How does an environmental test chamber work?

An environmental test chamber is an enclosed space that essentially recreates conditions to determine how a subject will respond to those simulated conditions. Continue Reading →

Two gas station awnings collapse within a week, one attributed to corrosion

A canopy covering a gas station in Arizona collapsed in early December exactly one week after a similar incident in New York that was reportedly caused as a result of rust and corrosion issues, according to WSYR-TV Syracuse and Southwest-area news stations. Continue Reading →

New system for corrosion detection inspired by bats

Engineers from Lancaster University, the National Physical Laboratory, and Hybrid Instruments Ltd, inspired by bats’ echolocation, have developed a new scanning technique to detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines. Continue Reading →