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 →

Falling light poles in Chicago prompt calls for “long overdue” inspections

Falling light poles throughout the city of Chicago over recent years caused by rusting and corrosion have continued to be an issue, a longstanding CBS-2 Chicago investigation has revealed. Continue Reading →

After 5 rides closed at Ohio State Fair, push for inspection law continues

In September, the mother of the 18-year-old US Marine Corps recruit killed in 2017 when a ride he was on at the Ohio State Fair broke apart while he was on it continued her advocacy at the state house for a bill to impose stronger amusement park inspection requirements in Ohio. Continue Reading →

After call to address rusting fleet, US Navy launches corrosion-detecting inspection drone tech

With what has been reported to be a rusting fleet of ships that cost billions to maintain each year, the United States Navy has taken another step toward revising its inspection methods. Continue Reading →

Corrosion, aging infrastructure common denominators in gas pipeline incidents

In recent years, there have been several fatal gas pipeline explosions throughout the U.S. that subsequent investigations and lawsuits have attributed to corrosion and outdated infrastructure. Continue Reading →

Corrosion, aging infrastructure common denominators in gas pipeline incidents

In recent years, there have been several fatal gas pipeline explosions throughout the U.S. that subsequent investigations and lawsuits have attributed to corrosion and outdated infrastructure. 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 →