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Researchers launch new corrosion studies on solar cells
Researchers launch new corrosion studies on solar cells
Researchers from industry, academia, and U.S. Department of Energy laboratories are working together to research the corrosion of solar cells, with a goal of developing longer-lasting photovoltaic panels.
The coatings industry mourns the loss of Jim Johnson
The coatings industry mourns the loss of Jim Johnson
James R. Johnson, founder of CHLOR*RID International, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his home in Yaak, Montana, of natural causes. He had been active in several of the NACE coatings technical committees since 1991 and was active with the Soci...
Waterproofing system protects landmark New York bridge
Waterproofing system protects landmark New York bridge
Heavy traffic on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge meant that the 50-year-old upper level deck required replacement to make way for a lighter-weight orthotropic deck consisting of more durable steel.
Offshore repairs prove viability of composites
Offshore repairs prove viability of composites
Composite technologies are changing the way corrosion repairs are carried out on offshore assets. Though there has been slow adoption of this technology in the oil and gas industry, it is a proven alternative that merits further examination.
Aluminum-lithium alloys fight back
Aluminum-lithium alloys fight back
When it comes to the aviation industry, new technologies and manufacturing techniques have been mounting a silent revolution in the latest generation of commercial twin-aisle aircraft: the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350. Both these aircraft cont...
Corrosion control and the autonomous ship
Corrosion control and the autonomous ship
The remarkable success of autonomous and remotely-controlled vehicles on land and in the air and the interest in this technology being shown within maritime circles suggests that it is only a matter of time before autonomous ships are deployed at sea.