Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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 ...
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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 ...
Industrial Insulation
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 ...
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
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
Industrial Insulation
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...
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 08, 2018
AZoM

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...
Industrial Insulation
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 ...
Industrial Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Ames Kulprathipanja

Accelerated Corrosion Testing with Calcium Silicate & Perlite Insulations

Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a concern that industrial owners, engineers, and contractors spend a great deal of time managing every day.&nbsp
Industrial Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Phil Yule

No Excuse for Cutting Corners on Corrosion Downstream

Corrosion is a major challenge and essential risk to contain for any oil and gas operator. Loss of containment can mean loss of process, loss of revenue, expensive repairs an...
Industrial Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Keith Findlay

Sensor Experts to Tackle Huge Corrosion Problem

The nuclear, renewable-energy and construction sectors also spend a fortune monitoring corrosion that is hidden under insulation.For the offshore sector, corrosion under insu...
Industrial Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Melissa Syvrais

Corrosion Under Insulation: The 7 Inspection Methods You Must Know About

As we discussed in our previous article, corrosion under insulation (CUI) is one of the most difficult corrosion processes to prevent. The reason for that is, by and large, n...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 14, 2018
Kim Melton & Ames Kulprathipanja

Long-Term Corrosion Testing: What Happened Next?

In 2017 and 2018, Johns Manville built upon the long-term, third-party corrosion testing we started in 2016, and the new results are in. The research sought to explore how co...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 04, 2018
Kim Melton

What JM Is Doing about CUI

The global cost of corrosion is $2.5 trillion annually1. That staggering number is an aggregate of prevention, maintenance, damage, and recovery efforts for the government an...
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