Asset Management


Lessons from a 35-Year-Old Water Heater Lessons from a 35-Year-Old Water Heater Lessons from a 35-Year-Old Water Heater Lessons from a 35-Year-Old Water Heater


A tale of why I didn’t replace my 35-year-old hot water heater, or why most corrosion mitigation procurement practices are hopelessly...

How to Control Corrosion by Improving Design How to Control Corrosion by Improving Design How to Control Corrosion by Improving Design How to Control Corrosion by Improving Design


The proper design to minimize corrosion is as important as the selection of materials. In many structures, a lack of design consideration...

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...

Marine Structures Create Unique Challenges for Third-Party Inspectors Marine Structures Create Unique Challenges for Third-Party Inspectors Marine Structures Create Unique Challenges for Third-Party Inspectors Marine Structures Create Unique Challenges for Third-Party Inspectors


Inspectors with previous marine experience tend to have a better feel for the ebb and flow of a project—however, even experienced marine...

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Proper pre-planning and deciding what data to collect are essential to the efficacy and cost effectiveness of both baseline surveys and...

Public Institutions' Corrosion Prevention Efforts Leave a Lot to Be Desired Public Institutions' Corrosion Prevention Efforts Leave a Lot to Be Desired Public Institutions' Corrosion Prevention Efforts Leave a Lot to Be Desired Public Institutions' Corrosion Prevention Efforts Leave a Lot to Be Desired


The Illinois Department of Transportation (and, most likely, countless other DOTs around the country) waste time and money on their...

8 Fundamentals of a Good Coatings Program 8 Fundamentals of a Good Coatings Program 8 Fundamentals of a Good Coatings Program 8 Fundamentals of a Good Coatings Program


From understanding operating conditions to managing data and planning maintenance, here are best practices that are required to effectively...

Case Study: Offshore Platform Implements Faster, Safer Corrosion Monitoring Tools Case Study: Offshore Platform Implements Faster, Safer Corrosion Monitoring Tools Case Study: Offshore Platform Implements Faster, Safer Corrosion Monitoring Tools Case Study: Offshore Platform Implements Faster, Safer Corrosion Monitoring Tools


In this case study, oil and gas offshore facility operators confront the high cost and safety issues associated with retrieving corrosion...

How Corrosion Coupon Holders Can Preserve Your Valuable Assets How Corrosion Coupon Holders Can Preserve Your Valuable Assets How Corrosion Coupon Holders Can Preserve Your Valuable Assets How Corrosion Coupon Holders Can Preserve Your Valuable Assets


Metal corrosion is inevitable, but it can be monitored and measured with corrosion coupons. The right tool facilitates inserting and...

Common Misconceptions That Contribute to Premature Coating Failures Common Misconceptions That Contribute to Premature Coating Failures Common Misconceptions That Contribute to Premature Coating Failures Common Misconceptions That Contribute to Premature Coating Failures


After taking a closer look at the necessity for communication within the industry concerning equipment design and its impact on application...

The 5 Most Important Considerations when Selecting Internal Tank Linings The 5 Most Important Considerations when Selecting Internal Tank Linings The 5 Most Important Considerations when Selecting Internal Tank Linings The 5 Most Important Considerations when Selecting Internal Tank Linings


When selecting a tank liner, the number of options available can be nearly unmanageable. However, by considering some key points, the...

Novel In-situ Repair of Leaking Oil Tanks Solves Maintenance Dilemma Novel In-situ Repair of Leaking Oil Tanks Solves Maintenance Dilemma Novel In-situ Repair of Leaking Oil Tanks Solves Maintenance Dilemma Novel In-situ Repair of Leaking Oil Tanks Solves Maintenance Dilemma


A leaking oil storage tank at a UK-based oil supplier was effectively repaired using a new surface-tolerant epoxy system that allows...

Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber Q&A with Mega Rust Chairman Dave Zilber


An in-depth interview with Mega Rust 2015 Chairman, Dave Zilber, reveals insights, recent successes and the hurdles ahead for the U.S. Navy...

OTC 2015 an Industry Power Show Despite Low Oil Prices OTC 2015 an Industry Power Show Despite Low Oil Prices OTC 2015 an Industry Power Show Despite Low Oil Prices OTC 2015 an Industry Power Show Despite Low Oil Prices


Despite this year's low oil prices, the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference was still considered a success. Here's a quick overview of the...