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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.
High-temperature devices made from films that bend as they 'breathe'
High-temperature devices made from films that bend as they 'breathe'
Carrying out maintenance tasks inside a nuclear plant puts severe strains on equipment, due to extreme temperatures that are hard for components to endure without degrading. Now, researchers at MIT and elsewhere have come up with a radically new way to...
World's 1st graphene paint launches in the UK
World's 1st graphene paint launches in the UK
Miracle material graphene - considered the strongest substance known to science - has been used to make eco-friendly paint by manufacturer Graphenstone.
Can they fix it? Yes, they can!
Can they fix it? Yes, they can!
When an Airman gets into a government-owned vehicle, the assumption is the vehicle will start up with zero issues and be able to help the Airman get from point A to point B.
Corrosion protection in dry-pipe systems
Corrosion protection in dry-pipe systems
Corrosion in automatic fire sprinkler systems is a concern to those who design, install, and maintain these systems. The black, foul-smelling water that is sometimes discharged from sprinkler systems during flushing and flow testing is the result of co...
New coating material protects concrete pipes from corrosion
New coating material protects concrete pipes from corrosion
A Ph.D. student in the University of British Columbia's Civil Engineering Department has developed a coating material that she says extends the life span of concrete pipes that have been damaged by biodeterioration. "The coating has been successfully t...