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University Researchers Create Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

5/3/2019 6:00 AM

The researchers developed a prototype to generate hydrogen fuel from seawater. Image courtesy of H. Dai, Yun Kuang, and Michael Kenney at Stanford University.

New Company Creates “Smart” Corrosion Inhibitor

5/2/2019 6:00 AM

Test results demonstrating 0.40 in (10 mm) in the control sample (left) and 0.04 in (1.0 mm) of corrosion with Intelli-ion (right). Image courtesy of Hexigone Inhibitors Limited.

AI-Powered Solution for Managing and Monitoring Aging Infrastructure

5/1/2019 6:00 AM

An IBM IoT drone is used to inspect infrastructure assets for signs of infrastructure damage. Photo courtesy of Sund & Bælt

U.K. Companies Team Up to Develop Graphene Sensor

4/30/2019 6:00 AM

A typical structure of a graphene field effect transistor based on Si/SiO2 at a molecular level with a graphene sheet as the sensing element. Image courtesy of TWI Ltd.

Air Force Base in Guam Utilizes New Ablative Cleaning Laser

4/29/2019 6:00 AM

A member of the corrosion control unit at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, uses an ablative cleaning laser to remove rust from a stair lift. Photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Heal.

Research Collaboration Pact on 3-D Printing for Specialty Polymers

4/26/2019 6:00 AM

Metal Oxide Can Deform into Liquid-Like Anticorrosion Coating

4/25/2019 6:00 AM

Researchers have found that a solid oxide protective coating for metals can, when applied in sufficiently thin layers, deform as if it were a liquid, filling any cracks and gaps as they form. Image courtesy of Christine Daniloff/MIT.

Water Technologies Group Chosen as Odor Control Products Distributor

4/24/2019 6:00 AM

Photo courtesy of Anue Water Technologies.

Tennessee Galvanizing Company Acquired by Metal Coating Services Firm

4/23/2019 6:00 AM

Custom Chemical Group Appoints New Planning, Supply Chain Role

4/22/2019 6:00 AM

New Tools, Resources, Training Modules at U.S. Corrosion Defense Portal

4/19/2019 6:00 AM

Researchers Explore Cement Solidification in Space

4/18/2019 6:00 AM

This sample image from scanning electron microscopy (SEM) shows false-colored calcium hydroxide [Ca(OH)2] crystals atop hydrated tricalcium-silicate, which is the main compound of ordinary Portland cement. Image courtesy of Penn State University.

Metal Coating Services Provider Adds Powder Coating, Electroplating Firm

4/17/2019 6:00 AM

Professors Earn Grant to Study Anti-Corrosion Treatments

4/16/2019 6:00 AM

University of Pittsburgh professors Emily Elliott, PhD (left) and Sarah Haig, PhD, (right) have received an NSF grant to study the effects of anti-corrosion treatments on Pittsburgh’s lead pipes. Photo courtesy of University of Pittsburgh/Maggie Pavlick.

Ultra-Lightweight Ceramic Withstands Extreme Temperatures

4/15/2019 6:00 AM

Breath mint-sized samples of the ceramic aerogels. The material is 99% air by volume, making it very lightweight. Photo by Oszie Tarula, UCLA.