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How to Prevent Filiform Corrosion Under Coatings
Filiform corrosion is a particular form of corrosion that occurs under thin coatings in randomly distributed threads like filaments. Filiform corrosion is also known as...
By: Dennis Jayasinghe | Principal/Chief Technical Officer, Corr-Met Inspection & Consulting Inc.
Understanding the Causes and Cures for Corrosion Under Insulation
Corrosion costs the global economy around $2.2 trillion each year, according to the World Corrosion Organization. Of that, it is estimated that 40 to 60 percent of pipe...
By: Della Anggabrata
An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater
When it comes to corrosion engineering, seawater is one of the most important environments to discuss. This may be especially true when it comes to pipelines, which...
By: Mehdi Yari | Electrochemistry and Corrosion Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario
Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking of Austenitic Stainless Steel
Of the types of environmentally assisted cracking of austenitic stainless steel, chloride stress corrosion cracking (Cl-SCC) is the most common. (For an introduction to...
By: Steven Bradley | Principal Consultant, Bradley Consulting Services
How to Effectively Recognize, Prevent and Treat Pitting Corrosion
Pitting corrosion initially presents itself as one or more tiny holes or cavities that are nearly invisible to the human eye. But this type of corrosion can quickly...
Soluble Salts and Coating Performance
Residual soluble salts can affect coating performance by accelerating the corrosion process and by causing osmotic blistering with subsequent disbondment of the coating...
By: Heather Stiner | Protective Coatings Professional, SSPC
Introduction to the Chemistry of Pipes in Seawater
It is estimated that around 30% of all scrap metal comes from corroded metal materials or equipment. And marine environments, no doubt, have made a significant...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
The Effects of Salt Contamination on Coating Performance
The effect of soluble salt contamination on a substrate has been hugely controversial for decades. This controversy is mainly due to several factors that determine if...
By: Mohamed Adel Mohamadein | Head of the Corrosion, Arab Petroleum Pipelines
Salt Limits to Prevent Premature Coating Failures
The presence of non-visible residual surface salts and their impact on life cycle coating performance is well documented, yet no widespread industry standards exist to...
By: Hap Peters | Managing Director, CHLOR RID International, Inc.
Flexible Coatings for Protection of Marine Structures
Both abrasive and corrosive, the marine environment is unforgiving of maritime structures such as offshore platforms and rigs, and ocean-going vessels – all of...
By: Denis Baker, Eng. | Special Projects Engineer, Rhino Linings Australasia Pty Ltd
IOZ Coating Surface Preparation Is Easier than You Think
Single-coat inorganic zinc silicate (IOZ) coating provides one of the most durable and cost-effective coating systems available. Properly applied, it will provide many...
By: Rob Francis | Consultant, Aurecon Materials Technology Group
Tools & Tips: Holiday Detection on Coated Steel & Concrete Substrates
I'm often asked questions about holiday testing or, as the Europeans call it, porosity testing. Of course, pinholes in a newly applied coating can leave the...
By: Tom Swan | Manager, M-TEST
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