October 15, 2013, No comments

Northern Canada’s permafrost and semi-permafrost environment is a huge challenge for designing and engineering underground pipelines, and a critical aspect of protecting both the pipeline and this sensitive environment involves […]


Fitness Test for Corrosion Protection Coatings

October 3, 2013, 2 Comments

The internal coatings of oil production facilities have to withstand multiple stresses: aggressive chemical substances, high temperatures and pressure ...


Corrosion Causing Leaks at Most US Nuclear Sites

June 24, 2011, No comments

Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of United States commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried pipin ...


US Navy Discover Severe Corrosion on new Combat Ships

June 19, 2011, 2 Comments

The U.S. Navy has discovered “aggressive” corrosion in Austal Ltd.’s first new combat ship designed for operating close to shore. Th ...

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    Data Miners Dig for Corrosion Resistance
    April 25, 2011, No comments

    A better understanding of corrosion resistance may be possible using a data-mining tool, according to Penn State material scientists. This tool may also aid research in other areas where massive […]

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    China Airlines Renews Blades After Corrosion Incident
    March 19, 2011, No comments

    General Electric is contacting operators of its CF6-80E1 engines in Asia to check for corrosion on the powerplant’s high-pressure turbine blades, following three engine shutdown events on China Airlines Airbus A330-300s. Hot [&helli ...

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    Stainless Steel Challenges Titanium on Corrosion
    March 15, 2011, No comments

    Swedish stainless steel producer Outokumpu, has relaunched its high-performance stainless steel grade 654 SMO®. The grade, which offers superior corrosion resistance and mechanical properties, offers a cost-effective alternative for a [&he ...