ALERT

Free Webinar | Stone Wool Insulation - Understand the Product, Features to Help Reduce CUI, and a NEW Next Gen Material | Nov. 29 at 2PM (ET)

CUI


Combat CUI: Major Advancements in Material Standards, Insulation Features and Metal Jacketing Combat CUI: Major Advancements in Material Standards, Insulation Features and Metal Jacketing Combat CUI: Major Advancements in Material Standards, Insulation Features and Metal Jacketing Combat CUI: Major Advancements in Material Standards, Insulation Features and Metal Jacketing


To implement an effective strategy to prevent CUI, engineers, specifiers and facility operators need to consider the elements of an entire...

The Role of Metal Jacketing in CUI The Role of Metal Jacketing in CUI The Role of Metal Jacketing in CUI The Role of Metal Jacketing in CUI


There is no standard method to prevent corrosion under insulation (CUI), only a series of best practices, which when followed properly...

Comparing Insulation in Storm-prone Areas Comparing Insulation in Storm-prone Areas Comparing Insulation in Storm-prone Areas Comparing Insulation in Storm-prone Areas


An issue that affects facilities in tropical and storm-prone area is the threat of superstorms and tropical events, which can be...

Top 5 Considerations when Coating High-Heat Surfaces Top 5 Considerations when Coating High-Heat Surfaces Top 5 Considerations when Coating High-Heat Surfaces Top 5 Considerations when Coating High-Heat Surfaces


Learn the five major considerations you should make before coating a high-temperature surface.

Third Party Long-Term Testing: CUI & Thermal Results Third Party Long-Term Testing: CUI & Thermal Results Third Party Long-Term Testing: CUI & Thermal Results Third Party Long-Term Testing: CUI & Thermal Results


See the results of an independent research and development organization that recently designed, built and tested fully insulated assemblies...

A Two-Step Solution to the High Cost of Corrosion Under Insulation A Two-Step Solution to the High Cost of Corrosion Under Insulation A Two-Step Solution to the High Cost of Corrosion Under Insulation A Two-Step Solution to the High Cost of Corrosion Under Insulation


The direct and indirect costs of corrosion under insulation (CUI) are substantial. Aging infrastructure contributes to the total cost. A...

Combating Wet Insulation and CUI with Aerogel Coatings Combating Wet Insulation and CUI with Aerogel Coatings Combating Wet Insulation and CUI with Aerogel Coatings Combating Wet Insulation and CUI with Aerogel Coatings


Moisture causes insulation to lose its effectiveness. The author’s experiment reveals how a duplex system that combines an aerogel coating...

CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 2) CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 2) CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 2) CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 2)


In Part 2 of this series, nondestructive testing techniques for detection of corrosion under insulation are explained and compared.

CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 1) CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 1) CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 1) CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines (Part 1)


In petrochemical refineries, the majority of pipeline failures are due to three corrosion mechanisms. This article series discusses how to...

Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications


Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group explains why there isn’t a single insulation on the market today that will provide optimal...

CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service CUI Double Whammy: Selection of Coating Systems for CUI Service


Monica Chauviere, an expert in the field of corrosion under insulation (CUI), reviews a white paper on the 'Selection of Coating Systems...

Q&A: David Shong on the New CUI Test Method ASTM C1617 Q&A: David Shong on the New CUI Test Method ASTM C1617 Q&A: David Shong on the New CUI Test Method ASTM C1617 Q&A: David Shong on the New CUI Test Method ASTM C1617


This is the second half of a recent in-depth interview where David Shong explains the new CUI test method ASTM C1617 and discusses how the...

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...

Expanded Perlite Insulation: Why Hydrophobicity is Only Part of the Solution to Prevent CUI Expanded Perlite Insulation: Why Hydrophobicity is Only Part of the Solution to Prevent CUI Expanded Perlite Insulation: Why Hydrophobicity is Only Part of the Solution to Prevent CUI Expanded Perlite Insulation: Why Hydrophobicity is Only Part of the Solution to Prevent CUI


This article, brought to you by David Shong and Jack Bittner, highlights the limitations of a hydrophobic-only approach to prevent...

Top 10 Corrosion Threats Top 10 Corrosion Threats Top 10 Corrosion Threats Top 10 Corrosion Threats


There are many different corrosion problems that can significantly impact a facility. Some problems are very specific to properties of...

CUI Myth 4: There’s no CUI if the Jacketing isn’t Damaged CUI Myth 4: There’s no CUI if the Jacketing isn’t Damaged CUI Myth 4: There’s no CUI if the Jacketing isn’t Damaged CUI Myth 4: There’s no CUI if the Jacketing isn’t Damaged


This is the fourth and final installment of our series on the common myths concerning CUI, for integrity managers, inspectors and...

CUI Myth 3: The Type of Insulation isn't as Important as the Coating CUI Myth 3: The Type of Insulation isn't as Important as the Coating CUI Myth 3: The Type of Insulation isn't as Important as the Coating CUI Myth 3: The Type of Insulation isn't as Important as the Coating


We explore the third CUI myth: 'In the CUI temperature range, if the right coating is just put on properly after excellent surface prep,...

CUI Myth 2: Shop Coatings are Better Quality CUI Myth 2: Shop Coatings are Better Quality CUI Myth 2: Shop Coatings are Better Quality CUI Myth 2: Shop Coatings are Better Quality


If you have a controlled environment, you’re much more capable of controlling (and thus optimizing) the quality with which a coating is...

CUI Myth 1: The Cause of CUI is the Lack of Proper Coating CUI Myth 1: The Cause of CUI is the Lack of Proper Coating CUI Myth 1: The Cause of CUI is the Lack of Proper Coating CUI Myth 1: The Cause of CUI is the Lack of Proper Coating


While it is a good thing to have a coating that is designed for the under-insulation environment and properly applied, there is no such...