Corrosion Prevention

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Using Metallization (Thermal Spraying) as Corrosion Prevention Using Metallization (Thermal Spraying) as Corrosion Prevention Using Metallization (Thermal Spraying) as Corrosion Prevention Using Metallization (Thermal Spraying) as Corrosion Prevention


Due to its durability and corrosion protection, metallization (thermal spraying) is an excellent protection method for structures with a...

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...

External Tank Bottom Cathodic Protection: State of the Art Anode Technology External Tank Bottom Cathodic Protection: State of the Art Anode Technology External Tank Bottom Cathodic Protection: State of the Art Anode Technology External Tank Bottom Cathodic Protection: State of the Art Anode Technology


State-of-the-art concentric ring impressed current anode cathodic protection systems are changing the way we protect storage tanks. Learn...

Case Study: Large-scale Installation of Encapsulating Technology for Flange Protection Case Study: Large-scale Installation of Encapsulating Technology for Flange Protection Case Study: Large-scale Installation of Encapsulating Technology for Flange Protection Case Study: Large-scale Installation of Encapsulating Technology for Flange Protection


A case study highlights the use of a peelable, resealable membrane technology to protect more than 500 flanges from severe weathering and...

Geoff Binks: How the Polymer Repair Market Has Changed in 50 Years Geoff Binks: How the Polymer Repair Market Has Changed in 50 Years Geoff Binks: How the Polymer Repair Market Has Changed in 50 Years Geoff Binks: How the Polymer Repair Market Has Changed in 50 Years


Geoff Binks has dedicated 50 years’ service to a major polymer coating and composite manufacturer. In this interview he discusses his vast...

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...

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...

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...

Case Studies of a Novel Elastomer for Cavitation Resistance Case Studies of a Novel Elastomer for Cavitation Resistance Case Studies of a Novel Elastomer for Cavitation Resistance Case Studies of a Novel Elastomer for Cavitation Resistance


Part 3 of this series examines the performance of a new elastomer coating technology in three field studies spanning two decades, shown in...

World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete World of Concrete 2016 - Helping to Define the Impact of Corrosion on Concrete


World of Concrete's growing audience leads to an exciting and informative show.

SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects SSPC 2016: Focus on Youth, Technology and Award-Winning Projects


New technologies, new leadership and new blood... SSPC 2016 was a resounding success and a great event for all 2,000+ attendees. Here are...

Implementing the AS-NZS 2312 Coating Standard Update Implementing the AS-NZS 2312 Coating Standard Update Implementing the AS-NZS 2312 Coating Standard Update Implementing the AS-NZS 2312 Coating Standard Update


A leading corrosion expert provides a technical overview of changes to coating standard AS/NZS 2312, covering coating selection,...

Important Coating Standard Update for AS/NZS 2312 Important Coating Standard Update for AS/NZS 2312 Important Coating Standard Update for AS/NZS 2312 Important Coating Standard Update for AS/NZS 2312


A renowned corrosion expert provides a technical overview of changes to AS/NZS 2312.1:2014 'Guide to the protection of structural steel...

30-Year Development of a Cavitation-Resistant Elastomer 30-Year Development of a Cavitation-Resistant Elastomer 30-Year Development of a Cavitation-Resistant Elastomer 30-Year Development of a Cavitation-Resistant Elastomer


A review of the testing and development of a next-generation coating for cavitation protection: a high-performance polyurethane.

The Science of Cavitation: Diagnosis & Resistance Methods The Science of Cavitation: Diagnosis & Resistance Methods The Science of Cavitation: Diagnosis & Resistance Methods The Science of Cavitation: Diagnosis & Resistance Methods


Understanding the complexities of cavitation in process equipment is challenging, as is identifying the problem once it has taken hold. A...

Flange Corrosion Repair & Protection: Isolating the Sealing Face Flange Corrosion Repair & Protection: Isolating the Sealing Face Flange Corrosion Repair & Protection: Isolating the Sealing Face Flange Corrosion Repair & Protection: Isolating the Sealing Face


Flanges and valves collectively continue to be a major source of hydrocarbon leaks and releases, according to HSE guidance. For flange...

Two Promising New Coating & Insulation Technologies for CUI Mitigation Two Promising New Coating & Insulation Technologies for CUI Mitigation Two Promising New Coating & Insulation Technologies for CUI Mitigation Two Promising New Coating & Insulation Technologies for CUI Mitigation


New coating and insulation technologies offer solutions that address the root causes of CUI while ensuring that insulation materials...

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...

Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion Chlor-Rid Protects Steel from Salt Corrosion


The cost of salt corrosion coatings failures are estimated at over US$6 billion per year.