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Controlling Corrosion in Electronic Devices
The malfunctioning of controls and switching gear results in more than 50% of electrical system downtime, causing a huge loss to the U.S. economy and the economies of...
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
The Future of Polyurea Coatings
Polyurea is commonly used as a waterproofing sealant and corrosion-resistant coating on metals and concrete surfaces. Its applications include building construction,...
Everything You Wanted to Know About Rhodium: A Platinum Metal Rarity
The word “rhodium” originates from the Greek word “rhodon,” which represents the lovely “rose.” When the metal was discovered, the...
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...
An Introduction to Corrosion Inhibiting Dry Film Lubricants
From a lubrication point of view, extreme operational conditions may not commonly occur in every industry, but in some sectors such as defense and aerospace they are...
Removing Underground Earthing to Prevent Cathodic Pipeline Corrosion
The pipeline industry is very collaborative in terms of cathodic protection, as everyone’s protection systems can affect each other’s assets detrimentally...
By: Candice Blackney
Top 5 Applications for Ceramic Coatings
Paint and coating applications have evolved by leaps and bounds over the years. Traditionally, paints were selected based solely on aesthetic appeal and durability...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
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.
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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