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Preventing Crevice Corrosion in New and Existing Steel Structures

by Eric Shoyer and Pete Ault, Elzly Technology Corporation; and Peter McDonagh and Brian Prazenka, Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority

Bolted joints in steel structures contain multiple crevices between the bolted member...

Focus On: FRPs for Bridges

by Gregg Blaszak, P.E., Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC

Thin-Film Coatings for Protecting Reinforced Concrete Bridge Elements

by Bobby Meade, Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; Derrick Castle, The Sherwin-Williams Company; and Theodore Hopwood II and Sudhir Palle, University Of Kentucky

Steel reinforced concrete bridge components are deteriorating prematurely, especially...

Focus On

by Lucia Fullalove, Highways England and Dr. Algan Tezel, Huddersfield University

Applying Lean Manufacturing to Corrosion Protection Processes

Improving the Bottom Line in Water Project Corrosion Management

by Bobbi Jo Merten, Ph.D. and Jessica Torrey, Ph.D., U.S. Department Of Interior, Bureau Of Reclamation

The authors present a life-cycle costing (LCC) system that provides an economic basis...

Prepare Galvanizing for Painting

by E. Bud Senkowski, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.

Corrosion Protection in Maritime Environments: Assessing Systems for Offshore Structures

by Günter Binder, Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW)

The author compares the accuracy of laboratory test results to that of long-term test...

Bad Vibes: Using Coatings to Eliminate Vortex-Induced Vibration of Riser Strings on Deep-Water Offshore Structures

by Peter Bock

When the length of the riser piping on an oil production platform increases for struc...

On Coating of Dissimilar Metals in Storage Tanks

Dr. Brian Skerry, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Galvanic Corrosion in Water and Wastewater Structures

by Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.; Travis C. Tatum, Dunham Engineering, Inc.; Pat Barry and Paul B. Higgins, The Barry Group, L.L.C.

The authors discuss prevention of galvanic corrosion in water and wastewater structur...

Basics of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete

by Fred Goodwin and Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

Corrosion in reinforced concrete has been an issue since it was first introduced and ...

On Protecting Rebar in Concrete

What is the best way to prevent corrosion of reinforcing bar in concrete?

Preventing CUI With Thermal-Spray Metal Coating

by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, LLC

The author describes the use of thermal-spray aluminum coatings for preventing corros...

Pipeline Field Joints: Exploring the Coating Technologies that Protect Against “Weak Links”

by Adam Wynne Hughes, Pipeline Induction Heat Ltd, UK

This article illustrates coating technologies used to protect the ends of pipe length...

Assessment Married to Specification Is Key to Dominion Transmission’s Maintenance Painting Program

by Harold Hower, JPCL

Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI), an interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary ...

Reinforced Storage Tank Linings: Advantages and Applications

by Matthew Fletcher, International Paint Ltd.

The author explains the benefits of using different types of reinforced lining system...

Bridge Coating Performance: Two-Coat vs. Three-Coat Systems

by Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration

The author describes the results of various performance tests to determine whether tw...

Preventing and Solving Delamination During Multilayer Pipeline Girth Weld Coating Application

by J. Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

The author will explain ways to prevent delamination of fusion-bonded epoxy and three...

Developments in Zinc Primers for Corrosion Protection

by Pascal Verbiest,, Umicore Zinc Chemicals

The author reviews the different types of zinc powders and how they are made, types a...

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

How coatings protect steel

by Robert Barnhart, retired from Devoe Coatings Co. (now International Paint LLC)

Corrosion Protection of Cargo Tanks in Crude Oil Carriers: The New IMO Regulations

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil T...

Laboratory Investigations into the Edge Corrosion Protection Capacity of Organic Coatings

by Sascha Buchbach, Dr. Peter Plagemann, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research; and Dr. Andreas W. Momber, Muehlhan AG

This article begins with a summary of the first part of a research study on how edge ...

Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Turbines - A Challenge for the Steel Builder and Paint Applicator

by Karsten Mühlberg, Hempel (Germany) Ltd.

The author discusses the importance of corrosion protection on offshore wind turbines...

Odor and Corrosion Problems in Wastewater Collection Systems and Treatment Plants: Two Related Issues Requiring Separate Control Strategies

by Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe, Inc.

This article explains why odor control ventilation does not mitigate biogenic sulfide...

Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 3: Results of the Laboratory Investigations

by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 3 of a three-part series, the authors report on corrosive stress on offshore ...

Case History: Custom Platform Was Key in Lining Power Plant Stack

by Daryl Fleming, Assistant Editor, JPCL

Corrosion under Insulation: Basics and Resources for Understanding

by Brian Goldie and Karen Kapsanis, JPCL

This article reviews how the environment for corrosion under thermal insulation (CUI)...

The case of the perplexing paint shop

by E. Bud Senkowski, PE, KTA-Tator, Inc., Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Accelerated Corrosion of Interior Corrugated Roof Surfaces

Coating Sheet Pile Structures: An Overview

by Timothy Race, Kaked LLC

This article gives an overview of steel piling and its uses; reasons for coating it; ...

Investigating Corrosion Protection of Offshore Wind Towers, Part 2: Results of the Site Tests

by Andreas W. Momber, Ph.D., Muehlhan AG; Peter Plagemann, Ph.D., and Volkmar Stenzel, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research; and Michael Schneider, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

In Part 2 of a three-part series, the authors report on testing the coating performan...

Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Corrosion control coatings for structural steel

Aiming for the fences (and the rest of the stadium)

by John C. Williams, HOK Sport+Venue+Event

A winning maintenance-coating game plan for sports facilities must take into account ...

Shoring up ‘The Breakers’

Air/moisture barrier, aggressive restoration measures add up to comprehensive remedy ...

Zinc-rich coatings: A primer on galvanic protection with paint

by Kenneth B. Tator, P.E., KTA-Tator, Inc.

Zinc-rich coatings, often called zinc-rich primers, are a unique class of crosslinked...


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