Corrode Rage: The Main Causes of Pipeline Corrosion

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Are you concerned about the corrosion of pipes at your business? According to the American Galvanizer’s Association, the cost of pipeline corrosion in the United States is approximately $9 billion annually. These costs can have a significant impact on your company’s bottom line. But the good news is that you can be in better control… Read more »

What Happens When Pipelines Corrode?

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Pipelines are still the safest and most effective way to carry resources such as gas and oil, among others. While this is the case, that doesn’t mean that they don’t fall victim to ruptures and failures at times. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a minor problem when it comes to pipelines. In fact,… Read more »

Why Pipeline Corrosion Protection is Essential for Your Plant

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Corrosion is the deterioration of metals and other materials through chemical interactions with its surrounding environment. If you own a factory or any other place of business with large amounts of pipelines or other metalworks, corrosion is enemy #1. Corrosion is a terribly annoying byproduct of metal pipelines. A recent study found that the global cost… Read more »

3 Pipeline Corrosion Protection Methods to Protect the Environment

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Pipeline Corrosion Protection Methods

Corrosion is a terribly annoying byproduct of metal pipelines. A recent study found that the global cost of corrosion to float somewhere around $2.5 trillion, which makes pipeline corrosion protection methods critical. That’s nearly 3.4% of our planet’s global GDP. If you own a factory or plant that houses pipelines and other metalworks, you probably… Read more »

Environmental Factors That Cause Corrosion of Pipelines

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America transports goods and other forms of material through 2.4 million miles of pipelines. Crude oil, natural gases, sewer, and most importantly, water travels through these pipelines, which is why the need to understand the environmental factors that cause corrosion of pipelines is important. Corrosion of pipelines is the leading cause of tank and pipeline… Read more »

What Are The Different Types of Corrosion Inhibitors?

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corrosion of pipelines

The influential National Association of Civil Engineers (NACE) Cost of Corrosion study estimated a $276 billion in direct costs annually associated with metal corrosion in 2002. In the production and manufacturing sector alone, this is a cost of $17.6 billion every year. Corrosion is a natural occurrence and the costs associated cannot be eliminated entirely…. Read more »

Proven Ways Corrosion Prevention Is Easier Than You Think

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How can you implement a corrosion prevention plan for your pipelines? It’s not easy since corrosion is a part of nature’s process to break down materials. It’s also the main cause of pipeline and storage tank leaks and breakdowns. These breakdowns cost up to $17 billion, according to NACE International. Are you looking for ways… Read more »

5 Pipeline Maintenance Tips

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Are you a plant owner or general manager looking for ways to maintain your pipeline? According to the Pipeline Association for Public Awareness, government statistics show that “a common cause of pipeline incidents is improper or unauthorized digging near a pipeline.”  Other major causes include “mechanical failure, human error, and corrosion.” How can you ensure… Read more »

The Top 6 Elements That Impact Pipeline Corrosion

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What materials impact pipeline corrosion?

Corrosion refers to the tendency of metals to return to their natural condition and the deterioration of material due to chemical and electrochemical reactions. Pipeline metals corrode when exposed to certain elements or materials. This is a natural process which can be halted if the conditions are changed or treatment is applied. If, however, there is no… Read more »

3 Methods to Prevent Pipeline Corrosion

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Pipe corrosion protection tips

Pipeline corrosion is one of the most common problems faced in the industry. There are various innovative steps that have been introduced for corrosion protection. However, due to many reasons, these effective and innovative steps have been proved to be a failure in the long run. For proper management and passage of uninterrupted gas supply… Read more »

4 Shocking Signs You Have Pipe Corrosion

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Signs of pipe corrosion

Due to a combination of factors such as oxygen, leaks, and what not, your pipes will begin to corrode over time. This corrosion takes on a number of forms such as leaks, increased pressure, and ultimately bursting pipes if the situation is not identified and corrected early enough. For that reason, getting to know what… Read more »

The Impact of Corrosion on the Gas and Oil Industry

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Corrosion's impact in the gas and oil industry

Petroleum products like gas and oil come from reserves located below the surface of the Earth. These reserves are tapped into by various means (mining, fracking, etc.), after which raw materials are harvested and refined to make the gas and oil products that we use in our homes, automobiles, and so on. In order to… Read more »

What Causes Pipe Erosion?

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Pipe erosion

Like the aqueducts of old that were used to bring water into towns and early piping designed to reduce contagion by carrying effluent away from civilization, pipes have long provided a safe and convenient means of transporting liquids, gases, and even some solids. These days, pipes are many and varied, supplied for a variety of… Read more »

How to Protect Against Pipe Corrosion

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Pipe corrosion protection tips

All kinds of metals are used in pipes, but the two most common are steel and copper. Unfortunately, both of these types of metal can suffer from corrosion that eats away at the metal and ultimately leads to leaks. Whether you’re dealing with residential, commercial, or industrial pipes and pipe supports, you want to do… Read more »