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Oil refinery with stainless steel process equipment and pipelines. Oil refinery with stainless steel process equipment and pipelines. Oil refinery with stainless steel process equipment and pipelines. Oil refinery with stainless steel process equipment and pipelines.

Polythionic acid stress corrosion cracking of austenitic stainless steel can be prevented by an appropriate soda ash neutralization...
Sign indicating a cathodic protection test point. Sign indicating a cathodic protection test point. Sign indicating a cathodic protection test point. Sign indicating a cathodic protection test point.

Learn about cathodic protection potential measurement, a method used to determine the adequacy of a cathodic protection system by comparing...
Shiny metal alloy coring Shiny metal alloy coring Shiny metal alloy coring Shiny metal alloy coring

Coring: How to Properly Remove This Damaging Alloy Defect to Prevent Corrosion and Improve the Metal's Mechanical Properties
An Introduction to the Galvanic Series: Galvanic Compatibility and Corrosion An Introduction to the Galvanic Series: Galvanic Compatibility and Corrosion An Introduction to the Galvanic Series: Galvanic Compatibility and Corrosion An Introduction to the Galvanic Series: Galvanic Compatibility and Corrosion

When metals are incorrectly combined and exposed to water and other types of electrolytes, the effects can be very harmful. Find out more...
Old large rusty water pipes. Corroded metal pipe destroyed. Old large rusty water pipes. Corroded metal pipe destroyed. Old large rusty water pipes. Corroded metal pipe destroyed. Old large rusty water pipes. Corroded metal pipe destroyed.

The corrosion of steel piping and its related components is a continuous and virtually unstoppable process. Here we'll look at some of the...
Polyurea coating on a factory floor. Polyurea coating on a factory floor. Polyurea coating on a factory floor. Polyurea coating on a factory floor.

Polyurea coatings are preferred where other coatings fail to protect the substrate. They have the unique advantage of moisture resistance,...
A worker welding stainless steel beams. A worker welding stainless steel beams. A worker welding stainless steel beams. A worker welding stainless steel beams.

Chloride stress corrosion cracking (Cl-SCC) is the most common type of cracking of austenitic stainless steel. It has been the observed...
Measuring the thickness of a coating. Measuring the thickness of a coating. Measuring the thickness of a coating. Measuring the thickness of a coating.

Measurement of film thickness can be done with many different instruments. Understanding the equipment available for film thickness...
How to Effectively Recognize, Prevent and Treat Pitting Corrosion How to Effectively Recognize, Prevent and Treat Pitting Corrosion How to Effectively Recognize, Prevent and Treat Pitting Corrosion How to Effectively Recognize, Prevent and Treat Pitting Corrosion

Pitting corrosion can have serious implications because the cavity it bores below the surface can be both wide and deep, thus seriously...
Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber. Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber. Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber. Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber.

The use of carbon fiber-reinforced composites is growing thanks to their high strength and light weight. This material poses new challenges...