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Flow Corrosion Effects Using Jet Impingement Corrosion Testing

Jet impingement testing is effectively employed to study the effects of flow on the corrosion of materials, and the effects of flow on corrosion inhibitor performance. Stress Engineering Services has improved and refined this technique to allow both in-depth scientific investigations...

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05
Apr 2018

Corrosion Technology Center: Providing Customized Corrosion Engineering and Testing

Corrosion happens.  It can occur in virtually every aspect of every human endeavor, from food spoiling to cars rusting. Corrosion engineers remain at the forefront of the battle against this process. While a broad spectrum of advanced tools and techniques are now available to...

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23
Oct 2017

Addressing the Threat of Coal Silo Failures in Power Plants

Are you aware that there have been two catastrophic coal silo failures in US power plants within the last 12 months?  On July 24, 2016, a 42 year old coal silo failed at a plant in Indiana, dumping 500 tons of coal to the ground. Fortunately, there were no fatalities. Then, on...

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02
Aug 2017

Failure Analysis – How Much is Enough?

The year was 1977. I was listening to my engineering professor talk about the failure analysis work he did.  He seemed like a detective—uncovering clues, examining evidence, and putting it all together into a story about what happened.  Why did the shaft fracture?  Why did the...

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Jun 2017