In the pipeline industry, there are different types of corrosion that may occur, under certain conditions. Some of which include galvanic corrosion, alkaline acidic corrosion, and stress-corrosion cracking. There are multiple ways to reduce the risk of corrosion.
In many industries today, not enough is known about microbial corrosion, otherwise known as microbiologically-influenced corrosion, or MIC. Reza Javaherdashti, an International Referee on Corrosion Disputes, and a Corrosion Trainer, is an expert on this topic.
Houston Plating & Coatings (HP&C) is celebrating its 30th anniversary of providing the highest quality corrosion and wear protection services to energy and other equipment manufacturers in a variety of industries across the Southwest and the nation.
Mahsa Bakherad began her career in Iran as a Piping Engineer through an internship program. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgy Engineering and earning a Masters in Materials Engineering – Corrosion & Protection, Mahsa has gained over a decade of experience working in Oil & Gas and Petrochemical plants. Valve World Americas had the opportunity to meet with Mahsa in Houston, Texas to learn more about her experiences working in Piping Engineering.
Safety and the need to avoid an environmental catastrophe led Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, the largest sewage treatment facility in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, to start repairs in 2016 on a corroded five-mile-long outfall, or pipe, and pump header that release 230 million gallons of treated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean every day. Written by Allen Ruef, Moog Inc.
A new TÜV certificate has confirmed that Pennsylvania-based AUMA’s electric actuators have passed demanding corrosion protection tests and meet the requirements of EN ISO 12944-6 for corrosivity categories C5-M long (marine, coastal and offshore areas) and C5-I long (industrial areas with high humidity and aggressive atmospheres).