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CUI Myth: Shop Coatings are Better Quality than Field Coatings CUI Myth: Shop Coatings are Better Quality than Field Coatings CUI Myth: Shop Coatings are Better Quality than Field Coatings CUI Myth: Shop Coatings are Better Quality than Field Coatings

If you have a controlled environment, you’re much more capable of controlling (and thus optimizing) the quality with which a coating is...
10 Best Ways to Prevent Gusset Plate Corrosion 10 Best Ways to Prevent Gusset Plate Corrosion 10 Best Ways to Prevent Gusset Plate Corrosion 10 Best Ways to Prevent Gusset Plate Corrosion

Gusset plate corrosion can cause a reduction in load carrying capability and ultimately lead to a collapse of the structure. Steps should...
Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications

Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group explains why there isn’t a single insulation on the market today that will provide optimal...
The Impact of the Pipeline Safety Act of 2011 on the Industry The Impact of the Pipeline Safety Act of 2011 on the Industry The Impact of the Pipeline Safety Act of 2011 on the Industry The Impact of the Pipeline Safety Act of 2011 on the Industry

Even though pipelines are one of the safest and most reliable forms of energy transportation, there is a long history of pipeline failures...
Your Comprehensive Guide to Waterproofing with Bituminous Paint Your Comprehensive Guide to Waterproofing with Bituminous Paint Your Comprehensive Guide to Waterproofing with Bituminous Paint Your Comprehensive Guide to Waterproofing with Bituminous Paint

Bituminous coatings are effective at waterproofing and protecting various substrates, particularly metal, from the adverse effects of...
CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service

Monica Chauviere, an expert in the field of corrosion under insulation (CUI), reviews a white paper on the 'Selection of Coating Systems...
The Mining Industry's Fight Against Corrosion The Mining Industry's Fight Against Corrosion The Mining Industry's Fight Against Corrosion The Mining Industry's Fight Against Corrosion

One of the biggest and most costly reasons for equipment to go non-functional or mining production to stop is corrosion. If a mining...
Q&A with Ron Bianchetti: Finding the Source of Costly Sewer Corrosion Q&A with Ron Bianchetti: Finding the Source of Costly Sewer Corrosion Q&A with Ron Bianchetti: Finding the Source of Costly Sewer Corrosion Q&A with Ron Bianchetti: Finding the Source of Costly Sewer Corrosion

Water/wastewater infrastructure corrosion expert, Ron Bianchetti, discusses a 2014 study examining how coagulants used in drinking water...
Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance

A case study on a protective coating solution for a hydraulic pump at a water elevation plant in Portugal. Eight months after coating...
Tightrope: Identifying Limiting Conditions for Coatings Specification Tightrope: Identifying Limiting Conditions for Coatings Specification Tightrope: Identifying Limiting Conditions for Coatings Specification Tightrope: Identifying Limiting Conditions for Coatings Specification

In writing coating specifications, it is essential to understand and include all of the limiting conditions at a specific site where...