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Nanostructured Cement Found to Be More Fracture Resistant

3/15/2018 6:00 AM

A bending experiment conducted on elastic cement is enlarged 2,000 times under an SEM. Photo by Dr. Zhaklina Burkhard.

CoatingsPro Magazine Announces Winners for 2018 Contractor Award Program

3/14/2018 6:01 AM

Publications Forum at CORROSION Explains Steps to NACE Authorship

3/14/2018 6:00 AM

NASA-Developed Coating Technology Licensed as Commercial Product

3/13/2018 6:00 AM

Engineers applied environmentally friendly coatings to steel samples during a recent test at Kennedy Space Center. After 18 months of atmospheric exposure in the marine environment, the zinc silicate coated samples, bottom, remained corrosion free while the samples coated with another product, top, showed rust and degradation. Photos: NASA Spinoff 2017.

E-Course Available for New U.S. Corrosion Prevention and Control Standard

3/12/2018 6:00 AM

Ceramic Coating Performance Studied in Aggressive Environments

3/9/2018 6:00 AM

Airmen Identify, Perform Corrosion Repairs on U.S. Aircraft

3/8/2018 6:00 AM

A nondestructive inspection apprentice with the U.S. Air Force calibrates ultrasonic equipment before determining the depth of a corroded aircraft area. Photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell, U.S. Air Force.

Research Team: Printed Metals Can Be Strong and Ductile

3/7/2018 6:00 AM

Corrosion Control of Aboveground and Belowground Storage Tanks

3/6/2018 1:42 PM

Corrosion Control of Aboveground and Belowground Storage Tanks

New Powder Coatings Facility Inaugurated in India

3/6/2018 6:00 AM

An inauguration ceremony was held in February 2018 for the new powder coatings plant in Mumbai, India. Photo courtesy of AkzoNobel.

Potato Starch Studied for Bio-Based Protective Coatings

3/5/2018 6:00 AM

In the future, aluminum surfaces could be cost-effectively coated with paints based on potato starch. Photo provided by Fraunhofer IAP.

Robotic Inspections Used for Nondestructive Testing on Concrete Bridges

3/2/2018 5:39 PM

Researchers: Melting Can Inhibit Bonding of Metal Coatings

3/1/2018 6:00 AM

The top row of photos shows a particle that melts the surface on impact and bounces away without adhering. The bottom row shows a similar particle that does not melt and does adhere to the surface. Arrows show impact sprays that look like liquid, but actually are solid particles. Photo courtesy of the researchers.

Corrosion Protection Systems to Be Installed on Cruise, Commercial Vessels

2/27/2018 6:00 AM

The MGPS control panel and anodes. Image courtesy of Cathelco.

U.S. Navy Launches Aviation Corrosion Challenge Mobile App

2/26/2018 6:00 AM

The mobile app, designed to augment existing corrosion training for aviation maintenance technicians, offers game-based scenarios. Photo by Bruce Cummins, U.S. Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training.