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Marine coatings evolve for the better
Marine coatings evolve for the better
Innovation and new technology continue to shape the marine coatings market. A narrowing field of global coatings manufacturers offer new products while improving existing ones to meet customer demand.
Coating methods for corrosion protection
Coating methods for corrosion protection
Corrosion is a cancer. It arrives uninvited and if left unchecked destroys the structural metals used in everything from trailers, truck bodies and transmissions, to bridges and pipelines, potentially leading to catastrophic results.
High-strength alloys and connection options for extreme HPHT wells
High-strength alloys and connection options for extreme HPHT wells
Ultra-high-pressure and high-temperature (HPHT) wells are challenging the limits of tubular performance, in terms of metallurgy and threaded connections. But higher pressures and temperatures are only part of the challenge. Carbon steel, hot-rolled chr...
Cathodic protection in the water utility industry
Cathodic protection in the water utility industry
Cathodic protection has been a recognized technology for buried metallic pipelines, but hasn't been widely used in the water industry.
Bad sewer pipes turning Columbus, Georgia, road red
Bad sewer pipes turning Columbus, Georgia, road red
One of the bright spots on the south end of Columbus, Georgia, has suffered a huge setback officials didn't expect to occur for a few decades down the road.
Aluminum Association: Different alloy makeup, quality work might curtail corrosion
Aluminum Association: Different alloy makeup, quality work might curtail corrosion
From time to time, you might hear a insurer or body technician argue, "There's been aluminum on cars for years and we've never had a problem with corrosion. We don't need to use separate tools or do all of those extra preparation steps."