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How to Extend the Service Life of Electric Submersible Pumps
Artificial lift is considered the backbone for maximizing the productivity from oil wells. There are several types of artificial lift pumps, including are sucker rod...
By: Della Anggabrata
Fretting Corrosion Between Metals and How to Prevent It
Tribocorrosion or mechanically assisted corrosion is defined as the degradation of a material surface subjected to the combined synergistic action of mechanical loading...
By: Steven Bradley | Principal Consultant, Bradley Consulting Services
Innovative Coating Solutions for Oil Sands Equipment
Wear and tear on oil sands equipment represents a serious concern for the oil and gas industry. The cost of lost production output is extremely high. Whenever a part is...
By: Jessica Zimmer
Polyurea Coating Spotlight with Kyle Flanagan
Past President of the Polyurea Development Association (PDA), Kyle Flanagan, is a coatings and polyurea chemist and entrepreneur based in California. His company,...
By: Kyle Flanagan, B.S. | Technical Director, Freedom Chemical Corporation
Nitriding for Corrosion and Wear Fatigue Resistance
The main aim of surface engineering is to improve the superficial mechanical properties of materials while the bulk properties—such as mechanical strength, impact...
By: Mehdi Yari | Electrochemistry and Corrosion Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario
Combating Cavitative Corrosion and Erosive Corrosion
Cavitation takes place in a fluid system when the local fluid pressure in any region falls below the fluid’s characteristic vapor pressure, resulting in the...
Understanding Pitting Corrosion to Prevent Catastrophic Failures
Pitting is widely known as one of the most dangerous types of corrosion. In contrast to the more common uniform corrosion, pitting is highly penetrative and is difficult...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
Applying Protective Coatings to Ships in Cold Winter Conditions
November to March is a beautiful time of the year in the wintry climate of the United States and Canada. People participate in all kinds of wintertime activities. It is...
By: Mark Edmonds
Further Tests to Determine a Proper Lining System for Process Vessels
The oil and gas industry, like all business sectors, has developed material pre-qualification tests and set pass/fail values based upon their many decades of operational...
By: Osmay Oharriz, Ch.E., M.Sc. | Oil & Gas Industry Manager, Belzona Inc.
7 Things to Know About Flash Rust
Flash rust refers to the very rapid onset of rust on a metal substrate. It can happen in a number of different instances, but what it means is that there isn't much...
By: Wade Hannon | Area Sales Manager, Specialty Products at GRACO Inc.
Understanding and Preventing Fretting Corrosion Damage in Electrical Devices
Electrical and electronic devices have become integral components of modern living and convenience. They come in many shapes and forms and can be found in households,...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
Corrosion Prevention for Water Pumps, Valves, Impellers and Fittings
Water pumps are critical for industrial and agricultural business processes. Most of these pumps are subjected to extreme environmental conditions such as variable...
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