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How to Avoid Chelant-Based Corrosion in a Boiler Water Pipe
A chelating agent is an essential component in a boiler system where hard minerals exist and need to be “softened” and dissolved in the conveyance. Some...
By: Della Anggabrata
Controlling Corrosion in Electronic Devices
The malfunctioning of controls and switching gear results in more than 50% of electrical system downtime, causing a huge loss to the U.S. economy and the economies of...
AC Induced Corrosion of Buried Pipelines
Pipelines are often located in common utility rights of way with the pipeline taking advantage of corridors reserved for high voltage AC (HVAC) overhead electrical...
By: Mohamed Adel Mohamadein | Head of the Corrosion, Arab Petroleum Pipelines
Hot Corrosion in Gas Turbine Components
Gas turbines are an extremely critical and important piece of equipment used in many industries such as oil and gas, electrical power generation and aviation...
By: Della Anggabrata
All Steamed Up: The Many Types and Uses of Steam
Have you ever wondered how the pressure cooker in your kitchen is comparable to a giant boiler in an electrical power plant? Both have similarities, because they both...
Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures
Corrosion is a naturally occurring phenomenon commonly defined as the deterioration of a substance (usually a metal) or its properties because of a reaction with its...
By: Mahmoud Elmahdy | Senior Cathodic Protection Engineer
Decommissioning Your Cathodic Protection Well
Cathodic protection (CP) systems are often used to protect oil & gas wells from corrosion. However, at some point all wells are eventually decommissioned; doing so...
By: Ted Huck | Ted Huck, VP International for MATCOR
5 Key Questions About Corrosion in Carbon Capture Processing Plants
Carbon capture from refinery gases, flue gas and natural gas processing plants has attracted global attention due to the rising concerns of climate change and for...
By: Chikezie Nwaoha | Researcher, Clean Energy Technologies Research Institute (CETRI), University of Regina
The Impact of the Pipeline Safety Act of 2011 on the Industry
When an incident occurs, pipeline transport invariably attracts negative media attention. When a failure makes the news, one of the questions I am almost always asked by...
By: Britney Taylor, C.E. | Corrosion Pipeline Integrity Engineer, Campos EPC
How a Robust Composite Doubled the Life of FGD Pipework
The UK power station operator required a repair solution that would provide extremely robust protection against abrasion and significantly increase the working life of...
By: Chloe Hirst
How Galvanic Corrosion Can Be Used for Good
Galvanic corrosion is a degenerative electrochemical process that occurs when two dissimilar metals are in contact with each other while exposed to an electrolyte...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
Advances in Liquid Nylon Multipolymer Coatings for the Transportation and Renewable Energy Industries
The purpose of any coating is to protect substrates from detrimental elements. Although many types of coatings have been available for decades, promising new...
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