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Queen Mary exterior to be treated for corrosion, new paint to restore ship's original colors
Queen Mary exterior to be treated for corrosion, new paint to restore ship's original colors
For the first time in over 15 years, the Queen Mary's exterior will be painted, to be restored to its original colors with the job expected to take about eight months.
Atomic 're-packing' behind metallic glass mystery
Atomic 're-packing' behind metallic glass mystery
An international collaboration involving Hokkaido University's high-voltage electron microscope has solved a puzzle about the atomic structure of metallic glasses that has baffled scientists for four decades.
Testing materials for corrosion in an Icelandic geothermal environment
Testing materials for corrosion in an Icelandic geothermal environment
Geothermal power is Iceland's single largest source of energy; however, geothermal steam contains noncondensable gases that are considered to be either greenhouse, corrosive, or toxic.
Beating back corrosion in trucking
Beating back corrosion in trucking
When it comes to refurbishing trailers, Dave Letts says that corrosion problems strike the same areas over and over again largely due to the operating conditions every trucking company must deal with.
Characterizing severe bridge pile corrosion in a marine environment
Characterizing severe bridge pile corrosion in a marine environment
Divers conducting inspections of the Mickler-O'Connell Bridge detected heavy corrosion of the steel H-piles. Researchers suspect microbiologically influenced corrosion caused localized degradation.
Corrosion basics: Stress corrosion cracking
Corrosion basics: Stress corrosion cracking
Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) is a mechanical-chemical process leading to the cracking of certain alloys at stresses below their tensile strength.