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How To Prevent Fretting Corrosion

How To Prevent Fretting Corrosion

Fretting corrosion is a form of erosion corrosion that can quickly deteriorate certain metals. It happens when there is a bad combination of fretting and corrosion. Fretting itself is the act of rubbing or excessive friction. When two metals are already at risk of...

What a Direct Current Voltage Gradient Survey Entails

What a Direct Current Voltage Gradient Survey Entails

A direct current voltage gradient survey is what is done to evaluate a pipeline for defects in its coatings. A pipeline coating is designed to help prevent corrosion from reaching the actual pipeline and causing rust, holes, and leaks. Finding abnormalities in the...

Ways to Reduce Arc Flash Incidents

Ways to Reduce Arc Flash Incidents

Arc flash is one of the leading causes of fires in industrial settings. It is also one of the potentially most disastrous. Arc flash can lead to major explosions where molten metal shrapnel can fly through the air, causing immeasurable damage to the space and even...

Signs of a Natural Gas Leak in Your Pipeline

Signs of a Natural Gas Leak in Your Pipeline

Pipelines transport important liquids such as oil and gasoline over great distances, keeping less trucks on the road. Owning or managing a pipeline is a big responsibility. You’re responsible for the health and safety of not only your workers, but also communities...

The Importance of Performing Corrosion Testing

The Importance of Performing Corrosion Testing

Corrosion can be detrimental to metal structures. Working in an industry where metal structures are essential, such as construction, pipelines, infrastructure, and many others means having to constantly be looking out for signs of corrosion development. While there...

How to Prevent Filiform Corrosion

How to Prevent Filiform Corrosion

Filiform corrosion is a tricky form of corrosion that often occurs under thin coatings. It is typically formed in a threadlike filament, from which it derives its name. It commonly forms on metallic surfaces that are covered or coated with a thin film, often meant to...