Corrosion

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This week’s stories highlight a nuclear power plant that completed repairs to corroded equipment, corrosion-induced vehicle recalls, a...

Understanding the 3 Types of Tensile Strength Understanding the 3 Types of Tensile Strength Understanding the 3 Types of Tensile Strength Understanding the 3 Types of Tensile Strength


The three types of tensile strengths are yield, ultimate, and fracture strength. Each of these mechanical properties defines the various...

Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures


Electrical interference is a threat that accelerates corrosion in buried metallic structures such as pipelines, tanks and vessels....

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This week's stories highlight robots that power themselves through corrosive reactions, another COVID-19 delay for an industry conference,...

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This week's stories highlight virtual classroom training and certification during the COVID-19 pandemic, Amsterdam’s efforts to battle...

QUIZ: Pipeline Crack Inspection (15 Questions to Test Your Knowledge) QUIZ: Pipeline Crack Inspection (15 Questions to Test Your Knowledge) QUIZ: Pipeline Crack Inspection (15 Questions to Test Your Knowledge) QUIZ: Pipeline Crack Inspection (15 Questions to Test Your Knowledge)


The integrity of pipeline networks is threatened by cracks and other defects generated during manufacturing, installation and operation of...

The Dangers of Pipeline Flange Corrosion and What to Do About It The Dangers of Pipeline Flange Corrosion and What to Do About It The Dangers of Pipeline Flange Corrosion and What to Do About It The Dangers of Pipeline Flange Corrosion and What to Do About It


Corroded flanges can result in containment loss and leaks. The most common corrosion prevention methods revolve around proper sealing of...

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This week's stories highlight postponement of the CORROSION 2020 event, corrosion in both oil & gas lines and sewage lines, and a new...

11 Uses for Cupronickel and Why You Should Be Using It Now 11 Uses for Cupronickel and Why You Should Be Using It Now 11 Uses for Cupronickel and Why You Should Be Using It Now 11 Uses for Cupronickel and Why You Should Be Using It Now


Although cupronickel alloys were initially developed for corrosion-resistant piping and other marine applications, their use is now...

Beryllium Copper Alloys vs Steel: Which Metal Works Harder? Beryllium Copper Alloys vs Steel: Which Metal Works Harder? Beryllium Copper Alloys vs Steel: Which Metal Works Harder? Beryllium Copper Alloys vs Steel: Which Metal Works Harder?


The addition of 2% beryllium to copper makes the alloy almost 600% stronger than copper. BeCu alloys outperform steel where a combination...

An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices


Corrosion in welded joints is caused by a combination of manufacturing and metallurgical factors, including deficient weldment design, poor...

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This week's stories highlight the CORROSION 2020 event, nuclear waste storage containers and new products, including a redesign of a...

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This week's stories highlight the status of a corroded bridge in England, exciting developments for robotic corrosion inspection and...

The Relationship Between Corrosion Fatigue and Stress Corrosion Cracking The Relationship Between Corrosion Fatigue and Stress Corrosion Cracking The Relationship Between Corrosion Fatigue and Stress Corrosion Cracking The Relationship Between Corrosion Fatigue and Stress Corrosion Cracking


While corrosion fatigue and stress corrosion cracking can occur under different circumstances, they are part of the same continuum....

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This roundup features stories about several emergencies caused by corrosion such as an ammonia pipeline rupture and a university apartment...

10 Things to Know About Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer and Corrosion 10 Things to Know About Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer and Corrosion 10 Things to Know About Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer and Corrosion 10 Things to Know About Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer and Corrosion


Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) materials possess the advantage of a very high specific strength coupled with very low weight....

Stopping Rust in Bolted Systems Stopping Rust in Bolted Systems Stopping Rust in Bolted Systems Stopping Rust in Bolted Systems


In harsh salt or chemical environments, bolting systems are often the first to corrode. What mechanisms cause this rapid deterioration and...

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This week's stories highlight the root cause of a pipeline explosion in Philadelphia. Also in this edition, we cover new coatings, deicing...

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This week's stories take a look the role corrosion played in a notorious wildfire, a corrosion conference, exciting new research in the...