Tanya Brown-Giammanco, director of disaster and failure studies, explains NIST’s role in investigating structural disasters and why these probes can take years to complete.
Artisans at the Letterkenny Army Depot are now using cold spray technology to perform non-structural repairs, including repairs of corrosion and other surface defects. Cold spray offers additional repair benefits because of a lower operating temperature.
Water main breaks lead to extensive costs and make up a significant portion of municipal budgets due to repair costs, flood damage, loss of revenue for companies impacted, and the disruption to essential public services like health care or fire protection.
Because closed cooling loops can run with little maintenance for long periods of time, they can become a neglected part of a customer’s water treatment system. This neglect can lead to significant issues that can negatively impact heat transfer efficiency.
As the first step in AMPP’s flagship Coating Inspector Program (CIP), the CIP Level 1 course teaches over 5,000 students annually to properly perform basic coating inspections using nondestructive techniques and instrumentation.
In the final column of this three-part series, longtime AMPP member Byron Evetts provides his perspective on the Champlain Towers South recovery efforts and wreckage in the days after the devastating collapse.
According to AGM, the Genable CX primer operates as a high-performance hybrid system that relies on graphene and aluminum chemistries to provide anticorrosion protection for offshore, marine, and other harsh environments.
By Element Materials