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    Cathodic & Anodic Protection: Cathodic Protection Building Foundation Piles

    Published: March 01, 2019
    Author(s): Mohammed Ali and Jared Whalen, JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc., Concord, California, USA

    This article presents a case study of cathodic protection (CP) for building foundation support piles for buildings installed on top of a landfill in the San Francisco, California area. Ground settlement, methane discharge from the landfill, chlorine generation...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 3, March 2019 (NACE International)

    Chemical Treatment: Significance of Evaluation Methods for Surface-Applied Inhibitors

    Published: March 01, 2019
    Author(s): Fred Goodwin and I-Wen Huang, BASF Construction Chemicals, Beachwood, Ohio, USA

    Surface-applied corrosion inhibitors remain controversial as to their effectiveness and the ability to compare materials from different manufacturers and technologies. These materials are liquids applied to the surface of concrete to control the corrosion of...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 3, March 2019 (NACE International)

    Material Matters: March 2019

    Published: March 01, 2019

    Articles include: Surface-Applied Corrosion Inhibitors Extend Life of Reinforced Steel Concrete Structures, Marylan Explores Alternatives to Corrosive Road Salts, Chemistry to Tame the Power of Steam

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 3, March 2019 (NACE International)

    Chemical Treatment: Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors for Tank Bottom Corrosion Control

    Published: March 01, 2019
    Author(s): Pavan K. Shukla, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina, USA Len J. Krissa, Enbridge Pipelines, Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Jerry DeWitt, Enbridge, Inc., Griffith, Indiana, USA Laurie Perry, Pipeline Research Council International, Chantilly, Virginia, USA

    Soil-side corrosion of aboveground storage tank (AST) bottoms is a major challenge. ASTs typically include active cathodic protection (CP) systems to mitigate soil-side corrosion of the bottoms. CP systems could fail, leading to unprotected tank bottoms, and...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 3, March 2019 (NACE International)

    Corrosion Management: Mitigating Concrete Deterioration with Stainless Steel Rebar

    Published: March 01, 2019
    Author(s): Frank N. Smith, Consultant, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

    The selective substitution of carbon steel reinforcing bars (rebars) with stainless steel (SS) rebars has been implemented to significantly lower the life-cycle costs of many concrete structures. The use of SS reinforcement dates back over 70 years. SS rebar has...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 3, March 2019 (NACE International)

    Chemical Treatment: Control of Black Powder in Gas and Condensate Pipelines

    Published: February 01, 2019
    Author(s): Saleh Al-Sulaiman, Youssef Khuraibut, Sundip Kuthe, and Shady Hassan, Kuwait Oil Co., Almadi, Kuwait

    Black powder is an unwanted entity in high-pressure fuel and gas pipelines. When found, the Kuwait Oil Co. decided to investigate the problem, forming a task force to analyze the root cause of the powder formation and to control this phenomenon. Chemical...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 2, February 2019 (NACE International)

    Materials Selection and Design: Equipment, Materials, and Corrosion in the Biodiesel Industry

    Published: February 01, 2019
    Author(s): M. Coronado, G. Montero, C. García, M. Schorr, and B. Valdez, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Instituto de Ingeniería, Mexicali, Baja California, México A. Eliezer, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Corrosion Research Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel

    Biodiesel production is being promoted and developed as a sustainable and eco-friendly fuel as part of current efforts to mitigate climate change and to reduce the dependency on fossil fuels. Biodiesel is widely produced worldwide, and is a green alternative to...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 2, February 2019 (NACE International)

    Chemical Treatment: Phorgotten Phenomena: Preventing Internal Corrosion in Oil and Gas Field Pipelines

    Published: February 01, 2019
    Author(s): Tata L.N. Murthy, GSPC, Ltd., Andhra Pradesh, India

    Oil and gas exploration and production involve a wide variety of infrastructure. Among those are pipelines, which are used for crude oil, natural gas, and injection water transportation. Constructing these pipelines are costly and time-consuming projects. In...

    Journal article from Materials Performance, Volume 58, No. 2, February 2019 (NACE International)

    SP0308-2018, Inspection Methods for Corrosion Evaluation of Conventionally Reinforced Concrete Structures

    Published: January 31, 2019

    This NACE International standard practice provides testing procedures and investigative techniques for the evaluation of conventionally reinforced concrete structures. The investigation and evaluation techniques described in this standard focus on degrada

    Standard from NACE Standards (NACE International)

    SP0106-2018, Control of Internal Corrosion in Steel Pipelines and Piping Systems

    Published: January 31, 2019

    NEW IN 2006! Describes procedures and practices for achieving effective control of internal corrosion in steel pipe and piping systems in crude oil, refined products, and gas service. Because of the complex nature and interaction between constituents that

    Standard from NACE Standards (NACE International)