Corrosion

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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...

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...

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...

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Corrosion in the Industry News: October 19, 2020 Roundup. Welcome to the mid-October 2020 Corrosionpedia News Roundup where we…

Engineer inspecting a pipeline. Engineer inspecting a pipeline. Engineer inspecting a pipeline. Engineer inspecting a pipeline.


An electromagnetic acoustic transducer (EMAT) generates ultrasound via an electromechanical coupling, and is used to detect pipeline...

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Corrosion in the News: October 5, 2020 Roundup. Welcome to the early October 2020 Corrosionpedia News Roundup where we…

Chloride, Caustic and Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking Chloride, Caustic and Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking Chloride, Caustic and Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking Chloride, Caustic and Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking


An overview of chloride, caustic and polythionic acid stress corrosion cracking is presented in…

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Corrosion in the News: September 21, 2020 Roundup. Welcome to the mid-September 2020 Corrosionpedia News Roundup where we…

Combating Sanitation System Corrosion Combating Sanitation System Corrosion Combating Sanitation System Corrosion Combating Sanitation System Corrosion


Sanitation corrosion is a worldwide problem that permeates through a system of moving waste to processing stations, often ending with water...

Aviation Coatings for Corrosion Prevention Aviation Coatings for Corrosion Prevention Aviation Coatings for Corrosion Prevention Aviation Coatings for Corrosion Prevention


Corrosive deterioration of the critical surfaces of aircraft can come in the way of ensuring a reliable and safe operational performance....

Several steam gauges. Several steam gauges. Several steam gauges. Several steam gauges.


There are many types of steam and important aspects to consider when using process steam systems for industrial purposes.

Pipes in seawater. Pipes in seawater. Pipes in seawater. Pipes in seawater.


The chemical reactions responsible for the corrosion of pipes in seawater environments are predominantly electrochemical in nature, so...

Corrosion in the News: September 7, 2020 Roundup Corrosion in the News: September 7, 2020 Roundup Corrosion in the News: September 7, 2020 Roundup Corrosion in the News: September 7, 2020 Roundup


Corrosion in the News: September 7, 2020 Roundup. Welcome to the early September 2020 Corrosionpedia News Roundup where we…

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Steel is popular, durable and versatile. Here are 7 things to understand about the corrosion resistance of steel.

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Innovations in composite repair systems, particularly in regards to the materials used, are creating better options for pipeline repair...

Corrosion in the News: August 17, 2020 Roundup Corrosion in the News: August 17, 2020 Roundup Corrosion in the News: August 17, 2020 Roundup Corrosion in the News: August 17, 2020 Roundup


Corrosion in the News: August 17, 2020 Roundup. Welcome to the mid-August 2020 Corrosionpedia News Roundup where we…

Understanding the Relationship Between Stress and Corrosion Understanding the Relationship Between Stress and Corrosion Understanding the Relationship Between Stress and Corrosion Understanding the Relationship Between Stress and Corrosion


Stresses (residual stress or applied stress) acting on a material can play a major role in a unique type of corrosion known as stress...

Why Monel 400 is So Damn Expensive Why Monel 400 is So Damn Expensive Why Monel 400 is So Damn Expensive Why Monel 400 is So Damn Expensive


Monel 400 remains expensive mainly due to its high nickel content and critical applications in aerospace, petroleum extraction, marine and...