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Corrosion—Time of Wetness Sensors

Mobile Sensors for Gas Pipeline

Multielectrode Array Sensor (MAS™)

Coating Degradation Sensor (CDS)


Anodes for Cathodic Protection

Subsea Pipeline Pads











  image of custom chamber that combines accelerated atmospheric exposures and ultraviolet exposure
 

This custom chamber combines accelerated atmospheric exposures and ultraviolet exposure.

   
  image of a combination of modeling and corrosion testing was used to evaluate corrosion problems in an automotive exhaust system
 

A combination of modeling and corrosion testing was used to evaluate corrosion problems in an automotive exhaust system

Corrosion testing and research at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) includes conducting  standardized tests, developing methods for new applications and materials, and performing routine and custom corrosion testing in challenging environments.

  • Standardized Testing

    • ASTM

    • NACE/ISO

    • API

  • Specialized Tests

    • Microbial corrosion

    • Custom design

  • Accelerated Atmospheric Corrosion Testing

    • SAE J2334

    • GM 9540P

    • ASTM Salt Fog

  • Electrochemical Measurements

    • Corrosion rate

    • Coating performance

    • Pitting and crevice corrosion

    • Susceptibility

    • Stress corrosion cracking

    • Galvanic corrosion

  • Industries

    • Automotive

    • Energy

    • Chemical processing

    • Oil and gas

    • Military

 

 

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Corrosion test results showing chloride concentration molar

 

Evaluation of coatings using a combination of accelerated atmospheric exposures and vibration testing

 

For more information about our corrosion testing and research programs, or how you can contract with SwRI, please contact Elizabeth Trillo, Ph.D., at etrillo@swri.org or (210) 522-4210.

 

corrosiontechnology.swri.org

 

Contact Information

Elizabeth Trillo, Ph.D.

Corrosion Testing and Research

(210) 522-4210

etrillo@swri.org

corrosiontechnology.swri.org

Related Terminology

corrosion research

pipeline corrosion

coatings

corrosion sensors

corrosion life prediction

stainless steel

laser Raman spectroscopy

corrosion monitoring

cathodic protection

microbiologically influenced corrosion

Related Information

Assuring the Integrity of Mechanical Systems


Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology Journal


image of Investigation of Corrosion in Fuel Systems flyer

Investigation of Corrosion in Fuel Systems

 

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August 07, 2014