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Robotic Field Joint Coating Project Awarded in South America

5/14/2019 6:00 AM

AI Models Used to Detect Corrosion on Ships, Offshore Structures

5/13/2019 6:00 AM

The project combined automatic structural anomaly detection with remote inspection, leading to improved monitoring. Image courtesy of ABS.

Coating Systems Company Names New Industrial Coatings Leadership

5/10/2019 6:00 AM

Study: Antimicrobial Paints Do Not Protect Against Certain Bacteria

5/9/2019 6:00 AM

Northwestern University researchers conducted a study in which drywall samples coated with antimicrobial paints were able to ward off all bacteria except Bacillus timonensis (pictured). Image courtesy of Northwestern University–McCormick School of Engineering.

Ice-Proof Coatings for Airplanes, Marine Vessels, Large Structures

5/8/2019 6:00 AM

Abhishek Dhyani, a PhD student in the Macromolecular Science and Engineering department at the University of Michigan, sprays a low interfacial toughness coating onto a surface. Photo courtesy of Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

U.S. Air Force Base Revamps Corrosion Compound

5/7/2019 6:00 AM

An aircraft structural maintenance journeyman holds the blast hose at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniella Peña-Pavao.

Industrial Laser Technique Improves Coating Removal

5/6/2019 6:00 AM

University Researchers Create Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

5/3/2019 6:00 AM

The researchers developed a prototype to generate hydrogen fuel from seawater. Image courtesy of H. Dai, Yun Kuang, and Michael Kenney at Stanford University.

New Company Creates “Smart” Corrosion Inhibitor

5/2/2019 6:00 AM

Test results demonstrating 0.40 in (10 mm) in the control sample (left) and 0.04 in (1.0 mm) of corrosion with Intelli-ion (right). Image courtesy of Hexigone Inhibitors Limited.

AI-Powered Solution for Managing and Monitoring Aging Infrastructure

5/1/2019 6:00 AM

An IBM IoT drone is used to inspect infrastructure assets for signs of infrastructure damage. Photo courtesy of Sund & Bælt

U.K. Companies Team Up to Develop Graphene Sensor

4/30/2019 6:00 AM

A typical structure of a graphene field effect transistor based on Si/SiO2 at a molecular level with a graphene sheet as the sensing element. Image courtesy of TWI Ltd.

Air Force Base in Guam Utilizes New Ablative Cleaning Laser

4/29/2019 6:00 AM

A member of the corrosion control unit at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, uses an ablative cleaning laser to remove rust from a stair lift. Photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Heal.

Research Collaboration Pact on 3-D Printing for Specialty Polymers

4/26/2019 6:00 AM

Metal Oxide Can Deform into Liquid-Like Anticorrosion Coating

4/25/2019 6:00 AM

Researchers have found that a solid oxide protective coating for metals can, when applied in sufficiently thin layers, deform as if it were a liquid, filling any cracks and gaps as they form. Image courtesy of Christine Daniloff/MIT.

Water Technologies Group Chosen as Odor Control Products Distributor

4/24/2019 6:00 AM

Photo courtesy of Anue Water Technologies.