Daily Quiz (82)


Marine and protective coatings company Jotun recently announced that one of its ___ coatings has provided more than 30 years of maintenance-free corrosion protection at the splash zone of an offshore asset.


Corrosion rates are increasing by how much each year?


Curtin University researchers are developing an artificial intelligence monitor to improve maintenance and prevent corrosion on what type of structure?


Pacific Gas and Electric Company was recently cited by the California Public Utilities Commission for failing to correct what type of corrosion protection system?


What is the name of the process that causes a metal to become inert or unreactive?


What is the main feature of zinc that allows it to provide cathodic protection to steel?


True or False: Scientists have developed a low-cost iron aluminide coating that show four times increased corrosion resistance than that of mild steel.


What type of corrosion is characterized by a definite thread-like structure and directional growth under coatings on steel?


With an expected increase in demand for ships to transport and store gas globally, Nippon Paints Marine is advising shipowners and shipyards to ensure that their fuel, water and cargo tanks are protected from __________.


A team of researchers recently reviewed several plant-based extracts as an environmentally friendly corrosion inhibitor for ________ in the oil and gas industry.


Researchers in Australia recently developed a smart coating for pipelines that can remove _________ from water while preventing corrosion and solvent damage.


San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge was coated with ______ gallons of paint in 2021.


Some bridges in Michigan are being reinforced with what material to extend lifespan and resist corrosion?


Corrosion-prevention company Cortec Corporation has announced a plan for slowing down vehicle corrosion from which seasonal problem?


According to a JPCL author, this modification to a sewage environment is the most widely used method of corrosion protection:


The world’s largest regional theme park company and largest operator of waterparks in North America, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, recently struck a five-year preferred paint supplier agreement with which of the following companies?


According to Todd Lavender, 558th AMXSS process engineer and squadron‘s corrosion control process manager, a C-5 aircraft uses about how many gallons of primer to cover?


Scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Coastal Research in Geesthacht, Germany, have recently developed a ________ alloy that has an elevated resistance to corrosion.


Inorganic zinc coatings have proven capable of withstanding temperatures up to ___ F (___ C) in non-immersion service without any loss in performance.


True or false: At a pH of less than 10, corrosion can occur if there is less than one inch of cover in immersed concrete or the service environment is susceptible to biogenic corrosion.


According to this JPCL article, historical records, field investigations and laboratory investigations have revealed that the following factors may influence surface casing corrosion, except:


True or False: Reducing the number of bolted connections in gravity sludge thickener components can help reduce the risk of galvanic corrosion.


The structural steel exoskeleton of the New York Times Building is coated with what specialty material, in addition to anticorrosive and UV-resistant layers?


True or false: High-build coatings can protect concrete from carbonation.


In what state was a $2.5 million fine levied upon a gas utility for failing to provide timely repairs to deficient cathodic protection systems?


True or false: Anodizing involves depositing one metal onto another.


True or false: Zinc phosphate pigments, when used in primers for steel substrates, provide sacrificial protection of the metal.


True or false: Zinc pyrithione is used as a non-toxic corrosion inhibitor in protective coatings.


True or false: Graphene is being used in coatings for corrosion protection as well as in architectural coatings.


True or false: A metallized substrate provides cathodic protection and develops an oxide film that adds barrier protection of the underlying steel.


True or false: Inhibitive pigments are typically used in coatings for concrete substrates.


True or false: Cavern Clay is an extender pigment with anti-corrosion properties.


True or false: Anodized finishes have excellent corrosion resistance in coastal settings.


True or false: In anti-corrosion barrier coatings, the chemical nature of the binder and the thickness of the coating typically provide the greatest functional contributions, according to a Durability + Design blog.


True or false: Either galvanic or impressed current is used to create cathodic protection of steel.


True or false: Epoxies are sometimes hybridized with silicones to achieve both anti-corrosive properties and UV resistance.


In corrosion control materials, what does a “duplex system” normally refer to?


What is the mechanism of corrosion protection afforded by zinc-rich primers, according to a JPCL article on the subject?


True or false: When a primer coating is loaded with zinc dust to protect steel, the zinc acts as an inhibitive pigment.


What coating component controls corrosion by modifying anode and/or cathode reactions on steel substrates, driving the steel potential into its passive region?


True or false: Zinc phosphate provides galvanic corrosion protection to coatings.


