Web Content Filters

Filters Applied

Subject

  • Fundamentals and effects
  • Clear all

    Refine Results

    Keyword(s)

    Web Content Listing

    Leadership Becomes Priority for Future of Corrosion Control

    Published: October 01, 2018
    Author(s): Ben DuBose, MP and CoatinsPro Staff Writer

    As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, NACE International has  spent much of 2018 looking back at the history of corrosion control  and the development of the industry over the past 75 years. Equally  important, however, is where the industry...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 57, No. 10, October 2018 (NACE International)

    Are you Ready to be a Disruptive Leader?

    Published: October 01, 2018
    Author(s): Michael Goodriend, Goodfriend & Associates

    L ittle Michael Goodfriend would’ve been in trouble if he came home from  elementary school with a note from his teacher. Especially if the note  said that little Michael was disruptive in class that day and was encouraging  his classmates  to...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 57, No. 10, October 2018 (NACE International)

    Featured Article: Classic: Case History on Economics of Chemical Treatment of a Recirculating Water Cooling Tower

    Published: May 01, 2018
    Author(s): OLIVER W. SIEBERT Monsanto Company, Monsanto, Illinois and WILLIAM C. ENGMAN Dearborn Chemical Company St. Louis, Missouri

    Reviews methods used to evaluate typical recirculating water cooling tower chemical treatment system encountered in chemical process industry. Tower described was chosen because simplicity of its heat load enabled straightforward problem solving techniques....

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 57, No. 5, May 2018 (NACE International)

    Coatings & Linings: Formation of Corrosion- Resistant MAO-Treated Aluminum Alloy

    Published: February 01, 2018
    Author(s): Y. Zhang, W. Fan, and H.Q. Du, Zhejiang Industry Polytechnic College; Y.W. Zhao, Zhejiang University of Technology

    Micro-arc oxidation (MAO) coatings were formed on an aluminum alloy in a silicate-based electrolyte with and without the addition of aluminum oxide (Al2O3). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy results revealed that Al 2p spin-orbit components of...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 57, No. 2, February 2018 (NACE International)

    Feature Article: The Good Old Days? Punch Cards!

    Published: January 01, 2018
    Author(s): Mark Lewis, Retired, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland

    In the early 1950s, the editor of CORROSION introduced an information search system based on the use of punch cards that was suited to the "fast-moving technological age." Using the system, it was possible to sort through thousands of corrosion-related papers to...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 57, No. 1, January 2018 (NACE International)

    Cathodic & Anodic Protection: Electricity-Electrons vs. Conventional Current

    Published: January 01, 2018
    Author(s): W. Brian Holtsbaum, Corsult Associates Ltd.

    Electricity, which is the foundation of our technology, industry, and quality of life, has increased exponentially in importance over the last 100 years. It is also a key factor in corrosion control such as cathodic protection (CP). As CP is electrochemical...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 57, No. 1, January 2018 (NACE International)

    NACE Standard TM21423-2017: Determination of Substrate and Surface Temperature Limits for Insulative Coatings used for Personnel Protection

    Published: December 01, 2017

     The purpose of this NACE International test method is to standardize the testing methods and conditions used to determine acceptable temperature limits for personnel protection for insulative coatings in accordance with ASTM C1055. The temperature limits...

    Standard from NACE Standards (NACE International)

    NACE SP0508-2017 Methods of Validating Equivalence to ISO 8502-9 on Measurement of the Levels of Soluble Salts

    Published: November 15, 2017

    The purpose of this standard practice is to define a method that shows equivalence of other methods for measuring the level of contamination of soluble salts on surfaces to the Bresle patch method defined by ISO 8502-9. This standard practice provides a way to...

    Standard from NACE Standards (NACE International)

    Feature Article: Serving the Corrosion Industry for 75 Years

    Published: October 01, 2017
    Author(s): Gretchen Jacobson, Managing Editor-in-Chief

    As the corrosion control industry has developed and grown, NACE International established itself early on as an organization committed to controlling and preventing corrosion. From its beginnings as a small group of engineers focused on cathodic protection (CP)...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 56, No. 10, October 2017 (NACE International)

    Feature Article: Protecting Concrete Infrastructure from Corrosion

    Published: September 01, 2017
    Author(s): Wesley Fawaz, Australasian Corrosion Association

    Corrosion continues to impose a massive cost on asset owners and industry. NACE International reports the global cost of corrosion is estimated to be US$2.5 trillion, which is equivalent to 3.4% of the global gross domestic product (as reported in 2016). By using...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 56, No. 9, September 2017 (NACE International)