Fighting corrosion with orthophosphate in older water mains

Pittsburgh is the latest urban area to add orthophosphate to its water supplies in an effort to fight water main corrosion and reduce the amount of lead that city residents are exposed to. Continue Reading →

Laser ablation offers new high-tech corrosion treatment

Zapping corrosion with lasers may seem like far-fetched science fiction, but it’s a new game-changing approach that’s rapidly gaining acceptance in the real world of technology. Continue Reading →

6 ways to fight pipeline corrosion

When dealing with corrosion in pipelines, there are a number of different factors to consider. In recent years, new technologies have been added to the tool kit. Continue Reading →

From autos to architecture, corrosion is being fought with powder

It seems like corrosion occurs everywhere – cars, buildings, boats, even the Statue of Liberty – and in many cases, the preferred solution is applying powder coatings. Continue Reading →

The long haul of solving corrosion in commercial trucking

Corrosion isn’t just a matter of ugly rust spots and blemishes, it also costs the trucking industry money in terms of maintenance and safety-related expenses. Here’s how the transportation industry is responding. Continue Reading →

News roundup: Corrosion battles continue on global scale in wastewater field

This news roundup includes market forecast for corrosion and scale inhibitors, planned wastewater pipeline repairs in Casper, Wyoming and a thermal mass flow meter that resists corrosion.  Continue Reading →

Self-healing coatings are newest solution for corrosion control

A self-healing coating strategy developed by Northwestern University researchers may be the latest weapon in the ongoing fight against metal corrosion. Continue Reading →

Hawaii stadium in need of $30M to repair corrosion damage

Hawaii’s largest outdoor arena, Aloha Stadium, is seeking $30 million from state legislators to address several corrosion problems that have grown more severe over the past few years. Continue Reading →

Can essential oil extracts reduce carbon steel corrosion?

A new corrosion prevention measure based on essential oil extracts is under development, but how viable will it be as a long-term solution? Continue Reading →