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Blue-tinted liquid nylon multipolymer coating in use on hydraulic grounding connections. Blue-tinted liquid nylon multipolymer coating in use on hydraulic grounding connections. Blue-tinted liquid nylon multipolymer coating in use on hydraulic grounding connections. Blue-tinted liquid nylon multipolymer coating in use on hydraulic grounding connections.


The primary benefit of liquid nylon coatings are that they produce a flexible, tough coating that provides an impervious barrier against...

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Concrete may need to be prepared for repairs and overlays, or to clean and/or roughen the surface for the application of a subsequent...

The Crystalline Structure of Metals The Crystalline Structure of Metals The Crystalline Structure of Metals The Crystalline Structure of Metals


Materials are made up of a wide variety of atomic structures. However, metals in particular almost always have their atoms organized in a...

Corrosion engineer among equipment and pipes holding a blueprint and checklist Corrosion engineer among equipment and pipes holding a blueprint and checklist Corrosion engineer among equipment and pipes holding a blueprint and checklist Corrosion engineer among equipment and pipes holding a blueprint and checklist


With proper consideration, corrosion can be limited and even prevented almost entirely. There are many different ways that the risk of...

4 Types of Tests that Measure the Strength of a Coating 4 Types of Tests that Measure the Strength of a Coating 4 Types of Tests that Measure the Strength of a Coating 4 Types of Tests that Measure the Strength of a Coating


Testing the mechanical properties (e.g., adhesive strength) of a coating is one of the best ways to ensure that the coating in question can...

6 Tests to Measure a Material's Strength 6 Tests to Measure a Material's Strength 6 Tests to Measure a Material's Strength 6 Tests to Measure a Material's Strength


Tensile, compressive, fatigue, torsion, nick break and creep tests are six important procedures used to measure the strength of a material.

3 Essential Types of Material Destructive Tests 3 Essential Types of Material Destructive Tests 3 Essential Types of Material Destructive Tests 3 Essential Types of Material Destructive Tests


Tensile, toughness and fatigue destructive testing provides valuable information for determining the suitability of a material in a...

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...

Video: When to Use Impressed Current Cathodic Protection Video: When to Use Impressed Current Cathodic Protection Video: When to Use Impressed Current Cathodic Protection Video: When to Use Impressed Current Cathodic Protection


Impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) is necessary when stray electrical currents threaten to corrode metal equipment. This video...

World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete


World of Concrete's growing audience leads to an exciting and informative show.

SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects


New technologies, new leadership and new blood... SSPC 2016 was a resounding success and a great event for all 2,000+ attendees. Here are...

Q&A with David Shong: Views on CUI & Hydrophobic Insulation Q&A with David Shong: Views on CUI & Hydrophobic Insulation Q&A with David Shong: Views on CUI & Hydrophobic Insulation Q&A with David Shong: Views on CUI & Hydrophobic Insulation


Part 1 of an exclusive interview with a representative from Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group on the causes of CUI and the role...

Joe Payer: Preparing the Corrosion Engineers of Tomorrow Joe Payer: Preparing the Corrosion Engineers of Tomorrow Joe Payer: Preparing the Corrosion Engineers of Tomorrow Joe Payer: Preparing the Corrosion Engineers of Tomorrow


The Department of Defense conducted a corrosion cost study to quantify what they had known for years—that corrosion was a huge financial...

Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control


In the second segment of an in-depth interview, Mega Rust chairman Dave Zilber shares his views on U.S. Navy ship design and construction,...

Twin Wire Arc Spray High Density Coating Process by Thermion Twin Wire Arc Spray High Density Coating Process by Thermion Twin Wire Arc Spray High Density Coating Process by Thermion Twin Wire Arc Spray High Density Coating Process by Thermion


These metal arc spray high density coating systems offer high density coatings with lower operational costs.

Magnum Energy Services Acquires TSI Thermal Spray Industries LTD. (TSI) Magnum Energy Services Acquires TSI Thermal Spray Industries LTD. (TSI) Magnum Energy Services Acquires TSI Thermal Spray Industries LTD. (TSI) Magnum Energy Services Acquires TSI Thermal Spray Industries LTD. (TSI)
Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber


The first segment of an in-depth interview with Mega Rust 2015 Chairman, Dave Zilber, reveals insights, recent successes and the hurdles...

Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion


The cost of salt corrosion coatings failures are estimated at over US$6 billion per year.

VIDEO: John Oliver on America's Crumbling Infrastructure VIDEO: John Oliver on America's Crumbling Infrastructure VIDEO: John Oliver on America's Crumbling Infrastructure VIDEO: John Oliver on America's Crumbling Infrastructure


Infrastructure: it's our roads, bridges, dams, airports, power grids... basically anything that can be destroyed in an action film! Here's...

Introduction to Electroplating Interview with Jane Debbrecht Introduction to Electroplating Interview with Jane Debbrecht Introduction to Electroplating Interview with Jane Debbrecht Introduction to Electroplating Interview with Jane Debbrecht


Jane Debbrecht discusses the electroplating process, how it is used in industry, and the benefits it has over other corrosion prevention...

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The design process is crucial for implementing the proper anti-corrosion measures. There are numerous factors to consider and methods that...

Cathodic Protection and Anode Backfills Cathodic Protection and Anode Backfills Cathodic Protection and Anode Backfills Cathodic Protection and Anode Backfills


Cathodic protection is a key method for preventing corrosion, and understanding its basic concepts is very important. Here we look at the...

Refractory Metals: Properties, Types and Applications Refractory Metals: Properties, Types and Applications Refractory Metals: Properties, Types and Applications Refractory Metals: Properties, Types and Applications


Refractory metals are widely used in various applications because of their unique and desirable properties and behaviors, including...

An Intro to the Duplex System for Corrosion Protection An Intro to the Duplex System for Corrosion Protection An Intro to the Duplex System for Corrosion Protection An Intro to the Duplex System for Corrosion Protection


Two systems are better than one. Learn how they're combined to increase a substrate's resistance to 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 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...

Why Concrete Delamination Occurs - and What to Do About It Why Concrete Delamination Occurs - and What to Do About It Why Concrete Delamination Occurs - and What to Do About It Why Concrete Delamination Occurs - and What to Do About It


Delamination in concrete slabs can be a serious problem. This article examines how to prevent it—and how to find and fix it when it happens.

VIDEO: What Is a Corrosion Microcell? VIDEO: What Is a Corrosion Microcell? VIDEO: What Is a Corrosion Microcell? VIDEO: What Is a Corrosion Microcell?


Microcell corrosion is when active corrosion, and the cathodic half-cell reaction that it produces, take place at different points along...

VIDEO: Cathodic Protection in 2 Minutes Flat VIDEO: Cathodic Protection in 2 Minutes Flat VIDEO: Cathodic Protection in 2 Minutes Flat VIDEO: Cathodic Protection in 2 Minutes Flat


Cathodic protection is an old method of corrosion prevention, but it's still used in a wide array of environments, from steel pipelines to...

VIDEO: The Basics of Corrosion and Protection VIDEO: The Basics of Corrosion and Protection VIDEO: The Basics of Corrosion and Protection VIDEO: The Basics of Corrosion and Protection


When it comes to protecting major infrastructure, corrosion prevention can get very complicated. However, the most basic principles of...

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