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5 Things to Know and Understand About Titanium Corrosion 5 Things to Know and Understand About Titanium Corrosion 5 Things to Know and Understand About Titanium Corrosion 5 Things to Know and Understand About Titanium Corrosion

Titanium is best regarded for two characteristics in particular: excellent corrosion resistance and a relatively high strength-to-density...
The Root Causes of Today's Multifactorial Concrete Problems The Root Causes of Today's Multifactorial Concrete Problems The Root Causes of Today's Multifactorial Concrete Problems The Root Causes of Today's Multifactorial Concrete Problems

A defect or problem in an existing reinforced concrete structure is multifactorial and often stems from obscure reasons. A proper root...
Decline in Quality of Piping Making Corrosion Inevitable Decline in Quality of Piping Making Corrosion Inevitable Decline in Quality of Piping Making Corrosion Inevitable Decline in Quality of Piping Making Corrosion Inevitable

The steady decline in the quality of today’s piping products means the potential of serious corrosion problems, often despite all the...
The 8 Most Common Forms of Metal Corrosion The 8 Most Common Forms of Metal Corrosion The 8 Most Common Forms of Metal Corrosion The 8 Most Common Forms of Metal Corrosion

All corrosion is not equal. The type of corrosion is dependent mainly on the surrounding environment and the composition of the exposed...
What Does Quality Control Mean in the Corrosion and Coatings Industry? What Does Quality Control Mean in the Corrosion and Coatings Industry? What Does Quality Control Mean in the Corrosion and Coatings Industry? What Does Quality Control Mean in the Corrosion and Coatings Industry?

Quality control on a job site is often standardized by regulatory agencies in a way that makes it completely objective, and hence...
Pitting Corrosion in Oil and Gas Wells and Pipelines Pitting Corrosion in Oil and Gas Wells and Pipelines Pitting Corrosion in Oil and Gas Wells and Pipelines Pitting Corrosion in Oil and Gas Wells and Pipelines

The hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide gases responsible for pitting are most commonly encountered in the oil and gas sector. For this...
Expert Q&A: How to Succeed in the Corrosion & Coatings Field Expert Q&A: How to Succeed in the Corrosion & Coatings Field Expert Q&A: How to Succeed in the Corrosion & Coatings Field Expert Q&A: How to Succeed in the Corrosion & Coatings Field

In his 60 years in the corrosion business, Louis D. Vincent has become an icon of integrity and leadership. In this interview, he tells us...
The 5 Advantages of Powder Coatings The 5 Advantages of Powder Coatings The 5 Advantages of Powder Coatings The 5 Advantages of Powder Coatings

Powder coatings offer advantages over liquid coatings for appropriate applications. Quality coating depositions can be made rapidly and...
Cathodic Protection Design Differences for FBE-Coated Pipelines Cathodic Protection Design Differences for FBE-Coated Pipelines Cathodic Protection Design Differences for FBE-Coated Pipelines Cathodic Protection Design Differences for FBE-Coated Pipelines

Alan Kehr provides some guidance and perspective on an article published in Pipeline and Gas Journal: “Fusion-bonded Epoxy’s Effects on...
How Hot Shortness and Welding Affect Corrosion in Metals How Hot Shortness and Welding Affect Corrosion in Metals How Hot Shortness and Welding Affect Corrosion in Metals How Hot Shortness and Welding Affect Corrosion in Metals

Hot shortness is a welding defect that can cause cracking of the metal surface as it cools. These cracks can serve as breeding grounds for...