True or false: Inorganic zinc-rich coatings and potassium silicate paints both provide sacrificial protection to steel substrates.


True or false: A recent JPCL research article concludes that thin-film coatings are effective in preventing corrosion of steel-reinforced concrete bridge components.


True or false: Inhibitive, platey or sacrificial pigments can be used in coatings on steel for corrosion prevention.


True or false: Anodizing is not sufficiently hard to be specified as a finish for aluminum in high traffic areas where resistance properties are important.


“Simply put, we aim to decipher the fundamental mechanisms that cause corrosion so that we can combat it more effectively in the future.” So said a researcher at the University of Manchester about a new project partially funded by what oil company?


True or False: Ion exchange pigments are typically used in anti-corrosion coatings.


True or false: Electroplating and anodizing are two terms used to describe the same process.


True or false: With periodic field maintenance, a coating system for steel bridges with a zinc-rich primer and typically used midcoats and topcoats can exceed a service life of 100 years, according to a JPCL article on the subject.


What is the subject of the latest joint publication of a standard by SSPC and NACE?


Who was the original author of the NACE publication, Corrosion Prevention by Protective Coatings?


ISO/TC 35/SC 14 is in charge of a standard on what topic?


What is it called when a coating controls corrosion by preventing the passage of soluble ions to the underlying steel?


By what process is steel covered with an impervious oxide to inhibit chemical or electrochemical reactions on the surface?


Which of the following is not a strength of anodizing aluminum substrates?


True or false: Calcium borosilicate pigments have been used as inhibitive pigments in anti-corrosion coatings.


The list of corrosion control technologies, as described by NACE, includes cathodic protection, chemical inhibitors, coatings and what fourth technology?


True or false: Zinc dust is the only sacrificial pigment commonly used in anti-corrosive coatings.


Micaceous iron oxide provides what type of anti-corrosion protection to coatings?


True or False: Anodizing provides excellent corrosion resistance in coastal settings.


True or false: Bimetallic corrosion, such as that which results when two dissimilar metals are connected electrically in a water tank interior, occurs most rapidly when the two metals are close together rather than far apart in the galvanic series.


True or false: The application of a coating to stainless steel that is electrically connected to carbon steel in immersion service can reduce but cannot completely eliminate the effects of galvanic corrosion, according to a recent JPCL article.


True or false: Bending and forming of aluminum can be accomplished without harming its anodized finish.


What mechanism of corrosion protection does zinc phosphate provide to coatings?


In a laboratory test of metalized coatings reported recently in JPCL, which metal or alloy provided the best combination of corrosion protection and service life in immersion and intermittent immersion conditions simulating Bureau of Reclamation exposures?


High cross-link density contributes the most to what type of corrosion protection?


ISO 12944 on corrosion protection of steel with protective coatings lists how many environmental exposure classes?


What pigment is made by both a French process and an American process?


True or False: Both zinc and aluminum are used as thermal spray materials for corrosion protection of steel.


A recent 5-year inspection of a lining system on a potable water tank bottom that had suffered significant soil-side corrosion in Melbourne, Australia, showed excellent performance from what lining type?


What generic type of topcoat is often claimed to enable a two-coat system rather than a conventional 3-coat system (zinc, epoxy, polyurethane) for corrosion protection of steel?


Pascal Verbiest, in his recent JPCL article, “Developments in Zinc Primers for Corrosion Protection,” describes four mechanisms of corrosion resistance provided by zinc primers.


What are the most commonly used materials for thermal spraying when it is used for corrosion protection?


Platey pigments contribute to what mechanism of corrosion protection?


The IMO’s Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for corrosion protection of cargo tanks in crude oil carriers requires that coatings applied to new tanks must have a useful life of how many years in good condition?


True or false: Thermal spray coatings of aluminum, zinc, and their alloys for corrosion protection of steel are very surface-tolerant.


What type of coating combats corrosion mainly by preventing moisture and oxygen from reaching the steel surface?


What is the most widely used method to prevent corrosion of carbon steel?


What is the most commonly used material for thermal spraying when it is used for corrosion protection?


True or false: Any kind of metal can be used in coatings for sacrificial protection of steel.


Who publishes the Specification for the Application of Thermal Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum, Zinc, and their Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion Protection of Steel?


Cross-link density, use of platey pigments, and thick films contribute to what mechanism of corrosion protection in a coating?


 
 
   

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