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Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance


A case study on protective coating solution for a hydraulic pump at a water elevation plant in Portugal. Eight months after coating...

The Role of Soluble Salts in Osmotic Blistering The Role of Soluble Salts in Osmotic Blistering The Role of Soluble Salts in Osmotic Blistering The Role of Soluble Salts in Osmotic Blistering


In the coatings industry, there is a continued misunderstanding of the true process of osmotic blistering, and the best methods to test for...

Tensile Time Bomb: How Overtapping Compromises Pressure Bolt Safety Tensile Time Bomb: How Overtapping Compromises Pressure Bolt Safety Tensile Time Bomb: How Overtapping Compromises Pressure Bolt Safety Tensile Time Bomb: How Overtapping Compromises Pressure Bolt Safety


In the realm of high-pressure bolting, it is important to understand the dynamics and behavior of fastener systems under load, and how...

Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control Mega Rust: Navy Trends in Shipbuilding & Corrosion Control


In the second segment of an in-depth interview, Mega Rust chairman Dave Zilber shares his views on U.S. Navy ship design and construction,...

How to Plan Facility Coatings Condition Assessments How to Plan Facility Coatings Condition Assessments How to Plan Facility Coatings Condition Assessments How to Plan Facility Coatings Condition Assessments


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

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


The first segment of an in-depth interview with Mega Rust 2015 Chairman, Dave Zilber, reveals insights, recent successes and the hurdles...

An Interview with Leigh McCue, the New Director of the ASNE An Interview with Leigh McCue, the New Director of the ASNE An Interview with Leigh McCue, the New Director of the ASNE An Interview with Leigh McCue, the New Director of the ASNE


The new executive director of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) shares ideas on keeping the 125-year-old organization vital...

Designing & Testing a New ISO/ASTM-Compliant Composite Repair Solution Designing & Testing a New ISO/ASTM-Compliant Composite Repair Solution Designing & Testing a New ISO/ASTM-Compliant Composite Repair Solution Designing & Testing a New ISO/ASTM-Compliant Composite Repair Solution


An affordable, new standards-compliant composite repair system consists of a thermoset epoxy resin reinforced by a hybrid carbon/glass...

The Detrimental Effects of Wet Insulation in the CUI Range The Detrimental Effects of Wet Insulation in the CUI Range The Detrimental Effects of Wet Insulation in the CUI Range The Detrimental Effects of Wet Insulation in the CUI Range


A review of a 40-year case history at two massive Gulf Coast refinery complexes in the U.S. exposes how drastically water-absorbent...

Emergency In-Situ Repair Problems & Surface-Tolerant Solutions Emergency In-Situ Repair Problems & Surface-Tolerant Solutions Emergency In-Situ Repair Problems & Surface-Tolerant Solutions Emergency In-Situ Repair Problems & Surface-Tolerant Solutions


A new fast-cure, polymeric epoxy-based emergency repair composite provides excellent adhesion without intensive surface preparation, grit...

Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues with Zinc: New Guidance Discussed Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues with Zinc: New Guidance Discussed Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues with Zinc: New Guidance Discussed Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues with Zinc: New Guidance Discussed


Zinc is widely used in the oil & gas industry, but its safety is being called into question by regulators and the industry, especially for...

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...

High Pressure Fastener Coating Practices Under Fire: Ian MacMoy Speaks Out High Pressure Fastener Coating Practices Under Fire: Ian MacMoy Speaks Out High Pressure Fastener Coating Practices Under Fire: Ian MacMoy Speaks Out High Pressure Fastener Coating Practices Under Fire: Ian MacMoy Speaks Out


Ian MacMoy, an expert on pressure bolt coatings for aggressive corrosion environments, speaks out against oversizing nut threads to...

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...

Elemental Strategies of Coatings Asset Management: Terry Greenfield Q&A Elemental Strategies of Coatings Asset Management: Terry Greenfield Q&A Elemental Strategies of Coatings Asset Management: Terry Greenfield Q&A Elemental Strategies of Coatings Asset Management: Terry Greenfield Q&A


An exclusive interview with corrosion management expert, Terry Greenfield, on the fundamental philosophies and considerations that drive...