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Cortec’s VpCI®-371 Coating: Innovative Corrosion Protection That Reduces Manufacturing Costs!

Cortec’s VpCI®-371 Coating: Innovative Corrosion Protection That Reduces Manufacturing Costs!

Cortec® VpCIs offer a range of innovative options for reducing manufacturing costs and corrosion. In the case of VpCI®-371, Cortec’s protection rivals the corrosion resistance of stainless steel while significantly reducing material costs. [More]
Study Results Establish Principles of Predicting Trend for Promoting or Suppressing Oxidation of Materials

Study Results Establish Principles of Predicting Trend for Promoting or Suppressing Oxidation of Materials

With documented public water issues caused by corrosion in Hoosick Falls, New York, and Flint, Michigan, it is necessary to know the impact of corrosion on copper at the atomic level so that such issues can be avoided in future pipes. Corrosion-related damage costs represent 3% of the US Gross Domestic Product (roughly $503.1 billion, as per the values in 2013). [More]
Cortec’s Corrosion Prevention Solutions Help Keep Critical Spares Rust Free

Cortec’s Corrosion Prevention Solutions Help Keep Critical Spares Rust Free

Pump failures at oil production facilities globally—be it the Persian Gulf or the Mexican Gulf—are an occupational hazard, resulting in halted production and the loss of several thousand dollars of revenue and productivity for the business. It is mission critical to get the production line up and running quickly. [More]
EU Trademark Approval Granted to Cortec's Biobased Rust Preventative, BioCorr

EU Trademark Approval Granted to Cortec's Biobased Rust Preventative, BioCorr

Cortec® Corporation proudly announces that its biobased and biodegradable rust preventative -BioCorr® has received registered trademark approval from EU's Office of Harmonization. [More]
Intertek Wins Corrosion Monitoring Contract for Forth Replacement Crossing

Intertek Wins Corrosion Monitoring Contract for Forth Replacement Crossing

Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has won a contract to provide corrosion monitoring equipment and software for the Queensferry Bridge, formerly known as the Forth Replacement Crossing. [More]
New Study Aids Development of Crack-Resistant Materials for Industrial Applications

New Study Aids Development of Crack-Resistant Materials for Industrial Applications

A research team led by Karl Sieradzki, materials science and engineering professor in Arizona State University, has provided new insights into the causes of stress-corrosion cracking in components employed in aircraft framework and nuclear-power-generating stations as well as in metal alloys employed in pipelines for transportation of fossil fuels, natural gas and water. [More]
Sherwin-Williams Introduces Advanced Amine Cured, Glass and Ceramic Filled Novolac Epoxy Tank Lining

Sherwin-Williams Introduces Advanced Amine Cured, Glass and Ceramic Filled Novolac Epoxy Tank Lining

An advanced tank lining protection system is set to bring new benefits to the oil and gas industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nova-Plate 325 is an amine cured, glass and ceramic filled novolac epoxy tank lining from Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings. [More]
NACE International Honors Exova Corrosion Specialist

NACE International Honors Exova Corrosion Specialist

A prestigious industry award has been given to Stuart Bond, Group Corrosion Business Development Manager, of Exova. [More]
Cortec Launches VpCI®-386 HT Black Water-Based High Heat Resistant Acrylic Silicone Coating Solution

Cortec Launches VpCI®-386 HT Black Water-Based High Heat Resistant Acrylic Silicone Coating Solution

Cortec® Corporation, the World Leader in Innovative Corrosion Protection Solutions, introduces VpCI®-386 HT Black - a unique, high heat resistant water-based acrylic silicone primer/topcoat that provides protection in harsh, outdoor unsheltered applications! [More]
Cortec Introduces CorrShield VpCI®-379 Water-Based, Economical, Environmentally Safe Corrosion Preventive Liquid

Cortec Introduces CorrShield VpCI®-379 Water-Based, Economical, Environmentally Safe Corrosion Preventive Liquid

CorrShield VpCI®-379 is a water-based, economical, safe to apply, corrosion preventive liquid concentrate designed to meet tough anti-pollution requirements. It is aimed for protection of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in sheltered areas, indoor or in packages not in direct exposure to rain and outdoor elements. Its unique vapor phase action migrates wherever humidity and corrosive agents can penetrate to provide complete protection to uncoated and difficult-to-reach areas. [More]