When a vertical seawater tank sprang a leak at a coastal hydrocarbon storage tank farm in Italy, the tight time window for repair meant that only solutions with very short cure times were an option.
Specific Technology Group (STG) 43, “Transportation, Land,” promotes the development of techniques to extend the life of land transportation equipment. The committee primarily focuses on writing standards and reports on industry best practices for coating application and corrosion control in and on railcars.
One of the most common drivers of concrete repairs is corrosion of the concrete’s steel reinforcement, often caused by chloride ions in the environment entering the concrete and eventually reaching the embedded steel.
Researchers at the University of Virginia are seeking to modify the traditional cyclic corrosion test chamber by adding ozone to the mix and greatly accelerating the process.
In a new report on corrosion inside underground storage tanks storing diesel fuel, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found moderate or severe corrosion could affect metal components inside both steel and fiberglass tank systems.
A new U.S. Geological Survey assessment of more than 20,000 wells nationwide showed that untreated groundwater in 25 states and the District of Columbia was classified as potentially corrosive, thus creating a high risk for lead leaching in homes.
A new study suggests that high pressure could be the key to developing advanced metal mixtures that are lighter, stronger, and more resistant to heat and corrosion than conventional alloys.
For corrosion professionals in the United States and United Kingdom, the results of this year’s annual corrosion career and salary survey sponsored by Materials Performance (MP) magazine are very positive.
Many modern tests focused on the detection of sulfate-reducing bacteria as corrosive agents in metal oil and gas pipelines could be missing a separate bacterial family also responsible for corrosion.
This U.S. research team believes a spectroscopic method known as second harmonic generation, which alters the wavelength of light, can be adapted to look for signs of internal damage in metals.
Water utility officials in Arlington, Texas, are working with University of Texas at Arlington researchers to inspect concrete manhole shafts and sewer pipes for corrosion, cracks, and other internal defects.
The third and final aspect of defining our core ideology relates to the question, “What is it that we do?” In strategic planning parlance, this is called a mission statement. A mission statement describes what we do to fulfill our core purpose. Let’s recall our core purpose, or why we exist in the marketplace.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a noninvasive technique utilizing terahertz radiation that reveals corrosion in concrete-encased steel before it can cause any significant degradation of the structure.
A joint project by The University of Akron and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services is targeting “cold spray” repair of corroded and worn parts on commercial aircraft.
This investigation used an analysis with the Auger electron spectroscopy technique to characterize the corrosion in a microelectronic component utilized to activate automobile airbags.