Type of Corrosion

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The Role of Chromium in Intergranular Corrosion The Role of Chromium in Intergranular Corrosion The Role of Chromium in Intergranular Corrosion The Role of Chromium in Intergranular Corrosion


Stainless steel alloys owe their anti-corrosive properties to chromium, which grants a passivation effect to both ferrite and austenite...

An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices An Overview of Welded Joint Corrosion: Causes and Prevention Practices


Corrosion in welded joints is caused by a combination of manufacturing and metallurgical factors, including deficient weldment design, poor...

How to Stop a Ship’s Marine Corrosion in 3 Steps How to Stop a Ship’s Marine Corrosion in 3 Steps How to Stop a Ship’s Marine Corrosion in 3 Steps How to Stop a Ship’s Marine Corrosion in 3 Steps


Discover the three-step process to stop corrosion in metal ships

Causes and Prevention of Corrosion on Welded Joints Causes and Prevention of Corrosion on Welded Joints Causes and Prevention of Corrosion on Welded Joints Causes and Prevention of Corrosion on Welded Joints


A welded joint can have a low resistance to corrosion. Find out what factors cause this and how you can prevent corrosion on welded joints

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...

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...

Erosion Corrosion: Coatings and Other Preventive Measures Erosion Corrosion: Coatings and Other Preventive Measures Erosion Corrosion: Coatings and Other Preventive Measures Erosion Corrosion: Coatings and Other Preventive Measures


Erosion corrosion affects critical equipment in aviation and other industries, so preventive measures are needed at the design stage itself...

An Introduction to the Root Causes of CUI with Monica Chauviere An Introduction to the Root Causes of CUI with Monica Chauviere An Introduction to the Root Causes of CUI with Monica Chauviere An Introduction to the Root Causes of CUI with Monica Chauviere


A leading expert in mitigating corrosion under insulation (CUI) in the oil and gas industry shares insights on the true causes of CUI, and...

Understanding Corrosion in Pumps and How to Deal With It Understanding Corrosion in Pumps and How to Deal With It Understanding Corrosion in Pumps and How to Deal With It Understanding Corrosion in Pumps and How to Deal With It


Even after taking all the precautionary measures, certain unexpected pump failures can still occur. Research studies say that corrosion is...

Stray Current Corrosion and Preventive Measures Stray Current Corrosion and Preventive Measures Stray Current Corrosion and Preventive Measures Stray Current Corrosion and Preventive Measures


Stray current can cause serious damage if left unchecked. However, there are methods for detecting and combating it. Read on to find out...

Combating Cavitative Corrosion and Erosive Corrosion Combating Cavitative Corrosion and Erosive Corrosion Combating Cavitative Corrosion and Erosive Corrosion Combating Cavitative Corrosion and Erosive Corrosion


Cavitation and corrosion are interrelated and they coexist in most fluid systems. Substrate material properties, fluid properties and...

Galvanic Corrosion of Metals Connected to Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers Galvanic Corrosion of Metals Connected to Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers Galvanic Corrosion of Metals Connected to Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers Galvanic Corrosion of Metals Connected to Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers


The use of carbon fiber-reinforced composites is growing thanks to their high strength and light weight. This material poses new challenges...

Hydrogen Blistering and Hydrogen Embrittlement: Causes and Preventive Measures Hydrogen Blistering and Hydrogen Embrittlement: Causes and Preventive Measures Hydrogen Blistering and Hydrogen Embrittlement: Causes and Preventive Measures Hydrogen Blistering and Hydrogen Embrittlement: Causes and Preventive Measures


The presence of atomic hydrogen is extremely dangerous and can cause serious damage to materials. Learn more about hydrogen damage and how...

21 Types of Pipe Corrosion & Failure 21 Types of Pipe Corrosion & Failure 21 Types of Pipe Corrosion & Failure 21 Types of Pipe Corrosion & Failure


The corrosion of steel piping and its related components is a continuous and virtually unstoppable process. Here we'll look at some of the...

An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater


When it comes to corrosion engineering, seawater is one of the most important environments to discuss. Here we'll take a look at what...