Recent News

Graphene Boosts Protective Qualities of Gilded Structures

11/14/2018 6:00 AM

Left, an artist’s rendering of graphene gilding on a historic artifact. Right, a microscopic image of a graphene crystal on the palladium leaf. Image courtesy of University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

Researchers Develop World’s Most Wear-Resistant Metal Alloy

11/13/2018 6:00 AM

Corrosion Inhibitor Designed for Cooling Systems

11/12/2018 6:00 AM

Advance Registration Opens for CORROSION 2019 Conference, Expo

11/9/2018 6:00 AM

Next Generation Portable Oil Analyzers Include Feature Upgrades

11/8/2018 6:00 AM

FluidScan Portable Oil Analyzer. Photo courtesy of Spectro Scientific.

New Anticorrosion Coating Reduces Biofouling by Half

11/7/2018 6:00 AM

Dr. Andrew Ang (left) and Matthew Leigh (right) prepare for the on-board trials on HMAS Canberra. Photo courtesy of POIS Yuri Ramsey, Navy Imagery Unit, and the Department of Defence.

U.S. Airmen Make Historic Corrosion Repairs in Japan

11/6/2018 6:00 AM

U.S. Airmen discovered corrosion in the lower skin of the aircraft, making it inoperable until repair. Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force.

Durable, Fast Curing Coating Provides Extended Fire Protection

11/5/2018 6:00 AM

FIRETEX FX6002 provides new levels of protection for steel structures. Photo courtesy of Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings.

Legged Water Tank System in Texas Wins Top Coating Award

11/2/2018 3:00 AM

Zero-Emissions Metal Gasket Introduced for Piping Connections

11/1/2018 6:00 AM

New NASA Project Paints the Mars 2020 Rover

10/31/2018 6:00 AM

JPL mechanical technician Eddie Castro uses a paint meter to measure the paint thickness on the Mars 2020 rover chassis. Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech.

U.S. Concrete Institute Launches New Seminar Series

10/30/2018 6:00 AM

Plant-Based Polymer Repairs Self Through CO2 Reaction

10/29/2018 6:00 AM

A gap is created in the self-healing polymer that is composed of a hydrogel (dark green) with plant-derived chloroplasts (light green) embedded within it. Bottom: The polymer is exposed to light and its reaction to the carbon dioxide in the air repairs the gap. Photo courtesy of MIT News.

Pittsburgh Switches to Orthophosphate to Control Water Pipe Corrosion

10/26/2018 6:00 AM

Nominations Sought for 2019 Contractor Awards Program

10/25/2018 6:00 AM