings used in the corrosion protection industry. Several techniques are available that reduce the VOCs produced from the paint, and protection...

EIT Corrosion Detection Systems: Are They the Future?


Grouted electrically isolated pre-tensioned tendons provide advantages for prestressed concrete structures such as bridges and flyovers. Previously they were susceptible...

4 Types of Concrete Floor Coatings (And What You Should Know About Each)


4 Types of Concrete Floor Coatings (And What You Should Know About Each). Key types of floor coatings and applications, best uses, drawbacks, when they should be used,...

Electric Transportation Systems and Stray Current Corrosion


Stray current corrosion from DC transit system is a real threat to a pipeline’s integrity, but it can be detected by measuring the pipe-to-soil potential. The pipeline...

corrosion news


This week's stories take a look at several instances of vehicle corrosion, another involving an infamous marine disaster, and developments involving oxidation and...

Corrosion Knowledge Management Vs. Corrosion Management: An Essential Tool for Assets Integrity Management


A model for material management called Corrosion Knowledge Management (CMK) may be applied by both corrosion experts and non-corrosionists (e.g., managers) to evaluate...

Waterborne Coatings: Environmental and Health Regulations Meet Coatings Technology


The minimal use or lack of solvents makes waterborne coatings a viable way to meet or exceed stringent environmental and personal health and safety standards.

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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...

Can laser scanning be used for corrosion assessment with corrosion under insulation?


Laser scanning (profilometry) is a relatively new technique used for nondestructive testing and evaluation of numerous structures. It involves using laser technology to...

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