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Integrity Management: How Ultrasonic Inline Inspection (ILI) Technology Enhances Safety Integrity Management: How Ultrasonic Inline Inspection (ILI) Technology Enhances Safety Integrity Management: How Ultrasonic Inline Inspection (ILI) Technology Enhances Safety Integrity Management: How Ultrasonic Inline Inspection (ILI) Technology Enhances Safety

Conventional pressure testing poses many risks to the pipeline, the environment and nearby workers. Ultrasonic inline inspection (ILI), on...
Quality Assurance in the Coatings Industry: A Job Description Quality Assurance in the Coatings Industry: A Job Description Quality Assurance in the Coatings Industry: A Job Description Quality Assurance in the Coatings Industry: A Job Description

Quality assurance specialists are usually employed or subcontracted by an asset owner. In the paint and coatings industry, they verify that...
A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels

High nitrogen stainless steels are an increasingly suitable substitute for nickel. Nitrogen can improve corrosion resistance and the...
The Effects of Corrosion on the Shear Behavior of Materials The Effects of Corrosion on the Shear Behavior of Materials The Effects of Corrosion on the Shear Behavior of Materials The Effects of Corrosion on the Shear Behavior of Materials

A problem that civil engineers currently face is corrosion of the steel reinforcements commonly found in aging infrastructure. Recent...
The Basics of Cathodic Protection The Basics of Cathodic Protection The Basics of Cathodic Protection The Basics of Cathodic Protection

The purpose of cathodic protection (CP) is to reduce the potential difference between anodes and cathodes to a small value. Here's how it...
Metallizing 101 Metallizing 101 Metallizing 101 Metallizing 101

Metallizing is a general term used to describe the process of applying a metallic coating on the surface of an object. It involves several...
Important Facts You Might Not Know About Copper Patina Important Facts You Might Not Know About Copper Patina Important Facts You Might Not Know About Copper Patina Important Facts You Might Not Know About Copper Patina

A basic overview of the patina layer that forms during the atmospheric corrosion of copper and its alloys. How the patina forms and how to...
Effect of Corrosion on a Material's Tensile Strength and Ductility Effect of Corrosion on a Material's Tensile Strength and Ductility Effect of Corrosion on a Material's Tensile Strength and Ductility Effect of Corrosion on a Material's Tensile Strength and Ductility

Discover the mechanical properties of metals used for construction materials and how corrosion influences the metal’s internal structure.
Quality Control: Protect Your Pipelines with Active Corrosion Protection Quality Control: Protect Your Pipelines with Active Corrosion Protection Quality Control: Protect Your Pipelines with Active Corrosion Protection Quality Control: Protect Your Pipelines with Active Corrosion Protection

Active corrosion protection is so named because the metal’s surface is allowed to come into contact with corrosive elements while...
Stress Concentration: Top 4 Tips to Reduce Stress Concentration in Machine Parts Stress Concentration: Top 4 Tips to Reduce Stress Concentration in Machine Parts Stress Concentration: Top 4 Tips to Reduce Stress Concentration in Machine Parts Stress Concentration: Top 4 Tips to Reduce Stress Concentration in Machine Parts

Stress concentration reduction in machine parts usually involves providing a smooth path for stress to flow through the component. This can...