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Detecting corrosion through data
Detecting corrosion through data
Corrosion is a fact of life in offshore environments, and offshore production costs are significantly impacted by it. It is often a known unknown, and this makes business and investment decisions that need to consider its impact harder and riskier.
Why efforts to use green fuels sometimes run afoul
Why efforts to use green fuels sometimes run afoul
Most people exercise a healthy dose of caution when handling fuels like gasoline and diesel.
Aluminum oxide coatings move like liquids to combat corrosion
Aluminum oxide coatings move like liquids to combat corrosion
Metals may seem tough, but given enough time even plain old air can be their undoing. Oxygen reacts with it to form metal oxides like rust, but now it turns out a metal oxide may come to the rescue. An MIT team has found that aluminum can be protected ...
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.
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.
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.