Aircraft corrosion: Fighting corrosion of the grounded Boeing 737 Max fleet

With the grounding of Boeing 737 Max, operators are left with 387 dormant planes around the world, which presents a new challenge: fighting corrosion. Continue Reading →

Australian F-35A fighter jets at risk for corrosion problems

Australia’s F-35A fighter jets are susceptible to intergranular corrosion, which can cause stress cracking and tensile stress, according to a KPMG report. 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 →

Nanometals: Next generation corrosion resistance?

Developing new metals, modified on an atomic level, could be a corrosion-resistance breakthrough. But will these materials be permitted for use? Continue Reading →

Air Force recommissions corroded craft

Last month, the Air Force announced that it would continue to service its aging fleet of 283 A-10 Thunderbolt II jets despite past plans to decommission the planes. Continue Reading →

Russian probe faces corrosive journey to Mars

A research module launched by the European Space Agency and the Russian space corporation Roscosmos is expected to touch down on the surface of Mars sometime this week. Continue Reading →