On Saturday, March 14, NACE International’s Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of the resolution to bring the combination of NACE and SSPC to a member vote.
The galvanized steel and fireproofing system must perform in unison while in service and, if necessary, during a fire. Factors within the galvanization and surface preparation process influence the system’s ability to perform.
Podcasts from the MP Interview Series explore the impact of COVID-19 on the corrosion control industry.
Scientists are using sacrificial anodes to significantly reduce the acceleration of corrosion in patched concrete areas. The steel is afforded corrosion control thanks to the sacrificial anodes, which are inserted into the patch.
When the plant manager for a Florida oil and gas operating company discovered three holes in a sour crude oil tank, this emergency repair solution allowed the client to avoid total tank replacement.
The tower’s future looked bleak, but it was saved when local residents were successful in rallying for its restoration instead. Now, the colorful and newly coated tower welcomes everyone to the coastal Florida city.
The “Spoonbridge and Cherry” is an iconic sculpture in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Recently, concern was expressed over the condition of the cherry and its coatings. The cherry was inspected, removed, and recoated. This article describes the rehabilitation process and the materials used.