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Cylinder explosion on cruise ship was due to corrosion
Cylinder explosion on cruise ship was due to corrosion
Investigators in New Zealand say that a fatal gas cylinder explosion aboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess was caused by corrosion.
Soy-based BPA alternative coating wins award
Soy-based BPA alternative coating wins award
A coating technology which could be used to replace Bisphenol A (BPA) in a variety of applications has been awarded second place in a category at the 2016 Bio-Based Innovation Awards. The soy-based resin has corrosion resistance for aluminum and steel ...
Metal tires for Mars: 'Shape memory' could help rovers roll
Metal tires for Mars: 'Shape memory' could help rovers roll
A good tire means a lot when the nearest roadside assistance is 34 million miles away. For future rovers that will explore the surface of Mars, NASA scientists have created a tire that contains no air, can handle the rugged Martian terrain, and may eve...
Study: Lack of corrosion controls caused Flint water crisis
Study: Lack of corrosion controls caused Flint water crisis
Findings of this new study led by university researchers support the understanding that lead leached into the pipes system in Flint, Michigan.
If the US wants to fix its infrastructure problem, it'll have to cut through the red tape
If the US wants to fix its infrastructure problem, it'll have to cut through the red tape
In the United States, bigger is better. America goes stronger, faster and further than everyone else. Right? Wrong. You don't need to look hard to see America's infrastructure is crumbling. It's something even the presidential candidates agree on ̵...
72-hour countdown for water tank repair
72-hour countdown for water tank repair
Imagine the stopwatch starting before you even get to the jobsite for a steel tank lining and coating job. Imagine on top of that, when you arrive on site, there are enough holes in the steel to make it look a bit like Swiss cheese.