July 21, 2022
Army Applications for VpCI® System

Army Applications for VpCI® System – Tank Engine Conservation

PROBLEM A tank engine was removed and needed to be preped for long term storage before it would be needed for use in the future SOLUTION […]
July 11, 2022
Corrosion Protection System for Crated Machines

Corrosion Protection System For Crated Machines

PROBLEM The manufacturer wanted to protect three main areas of their injection moulding equipment. The equipment is very expensive and the company needed to deliver a […]
June 28, 2022
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Collectible Car Preservation

PROBLEM Boris Miksic enjoys collecting fine cars and has several cars at his Florida residence. The cars would be damaged by the salty air and the […]
June 20, 2022
Long Term Lay-up

Long Term Layup – Optimum Long Term Layup Program at a BHP Copper Mine

BACKGROUND The BHP Copper Mine is the largest underground copper mine in the world. It produced 282 million pounds of copper in 1995. Due to economic […]
June 10, 2022
Bearing Parts Preservation

Bearing Parts Preservation

PROBLEM SKF Sweden experienced problems with sporadic corrosion on bearing parts, especially during the spring/summer seasons, when the temperature and humidity fluctuations are more pronounced during […]
June 8, 2022
VpCI® Packaging

Steel Bar Preservation

PROBLEM The bars were greased in a separate process step, wrapped in ocean paper, and then placed in wood boxes. The grease ontained solvents and was […]
May 27, 2022
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Seasonal Boiler Layup at Alabama Theatre

PROBLEM The Alabama Theatre is a local landmark built in 1927 as a showcase for Paramount Films. It served as a movie palace for 55 years. […]
May 18, 2022
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Protecting Lock Mechanisms of Safes

PROBLEM American Security Products was concerned about corrosion occurring to the safes they manufactured. The lock mechanisms sealed inside the door of the safes had the […]
May 6, 2022
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Steel Coil Protection During Worldwide Export Shipping

PROBLEM BHP ships sheet steel all over the world. Most of this passes through the equator, causing significant corrosion problems due to condensation and salt air. […]