Sep. 25, 2019
JM Editors
Curved Segments vs. V-Grooved Block: Head-to-Head
When it comes to insulating large diameter pipes and vessels, there are a variety of insulating options available, including Johns Manville’s Thermo-1200™ calcium silicate cu...
Feb. 25, 2019
Kim Melton
In the Growing Trend Toward Water-resistance, What Are My Insulating Options?
Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a hot-button issue for the industrial industry, and rightfully so. Studies have shown that CUI is the cause of 40-60% of the money spent o...
Feb. 25, 2019
Michael Lowes
Mitigation of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) of Carbon Steel of Different Insulating Materials
Equipment often found in refineries may be enveloped in insulation and weathering jackets to maintain internal processing temperatures. In many cases moisture from the enviro...
Feb. 25, 2019
Frazier Reliability Solutions
How to Detect and Prevent Corrosion Under Insulation in the Oil and Gas Industry
Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is one of the problems crippling the gas and oil industry. It can cost companies a lot of money every year in repair, inspections, and replac...
Feb. 25, 2019
Del Williams
Stopping Corrosion Under Insulation in Global Oil and Gas Facilities
Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is the root cause of many of the global petrochemical industry’s most serious problems including forced shutdowns, lost production, early rep...
Jan. 16, 2019
Kim Melton
JM's Top Webinars from 2018
We had a lot of great webinars in 2018, and we’ve taken a few minutes to dig into which ones were the most popular. Below, we’ve outlined our top three webinars from the year...
Nov. 07, 2018
Kim Melton
Using Hydrophobicity & Hybrids in the Battle Against CUI
It may be tempting to assume that utilizing a hydrophobic blanket insulation, like InsulThin® HT or silica aerogel blankets, will be sufficient to address CUI, but it’s impor...
Nov. 07, 2018
Australian Corrosion Association
The Use of Laser Scanning when Conducting Fitness-for-Service Corrosion Assessments
Laser scanning (profilometry) is a highly effective and accurate inspection method for measuring changes in geometry of pressurized vessels, piping and pipelines. The laser s...
Nov. 07, 2018
Adel M.A.Mohamed, Aboubakr M.Abdullah, Nathalie A.Younana
Corrosion Behavior of Superhydrophobic Surfaces: A Review
Superhydrophobic surfaces have evoked great interest in researchers for both purely academic pursuits and industrial applications. Metal corrosion is a serious problem, both ...
Oct. 17, 2018
Kim Melton
Considerations for Thin Blanket Insulations
As the industrial industry evolves, new insulation technology has emerged to meet the changing needs of the industry. One of the latest introductions has been thin, blanket i...
Oct. 17, 2018
Corrosionpedia Staff
The 5 Key Considerations to Prevent Corrosion
Corrosion can have devastating effects on the integrity of structures and components. Corrosion, if not accounted for, can leave even the best designs useless by compromising...
Oct. 17, 2018
Roger Schmidt
Insulation Maintenance: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
In the case of insulation systems, the phrase out of sight, out of mind, often applies. Most commercial insulation work and many industrial insulation systems are hard to acc...
Sep. 18, 2018
Kim Melton
5 Key Takeaways from Webinar - CUI Test Results: Understanding the Corrosive Mechanism
Last week, we hosted CUI Test Results: Understanding the Corrosive Mechanism, a live webinar detailing the latest test results from the most recent long-term corrosion under ...
Sep. 18, 2018
Krystal Nanan
5 Ways to Avoid Galvanic Corrosion
Galvanic corrosion (also called bimetallic corrosion) is a deteriorative electrochemical process that occurs when two dissimilar metals are in contact with each other in the ...
Sep. 18, 2018
Johan Sentjens
Corrosion Under Insulation: The Challenge and Need for Insulation
When it comes to corrosion under insulation (CUI), I tend to call it a "minefield," and for more than one reason. It’s not only a hidden phenomenon, but it's also one that ca...
Sep. 18, 2018
Adam Gardner
Advancements in CUI Detection & Overview of MsS Guided Wave
Guided Wave Ultrasonic Testing (GUL), or Long Range Ultrasonic Testing (LRUT), is considered a viable screening approach for detecting CUI related problems in the oil and gas...
Aug. 08, 2018
Marybeth Jones
Mechanisms of Corrosion Inhibitors & How They Work
Last month, we published a blog titled Accelerated System Corrosion Testing with Calcium Silicate and Perlite Insulations.&nbsp
Aug. 08, 2018
Krystal Nanan
The 8 Most Common Forms of Metal Corrosion
Corrosion impacts our society on a daily basis. Automobiles, buildings, infrastructure, appliances and energy distribution systems are examples of some of the components nega...
Aug. 08, 2018
New Model Accurately Predicts the Effects of Mechanical Stress on Corrosion
Annually, the impacts of corroding materials cost the global economy over $1 trillion. Some alloys are exposed to extreme temperatures and stress, causing the formation of an...
Aug. 08, 2018
Jesse W. Taylor, Kenneth W. McFarland, Eaton, Stephanie Ellis, Robroy Industries
Minimize Corrosion Reduction in Power Distribution
We have all experienced corrosion in the form of rusting bridges, road salt corroding aluminum wheels and rusting our vehicles. These same corrosion processes occur in power ...